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Reviews

Dusky D2O Review

February 10, 2016
A minimalist 32-/8-watt head with a raw, tactile feel and glorious harmonic distortion.
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Mojo Hand Fx El Guapo Review

February 8, 2016
This silicon fuzz uses interactive controls and variable voltage to yield a fantastic array of shape-shifting sounds.
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Ernie Ball/Music Man St. Vincent Review

February 4, 2016
A light, ultra-ergonomic solidbody with bold looks and tones.
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Fender Acoustic SFX Review

February 2, 2016
A stylish makeover of the SFX acoustic amps yields pretty sounds and sound-tweaking flexibility.
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Quick Hit: Providence Bass Boot Comp

January 31, 2016
Providence delivers a little blue box for bassists that’s chock-full of compression tooling.
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Sire Marcus Miller V7 Review

January 26, 2016
Sire Guitars and Marcus Miller team up to produce an impressive J-style bass at a price that doesn’t quite seem real.
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PRS SE 277 Baritone Review

January 19, 2016
This B-to-B-tuned 6-string is easy to play and boasts versatile, articulate, wide-ranging tones.
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Quick Hit: DryBell Vibe Machine Review

January 18, 2016
Is this pint-sized, painstaking Uni-Vibe clone the be all and end all for vintage modulation aficionados?
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DLS Effects RotoSPIN Review

January 14, 2016
DLS’s more compact rotary simulator is straightforward and swirlingly authentic.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor

January 12, 2016
Digital multiband and vintage compressor voices add up to a comp for all seasons.
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Carr Lincoln Review

January 11, 2016
A fantasia on a theme by Vox.
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Ibanez Talman Prestige TM1730M Review

January 10, 2016
Strat-influenced resurrection of an underrated Ibanez classic yields sweet single-coil tones and killer playability.
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The New Switcheroo: Three Loop Switchers Reviewed

January 8, 2016
PG tests a trio of powerful new designs—from Carl Martin's plug-and-play Octa-Switch Mk3 to RJM's tricked-out Mastermind PBC and Boss' deep-but-accessibly priced ES-8.
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MXR 5150 Overdrive Review

January 6, 2016
Brown Sound—and a whole lot of other tone colors—in an impressive overdrive stomp.
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Reverend Descent H90 Baritone Review

January 4, 2016
Though not as simple to operate as it seems, this deep-voiced 6-string may be the most versatile bari on the market.
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