December 2016

Review Demo

Ringside at the OD Rodeo: 5 Dirt Pedal Reviews

May 31, 2016
This roundup of kickin' overdrives showcases classic sounds and new directions in grit.
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3Leaf Audio Wonderlove Review

May 30, 2016
A classic enveloper filter reimagined.
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Fender American Elite Precision Bass Review

May 24, 2016
A new incarnation of the revered Fender P that brings classic Precision tones and style along with some modern enhancements.
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Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review

May 20, 2016
Marshall founded its empire on Fender’s Bassman circuit. Now Fender returns the favor with an Anglicized 2x12 combo.
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Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

May 19, 2016
A sturdy box for bassists that delivers wide-ranging drive and an impressive EQ section.
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Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
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Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

May 13, 2016
A slim, smooth-playing solidbody aims to deliver a smorgasbord of tones.
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Blackstar Artist 15 Review

May 6, 2016
This stealthy, streamlined 15-watter sings from both sides of the Atlantic.
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BluGuitar Amp 1 Review

April 28, 2016
A mini amp with maxi power—and many great tones.
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Line 6 Helix Review

April 25, 2016
A powerful pedalboard-style modeler packed with great tones and clever features.
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Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Review

April 22, 2016
An affordable T-style that delivers tonal versatility worthy of its namesake.
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Hagstrom Impala Review

April 19, 2016
Scandinavia’s answer to the Jaguar is revived in (most) of its quirky splendor.
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Boss VB-2W Waza Craft Vibrato Review

April 15, 2016
A beloved and short-lived Boss pitch wobbler makes a triumphant return.
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Henriksen Bud Review

April 7, 2016
Mighty tones from a miniscule box.
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Eastwood Surfcaster Review

April 5, 2016
A cult-classic bass from the early 1990s makes its return.
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Allen Eden 1987 Review

April 1, 2016
This entry-level shred machine flirts with greatness at a rock-bottom price.
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Echopark F-1 Fuzz Review

March 31, 2016
Vintage voodoo and rich tones abound in this dual-transistor germanium fuzz.
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Ventura Valve Amps VVA50 Review

March 21, 2016
An ultra-versatile boutique head at a musician-friendly price.
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Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Review

March 1, 2016
A quirky homage to Jimi’s idiosyncratic Stratocasters delivers sonic dividends at an accessible price.
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