August

Gear

Quick Hit: Fender Paramount PM-2 Parlor

May 9, 2016
A super-playable parlor-sized acoustic with headroom and clarity to spare.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Arched, Carved, and Laminate Tops

May 8, 2016
Is that guitar in the window really an archtop or is marketing speak just telling you it is?
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Blackstar Artist 15 Review

May 6, 2016
This stealthy, streamlined 15-watter sings from both sides of the Atlantic.
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Collings Guitars Releases T Series Dreadnought and OM-Model Guitars

May 5, 2016
Developed with input from acclaimed guitarist Julian Lage and vintage expert Jim Baggett.
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Mad Hatter Guitar Products Introduces the Terminator

May 5, 2016
Each Terminator CTS tone pot offers both 250k and 500k wiring options.
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Rig Rundown: Killswitch Engage

May 4, 2016
One of metalcore’s biggest bands allows PG to check out their signature instruments and the minimal gear they use to punish crowds on a nightly basis.
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Announces the Johnny Winter Signature Model

May 4, 2016
The first 25 will be signed and numbered by Dean Zelinsky and Susan Winter.
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Toetags Electronics Unveils the Toe Bender and Supa Fuzz

May 4, 2016
The pedals are loaded with three select germanium transistors and a NOS Russian PIO tone cap.
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Quick Hit: Grace Design FELiX Preamp

May 4, 2016
An investment-grade preamp that offers powerful EQ controls, dual channels, and a flexible interface.
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Offbeat, On-Target Gadgets

May 3, 2016
12 brilliant guitar and bass accessories that stand apart from the pack—and often save the day.
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Universal Audio Unveils the Fender ’55 Tweed Deluxe Plugin

May 3, 2016
An authentic end-to-end circuit emulation of an original 1955 Fender “5E3” Tweed Deluxe amplifier.
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Seymour Duncan and Chicago Music Exchange Launch the Forza Overdrive

May 3, 2016
Developed in partnership with Chicago Music Exchange, the Forza has clear highs, deep lows, and a slightly scooped midrange.
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Axes & Artifacts: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster and 1971 Super Reverb

May 2, 2016
In this episode, PG's ace demo man John Bohlinger works out one of the earliest production models of the popular offset-bodied guitar through a classic silverface 4x10 combo.
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Chase Bliss Audio Announces the Tonal Recall

May 2, 2016
The pedal is built around a pair of reissued versions of the legendary MN3005 bucket-brigade delay chips.
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TC Electronic Introduces the Sub 'N' Up Octaver

May 2, 2016
This pedal offers everything from pristine polyphonic octaves to gritty old-school monophonic tones.
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ThroBak Pickups Unveils the KZ-115 P.A.F. Humbucker

May 2, 2016
A humbucker with a direct link to the Golden Era of P.A.F. pickup production.
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Myco Bepa Review

May 2, 2016
Channeling classic tube amp tones, Myco Pedals unveils their first overdrive for bassists.
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Quick Hit: Malekko Charlie Foxtrot Review

May 1, 2016
This cross between a sampler/looper, a delay, and a pitch shifter is one of the most wonderfully bonkers new pedals in ages.
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Mod Kits DIY Introduces the Step Ladder

April 29, 2016
The Step Ladder is ideal for anything from getting a slight boost while playing single-note acoustic guitar leads or for jumping from clean to overdrive in a high-gain electric guitar amp.
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Nordstrand Pickups Releases the Big Blade Bass Pickup

April 29, 2016
The sound is a bit more modern and aggressive and there are no more worries about making sure the pole pieces line up with your strings.
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