22 guitarists, producers and gear makers reveal their tone secrets

Tone is the Holy Grail for all guitarists. But while Sir Galahad undertook the quest in solitude, it’s rather foolish for today’s guitarists to venture off alone.

After all, there are myriad tone junkies who have already made the quest, slain the dragon, grabbed the chalice and discovered the secrets of great sound. All you have to do is follow in their footsteps.

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