New Gear - November 2013
Nov 7 2013 1:53AM
Carved alder body with flamed maple top.
Review: Vintage Vibe Humbucker-Sized Single-Coil Pickups
Nov 5 2013 10:56AM
IN A QUEST FOR HUMBUCKER-SIZED SINGLE-COIL ALTERNATIVES, I turned to Pete Biltoft of Vintage Vibe pickups in Hawaii to see what he might be able to come up with.
Studio Tools: Radial Gold Digger 4-Channel Mic Selector
Nov 5 2013 1:42AM
HOME STUDIOS OBVIOUSLY HAVE A few disadvantages when compared to big commercial facilities.
Speed Rating November 2013: Four mini gear reviews
Nov 5 2013 1:24AM
Tapping a boatload of overdrive-modding experience, Robert Keeley went to the drawing board for a new OD of his own, and the Red Dirt is the result.
New Gear - October 2013
Oct 23 2013 1:16PM
Asymmetric, beveled, thin mahogany body.
What's the Big Deal about Alnico Pickups?
Oct 22 2013 1:43PM
ASK ANY EXPERIENCED PLAYER AND they’ll tell you that you really need alnico pickups if you want the optimum in tone, touch sensitivity, and dynamics—at least if they’ve swallowed the hype that most of the chat-o-sphere has
Speed Rating October 2013: Four mini gear reviews
Oct 22 2013 1:22PM
It seems both manufacturers and DIY nuts are always trying to build a better bizarro device that lets guitarists turn stompbox knobs with a foot.
September 2013 New Gear
Sep 5 2013 1:50PM
Goodies Flamed maple top, back, and sides.
Speed Rating September 2013: Four mini gear reviews
Sep 5 2013 1:23AM
The full-featured Volume (X) doubles as an expression pedal and features a tuner out and a smooth feeling rocker that can be easily tensioned to taste via a rear-mounted screw.
What's the Big Deal About Vintage Effects Pedals?
Aug 22 2013 1:39PM
WE GUITARISTS ARE A VINTAGE-MINDED bunch, and if a guitar, amp, or pedal was used back in the days of Jimi, Eric, and Jeff , it must still be the best option for us to plug into today, right?
Speed Rating August 2013: Four mini-reviews
Aug 22 2013 1:24PM
Designed by Jeorge Tripps, the Echo-Puss uses two bucket brigade chips to produce up to 600ms of juicy sounding delay.
New Gear: August 2013
Aug 19 2013 1:49AM
Goodies Can be used with guitars, mandolins, banjos, and ukuleles. Universal surface mount system allows easy installation and removal.
New Gear: July 2013
Jul 24 2013 1:53AM
Goodies 22-fret compound-radius one-piece quartersawn maple neck.
Speed Rating July 2013: Four mini-reviews
Jul 23 2013 1:49AM
Adjusting the trussrod on a vintage Fender guitar is a dicey proposition due to the “cross screw” nut being made of unhardened steel, and also because its narrow slots only accommodate screwdrivers with small tips (1/8" or so)
New Gear: June 2013
Jun 4 2013 1:02PM
Goodies 50 watts.
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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