Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Michael Ross

The Wizard of Waukesha Moves On: Les Paul - 1915-2009

August 13, 2009
Les Paul, acclaimed guitar player, entertainer and inventor, passed away today from complications of severe pneumonia at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York.
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David Grissom: Lone Star Guitar

July 22, 2009
Genre-bending guitarist David Grissom talks about his musical development, latest recordings, and developing his signature PRS.
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WMD Geiger Counter Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
Traditionalists need not apply - the WMD Geiger Counter delivers extreme distortion
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Digital Delay Roundup: DigiTech Timebender, Guyatone Micro Delay, & Electro-Harmonix #1 Echo

May 20, 2009
A look at three digital delays: DigiTech TimeBender, Guyatone Mighty Micro MDm5 Micro Delaym, and Electro-Harmonix #1 Echo
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Roland Cube 80X Amp Review

April 21, 2009
A new Cube promises to raise your wattage while reducing your load.
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Boss ME-70 Review

March 30, 2009
The ME-70 provides a wealth of effects with an affordable price tag.
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Radial Engineering Bones Hollywood, Texas & London Review

March 24, 2009
Radial’s respected distortion pedals go small
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April Book & DVD Reviews

March 17, 2009
This month: Dave Sanborn: Live at Montreux 1984, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Iggy Pop: Lust For Life, Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley, Gibson Amplifiers 1933-2008: 75 Years of the Gold Tone
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Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler Review

January 15, 2009
Line 6''s M13 brings modeling to the pedalboard with great flexibility and versatility.
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Visual Sound V2 Liquid Chorus Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Visual Sound’s Liquid Chorus circuit uses analog Visual Sound “bucket brigade” chips, created using the same process as the legendary Panasonic Bucket Brigade Delay (BBD) chips.
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