December 2016

Articles by Jordan Wagner

Build Your Own Clone Analog Chorus Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
An interpretation of the Boss CE-2 that you build yourself
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Matamp Amplification Spirit 1x8 Combo Amp Review

October 14, 2010
The Spirit is a pint-size combo with vintage tone and feel
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DBZ Peacemaker Cavallo Electric Guitar Review

September 21, 2010
The Peacemaker Cavallo is a detailed V with PAF-style specially-wound humbuckers
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Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The screamer is a high-gain head with great overdrive
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DVD Review: Slayer - "Live Intrusion"

September 21, 2010
Slayer''s 1995 Divine Intervention tour is chronicled
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Matamp Amplification MiniMat II Amp Review

September 21, 2010
Matamp''s lunchbox amp offers ''70s rock tones with reasonable volume
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Plugging Into the Palm of Your Hand: iPhone & iPod Guitar Interface Roundup

August 27, 2010
Peterson iStroboSoft Adapter Cable (with iStroboSoft), Griffin Technology GuitarConnect (with iShred), IK Multimedia iRig (with Amplitube), Sonoma Wireworks Guitar Jack (with FourTrack), Peavey AmpKit LINK (with AmpKit), and PRS Cables GuitarBud Cable
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Bell Custom Guitars SS-ER Electric Guitar Review

August 17, 2010
A mahogany-core guitar with acrylic wings delivers unique looks and tones.
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Rack Systems Brown Eye and Naked Amplifier Reviews

August 17, 2010
Dave Friedman''s two debut production amps are reviewed.
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Molten Voltage Molten MIDI 2 Pedal Review

July 30, 2010
A programmable box that''ll have you experimenting and playing with your DigiTech Whammy IV in whole new ways.
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Amptweaker Bass TightDrive Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Amp guru James Brown''s debut pedal is tweaked for bass
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Builder Profile: First Act Custom Shop

July 16, 2010
Learn the story behind First Act''s Custom division and the artists they build guitars for
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Rig Rundown - Baroness' Peter Adams, John Baizley

July 15, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Madison, WI, where he catches up with Baroness' guitarists Peter Adams and John Baizley. They walk us through their rigs which include custom shop First Act guitars, Gibson Les Pauls, BadCat amplifiers, Emperor and Green guitar cabinets, and effects from companies like Electro-Harmonix, MXR, Boss, Dunlop, Ernie Ball, etc.
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Rig Rundown - The Melvins' King Buzzo

July 15, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up the Melvins guitarist King Buzzo. In this segment, Buzzo walks through his current live setup which includes a double-cutaway Electrical Guitar Company guitar (based on Les Paul specs), Sunn head, Carver power amps, MXR effects pedals and a Hiwatt 4x12.
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Rig Rundown - Valient Thorr's Eidan & Sadat

July 15, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Madison, WI, where he catches up with Valient Thorr's guitarists Eidan Thorr & Sadat Thorr. In this segment, both Eidan and Sadat walk us through their rigs which include Marshall JCM800 50 watt heads, Mesa Boogie 4x12 cabs loaded with Celestion Vintage 30s, and the few pedals they use are an Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer, Electro-Harmonix POG, and Creation Audio Labs Boost/Overdrive.
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Rig Rundown - Deftones' Stephen Carpenter

July 9, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Madison, WI, where he catches up with Deftones' guitarist Stephen Carpenter and they chat about gear. In this segment, Stephen walks us through both his digital and his analog rig, which includes ZVex, MXR and Dunlop pedals running parallel with the computer program Guitar Rig. In addition, he shows off his two Marshall power amps and his collection of signature ESP guitars.
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Interview: Murder by Death's Adam Turla & Matt Armstrong

July 7, 2010
Murder by Death guitarist Adam Turla and bassist Matt Armstrong discuss the band''s eclectic influences, their gear, and how electric cello fits in the mix.
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Interview: Rodrigo y Gabriela - Busking for Broke

June 16, 2010
Rodrigo y Gabriela discuss their transition from local Mexican metal to global acoustic phenoms, their new signature Yamaha acoustics, and why you shouldn''t confuse them with Flamenco.
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Fender Acoustasonic Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

June 16, 2010
The Acoustasonic Tele produces solid electric, acoustic, and mixed tones for the gigging musician.
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