2011 Issue 06 June
Premier Guitar June 2011: The latest, greatest in gear coverage with an up-to-the-minute recap of our recent trip to the world’s biggest gear trade show-Musikmesse 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. We show you 31 of the coolest new guitars, basses, amps, and effects from the show, and give you a glimpse of the other fun and interesting aspects of the show. This month we also talk to the one and only Warren Haynes-in addition to bassist George Porter Jr. and co-producer Gordie Johnson-about Hayne’s new soul album, Man in Motion. We also talk to the Raveonettes’ Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo, as well as Collective Soul’s Joel Kosche. Other features include an article on orchestrating guitar parts in your home studio, and a builder profile on Charles Fox-a man whose tools and approaches have influenced countless luthiers. Reviews this month include the Eventide Space, Fryette S.A.S. and Boostassio pedals, Rivera Blues Shaman and Double Shaman stompboxes, Hallmark Guitars Johnny Ramone, Trace Acoustic TA200, AXL Badwater USA 1216, Epiphone Nighthawk Custom, Satellite Amplification Mudshark, and Black Cat Pedals Bass Octave Fuzz.