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Premier Guitar’s world-famous Rig Rundowns take you backstage to explore the live gear used by your favorite guitar and bass players. Whether you’re into shred, country, indie, or classic rock, Rig Rundowns give you the lowdown on the instruments, pedals, and amps powering the biggest acts on the road today—and often we even coax them into demoing their favorite settings. Listen now and pick up new tricks for how to set up your rig!

Rig Rundowns Premier Guitar

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    • 4.8, 54 Ratings

Premier Guitar’s world-famous Rig Rundowns take you backstage to explore the live gear used by your favorite guitar and bass players. Whether you’re into shred, country, indie, or classic rock, Rig Rundowns give you the lowdown on the instruments, pedals, and amps powering the biggest acts on the road today—and often we even coax them into demoing their favorite settings. Listen now and pick up new tricks for how to set up your rig!

    The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die’s Chris Teti

    The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die’s Chris Teti

    The guitarist/producer reveals how an EHX Pitch Fork downsized his touring guitar boat and admits the difficulties of cherry-picking stomps for the band’s spiraling, atmospherically-moody, indie odysseys.

    • 35 min
    Four Year Strong [2015]

    Four Year Strong [2015]

    The melodic hardcore pop-punkers dish the dirt on dirty gear.

    • 18 min
    Rig Rundown: Jim Ward

    Rig Rundown: Jim Ward

    The former At the Drive-In renegade talks about using a Jazzmaster for his “humble workhorse” rhythm role, growing as singer/songwriter within Sparta, and “making” solos with three digital delays.

    • 49 min
    Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi [2016]

    Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi [2016]

    Experimenting with odd-time signatures and unusual tunings isn’t the only reason for the band’s unique mojo—a few eye-popping guitars, classic amps, and a pile of pedals are also required for their brand of melodic post-hardcore.

    • 23 min
    Mt. Joy's Sam Cooper

    Mt. Joy's Sam Cooper

    “Astrovan” took him from lawyer to soulful indie-pop headliner on the back of his rewired, ragged ’69 Jag and a bed of shimmering ’verbs and reversed delays.

    • 34 min
    Deafheaven

    Deafheaven

    Guitarists Kerry McCoy and Shiv Mehra might have similar tastes in gear, but their approach to combining modern metal riffs with soundscape samples sets them apart.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Atomica13 ,

One of my favorite guitar related podcasts

This is one of my top 5 podcasts about guitarists, pedals and gear. I have discovered several musicans and bands through this podcast and found very useful informaiton about guitarists and bands that I really like. If you're a guitarist and a fanatic about tone, it doesn't get any better.

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Wrenchhead627 ,

This is awesome!!

A very awesome thing for people like me who want to improve their tone to sound more like their guitar heros!!! Rock on!!!

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