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Guitar Effects - Global Guitar Network

One of the coolest advantages to playing an electric guitar is the ability to incorporate different effects into your sound.<p>Some effects are subtle …

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The Last Ship

<i>The Last Ship</i> is Sting‘s first album of new material he wrote himself in a decade, and it continues his effort to find fresh ways to connect with his …

Fatherhood

Readers’ Poll: Your 10 Favorite Pink Floyd Albums

10. ‘The Division Bell’<p>The Pink Floyd that released <i>The Division Bell</i> in 1994 would have been unrecognizable to fans who last saw the group at the UFO …

Indie Music

Why Gibson Guitar Was Raided By The Justice Department

<i>UPDATE: September 6, 2011 1:45 p.m.:</i> <i>Andrea Johnson, director of forest programs for the Environmental Investigation Agency, wrote to NPR to express concern over two points in this story. First, the word "verify" more accurately reflects the requirements placed on end users of endangered wood. The</i> …

Guitar Builder: This Is My Job

Professional guitar builder Matt Eady tells PM the materials, construction techniques, finishing skills and electronics he uses to build the perfect axe.<p>Matt Eady<p>Athens, GA.<p>Age: 27<p>Years on Job: 8<p>When Matt Eady fell in love with the guitar in high school, it seemed only natural to him that he learn …

Take a tour of Abbey Road Studios

On a recent trip to London, I got a chance to tour storied speaker company B&W's factory. They asked if I'd also like to tour Abbey Road Studios.<p>Yes. Yes I would.<p>And I did. It was awesome and I have pictures.<p><i>This is the first of three behind-the-scenes tours I did on my recent UK trip. Also check</i> …

Rock Music

Tones of the Beast: 10 Essential Heavy Metal Amps

9<p>SHARES<p>Let's face it: There are a <i>lot</i> of distortion pedals out there aimed at metal players, But if you don't pick the right amp, you'll probably …

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14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

Thelonious Monk Creates a List of Tips for Playing a Gig: “Don’t Listen to Me, I Am Supposed to Be Accompanying You!”

We’re fascinated by lists. Other people’s lists. Even the ones left behind in shopping carts are interesting (Jarlsburg, Gruyere and Swiss? Must be …

Kronos Quartet/Kimmo Pohjonen/Samuli Kosminen – review

Even by Kronos Quartet standards, this was a exhilarating performance. The adventurous Americans have constantly pushed forward the musical boundaries for a string quartet, collaborating with artists from across the globe, while reworking anything from jazz and world music to the avant-garde. Nine …

5 life lessons learned from changing a guitar string

If you look hard enough, you can find a philosophy in anything. So, while we torture a metaphor to within an inch of its life, here are some life …

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New Jimi Hendrix DVD This Fall

Though Epiphone played a part in the Jimi Hendrix story (Jimi played an Epiphone Wilshire in his early days in Nashville while backing Don Covay and …