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Reviews

Ear to the Ground: Dave & Phil Alvin’s “All By Myself”

June 11, 2014
The Blasters founders put aside their differences to record their first album together in 30 years—an album that muses on the music of blues legend Big Bill Broonzy.
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Quick Hit: Planet Waves NS Artist Capo

June 11, 2014
A clever new capo offering one-handed operation and adjustable tension.
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Ear to the Ground: Rich Robinson’s “One Road Hill”

June 10, 2014
The first single from the Black Crowe’s new solo album was haphazardly written while messing around on his son’s beat-up Baby Taylor.
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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Ear to the Ground: Pete Molinari’s “Hang My Head in Shame”

June 9, 2014
One listen will show why Molinari’s influences—Ray Davies, Springsteen, and Dylan—are already championing his music.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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Quick Hit: Hotone Opto Tremolo

June 6, 2014
A large palette of tremolo tones in a tiny package.
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Quick Hits: Mooer LoFi Machine

June 5, 2014
Deconstruct your tone—or evoke vintage keys—with this sonic wrecking ball.
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Ear to the Ground: Death Valley Girls’ “No Reason”

June 4, 2014
Imagine Bikini Kill-era Kathleen Hanna fronting Davie Allan and the Arrows’ scores for vintage biker movies and you’re halfway there.
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Ear to the Ground: Salem’s Pot’s “Creep Purple”

June 4, 2014
While plenty of metal bands emulate occult acts of yesteryear, Swedish quartet Salem’s Pot puts an epic, elongated twist on an obscure formula.
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