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Articles by Jordan Wagner

Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass Review

October 18, 2011
This Les Paul Junior bass draws influences from Gibson’s storied EB-0, but also benefits from the addition of some new refinements.
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Empress Effects Compressor Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Empress places an emphasis on tone control and transparency that you don’t see in a typical stompbox compressor.
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Orange Dark Terror Amp Review

October 18, 2011
Forbiddingly dubbed the Dark Terror, Orange’s newest low-power amp builds upon its predecessor’s winning recipe, while piling on heaps of molten gain and smoking overdrive that can stretch your notions of just how huge tiny can get.
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Z.Vex Instant Lo-Fi Junky Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
With the Instant Lo-Fi Junky, Z.Vex adapts the effects that make the Loop Junky’s loops so, well, junky and puts them in a stomp box without the looper.
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Levana Mellow-D Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Levana''s circuit is digital, but it’s designed to emulate the warmth of older, tape delays with a 3-way switch that brings in two degrees of leftover digital distortion and applies it to the delayed signal.
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Jacques Stompboxes Black Mamba Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Jacques aims to simulate Jimi Hendrix’s classic Fuzz-Face-and-cranked-Marshall combination.
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MXR Noise Clamp Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Noise Clamp detects the amount of noise present in your bypassed guitar-tone, and lowers the hiss and extremities to that level when pedals in the Noise Clamp’s effects loop are engaged.
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Levana EQ Booster Pedal Review

September 27, 2011
The amount of fidelity the EQ Booster can add to the tone—in a fairly narrow EQ band—while keeping your original tone’s feel and vibe, is nothing short of remarkable.
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Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18 Amp Review

September 20, 2011
The EL84-powered TubeMeister 18 marks an interesting deviation from the company’s usual medium-to high-wattage fare.
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Amptweaker TightMetal Pedal Review

September 20, 2011
The TightMetal is a smorgasbord of vicious distortion options and a smooth, natural-sounding noise gate that expands its usefulness.
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