August 2014 (Issue No. 260)
Player's Choice Awards!
The finest guitars, sound systems, accessories, and more in our 2014 readers poll...
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This Bird Has Flown
Former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson finds peace of mind on solo debut
Nickel hits a quarter
Alt-country trio Nickel Creek celebrates 25th anniversary with new album and tour
Player’s Choice Awards!
The finest guitars, sound systems, accessories and more in our 2014 readers poll
Tom Freund brings soul to So-Cal on Two Moons
Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz unplugs on Yes!
Learn to identify the structural elements of pop songs
Stretches to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome
Liven up your playing with sus chords
Challenge yourself with Bach’s ‘Invention No. 4’
What’s old is new again in John Fullbright’s Songs, plus the latest from Keb’ Mo,’ Carlene Carter, Bradford Lee Folk, and Conor Oberst
Go wireless with the PanaMag pickup from Shadow Electronics
Makers & Shakers
Martin Keith’s guitars are infused with skilled craftsmanship, a keen eye for design, and the legend of Woodstock
What gives a guitar its ‘voice’?
Review: Cordoba Acero D10
The mild-mannered guitar with the ferocious sound
New app helps you capture your music, note for note
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