Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

What's New

Ear to the Ground: Bonfire Beach's “Spit U Out”

July 8, 2014
In the mood for sultry noise rock? Dexy Valentine sounds like she was born to keep rock ’n’ roll dangerous.
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Ear to the Ground: Strand of Oaks’ “Goshen ’97”

July 8, 2014
This coming-of-age anthem about home recording and Casio keyboards features a raging solo from the one and only J Mascis.
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Yellow Jackets Announce NOS Tube Converter

July 8, 2014
The NOS converter is a limited-edition converter made for use with amps that use 6L6, EL34, 7027, or 6V6 output tubes.
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Fu Manchu: Fu-zzalicious!

July 8, 2014
Stoner-rock torchbearers Scott Hill, Bob Balch, and Brad Davis go big on Gigantoid.
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Dean Markley Introduces Blue Steel Nickel-Plated Bass Strings

July 8, 2014
The strings were previously only available to top shelf artists and exclusive dealers.
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Tone Tips: Developing Songs

July 8, 2014
Pete Thorn details the process he uses to compose and record instrumental “mini songs.”
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Epiphone Unveils Ceramic Plus Humbuckers

July 7, 2014
The Ceramic Plus humbuckers are high-output modern pickups designed to provide a tight low end response with both a smooth midrange and a slightly more pronounced cut on the top end.
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Ear to the Ground: Further’s “California Bummer”

July 7, 2014
The noise-pop pioneers’ out-of-print recordings are finally getting the reissue treatment—and just in time to help guitarist Josh Schwartz’s battle with ALS.
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Gibson Introduces the Les Paul Traditional 120

July 7, 2014
The guitar sports a pair of 1959 Tribute humbuckers with Alnico II magnets, 42 AWG enamel-coated wire, and slightly mismatched coils.
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Rivera Venus Deux Review

July 7, 2014
The Burbank amp gurus’ latest is one of the most expressive and versatile 6V6 combos available today.
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