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FSC 59’s Strat Pickups

When I was younger I didn’t understand why people would swap out their guitar pickups. If you liked the way a guitar sounds when you buy it, I thought, why change it?  It wasn’t until a friend showed up at my studio with a guitar that had some hand-wound pickups in it that I had […]

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Effectrode Mercury Tube Fuzz

Once in a while a pedal company comes along that makes exceptional gear. This is not to say that other companies put out inferior products. It’s just that sometimes someone is so dedicated to an idea or product that they spare no expense.  Designer and manufacturer Phil Taylor and his company Effectrode produce  uncompromisingly good […]

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FSC Guitars

I recently paid a visit to F.S. Lutherie in Brooklyn, NY. They are a small guitar custom shop specializing in repairs and builds, based in the borough’s Greenpoint section. Owner Farhad Soheili met with me to discuss his new line of custom guitars, FSC Guitars. Farhad worked for many years as the guitar tech at […]

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Damage Control With Gear Failure

No matter how much experience you have, the inevitable gear failure is bound to happen at the least opportune time. It doesn’t matter how much you’ve tested your gear at home before you leave. Or how much time you spent in soundcheck making sure your signal path is clean and happy. A moment will come, […]

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