Rock, Race, and History: A Conversation with Vernon Reid

Joe Gore and the renowned guitarist discuss the racially fraught history of rock music and spotlight black guitarists that haven’t received their due.

Dan Boul: My Helix Native Lockdown Revelation

After rediscovering Helix Native, the tube amp guru upped his home recording game, then convinced industry pros of the plugin’s powers.

Scott Holiday – The Fuzz Lord Enters the Halls of Helix

The tone-savvy Rival Sons guitarist tells James Rotondi why and how he made Helix Floor the centerpiece of his live performance “B Rig.”

Barry Cleveland: How Les Paul Created His Extraordinary New Sound

Barry Cleveland details the singular techniques behind the visionary guitarist and inventor’s revolutionary recordings.

Jeff Schroeder: When I Dream of Amps …

The Smashing Pumpkins and Night Dreamer guitarist shares four of his “dream” multi-channel amp and effects Helix presets.

Allan Holdsworth’s Baby – The Story of the Yamaha UD-Stomp Delay Pedal

The legendary Allan Holdsworth (1946-2017) explains how he replaced vast arrays of rack delays with the Yamaha pedal he codesigned.

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