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Articles by Chris Burgess

Measuring Up Micro Amps

April 21, 2009
A look at micro-amps from Marshall, Fender, Danelectro, Orange and Smokey
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Review: Guitar Hero Controller Roundup

April 1, 2009
We see how five Guitar Hero/Rock Band controllers stack up
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Backline Engineering Zentone 7 Review

March 17, 2009
The ZenTone 7 packs a number of tones into its 7 watts, alternating between an EL84 and a 6V6
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Fryer Sound Ltd. Brian May Treble Boosters Review

March 17, 2009
Three simple treble boosters from Freyer pay tribute to Brian May''s signature sounds
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Close-Up: Hearos High Fidelity Series Earplugs

March 17, 2009
There are a lot of choices for hearing protection; we take a look at Hearos High Fidelity Series
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An Interview with Steven Fryette

March 17, 2009
Steven Fryette recently sold the VHT brand, continuing his amps under the name Fryette. We talk about building VHT, letting it go, and where Fryette is headed.
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Gear Close Up: Essential Sound Products, Inc. MusicCord Pro

March 5, 2009
This high-end product is an AC power cord designed to enhance audio performance, and uses patented, multi-conductor power cordage geometry.
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5 Studio Setups You Should Know About

February 16, 2009
A look into five different studio setups that might change the way you think about recording.
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"Why Can't You Turn That Down?" An Interview with Steve Carey of FluxTone

January 15, 2009
FluxTone''s Steve Carey explains how their Variable Magnetic Technology allows you to retain your tone (and your relationships) when turning your amp down.
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Goodsell Black Dog 50 Review

January 15, 2009
The Black Dog serves up all the tone you can handle without having to tweak every knob to get it.
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Close Up: N-Tune Onboard Chromatic Guitar Tuner

January 15, 2009
A closer look at the N-Tune Onboard Tuner in practice
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People's Amp Review

December 17, 2008
Can one man take on the boutique industry with a Bluesbreaker-inspired 18-watt tube amp for just $650? We take the People''s Amp for a ride to find out.
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PRS Starla Review

December 17, 2008
The Starla is a winning departure for PRS.
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Vox Amplifiers: The JMI Years

December 16, 2008
Vox aficionado Jim Elyea talks about his journey in producing the most complete reference for JMI-era Vox amps ever made.
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Vox Heritage Collection AC30H2 Review

December 16, 2008
Looking for vintage AC30 tone? The AC30H2 is worth a look.
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