How tube amps work, tonal characters of the most common power tubes, and how to replace speakers properly.
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Five guides for pro and noob swappers alike: soldering tips, balancing Strat and Tele pickups, wiring 4-conductor humbuckers, and more.
Four pedal gurus sound off on everything from DigiTech’s Bad Monkey to Chris Cornell’s Caroline Guitar Company fuzzes, and solutions for quieting your board.
Closeup looks at the mammoth stomp stations used by Bon Jovi, Bloc Party, Johnny Hiland, Living Colour, and Kurt Vile and the Violators.