December 2016

Reviews: Videos

Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review

May 20, 2016
Marshall founded its empire on Fender’s Bassman circuit. Now Fender returns the favor with an Anglicized 2x12 combo.
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Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

May 19, 2016
A sturdy box for bassists that delivers wide-ranging drive and an impressive EQ section.
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Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
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Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

May 13, 2016
A slim, smooth-playing solidbody aims to deliver a smorgasbord of tones.
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Blackstar Artist 15 Review

May 6, 2016
This stealthy, streamlined 15-watter sings from both sides of the Atlantic.
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BluGuitar Amp 1 Review

April 28, 2016
A mini amp with maxi power—and many great tones.
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Line 6 Helix Review

April 25, 2016
A powerful pedalboard-style modeler packed with great tones and clever features.
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Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Review

April 22, 2016
An affordable T-style that delivers tonal versatility worthy of its namesake.
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Hagstrom Impala Review

April 19, 2016
Scandinavia’s answer to the Jaguar is revived in (most) of its quirky splendor.
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Boss VB-2W Waza Craft Vibrato Review

April 15, 2016
A beloved and short-lived Boss pitch wobbler makes a triumphant return.
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Henriksen Bud Review

April 7, 2016
Mighty tones from a miniscule box.
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Eastwood Surfcaster Review

April 5, 2016
A cult-classic bass from the early 1990s makes its return.
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Allen Eden 1987 Review

April 1, 2016
This entry-level shred machine flirts with greatness at a rock-bottom price.
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Echopark F-1 Fuzz Review

March 31, 2016
Vintage voodoo and rich tones abound in this dual-transistor germanium fuzz.
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Ventura Valve Amps VVA50 Review

March 21, 2016
An ultra-versatile boutique head at a musician-friendly price.
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Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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Mesa/Boogie Subway D-800 & Subway Ultra-Lite Cabinets Review

February 26, 2016
Mesa/Boogie unveils a class-D powerhouse for bassists that delivers big sounds from a svelte, lightweight package.
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Dr. Z Z-Lux Review

February 24, 2016
Dr. Z tinkers with a classic template and delivers a delicious combo with headroom and grit.
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Dr. No Road Runner Octave Fuzz Wah Flying Machina Review

February 19, 2016
A wild-looking fuzz/wah for aggressive rockers.
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PRS SE A15AL Alex Lifeson Review

February 12, 2016
PRS honors the Rush guitarist with a slim, nimble, and fast-playing flattop.
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