Samick Motherlode

December 2014

What's New

Speaker Selection Explained

October 15, 2008
I’m often asked, “What is the best speaker for this amp, playing style or artist’s tone?” “Best” is very subjective! My token answer is always, “What characteristics are important to
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Himmelstrutz Elektro Art Fetto Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
An overdrive/distortion with an amp-like feel, the Fetto has a Plexi-like gain structure with a wide range of Drive control, great clarity and string definition even at high gain, and nice harmonic complexity even at low gain.
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Wampler Analog Echo Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Brian Wampler’s “Analog Echo” is loaded with a digital delay chip, but with pure analog circuitry surrounding in order to achieve tape echo or Echoplex-type delay tones with a 650ms maximum delay time.
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Demeter MB-2B Fat Control Mid Boost/Buffer Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Achieving the long, violin-like sustain of a Les Paul is an uphill battle for many players. To achieve this sound without the aid of the infamous Gibson, guitarists have
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Moollon Class A Boost Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The very stylish, top-end Class A boost from Korean maker Geo Woo looks like it was designed by a tattoo artist turned silversmith
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Dino’s Guitars Dynabox Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
A hybrid booster designed to enhance the tonal and dynamic properties of your guitar.
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Review: TogaMan GuitarViol

October 15, 2008
The hybrid of a guitar and a violin takes bowing to a new level
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Electro-Harmonix Bass Metaphors Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Bass Metaphors is an all-purpose channel strip and distortion in one box made from lightweight aluminum.
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Stomp on This! 28 Stompboxes Reviewed

October 15, 2008
Pedals from Mad Professor, Cusack, Devi Ever, Oohlala, Visual Sound, Hartman, Seymour Duncan, MXR and more...
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Cusack Screamer Fuzz V2 Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
There are four controls on the MXR-sized unit: Level, Fuzz, Scream (distortion), and a 3- postion selector switch that allows you to choose different types of clipping diodes.
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