Vol. 19 No. 03 - 04 - Jan-Feb 2018


 Gutherie Trapp Livin' In Nashville, "The Greatest Music City in the World" 

 Step-By-Step the Gibson Memphis 335 Returns

Andrew White Sets a New Standard for Tone and Affordable Guitars

Joe Glaser, Nashville's Number One Guitar Authority

'57 Tweed Pro, Still One of the Best Tweeds

'57 Fender Custom Deluxe, Modern Classic

BC Audio, Bruce Clement's Grand Prix 100 Amp

2017 Martin D28, It's Never Been Better

Anderberg Custom Guitars, Exceptional and Unique


VOL. 19 Number 2 - Dec 2017


Behind the Scenes, The Making of Magnatone Amps, Super Fifty-Nine MK II Combo, Panoramic, Varsity Reverb

Larry Cragg's Favorite Magnatones, The Mono Twilighter-The Biggest Baddest Tone Ever, The Twighlighter Stereo-The Rock Star

Gregg Hopkins, New Modern Magnatones, Stellar Design and Construction

Maganatone Amp Reviews, Super Fifty-Nine MK II, 45 Watts of Brilliant Tone, Power & Unique Signature Tone

Panoramic Stereo, Lush & Rich- One of the New 'Must Have' Amps

Varsity Reverb, 15 Watts of the Best Signature Tones Money Can Buy


Vol. 19 No. 01 - Nov 2017


Dr. Z Builds Another Truly Stellar Amplifier

Steady Rollin' With Bob Margolin

Gabriel Currie, Shaking Things Up In Detroit, It Was Time for a Change

New Echopark Guitars Esperanto 313, A Perfectly Crafted Guitar

Echopark and Eric Bernstorff: A Rare Marshall Amp Returns

New Echopark Amplification NARB Tremolo 100 Headroom Power

White Producer, Big Tone at Low Volume is Good


VOL. 18 NO. 12 - OCT 2017


Lee Roy Parnell: New CD, New Pickups, New Old Amps = New Old Tones

Lee Roy's Signature Les Paul and Ron Ellis' Classic Humbucking Pickups

TV Front Pro and '59 Bandmaster

Joe Robinson, Young and Incredibly Gifted

Inspired by Tommy Emmanuel

Limited Edition Gretsch White Falcon Junior

John Jorgenson, An American Treasure Part 2

"You've Got Your First Number One Record"

Playing With Elton John...It Was The Right Thing To Do At The Time

Starring at Samois


VOL. 18 NO. 11 - Sep 2017


John Jorgenson...an American Treasure Part 1

Rick Holstrom, A Telecaster and an AC30 is All You Need

Adrian Legg, The Guitar Poet

Brown Vibrolux Still A Keeper

Fender Pro Jr. One of the Best Ever Built-and Cheap

Vintage Sound Amps, Custom Built Amplifiers With Vintage Tone

Review Vintage Sound, The Vintage 20

Review Vintage Sound, The Classic 22


Vol. 18 No. 09 -10 Jul - Aug 2017

Tom Holmes Pickups. How He Reproduced True '50s Humbucking Pickup Tone
Becoming a Tool Maker
Meeting George Gruhn
Working With Billy Gibbons and Bo Diddley
Building the Flying V for Albert King
Building Pickups for Peter Frampton's Phenix Guitar
Tom Holmes PAF Pickup Review
Sonny Landreth, The King of Slydeco
Discovering the Fish Fluence Pickups
Gibson Builds New Classics ES275 and the 1958 ES335
Victoria's Mark Baier and the Future of Guitar Amplification

Vol. 18 No. 08 - Jun 2017

James Pennebaker - The Consummate Sideman
The Early Days
On the Road with Delbert McClinton
Hondo, Jackson and Charvel Guitars
A Good Run With Lee Roy Parnell
The Gear, Tools Of The Trade
Cloud Nine, Playing With Keith Richards
The Tribute Amplifier, Pure And Simple

Vol. 18 No. 07 May - 2017

Johnny A And The Yardbirds
G&L ASAT, A Fine Tribute to the Beloved Telecaster
G&L F-100, Rock Solid Investment
DuoSonic - Clear, Bright, Clean
Interview With Jono Mason, Kitchen Sink Studios
Tube Tone Circa 1965, Sears Silverstone 485
State of the Art, Yesterday & Today - SWR California Blonde
Cheap & Better Than Good, Martin DX1KAE Acoustic Guitar

Vol. 18 No. 7 - May 2017


Johnny A and The Yardbirds
G&L ASAT, A Fine Tribute to the Beloved Telecaster
G&L F-100, Rock Solid Investment
DuoSonic-Clear, Bright, Clean
Interview with Jono Mason, Kitchen Sink Studios
Classic Tube Tone Circa 1965, Sears Silverton 1485
State of the Art, Yesterday & Today-SWR California Blonde
Cheap and Better Than Good, Martin DX1KAE Acoustic Guitar


Vol.18 No. 06 - Apr 2017

Steve Soest - The Guitar Man, A Legendary Journey
A Calling in The Early Years
Introduction to Danelectro Guitars
Realizing the Dream Gig
A Meeting & Interview with Nathan Daniel
Old Danelectros, How They Were Made
Steve's All-Time Favorite Vintage Instrument
The Perfect Storm, Steve's Take on the Collapse of the Vintage Market
The Silvertone U1, A Classic with Bold Tone to Match
Reader Feedback, Paul Petronete

Vol. 18 No. 05 - Mar 2017


Nach Banos Esquire - A perfect time warp
The New Carr Mercury V Another winner from Steve Carr
The K100 - Old School Tone
Weber Proluxe Deluxe Tweed
Oriolo Guitar Company
Spotlight on Dick Boak, C.F. Martin & Co.
1972 Reissue Fender Thinline Tele
The Tornado Stealth Line - The Jensen Jet
Joy in the Quest for Tone with Troy Cook


Vol. 18 No. 03 - 04 - Jan/Feb 2017


Trampling Out the Vintage with Fender & Gibson

Tom Guerra and Cutting Tracks

Jim Weider and the Wide Range Humbucker

Bob Feather Telenator Pickups

Diamond Series Schecter TSH-1

Wolf WATM Guitar

2011 Les Paul Traditional

Fender FSR Blues Junior III

Johnny Winterized

Brian Mendes and Colossal Cable

Smart People Factory Green Line Ego Booster


Vol. 18 No. 02 - Dec 2016


'68 Super Reverb - Perfect Rock & Roll Amp
JOAT 45 Effortless, Clean & Overdriven Tones
The Wolf - A Damn Good Guitar
Swart MOD Ampilfier
VIntage Paradise Les Paul
Gainesville Acorn 30W
Gibson 2014 Melody Maker
Kendrick Super Duper Reverb
Allen Hot Fudge w/Nuts
Jim Mouradian Guitars


Vol. 18 No. 01 - Nov 2016


He's back... The Return of Jason Lollar.
Introducing the Rock-N-Roll Relics Heartbreaker Les Paul
Dax & Co. Gibson Les Paul Relic
Dennis Fano's Rivolta Combinata
The J Rockett Blue Note Overdrive
Raw Vintage Pickups
The Magic of Jerry Kennedy


Vol. 17 No. 12 - Oct 2016


Sterling Imports Hiwatt Lead 30 Amp
Introducing Matt Eady and Eady Guitars
Cozart Firebird - A new guitar for $160?
Fender Baja Tele - One of our favorite guitars of all time.
TQR amp picks
Affordable guitars to die for
High dollar heaven
From a Salt Marsh - Riverhorse is back!
Greg Martin on the latest Headhunter album


Vol. 17 No. 11 - Sept 2016


The Gibson GA15 - Big Sound in a Small Package
The Headstrong Sultan
Swope Guitars
Les Paul Relic - We find a Keeper!
Why Play a Beater?
The Lazy J35
Dumble... Still Classic
Xotic Effects RC Booster - Better than Ever!


Vol. 17 No. 09 -10 July/Aug 2016


Fender Brown Deluxe - another classic amp from Fullerton
Les Paul '59 Historic - the perfect Les Paul!
Collings D1AT - More of the good thing from Collings
How to Get Great Tone from guys that know
Mitch Colby on the best AC30 yet
Chris Swope
Webb Wilder is back


Vol. 17 No. 08 - Jun 2016


A visit with Juha Ruokangas
Ruokangas Unicorn Classic Review
Kleing Pickups - excellent replacement pickups for your best guitars...
Les Paul Jr - Another Les Paul variation that rocks
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe - one of the best amps Fender has ever built


Vol. 17 No. 07 - May 2016


Dr. Z Interview
Dr. Z Maz 38
The New Dr. Z DB4
The Johnny A Signature Guitar
An Interview with Johnny A
Chris Kroenlein Custom Guitars
The Jimi Hendrix Signature Guitar
The Nachocaster - As Good As It Gets

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