December 2016

Gear

EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe Review

September 4, 2016
A new drive pedal for bass that boxes up the tone of one of the greats and offers customization galore.
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Electro-Harmonix Mel9 Review

September 1, 2016
Coax trippy Mellotron tones from your 6-string or bass!
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Rig Rundown: Toto's Steve Lukather

August 31, 2016
The top-shelf guitarist pulls back the curtain on the high-power amps, signature guitars, and boutique pedals he uses to power his live show.
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3Leaf Audio Octabvre Mini Review

August 31, 2016
Designed for session bassist Tim Lefebvre (David Bowie, John Mayer), this stomp serves up both classic octave thump and synth-like glory.
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Fuzzrocious Feed Me Review

August 30, 2016
This award-winning tone-shaper avails 20,736 tone-stack recipes and is magic before or after dirt and fuzz pedals.
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Charvel Releases the USA Select Series

August 30, 2016
The four new models tap straight into original-era Charvel DNA.
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Hungry Robot The Wash Review

August 29, 2016
Plugging a delay into heavy reverb usually yields a big, ugly mess. But with the Wash, you get a nice, pretty mess—and that’s the whole point.
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Quilter Amplification Announces the Bass Block 800

August 29, 2016
The amp tips the scales at a mere 3.75 pounds and delivers a staggering 800 watts.
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State of the Stomp: Say “Yes” to New Sounds

August 29, 2016
With electric guitar, tone is as important as content.
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Nunomo Limbo Overdrive Review

August 28, 2016
Variable voltage and clipping enhance the tone potential of this low-gain OD.
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Walrus Audio Julia Review

August 26, 2016
Find out why reviewer Joe Gore says, "I knew within seconds of plugging in that Julia would become one of my favorite chorus pedals."
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the BE-OD

August 26, 2016
A new stompbox based on the legendary Friedman BE-100 amp.
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Reverend Guitars Announces the Sensei HB LE

August 26, 2016
The latest limited-edition model features a korina body and the company’s Special H pickups.
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Mod Garage: Strat-PRS Crossover Wiring

August 26, 2016
Want a vast sonic palette at your fingertips? Here’s a way to get 10 unique sounds from one guitar.
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Rig Rundown: Deerhoof

August 24, 2016
Despite their penchant for crazy sounds, avant-indie heroes John Dieterich and Ed Rodríguez aren't boutique snobs. Here they walk us through the tools they use to create their cerebral catharsis.
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Balaguer Guitars Introduces the Semi-Custom Series

August 24, 2016
The series fills the void for a musician looking for a customized guitar but without the high price tag.
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Schecter Diamond Series Michael Anthony Signature Bass Review

August 24, 2016
A new P-/J-style offering that delivers tones fit for the former Van Halen veteran.
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Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

August 23, 2016
PG examines a handful of very different but very portable and flexible amplifiers from Vox, Ibanez, Orange, Marshall, and Roland.
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Announces the Paisley Dellatera

August 23, 2016
Players can customize their guitar with the choice of rosewood or maple fretboards, various hardware packages, pickguards, and pickup options.
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Source Audio Nemesis Delay Review

August 22, 2016
A super-potent echo machine that’s easy to use at both the deepest and most basic levels of functionality.
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