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Hands-On Reviews
Taylor Guitars Expression System
Hands on ReviewTrue acoustic tone through an innovative sensor system Acoustic guitarists who gig must learn to live in a parallel reality: there’s the sound of our guitar played acoustically, and then there’s the sound when it’s plugged in. Seldom do we have the luxury of miking up our instruments in an acoustically isolated environment when appearing in a live venue. It just doesn’t happen. And so we settle for the “amplified acoustic sound” transduced through an electric pickup. 

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Jekyll & Hyde Effects Pedal
Hands on ReviewA classic tale of overdrive and distortion Tone-conscious guitarists know the sonic superiority of pushing one overdrive pedal with another as opposed to turning up the gain on a single pedal. In addition, the two pedals can be employed individually, offering a wider range of distorted tones. The downside is that this setup requires extra cables and batteries or power supplies. In 1997 the folks at Visual Sound thought, Why not combine two distortion pedals in a single housing? 

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Electro-Voice RE320 Dynamic Microphone
Hands on ReviewFaithfully delivering your tone Once we aspiring musicians are able to move beyond just the fundamentals of making sounds, our lifelong journey begins to perfect the tone of our performances. It’s not just the notes and chords that must speak what we feel, it’s also that complex collection of pitch, intonation, harmonic detail, color, and nuance—or simply put, the shape and character of our sound that we craft ultimately to express ourselves. 

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News You Can Use
The Week in Review Stan Getz Grammies … Velvets Explode … Fabs Forgiven … 

1955, the first regularly scheduled rock-and-roll radio show Alan Freed’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party premieres …
1973, Queen makes its debut at the Marquee Theater in London …
1998, Stones guitarist Ron Wood and 10 other passengers are rescued off the coast of Rio de Janeiro when the engine on their boat explodes …

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Video Guitar Lesson: How To Get The Cascade Effect
Video Tech Tip Harmony Central writer Jon Chappell explains how easy it is to set your digital delay pedal and get the cascade effect used by guitarists like The Edge & Eddie Van Halen among many others. 

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