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Gear Review: The Roadie Automatic Guitar Tuner

An automatic tuner that connects to your smartphone might sound gimmicky. Which is why it's surprising that Roadie is such a practical tool. The Roadie automatic guitar tuner, which was created by Seattle-based startup Band Industries, interfaces with your mobile device via Bluetooth and automatically tunes your guitar by physically rotating the guitar’s tuning pegs. To tune up, you simply attach the handhe ...

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Stomping Ground: 3rd Annual LA Pedal Expo — Review

On March 22, more than 30 effect, guitar and amp manufacturers and retailers descended upon the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys, California, for the 3rd Annual LA Pedal Expo. Guitar World was on hand to check out all the gear. Yes, we left a little deafer and a little poorer, but we also left with a bone-shakingly awesome rig. The LA Pedal Expo, which is open to the public, draws guitarists and bassists of a ...

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Touché Amoré’s Clayton Stevens: ‘The More Aggressive, the Better’

Touché Amoré guitarist Clayton Stevens fell in love with punk music at a young age. “The more aggressive and more abrasive, the better, really is what I started to go for at some point,” he said. “Punk has so many [elements]– anything from melodic stuff to anything that’s overtly abrasive." Learn more about his love affair with the genre in ...

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Touché Amoré’s Clayton Stevens: ‘The More Aggressive, the Better’

Touché Amoré guitarist Clayton Stevens fell in love with punk music at a young age. “The more aggressive and more abrasive, the better, really is what I started to go for at some point,” he said. “Punk has so many [elements]– anything from melodic stuff to anything that’s overtly abrasive." Learn more about his love affair with the genre in ...

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Touché Amoré’s Clayton Stevens: ‘The More Aggressive, the Better’

Touché Amoré guitarist Clayton Stevens fell in love with punk music at a young age. “The more aggressive and more abrasive, the better, really is what I started to go for at some point,” he said. “Punk has so many [elements]– anything from melodic stuff to anything that’s overtly abrasive." Learn more about his love affair with the genre in ...

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Rig Rundown – Maroon 5’s James Valentine [2015]

Article and photos: http://bit.ly/Maroon5JamesVRRPremier Guitar’s John Bohlinger met with Maroon 5’s James Valentine before the band’s February 27, 2015, gig at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. In this segment, we see how the closet jazz cat uses a variety of vintage and high-end boutique guitars and amps to get the wide variety of sounds he has to ...

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