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Seymour Duncan and Chicago Music Exchange Launch the Forza Overdrive

May 3, 2016
Developed in partnership with Chicago Music Exchange, the Forza has clear highs, deep lows, and a slightly scooped midrange.
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State of the Stomp: Pedalboard Picassos and Parrishes

May 3, 2016
What does a box’s exterior say about what’s inside? And what does it say about you?
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Axes & Artifacts: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster and 1971 Super Reverb

May 2, 2016
In this episode, PG's ace demo man John Bohlinger works out one of the earliest production models of the popular offset-bodied guitar through a classic silverface 4x10 combo.
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Chase Bliss Audio Announces the Tonal Recall

May 2, 2016
The pedal is built around a pair of reissued versions of the legendary MN3005 bucket-brigade delay chips.
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TC Electronic Introduces the Sub 'N' Up Octaver

May 2, 2016
This pedal offers everything from pristine polyphonic octaves to gritty old-school monophonic tones.
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ThroBak Pickups Unveils the KZ-115 P.A.F. Humbucker

May 2, 2016
A humbucker with a direct link to the Golden Era of P.A.F. pickup production.
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Myco Bepa Review

May 2, 2016
Channeling classic tube amp tones, Myco Pedals unveils their first overdrive for bassists.
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Quick Hit: Malekko Charlie Foxtrot Review

May 1, 2016
This cross between a sampler/looper, a delay, and a pitch shifter is one of the most wonderfully bonkers new pedals in ages.
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Digging Deeper: Bill Frisell

April 30, 2016
Improvised music can take many forms. From weird downtown punk-influenced riffs to unimaginably beautiful solo pieces, Bill Frisell has put his stamp on nearly every musical genre.
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DIY: It’s Alive!

April 29, 2016
Luthier Frank Falbo on the Dos and Don’ts of building a parts guitar.
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Mod Kits DIY Introduces the Step Ladder

April 29, 2016
The Step Ladder is ideal for anything from getting a slight boost while playing single-note acoustic guitar leads or for jumping from clean to overdrive in a high-gain electric guitar amp.
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Nordstrand Pickups Releases the Big Blade Bass Pickup

April 29, 2016
The sound is a bit more modern and aggressive and there are no more worries about making sure the pole pieces line up with your strings.
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Tools for the Task: Travel Guitars

April 29, 2016
Ten alternatives to road-tripping with your full-size axe.
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Vince Gill: Nashville’s Guitar Bard

April 28, 2016
With a new album and a U.S. tour underway, the masterful player and singer takes a groove-heavy trip into the heart and soul of country music. His enviable collection of vintage guitars and cool amps rides shotgun.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Avalanche Run

April 28, 2016
While it is a delay and reverb just like the Dispatch Master, the style of delay and reverb is quite different.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the Tranquilizer Phase/Vibe Pedal

April 28, 2016
A versatile stomp that started out as a recreation of the classic Phase 45.
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BluGuitar Amp1 Review

April 28, 2016
A mini amp with maxi power—and many great tones.
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Rig Rundown: Johnny Hiland

April 27, 2016
One of Nashville’s hottest pickers demonstrates how he moves from snappy twang licks to ’80s rock and more.
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Revv Amplification Unveils Newly Revamped Generator 100 & 120 Heads

April 27, 2016
The upgrades to the 120 include an improved Channel 3 in a more compact chassis.
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Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

April 27, 2016
Soldano’s much-loved beast-in-a-box overdrive makes a triumphant return.
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