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Drum Stick Guru Vic Firth Dies

RIP: Drum Stick Guru Vic Firth

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Musician’s Friend mourns the loss of an innovator and industry icon.

This Week in Music History July 27, 2015

Dylan Cracks Up … Hill Halts Grope … Stanley Rebooted

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Historic Events that Rocked Music—The Week of July 27, 2015

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Music Gear Surge Protection Tech Tip

What Kind of Surge Protection Do I Need for My Gear?

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Momentary power spikes can destroy expensive pro audio gear in an instant. Learn how to protect it.

7 Popular Guitar Amps Under 200 Dollars

7 of Our Most Popular Guitar Amps Under $200

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Two hundred bucks can buy some very capable guitar combo these days. Here's a roundup of some of the best.

Introducing Henry Worrall

Introducing Henry Worrall—Unheralded Advocate for American Guitar Music (Part 1)

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Long neglected, this composer and teacher helped shape a meaningful literature for guitar.

14 Combo Amps Under $500

Big Sound for Small Budgets: 14 Combo Amps Under $500

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14 guitar combos to help you achieve serious sound without breaking the bank.

PreSonus at 20: Innovation Born on the Bayou

PreSonus at 20: Innovation Born on the Bayou

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Two decades in, this digital audio powerhouse is just hitting its stride.

Interview: Art of Sound Jim Gaines

The Art of Sound: Multi-Platinum Producer - Engineer Jim Gaines

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The multi-Grammy winner talks about tracking Stevie Ray Vaughan, pulling the plug on a Santana TV appearance and the reason band democracy is a disaster.

How Music Photographers Improve Your Image

How Music Photographers Improve Your Image

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Our panel of music photographers offers tips to musicians on how to get the most out of photo shoots and concert coverage.

PreSonus Studio One 3 Review

Hands-On Review: PreSonus Studio One 3

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Sophisticated songwriting, arranging and music production just got a whole lot easier.

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