Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Jordan Wagner

Spontaneous Audio Devices Son of Kong Review

September 28, 2013
Frank Zappa’s tone-tailoring magic wand lives on in a super-versatile, two-channel boost and EQ.
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GALLERY: Russian Circles Gear at Electrical Audio in Chicago

September 20, 2013
Earlier this year, Premier Guitar went into Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio studio with Russian Circles as they recorded their fifth studio album, Memorial. We give you an inside look at the gear of this legendary music-making space.
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Budda Samsara Delay Review

September 9, 2013
A great sounding, no-frills delay, the Samsara makes a sturdy replacement for a vintage Memory Man or DM-2.
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Mr. Black SuperMoon Reverb Review

September 6, 2013
A cosmic ambience machine that goes from cavernous to Frippertronic with the twist of a knob.
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Rig Rundown - Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan & Brian Cook

September 5, 2013
Premier Guitar heads into Steve Albini's Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago to catch up with Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan and Brian Cook during the recording of Memorial where the duo shows off their studio rigs and collection of boutique gear.
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Russian Circles—The Memorial Sessions

September 4, 2013
Premier Guitar joined the prog-rockers inside Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio studio in Chicago to watch them create their most experimental album to date. Plus, we look at the drool-inducing boutique and custom gear they used while recording.
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Pigtronix Quantum Time Modulator Review

September 3, 2013
This awarding-winning modulation pedal combines two classic effects—chorus and vibrato—in a compact, pedalboard-friendly package creating a wide spectrum of tones that are precise with extraordinary clarity.
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TSVG Slow Ride Overdrive/Fuzz Review

August 29, 2013
Boasting NOS components and point-to-point wiring, this fuzz delivers classic tones of the psychedelic ’60s.
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Fuzzrocious Heliotropic Bass Fuzz Review

August 26, 2013
This viciously intense bass fuzz nails the tone of the Failure song that inspired its name.
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DBZ Barchetta SM Bass Review

August 6, 2013
The visually arresting Barchetta SM bass, their top-of-the-line model, comes equipped with all DBZ/Diamond’s bells and whistles.
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