Louis Electric

November issue is here!

What's New

Troubleshooting Tube Amps

October 13, 2008
Although I’ve never repaired amps for a living, I have repaired a lot of amps through the years. I get a lot of questions e-mailed to me from amp-repair novices
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Vintage Bliss: A Storyteller's Collection

October 13, 2008
This story begins with a little boy receiving a pawn shop Gibson archtop from his uncle. That’s when a love affair began that is still strong today.
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Review: Carl Martin Octaswitch

October 13, 2008
The Carl Martin Octaswitch brings a measure of organization to a cluttered field of pedals
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A Day in the (Tour) Life

October 13, 2008
Checking out of hotel in Aarhus, Denmark Photo credit: Lynn Stroud The question I’m asked most often is, “What’s it like on tour? What do you do with your
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Chris Mahoney - Whole Lotta Guitar

October 13, 2008
New York guitarist Chris Mahoney sent me his self-released CD, Rebirth, about a year and a half ago. Though just a pup in the guitar scene, his debut displayed
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Heavy Electronics

October 13, 2008
Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, these completely handmade, hand-painted pedals are “born out a desire for honesty in tone, construction, aesthetic and price too.” If you’re looking for a ruggedly-built pedal
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Review: BOSS SL-20 Slicer

October 13, 2008
BOSS''s SL-20 Slicer keeps tweakers happy for days
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Pedals? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Pedals!

October 13, 2008
One of the greatest things about being a touring musician is having the opportunity to see, hear and play with some of the greatest guitarists on the planet. Over the
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Review: Carvin X-100B Amplifier & Cabinet

October 13, 2008
Carvin''s X-100B head and X-100A 4x12 offer versatility
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Are You a Pedal Junkie?

October 13, 2008
When G.A.S. becomes P.A.S.
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