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Gear

1937 Martin D-28

October 18, 2011
More than 70 years after its first appearance, the dreadnought remains the most popular flattop body style among acoustic guitarists.
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Modtone Effects Coliseum Reverb Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Coliseum is a single, affordable pedal that can cover everything from call-from-the-mountaintop ’verb to subtle room ambiance.
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T-Rex Tonebug Sensewah Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The controls on the Sensewah are very simple—two knobs (Sense and Range), a single toggle switch that moves between Wah Wah and Yoy Yoy settings, and an on/off footswitch.
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Tweaking a Silvertone 1484

October 18, 2011
The reverb and tremolo work fairly well, but could be stronger. Do you have any suggestions for making this amp all it can be?
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Vox VDL1 Dynamic Looper Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Though the VDL1 has the capacity for the simplest forms of looping, it’s also packed with less common looping functionality and effects that can inspire tunes and spice up a performance in unexpected ways.
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Way Huge Ring Worm Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Ringworm''s twisted harmonic output is unmistakably synth like. It rarely does exactly what you expect, and at times it can feel like the musical equivalent of wrestling a greased pig.
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Tech 21 Roto Choir Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Roto Choir is both an amp simulator and a rotary-speaker effect that excels at both.
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Mid-Fi Electronics Demo Tape Fuzz Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Lo-fi, overdriven mic preamp tone is what Mid-Fi Electronics is shooting for in the Demo Tape fuzz.
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Lotus Yellow Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Within the Yellow’s unfinished enclosure, you’ll find such top-quality components as Neutrik jacks, Alpha pots, Teflon-coated wiring, and all-analog circuitry.
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Builder Profile: Keeley Electronics' Robert Keeley

October 18, 2011
Over the past 10 years, Robert Keeley has watched his company grow from offering a few experimental pedals into a major effects manufacturer with products being sold in more than 200 US stores and nearly 100 internationally. Here he reflects on the journey, technological strides, and where he sees his company going in the future.
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