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The YJM High-Speed Volume Pot

YJM High Speed Pot

You may wonder what the big deal is about a re-engineered volume pot. It is one of those things many guitarists leave up on 10 all the time, right? Some don’t even ever adjust it, getting dynamics solely from pedals, amp or fingers. For those who had grown up playing Strats, we know the volume pot is in the perfect place to wrap your pink around. We can pick the note with the volume down, then turn the volume up with the pinky. Now, part of the reason we recognize the sound as an electric guitar has to do with the initial attack of a pick hitting the strings. The hard-surface (pick) to hard-surface (string) sound tells us what we are listening to. Continue reading

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Spin Includes Yngwie in 30 Greatest Instrumentals

Yngwie and Seymour

Congratulations to Yngwie Malmsteen for being included in Spin magazine’s list of the 30 Greatest Instrumental Songs Ever. It was Malmsteen’s “Icarus Dream Suite Opus 4″ from 1984 that made the list, alongside works from Eddie Van Halen, Frank Zappa … Continue reading

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Shred King Yngwie Malmsteen on VH1 Classic

The undisputed king of shred, Yngwie Malmsteen will be appearing on VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show, Saturday April 9th at 11pm/10 C.

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