Julian Ward: Why I’ll Never Go Back to Using Tube Amps Live

Stalwart tube-amp enthusiast Julian Ward experienced an irreversible paradigm shift after combining his Helix Rack with a Powercab 112 Plus.

Dan Boul: You’ve Never Actually Heard That Amp

Having trouble sounding like the guitarists on your favorite records? Tube amp guru Dan Boul explains why.

Bill Frisell Talks Looping & Loopers

Barry Cleveland discusses the whats, whys, and hows of live-looping with the celebrated guitarist.

Joe Gore: Breaking the Analog Model

Joe Gore explores what happens when you disregard the conventional rules of analog signal flow in the digital modeling realm.

Michael Ross: Gainful Deployment – Stacking Overdrives

Michael Ross dishes the dirt on combining overdrive, fuzz, and other distortion pedals to open up whole new worlds of gain.

Chris Gill: Nashville’s Dirty Secret – Country Music’s Founding Forefathers of Fuzz

Chris Gill recounts that years before and after the Stones recorded “Satisfaction,” fuzz guitar was featured on dozens of country singles.

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