One of my biggest concerns while traveling (either teching or playing) is having a decent and reliable amplifier to work with. If your band is doing one show or a short run that involves a lot of hectic travel you're probably not going to have your normal rig easily accessible. Unless of course you have [...]
There have been many articles about upgrading Squier guitars and modding them with better parts. One of the more popular models being the J Mascis Signature Squier Jazzmaster. In my opinion it's a fantastic guitar at a fraction of the cost of any American or Mexican made Jazzmasters. Out of the box the guitar is definitely [...]
Why does the world need another tube screamer? Well, that is the question Jamie Stillman, the brains behind Earthquaker Devices asked himself before building what is now their spin on the classic overdrive/distortion, the Palisades. If I'm being honest with you all (and I'm not) I was never always a tube screamer player. I have [...]
The guys at Pedals And Effects have done it again. This time hooking up 100 Pedals in an attempt to get somewhat of a usable sound out of them. What they get is pretty... interesting. If you can sit through this entire video than you are a true pedal nerd. Check back on their site from [...]
Somehow these photos got lost in my drafts folder, and forgotten about until now. These were taken last fall when I was working for Against Me! Too many cool pieces to name off, but you can watch the bands Rig Rundown with Premier Guitar to look more closely at their guitars, pedals, and amps.
So, you are looking to get a new tube amplifier. Here is what you should consider before your first big purchase. Perhaps you’re just starting out, or you’re switching over from solid state into your first real tube amp. There are some things to consider before you just walk into a shop and buy the first [...]
Effects pedal remain a mystery to a lot of guitar players. Frankly, the market is oversaturated with different brands and types of effects to choose from. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to find the right pedal(s) to complete your rig. It all comes down to what you play and what you’re looking to [...]