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Which Taylor Guitar is right for you?
By Jules Fitzgerald

Buying Your First Guitar
by Paul Adams

Care and Feeding of Your Acoustic Guitar
by Martin Guitar Co 

Contact Tuner Review
by Paul Kucharski

Elixir Phosphor-Bronze Nanoweb Review
by Dave Elmer

Resonators Explained
by Paul Kucharski

The Archtop Jazz Guitar
by Fernando Alonso Jaén

The Question of Handcrafted Versus Mass-Produced Instruments
by Gerald Sheppard

The Search for the Holy Grail
by George Gruhn

Amplification strategies for the performing acoustic musician.
by Harvey Reid

Compression: Essential Audio Tool or Deadly Sin?
by Harvey Reid

Humidity and Your Guitar
by Jean Larrivee

Guitar Tuning Article
by Steve Mason

Tale Of Two Guitars
by Steven Stone

Zen And The Art Of Acoustic Guitar Amplification 
by Paul Abbott

Coated Strings Review
by Stephen T. Boyke

Steel Strings for Different Styles
by George Gruhn

Princess Royal - Arranging Celtic Music in Orkney Tuning
by Anton Emory 

Shortnin' Bread
by Vincent Sadovsky

The Power of Creative Limitation
by Paul Adams

Failure, a Case for Its Impossibility
by Paul Adams

The Right Hand
by Logan Gabriel

Using Scales To Improve Your Music 
by Muriel Anderson

Harmonics In Combination 
by Muriel Anderson

Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Improvisation 
Parts 1, 2 & 3
by Gilbert Isbin

Slide Guitar, Techniques & Tips 
by Rick Payne

Improvising Solo 
by Dan Lambert

The Secret Of Speed 
by Jamey Andreas

How To Practice Chord Changes 
by Jamey Andreas

Your Hand Is The Band:
The Importance Of Fingering 
by Jamey Andreas

On Memorizing 
by Jamey Andreas

American Fingerstyle Guitar
by John Schroeter

The Guitar Place
by Will Schmid

Of Guitars And Righteous Men
by Janis Ian

The Internet Debacle - An Alternative View
by Janis Ian

FALLOUT- a follow up of the Internet Debacle Article
by Janis Ian

Playing Open Mic Venues
by Alan Horvath

Going It Alone
by Michael Johnson

Sales Tables
by Joel Mabus

Trends In Guitar Teaching
by Leon Block

by Joel Mabus

Celtic Melodies vs Guitar Melodies
by Jim Earp

2000 Fingerpicking & 2000 Blues Book Reviews
by Paul Kucharski

Guitar TAB Editor Software Review
by Paul Kucharski

Fingerstyle Guitar Playerss

What's new in Fingerstyle
Guitar Music

Tommy Emmanuel Interview
by Adam St. James

Memories of John Fahey
by Lisa Rumel Cretsinger

Jim Earp Interview
by Steve Elliott

Muriel Anderson Interview
by Paul Kucharski

Mike Dowling Interview
by Paul Kucharski

Evolution Of A Fingerstyle Player
by Dan Lambert

All About John Fahey
by Ben Ratliff

Live Sound Equipment Reviews

Recording Equipment Reviews

Recording Equipment Reviewss

Bose L1 Model 1 Review

Bose PAS Model II

Bose PAS Review
by Cameron Milzh

Fishman Loudbox Mini Review
by Jon Chappell

Fishman SoloAmp Review
by Dan Day

Korg Tuners Reviewed

Mackie PPM1008 Powered Mixer Review
by Jim Gault

Mackie 402-VLZ & 802-VLZ Review
by Darius Van Rhuehl

Mackie 1604-VLZ-3 Mixer Review
by Doug Thompson

Sennheiser ew 100 G3 Review
by Jon Chappell

Sennheiser 300IEM Review
by D.J. Adams

Ultrasound Amp Review
by Dan Semple

Yamaha STAGEPAS 500 Review
by Josh Winningham

Yamaha STAGEPAS 300 Review
by Ted Gennerro

Yamaha EMX Series Mixer Review
by Stacy Winsor

AKG Mic Review
by E.A. Tennaway

Alesis MultiMix Firewire Mixer Review
by Oscar Sommers

ART Tube MP Project Series Review
by Sarah McEwan

Boss BR-1200CD Digital
Recording Studios Review
by Mark Dunaway

Boss Micro BR Review
by Tom Foster

Computer Recording (4 part series)

Fostex PM0.5 Powered Monitor Review
by E.A Tennaway

Fostex MR-8HD Hard Disk Digital Recorder
by Naren Singh

Fostex MR-8 Digital Recorder Review
by Reg Hamilton

Korg MR1 & MR-1000 Mobile Recorder Review
by Darius Van Rheuhl

Korg D-888 Digital Recorder Review
by Ron Stillman

Mackie MR5 & MR8 Review
by Jim Gault

Shure KSM Microphone Review
by Brian Chapman

Tascam Survey Review of Digital Portastudios
by Hank Young

Tascam DP-03 Portastudio Product Spotlight
by Jeff Laity

Tascam DP-004 Pocketstudio Product Spotlight
by Jeff Laity