August

Review Demo

DLS Reckless Driver Review

August 18, 2014
This 2-channel OD/distortion delivers a wide range of dirty colors.
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Daredevil Nova Review

August 17, 2014
Classic fuzz tones with a little extra oomph.
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Stomp Under Foot Hellephant Review

August 8, 2014
This killer silicon Fuzz Face-style stomp is dynamic and brimming with colors.
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Beigel Sound Lab/Mu-FX Tru-Tron 3X Review

August 3, 2014
Mike Beigel updates his classic Mu-Tron III envelope filter.
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DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

July 25, 2014
The next generation of the popular low-end pitch-shifter serves up the tones of the original—and then some.
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Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass Review

July 21, 2014
A dual-humbucker semi-hollowbody bass with a vintage vibe and plenty of onboard tone-shaping potential.
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Source Audio Manta Bass Filter Review

July 15, 2014
A new low-end effect with a treasure trove of tweakable tones.
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Ibanez TS808DX Review

July 10, 2014
Ibanez expands the capabilities of the venerable TS808 with a boost circuit.
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Gibson J-15 and J-29 Reviews

June 27, 2014
Two new “slope-shouldered” acoustics offer new variations on a classic design.
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Born Guitars OG Carve Review

June 25, 2014
Sustainable materials come together in a superlative electric.
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Fender Dimension Bass Review

June 22, 2014
The iconic bass manufacturer introduces a new low-end machine.
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Juliet Collective Orangecream Review

June 19, 2014
Can this distortion/fuzz chameleon deliver the larger-than-life sounds of Cream-era Clapton?
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Keeley Seafoam Chorus Review

June 12, 2014
Lush modulation and faux-Leslie tones that may just convert even longtime chorus haters.
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ZVEX Fuzzolo Review

May 30, 2014
This bite-sized box delivers big, boss fuzz tones with that twisted ZVEX touch.
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GJ2 Shredder Review

May 20, 2014
An aggressive, responsive, and well-crafted machine from the godfather of shred guitar design.
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Electro-Harmonix East River Drive Review

May 13, 2014
EHX delivers the tones of an overdrive classic at a dime store price.
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Ibanez AGB205 5-String Bass Review

May 8, 2014
A short-scale, 5-string semi-hollowbody bass that delivers deliciously deep lows without breaking the bank.
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Electro-Harmonix Soul Food Review

May 6, 2014
An affordable, dynamic OD inspired by one of the most legendary overdrives ever.
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Seymour Duncan Dirty Deed Review

May 5, 2014
Duncan reenters the dirt box derby with compact new distortion pedal.
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Musicvox MI-5 Custom Special Review

May 1, 2014
A vintage-vibed rocker with solid craftsmanship, retro tones, and an approachable price tag to boot.
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