Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

Fuzz

Wren and Cuff Caprid Pedal Review

July 9, 2012
The art of stompbox cloning is, at best, an inexact science. A lot of the most classic pedals vary wildly from specimen to specimen—mocking that pillar of empirical science,
Read More

Electro-Harmonix NYC Headquarters Tour

May 8, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in New York, New York, where she visits the Electro-Harmonix NYC headquarters and gets led on a tour by the company's Founder and CEO Mike Matthews.
Read More

1966 Fender Mustang, 1961 Fender Princeton, and Vintage Gibson Maestro Fuzz-Tone FZ-1A

April 6, 2012
That first real rig often holds a special spot in a player’s heart, and in the case of guitarist Brook Hoover, it was because his seminal setup sounded so good.
Read More

Rotosound Reinvent the Vintage Fuzz Pedal

March 23, 2012
The re-issue circuit, just like the original uses a Darlington Pair for high gain input, which drives a temperature compensated ‘fuzz’ transistor.
Read More

Catalinbread Releases the Octapussy Octave Fuzz Pedal

March 13, 2012
The Octapussy is an octave-up fuzz in the tradition of the Octavia but is an original circuit designed by Howard Gee.
Read More

Death by Audio Apocalypse Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
For all the ominousness that the year 2012 portends for some, it’s a wonderland out there for stompbox nuts—a veritable land o’ plenty, especially if you dig fuzz. One
Read More

MXR M84 Bass Fuzz Deluxe Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
When I first started playing bass, I was enamored with bands that made the instrument sound like a wrecking ball. Watching bassists who played massivesounding power chords just enthralled
Read More

Caroline Guitar Company Olympia Fuzz Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
In the fuzz realm, there’s an allure to the circuits of the ’70s that attracts a very obsessive crowd. They prowl for that perfect, sinewy, buzz-saw sustain that’s graced
Read More

Stomp Under Foot Releases Pi Fuzz

February 27, 2012
he PI is designed to capture the ''90s alternative sound characterized by big, open-sounding, gritty, grindy, fuzzy sustain a la Dinosaur Jr., Mudhoney, Nirvana, and Sonic Youth.
Read More