August

Gear

Rig Rundown: The Darkness

May 18, 2016
Fueled by a pair of brothers rocking Les Pauls and the bass rumbling thanks to Gibson Thunderbirds, this U.K. outfit is here to rock and roll.
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Cordoba Guitars Adds Exotic Wood Option to Mini Guitar Line

May 18, 2016
The Cordoba Mini SM-CE features a soft cutaway and Cordoba 2Band pickup.
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Guild Introduces the Jumbo Junior

May 17, 2016
Guild's classic aesthetic for those who love the look of a jumbo, but may not love the size.
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Ask Amp Man: Modding a Pro Junior for an Extension Cab

May 16, 2016
Here’s how to install a new transformer and impedance switch to use a second speaker with this little workhorse.
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Daredevil Pedals Releases the Fearless Distortion

May 16, 2016
The pedal features Hi- and Low-gain settings and a unique clipping section giving it a warm, vintage feel but with modern output and cut.
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Sanford Magnetics Introduces the Aeronaut Amp

May 16, 2016
A new 30-watt with an unusual low-voltage, high-current design.
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Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
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Quick Hit: Strymon Dig Dual Digital Delay

May 15, 2016
This powerful, ’80s-inspired stompbox spawns echo tones that transcend eras.
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Pettyjohn Electronics Releases the Chime OverDrive

May 13, 2016
It draws inspiration from the right channel of the flagship signature overdrive, the PettyDrive.
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Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

May 13, 2016
A slim, smooth-playing solidbody aims to deliver a smorgasbord of tones.
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Fender Unveils Pro In-Ear Monitors

May 12, 2016
All models except the DXA1 boast 3D-printed digital hybrid technology housings.
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Planet Waves Releases the NS Micro Soundhole Tuner

May 12, 2016
A non-marring tuner that’s perfectly concealed in the soundhole designed specifically for acoustic guitar, ukulele, and other acoustic instruments.
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Source Audio Releases the L.A. Lady Overdrive, Kingmaker Fuzz, and Aftershock Bass Distortion

May 12, 2016
All three pedals feature a compact housing and the straight-forward control surface of a traditional stompbox.
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Quick Hit: Keeley Sojourner Fuzz/Reverb Machine Review

May 12, 2016
Beautifully integrated fuzz and reverb conspire in a bubbling-over box of shoegaze delights.
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Rig Rundown: Dawes

May 11, 2016
Grimy Fenders, posh Gretsches, and handmade Gibson knockoffs meet streamlined pedalboards and vintage amps for this L.A. folk-rock outfit featuring Duane Betts on lead guitar.
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Pro Tone Pedals Introduces Essential Edition Dead Horse Overdrive

May 11, 2016
It continues to use the famed 4558 chip to create deeper bass, smoothed out mids, and biting overdrive.
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Cort Guitars Announces Grand Regal Acoustic Line

May 11, 2016
The Grand Regal line features exotic wood combinations that have never been used before in Cort's production.
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State of the Stomp: Living in Synth

May 11, 2016
Effects pedals have more in common with synthesizers than you might believe.
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Railhammer Launches the Nuevo 90 Pickup

May 10, 2016
An evolved version of the classic P-90, but without the hum.
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Vintage Vault: 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard

May 10, 2016
A historic ’burst that’s worth the price of a Bentley Continental Supersports!
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