December 2016

Gear

GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2016

August 9, 2016
Relive all the guitar highlights from one of the longest-running U.S. festivals that celebrated its silver anniversary with sun, fun, and tunes.
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Alexander La Calavera Phaser Review

August 8, 2016
See how this new stomp conjures classic phasing sound and adds some cool, quirky twists.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces the Buzzer

August 8, 2016
A limited-edition clone of the Baldwin Burns Buzzaround fuzz.
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Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Pedals

August 8, 2016
Each expression pedal offers dynamic foot control with more sonic expression.
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The Recording Guitarist: Trashy Good Tones

August 8, 2016
Can you get great studio sounds from crappy guitars?
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Guitar Shop 101: Using Super Glue in Guitar Repair

August 7, 2016
The fast-acting adhesive can work wonders ... if you know how to handle it safely.
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GMF Music Announces the AT-1 Acoustic Transducer Pickup

August 5, 2016
Designed to pick up vibrations from any acoustic soundboard.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces the Golden Ratio Phi

August 5, 2016
Two studio-grade compressors, optical and FET, in a single stompbox.
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Bergantino Audio Systems Announces the HG310

August 4, 2016
A lightweight cabinet designed for a wealth of instruments.
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Universal Audio Introduces the Ampeg B-15N Bass Amplifier Plugin

August 4, 2016
An emulation of the combo delivered a warm and fat fundamental note that laid the foundation for ’60s and ’70s rock, funk, and soul.
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Rig Rundown: Modest Mouse's Jim Fairchild

August 3, 2016
The alt-rocker details and demos his wide-ranging guitar collection, expansive pedalboard, and dual-amp setup.
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Lollar Unveils Staple Pickup

August 3, 2016
A modern interpretation of Gibson's famed pickup from the 1950s.
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Fender Introduces Deluxe Series

August 3, 2016
10 innovative new models based on classic guitar and bass designs.
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FU-Tone Announces Noiseless Tremolo Springs

August 2, 2016
The expansion includes four different versions in various tension strengths and colors.
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BandLab Releases Version 3.0

August 2, 2016
A cloud-based app where users can create, collaborate, and share their music.
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Quick Hit: Dunlop Volume (X) Mini

August 2, 2016
Itty, bitty boot print—same killer volume and expression control.
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Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS Rack

August 1, 2016
A rackmountable, travel-ready version of the BIAS Head amplifier.
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Ibanez Introduces Iron Label RG Models

August 1, 2016
A collection of new guitars aimed at hard-rock and metal players.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scalloped Wonder

July 29, 2016
PG reader John Wiley shares the saga of how he turned a yard-sale S-style into an homage to Ritchie Blackmore.
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Rio Grande Pickups Unveils the Greasegunner Humbucker

July 29, 2016
A double-blade pickup designed for T-style guitars.
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