December 2016

Gear

PRS Guitars Announces the CE24 Standard Satin

September 30, 2016
The CE24 was re-envisioned to deliver the snap and sparkle of traditional bolt-on guitars with increased playability and an updated sound.
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Matrix Amplification Introduces FR12 & FR10 Speakers

September 30, 2016
Hear the amplifier and cabinet simulations from your modeling amplifier exactly as intended.
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Trash or Treasure: Fender Tex-Mex Stratocaster

September 30, 2016
Identifying a 1990s MIM Strat through the process of elimination.
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Geppetto Guitars Introduces the Camelot Humbucker

September 29, 2016
A vintage-style, scatterwound, humbucker.
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Ibanez Analog Delay Mini Review

September 29, 2016
This little purple prize packs classic sounds in a bulletproof and super-affordable package.
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Rig Rundown: God Is an Astronaut

September 28, 2016
The instrumental post-rock group shows how they mix tried-and-true instruments with modeling technology for an expansive soundscape set for orbit.
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Volt Electrics Debuts the Reverse

September 28, 2016
A raw and muscular version of a classic backwards design.
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Microtubes 900

September 28, 2016
An amplifier equipped with an all-analog preamplifier and a Class D power module.
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Boss VO-1 Vocoder Review

September 28, 2016
The pedal giant's newest makes the talk box compact and easy.
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Line 6 Introduces the New Spider V Series

September 27, 2016
The upgraded series offers amp and effects modeling, artist-designed presets, and an intuitive, easy-to-use design.
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TC Electronic Sub ’N’ Up Octaver Review

September 27, 2016
The far reaches of octave-effect capabilities are made accessible via this compact new digital box.
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Free The Tone Announces the Ambi Space Digital Reverb

September 26, 2016
A high-tech reverberation machine built to explore the depths of space.
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Ask Amp Man: Upping the Gain on a Super Reverb

September 26, 2016
How to get more drive with a simple mod.
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EarthQuaker Devices Avalanche Run Review

September 26, 2016
Digital expansiveness and inviting, expressive functions add up to a potent, outer-limits echo instrument.
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Panama Fuego X Review

September 25, 2016
A compact, handwired powerhouse that delivers big tones and big value.
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Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

September 25, 2016
An impressive collaboration that combines versatility with rich, tube-like breakup.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Grassfire Phoenix

September 23, 2016
A reclaimed Epiphone Firebird rises from the ashes.
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Nordstrand Pickups Releases the Bonecrusher

September 23, 2016
Humbucker that's optimized for output and brutally focused power.
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Empress Reverb Review

September 23, 2016
This intuitive deep-space machine rewards tinkerers and traditionalists alike.
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Marchione Guitars Unveils the OMC Acoustic

September 22, 2016
Original design elements with old-world building methods.
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