December 2016

Articles by Steve Ouimette

Weekend Warrior Luthiery, Part 3

August 6, 2010
It''s been 14 long weeks, and Steve Ouimette has finally completed his classical acoustic.
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Pigtronix Phi Echolution and EP2 Envelope Phaser Pedal Reviews

July 15, 2010
Pigtronix''s EP2 and Echolution are feature-packed stompboxes that boast a wide variety of studio-quality Envelope/Phase and Echo effects.
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Stomping Grounds: 25 Pedals Reviewed

October 21, 2009
25 pedal reviews to put some womp in your stomp: Fuchs, Whirlwind, Maxon, Barber, T-Rex, Kasha, Rockbox, Granville, Pigtronix, Strymon, EH, Empress, ModTone, Barber, Red Witch, MXR, Pedalworx, Mountainking and Mad Professor
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Hip Kitty Kitty Box Review

July 22, 2009
The hand-wired, 50-watt Kitty Box is like a blend of Fender Bassman, Marshall and Mesa Boogie. It''s tones are just as diverse.
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Learning to Trust Your Ears: The Art of Transcribing

July 22, 2009
In an era when tabs for almost any song are a few mouse clicks away, Steve give us some pointers on figuring out songs the tried-and-true way - with our ears.
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Creating Your Signature Guitar Sound

June 30, 2009
How to put everything together for a sound that''s uniquely you
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Godin Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance Acoustic Electric Guitar Review

June 17, 2009
Godin Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance is a nylon string acoustic-electric for studio and live situations
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SR Technology Jam 150 Plus Acoustic Amp Review

June 17, 2009
Download Example 1 Dry Download Example 2 Reverb Download Example 3 Delay The SR Jam 150 is a thing of beauty, convenience and simplicity. Our review model was packaged
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Top 10 Tips for Buying an Amp

May 28, 2009
Which amp is right for you? This list will help you decide.
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Super-Vee Double-Locking Strat Vibrato System Review

May 20, 2009
The Super-Vee tackles the age-old problem of staying in tune while abusing the vibrato bar
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Rut Buster: Playing On Just One String

April 30, 2009
Break free of your usual habits by using just one string to play -- you''ll be surprised at the results.
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45 Degrees of Tone: The JTM45 Roundup

April 21, 2009
Nearly 50 years since its creation, the Marshall JTM45 remains both a relevant and near-perfect example of what a great rock ‘n’ roll tube amp should be.
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Atomic Guitar Works STD1 Guitar Review

April 21, 2009
Atomic Guitar Works'' STD-1 is a stripped-down, American rock machine for under $1000
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The Endless Quest for Distortion

March 20, 2009
A brief history of the different avenues guitarists go down in their quest for distortion.
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Taylor T3/B Review

March 17, 2009
Taylor expands their line even further, blending their SolidBody and hollowbody for the versatile T3/B Bigsby-equipped semi-hollowbody.
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Joe Bonamassa Teams Up with Carol Ann for Signature Amp

March 11, 2009
The JB-100 is limited to ten amps, each played by Joe at a gig, signed and numbered
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The Economy... Of Tone!

February 20, 2009
Getting back to basics brings you in touch with your gear
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Quiet Please! Attenuators and Their Many Uses

February 16, 2009
A look at how attenuators can play a major role in your rig.
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Hughes & Kettner Statesman Dual EL84 Combo Review

February 16, 2009
The H&K Statesman packs a bigger punch than you might expect from its size, 20-watts and reasonable price.
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MXR Custom Shop '76 Vintage Dyna Comp Review

February 16, 2009
Looking for a Script Logo Dyna Comp? This might be your best bet.
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