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Monthly Archives: November 2005

November 2005

 

FEATURES SLASH Vintage “Contraband” and Velvet Revolver He arrived on the scene with a simple setup, a true sense of melody, ambition, and an attitude that separated him from the masses. Now his band may be a bit different, but the drive remains. By Lisa Sharken GIBSON MASTERTONE GRANADA The list of Gibson collectibles includes, […]

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Maxon FL-9, CS-9, and AD-9 boxes

Green flashbacks
 

Japan’s Maxon company has made some of the most popular guitar effects pedals of all time. But because they carried a different brand, you might not equate the box with the name. Here’s a not-so-subtle hint: green boxes. Need another? The letters T and S. Got it? Good, because the original-issue versions of those pedals […]

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Opens Up

 

It used to be that photos didn’t lie. But nowadays (as supermodels and tabloids have proven) that’s not always true. But it is true that when Rod Price’s slide hand is in action, it isn’t easy to capture on film – as fans of guitarist and the legendary English band, Foghat, can attest. When Price […]

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Burns Flyte

Unquestionably cool... but unsuccessful
 

If the United Kingdom had a Leo Fender, it was probably James O. Burns. England’s most famous and prolific guitarmaker, his legacy is reflected in guitars still being produced. Burns is most famous for the guitars he created before selling his business to Baldwin Piano and Organ Co. in 1965, including the Bison, Hank Marvin, […]

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