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Gibson Gets Back to Basics

The Party’s Over—Gibson Gets Back to Basics

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Now the Les Paul centennial is over, Brian looks at the latest crop of Gibson guitars.

Stompbox Talk Interview

Stompbox Talk: 5 Ways to Cut Through the Guitar Pedal Puzzle

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Four punk and metal guitarists talk about the essential stomps they can’t live without.

Mods to Give your Guitar a Whole New Voice

Mods to Give your Guitar a Whole New Voice

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These guitar tweaks offer big payoffs in expanding your musical palette.

This Week in Music History September 21, 2015

RIP Pearl … Young Slays SNL … The Boss Hits Home

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Historic Events that Rocked Music—The Week of September 28, 2015

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Jazz Bass vs. Precision Bass

The Burning Question: Jazz or Precision Bass?

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Are you a potential J Bass or P Bass player? We’ll help you sort out the differences.

Line 6 Helix Review

Hands-On Review: Helix by Line 6

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The inventors of guitar DSP outdo themselves with a new guitar processor built for the most demanding professional stage and studio work.

Independent Recording Interview

Independent Recording: The DIY Route Can Work for You

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These indie artists offer tips to help you seize the opportunities and dodge the bullets of self-releasing your music.

Vintage Clip: My Chemical Romance

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Everybody in the band weighs in on their gear, creative processes and inspiration in this far-ranging video interview.

Private Reserve Pays a Call on Fender Custom Shop

Private Reserve Pays a Call on Fender Custom Shop

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Get an eyeful of the people and processes behind Fender’s finest instruments.

How To Mic Guitar Amps and Cabs in the Studio

How to Mic Guitar Amps and Cabs in the Studio

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Tips to help you capture great-sounding guitar tracks on your recordings.

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