October 2016

Gear

Boss Announces Four New Tuners

June 16, 2016
The TU-3W provides tuning functions equivalent to the immensely popular TU-3.
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L.R. Baggs Stadium Electric Bass DI Review

June 16, 2016
A bass DI that can be multi-dimensional and vibey, in addition to helping deliver great tone.
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Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

June 16, 2016
A versatile new bass preamp that features the Vitalizer B circuit.
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Rig Rundown: Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes

June 15, 2016
Classic rockers from Aerosmith and Ted Nugent reconnect after three decades to jam on vintage-inspired gear with modern accoutrements.
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Positive Grid Unveils BIAS Amp Standalone

June 15, 2016
It allows users to virtually design their own amp component by component and Amp Match any real amp in the world to accurately capture its tone
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SolidGoldFX Horizon Compressor Review

June 15, 2016
An optical compressor that goes way beyond a gentle squeeze.
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Alvarez Guitars Releases Artist Series Shadowburst Models

June 15, 2016
Shadowburst is a high-end, edge-burst finish with a rich gradient of balanced color.
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State of the Stomp: Overdriven to Tears

June 15, 2016
Why are there so many overdrive pedals on the market? It’s your fault!
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Cole Clark FL2EC-BLBL-AE Review

June 14, 2016
This Australian blackwood dreadnought dishes distinctive flattop tones with style.
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Fender Unveils the Mod Shop

June 14, 2016
An experience that provides consumers with the ability to design their dream guitar by choosing from a wide variety of customizable options.
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Ibanez Introduces Artwood Vintage Thermo-Aged Acoustics

June 14, 2016
Thermo-Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable while providing notably stronger acoustic response.
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Todd Sharp Amplifiers Introduces the JOAT 30RT

June 13, 2016
Expands upon award winning flagship model the JOAT 20RT with 30 watts of power with two additional output tubes in unique output stage configuration.
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Martin D Jr. Review

June 13, 2016
Martin shrinks its signature body shape, upending expectations of what a travel guitar can deliver.
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Quick Hit: DiMarzio Black Angel

June 12, 2016
Simplicity, functionality, and tone are nestled together in DiMarzio’s passive pickup solution for acoustic guitarists.
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Dave Rusan: Building Prince’s Cloud Guitar

June 10, 2016
For his career-defining film Purple Rain, Prince envisioned a strange new guitar to announce his arrival. The Minneapolis luthier who was hired for the job shares the story of how it was made.
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Bogner Unveils the La Grange Overdrive/Boost Pedal

June 10, 2016
The wide variety of controls and switches give you decades of legendary plexi tones.
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Tools for the Task: Alternative Material Picks

June 10, 2016
No dis on plastic, but there are many more ways to skin a pick.
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ESP Guitars Unveils Bill Kelliher Signature Model

June 9, 2016
The new ESP Bill Kelliher and LTD BK-600EC are single-cutaway designs that employ a mahogany body with a traditional full thickness, and no waist cut.
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Rocktron Launches the MicroHush

June 9, 2016
Wipe out hiss and unwanted feedback while maintaining signal integrity.
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Thurston Moore Gets His Yuri Landman / Premier Guitar DIY Drone Guitar

June 9, 2016
Check out the new video footage of Yuri and Thurston chatting about the instrument’s unusual design, then watch Moore test the guitar at a gig the same night.
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