December 2016

Gear

ZenZero Electronics Introduces the 2KP

November 28, 2016
A versatile preamp/boost pedal that's dead simple to use.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe

November 28, 2016
We dig into Mike Matthews' sweetly swirling and huge-sounding new streamlined rotary simulator.
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Yamaha Revstar RSP20CR Review

November 25, 2016
Top-flight quality and go-fast looks in a sweet-sounding solidbody.
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Black Cat Monster K-Fuzz Review

November 24, 2016
A menacing and expressive octave fuzz classic is recast in a more practical and musically malleable form.
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Rig Rundown: The Dandy Warhols

November 23, 2016
James Holmström, Zia McCabe, and Courtney Taylor-Taylor show off some of the most jaw-droppingly unique custom and rare vintage axes we've seen in ages.
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BAE Audio Launches Hot Fuzz Dual-Stomp Boost/Fuzz Pedal

November 23, 2016
The company's first stompbox combines classic '70s fuzz with vintage top boost.
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Lava Guitars Announces the Lava Drop Line

November 23, 2016
The guitars are shaped after actual physical drops to give tangible ergonomic enhancement.
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Mojotone Adds Two Telecaster Models to Line of Quiet Coil Pickups

November 22, 2016
The design yields a classic Tele tone without the unwanted 60-cycle hum.
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Suhr Introduces the Kiko Loureiro Signature Shiba Drive ReLoaded Pedal

November 22, 2016
The circuit has been updated to offer greater clarity and low-end response.
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Otis Amplification Trudeau Review

November 22, 2016
Craft design sensibilities and rowdy tones come together in a handsome and sometimes savage-sounding amp.
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ESP LTD B-1005SE Multi-Scale Bass Review

November 21, 2016
Boutique looks, quality components, and impressive tones converge in a unique new 5-string.
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Overload Guitars & Basses Announces the Taurus 4-String Bass

November 21, 2016
A fully customizable 4-string with a wealth of wood and pickup options.
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Soundshine Electronics Magnum Swampus Review

November 18, 2016
A bewitched-looking box that nails Kustom trem tones and modulation sounds beyond the bog.
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Timber Tones Presents Sun Tones

November 18, 2016
The handsanded and handwaxed picks are made from offcuts of ebony and chestnut—fine tonewoods that are taken from offcuts from guitar manufacturing.
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PRS Updates Core and S2 Series Electric Guitars for 2017

November 18, 2016
The coming year's highlights include the introduction of the McCarty Singlecut 594, 509, Santana Retro, and Gen III tremolo bridge in Core and new pickups for the S2 Series.
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Gibson Custom Announces the Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul

November 18, 2016
A precise replica of Knopfler’s beloved ’58 that accompanied him onstage and in the studio since the 1990s.
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ObsidianWire Releases Pro-Wired Electronics for LP-Style Guitars

November 18, 2016
ObsidianWire has released a new range of professional grade upgrade wiring harnesses for LP style guitars.
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Kemper Adds New Delay Effects to the Profiler

November 18, 2016
The latest update includes seven new time-based effects with many of the delay types featuring a grit control that adds typical tape saturation and distortion to the wet signal.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Power

November 18, 2016
Ten options for fueling your pedalboard population.
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Mitchell Guitars Introduces MS400 Series

November 17, 2016
A solid choice for rock, metal, blues, and jazz, the brand's fresh single-cutaway electric guitar employs a classic design with a modern twist.
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