Louis Electric

November issue is here!

What's New

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Living the Dream While Avoiding the Nightmare

September 26, 2014
Helpful—and sobering—advice for anyone considering a guitar-building career.
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DigiTech Reissues the DOD Compressor 280

September 26, 2014
The DOD Compressor 280 employs an electro-optical circuit that varies the amount of the pedal’s dynamic compression using a light-dependent resistor and internal LED.
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Majik Box Announces the Body Blow Jake E. Lee Mod Overdrive

September 26, 2014
The key idea behind this mod was to give the Body Blow more "bark and grunt" for solos.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Install an Onboard Buffer System in a Strat

September 26, 2014
Buffering your Strat’s pickups with an onboard circuit provides several sonic dividends.
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Toronto’s Torchbearer: Flash Lightnin's Darren Glover

September 25, 2014
From humble beginnings in a dive bar to opening for ZZ Top, Darren Glover is ready to take his band across the Canadian border.
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Tim Reede Custom Guitars Introduces the Apollo

September 25, 2014
The Apollo sports a chambered body, Bigsby trem, and Lollar mini humbuckers.
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Dawner Prince Effects Releases the Viberator

September 25, 2014
A stereo version of the vintage phase shifter with a number of modern options.
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Coldcraft Harmonic Tremolo v2 Review

September 25, 2014
Brownface-style tremolo in a stompbox.
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Rig Rundown: Cage the Elephant

September 24, 2014
The pop-fused, garage-pysch rockers show us a bevy of their beat-up guitars, road-tested amps, and boutique-loaded boards.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the Mark Five: 25

September 24, 2014
The amp’s 10-Watt mode utilizes two tubes operating in Class A/B Triode for lush harmonics and liquid feel at lower volumes.
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