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Pedal Steel Guitar History

Pedal Steel Guitar

There are many instruments that bear a resemblance to the pedal steel – there’s the Japanese yamoto- goto, known as the ch’in in China (where it originated), and various southern Indian instruments such as the gottuvadyam and vichitra vena. It’s…

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Recording electric guitar – A basic guide to mic placement

Recording electric guitar - A basic guide to mic placement

Mic placement is one of the most crucial steps to recording your electric guitar’s sound. All of the different steps are crucial to getting the best result, but mic placement seems to be one that is often neglected. The most…

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Taking Care of Your Guitar Through Winter

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Every northern guitarist runs into this problem when that good old cold wave hits. Wood cracks, strings break, and it takes everything in our ability just to keep the fretboard from falling apart from the sudden lack of humidity. So…

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