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Expensive equipment isn't the only thing that makes these studios great places for Adele, Rascal Flatts, and more to record.
This is the tale of a modest distortion pedal loved by Scandanavian Death Metal and David Gilmour alike.
It takes a keen eye to even notice if an acoustic guitar has round or square shoulders, but does it take a keen ear too?
We look at the sample and all-in-one studio that changed music technology and hip hop forever.
The locally beloved valve amp brand is making a comeback after shutting its doors four decades ago.
The AC30 isn't the only Vox icon. The keyboard takes us from garage rock to New Wave, via The Doors and Iron Butterfly.
The digital revolution in audio would revamp the music industry from top to bottom, as tape quickly gave way to software.
From too ahead of their time to too out to lunch, the drum industry has innovated some truly wonderful flops.
Framing Touré as a cousin of American bluesmen is a stretch. The deeper story is much more interesting.
Mourning cracked cymbals is hard on the soul and the wallet. But some people can raise cymbals from the dead.
The co-founder of Travis Bean Guitars discusses how old school lutherie relates to machining with his protégé from EGC.
The accepted history of the company doesn't tell the whole story. Howard Daniel fills in the gaps in his father's story.
C.F. Martin Co. is about as American as it gets. But in 1978, they produced around 200 authentic D-18s in Gothenburg. Why?
We all have our favorite vintage gear that we desperately want to see in the market again. Do you agree with Mike's choices?
We decided to dig up some of the lesser-known guitar quirks from the era we all think we know so well. What are your favorites?
Hot on the heels of NAMM, we thought we'd hit on some important history and product releases before the show next week.
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