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The Fender Silverface Princeton Reverb

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In 2019 it seems that the 12 watt Princeton Reverb has attained a level of desirability and popularity that may eclipse that of any other Fender amp ever built. As volume levels have come down on stage, at home and on recordings, the Princeton sits squarely in the wheel house of many guitarists today who hold the Princeton Reverb in …

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20th Anniversary Edition

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A Collection Of Our Most Intense 20th Anniversary Rants Selected Especially For You! How It All Began… On April 5, 1967 The Who’s rave up, “Pictures of Lily” was released, and it changed everything in the world of a 16 year old guitarist in Indianapolis, Indiana. Go ahead and cue it up on your phone or PC while we chat …

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The Echoplex EP-2 Still A Classic And In Many Ways An Indispensable Enhancement For Your Guitar

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We recently acquired an Echoplex EP-2, our favorite and preferred Echoplex model, which was the last tube Echoplex, being replaced by the solid state EP-3 in the late ‘60s. When operating properly the EP-2 possesses a warm, vibrant tone with very round, rich and full repeats. Users have commented that the EP-3 by comparison has a slightly colder, sharper tone. …

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Larry Cragg Talks Tone

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Larry Cragg has been Neil Young’s guitar and amp tech since the early ‘70s. He has also worked with many other artists like Carlos Santana over the years, and he maintains a thriving guitar repair shop while also maintaining an extensive collection of vintage amplifiers available for rental. You could easily describe Larry as a tonefreak, and a very good …

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Blackberry Smoke Guitarist Charlie Starr

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American music has defined popular music for decades, and in many ways Blackberry Smoke defines American popular music in 2016. Rock & roll with a country influence, Blackberry Smoke turns rock & roll tunes into fresh new musical experiences that are both familiar yet unique. Accented by a driving guitar, heartfelt vocals and a solid rhythm section, this band has …

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The Return of Robert Keeley

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Robert Keeley is one of the most well-known, accomplished and successful effects designers of our time. In September 2001 he launched his company when he shipped his first Keeley Compressor, and his meteoric rise as an effects designer was heady and steep. His company has continued to operate from America’s heartland in Edmond, Oklahoma, but a messy divorce and addiction …