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Reviews: Videos

Hardwire HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner Review

June 14, 2011
The HT-6’s rugged casing seems capable of standing up to the roughest gig conditions, but despite its workhorse exterior, it also has a few bells and whistles inside.
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Strymon Lex Rotary Pedal Review

May 24, 2011
The Lex nails a host of rotary speaker tone, but it also delivers a lot of the response and feel of playing one in impressive fashion.
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VHT Special 6 Ultra Amp Review

May 17, 2011
Download Example 1 Clean, Jazzy Download Example 2 Clean, Picked Download Example 3 Ultra Channel, Rhythm Clips recorded with a 2008 Fender American Stratocaster (clean) and 1978 Gibson Les
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PRS Studio Electric Guitar Review

April 13, 2011
The PRS Studio is specifically targeted to players who need to cover a lot of musical ground without sacrificing the satisfying tones the company is known for.
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Soloway Single 15" Electric Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
A thinline hollowbody electric jazz box with fingerstyle string spacing and other modern options
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Gig-FX Peter Frampton MegaWah Pedal Review

February 15, 2011
A wah with four unique voices: Classic Wah, MegaWah, Triggered Wah, and Auto Wah.
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Martin GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
A Grand Performance from Martin''s Performing Artist series with live performance friendly features such as the Fishman Aura F1 system
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JET Caldera Electric Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
The closing of 2010 may signal the end of a rather turbulent decade, but it’s certainly a time to celebrate the state of the independent guitar-building industry, which, despite
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Video Review: "Adam Rafferty Teaches How to Play the Music of the Jackson Five"

January 17, 2011
Adam Rafferty Teaches How to Play the Music of the Jackson Five Crescent Ridge Publishing Few music catalogs are as hook and groove laden as the Jackson Five’s. Guitarist Adam
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Stadler Guitars Goldtop Electric Guitar Review

January 17, 2011
Download Example 1 Middle Switch Position Download Example 2 Neck pickup Clips recorded with a 1981 Marshall JCM800 halfstack. Few things in the average electric guitarist’s life thrill quite
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Burriss Amps Dirty Red Amp Head Review

December 21, 2010
Greasy, gritty, low-wattage fun
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Goodsell Valpreaux 21 Amp Review

December 21, 2010
The Valpreaux is powered by two 6973s—tubes that were used in several 1960s Valco, Supro, and Gretsch amp circuits, but in little else that guitar players use.
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Orange TH30 Amp Head Review

November 16, 2010
Modern overdrive tones and vintage-flavored cleans from Orange
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Egnater Tweaker Amp Review

October 4, 2010
A variety of tweakable tones in a small box with a small price tag
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DBZ Peacemaker Cavallo Electric Guitar Review

September 21, 2010
The Peacemaker Cavallo is a detailed V with PAF-style specially-wound humbuckers
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Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The screamer is a high-gain head with great overdrive
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Matamp Amplification MiniMat II Amp Review

September 21, 2010
Matamp''s lunchbox amp offers ''70s rock tones with reasonable volume
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August 2010 Media Preview

July 20, 2010
Videos reviewed: Chickenfoot – Get Your Buzz On, Judas Priest – British Steel: 30th Anniversary Edition, Guitar Player Wanted, Vocals a Plus
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Vox AGA70 Acoustic Guitar Amp Review

July 20, 2010
The new Vox acoustic amp is an impressive tool for the working musician.
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Matchless Avalon 35 1x12 Combo Amp Review

June 16, 2010
Matchless'' Avalon incorporates partial PC-board construction for more affordable boutique sound
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