December 2016

What's New

DOD Looking Glass Overdrive Review

October 3, 2016
Transparency equals flexibility in a sweet-sounding and dynamic drive unit.
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Providence Releases the Sonic Drive SDR-4R

October 3, 2016
An updated version of a classic overdrive, but with modern components.
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Tone Tips: Echo and the Dirty Amp

October 3, 2016
Pedal order does matter, but cool things can happen when you buck the norm.
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TWA WR-3 Wah Rocker Review

October 2, 2016
This new take on the vintage Guyatone WR3 Wah Rocker provides transportation to Funkytown for bassists and guitarists.
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Get Your Ear Ready for the “Go Fish” Gigs

October 1, 2016
Here’s an incredibly simple, yet supremely practical way to make ear training a part of your daily practice.
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MXR Reverb Review

September 30, 2016
A compact digital reverb that delivers deep tones and shape-shifts with ease.
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PRS Guitars Announces the CE24 Standard Satin

September 30, 2016
The CE24 was re-envisioned to deliver the snap and sparkle of traditional bolt-on guitars with increased playability and an updated sound.
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Matrix Amplification Introduces FR12 & FR10 Speakers

September 30, 2016
Hear the amplifier and cabinet simulations from your modeling amplifier exactly as intended.
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Trash or Treasure: Fender Tex-Mex Stratocaster

September 30, 2016
Identifying a 1990s MIM Strat through the process of elimination.
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Kevin Morby’s Unfancy Sparkle

September 29, 2016
A Brooklyn singer-songwriter makes an acoustic psychedelic album, Singing Saw, using cheap flattops, a Fender Jaguar named Dorothy, studio savvy, and—yes—an actual singing saw.
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Geppetto Guitars Introduces the Camelot Humbucker

September 29, 2016
A vintage-style, scatterwound, humbucker.
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Ibanez Analog Delay Mini Review

September 29, 2016
This little purple prize packs classic sounds in a bulletproof and super-affordable package.
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Rig Rundown: God Is an Astronaut

September 28, 2016
The instrumental post-rock group shows how they mix tried-and-true instruments with modeling technology for an expansive soundscape set for orbit.
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Volt Electrics Debuts the Reverse

September 28, 2016
A raw and muscular version of a classic backwards design.
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Microtubes 900

September 28, 2016
An amplifier equipped with an all-analog preamplifier and a Class D power module.
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Boss VO-1 Vocoder Review

September 28, 2016
The pedal giant's newest makes the talk box compact and easy.
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Six-String Solace

September 27, 2016
Premier Guitar talks to certified music therapists across the U.S. about their specialized approaches to using guitar as an instrument of healing.
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Line 6 Introduces the New Spider V Series

September 27, 2016
The upgraded series offers amp and effects modeling, artist-designed presets, and an intuitive, easy-to-use design.
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TC Electronic Sub ’N’ Up Octaver Review

September 27, 2016
The far reaches of octave-effect capabilities are made accessible via this compact new digital box.
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Free The Tone Announces the Ambi Space Digital Reverb

September 26, 2016
A high-tech reverberation machine built to explore the depths of space.
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