August

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Aria IGB-RC Review

June 15, 2015
An eye-catching 4-string with modern tones and an impressive build.
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Wren and Cuff Gold Comp Review

May 29, 2015
A germanium compressor/preamp—and a magical tone masseuse.
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Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Review

May 25, 2015
A versatile humbucker/single-coil Strat with pickups by tone guru Tim Shaw.
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Orange Rockerverb 50 MKIII Review

May 18, 2015
Improved reverb and scalable power make an Orange stalwart more versatile than ever.
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Function f(x) Clusterfuzz Review

May 8, 2015
Ferocious fuzz with remarkable range.
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Taurus Abigar Mk-2 Review

May 4, 2015
A bass booster that combines modern and vintage overdrive tones.
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G&L Detroit Muscle Series Fallout R/T Review

April 30, 2015
Sonic versatility and showstopping looks from a muscle car-inspired solidbody.
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TC Electronic BH800 Review

April 24, 2015
A svelte 800-watt bass amp with a cornucopia of sounds available via free download.
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Taylor 618e Review

April 9, 2015
The re-voiced flagship of Taylor’s maple-backed line delivers dazzling versatility and big bass tones.
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Keeley Bassist Compressor Review

April 7, 2015
Taking the mystery out of compression with a new easy-to-use and solidly built pedal for bassists.
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Korg Nuvibe Review

April 2, 2015
Korg’s reimagined Uni-Vibe is enormous in every sense.
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JHS Alpine Reverb Review

April 1, 2015
A high-quality, dual-mode digital reverb with smooth sounds and simple functionality.
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Supro Saturn Reverb Review

March 23, 2015
The smallest of the new-school Supros isn’t based on a vintage model, but it nails that punky, budget-box attitude.
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Xotic XW-1 Wah Review

March 16, 2015
Classic Italian wah tones form the sonic foundation for an altogether modern and flexible wah.
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Fender American Standard Jaguar Bass Review

March 11, 2015
The indie-minded 4-string gets upgraded with stellar hardware and extraordinarily flexible electronics.
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Dawner Prince Viberator Review

March 10, 2015
Whole worlds of Uni-Vibe-style swirl in a compact stomp.
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Free the Tone Flight Time Delay Review

March 4, 2015
Rack-mount delay power in an inventive, intuitive stomp.
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Acoustic A20 Review

February 25, 2015
This super-affordable amp for flattops exhibits surprising tonal range.
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Strymon Deco Tape Saturation & Doubletracker Review

February 19, 2015
Stunningly realistic emulations of tape-based effects.
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Tone Bakery Creme Brulee Review

February 5, 2015
Superb “klone” tones on the cheap.
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