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Articles by Jordan Wagner

Egnater Armageddon Amp Review

November 5, 2012
The pairing of Egnater''s Armageddon and AR-412 cab is a fantastic setup for the modern metal guitarist who wants extreme gain, total control, and exceptionally tight delivery.
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Normandy Alumicaster Bass Review

November 5, 2012
Offering exceptional sonic and visual quality, Normandy’s Alumicaster bass is a great combination of vintage and contemporary.
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Electro-Harmonix Crying Tone Wah Pedal Review

November 5, 2012
Electro-Harmonix went to great lengths to make their new Crying Tone wah virtually indestructible and create a vintage tonality that harkens back to the wah’s psychedelic heyday.
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PRS Stripped 58 Electric Guitar Review

October 10, 2012
Since their 2001 debut, Paul Reed Smith’s Singlecut electric guitars have been one of the company’s biggest success stories. Sure, they’re clearly influenced by Smith’s love of the tones
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Marshall JCM1-C 50th Anniversary Amp Review

October 8, 2012
The tube-driven circuit captures the original JCM800’s feel and aggressive tones astonishingly well, while letting you unleash molten overdrive at much more agreeable volume levels.
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Jetter Red Square Pedal Review

October 8, 2012
The Jetter Red Square delivers two unique voices that evoke American- and British-style tones in a practical, powerful, and great-sounding little box.
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Brunetti Singleman Amp Review

October 8, 2012
An excellent tribute to blackface Fenders in terms of tonality, Brunetti''s Singleman also features classy looks, roadworthy build quality, and a very reasonable price.
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Wampler Pedals Brent Mason Hot Wired v.2 Pedal Review

October 3, 2012
A smooth, 2-channel overdrive with incredible touch sensitivity.
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EC Custom Shop Bass Overlord Drive Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
Everything from adding definition and punch to your clean tone, to a grinding overdrive with brawny thump and muscular attack.
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T-Rex Whirly Verb Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
An affordable option for high-quality digital reverb, with a potent modulation effect added on the side.
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Snark SN-10S Tuner Review

September 12, 2012
Snark Tuners have produced a more cost-effective pedal tuner that puts their legendary pitch accuracy into a gig-worthy enclosure
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Catalinbread Octapussy Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
While few among the unindoctrinated may realize it, octave fuzzes are responsible for some of the wildest and most famous rock-guitar tones ever. Hendrix’s iconic, Octavia tone defined hits
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Hardwire Supernatural Ambient Reverb Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Able to deliver reverb tones from subtle and conventional to experimental and atmospheric, Hardwire''s Supernatural is an all-in-one pedal powerhouse.
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Z. Vex Sonar Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
The Z.Vex Sonar is a versatile tremolo pedal that''s capable of serving up tremolo tones from classic and familiar to maniacal.
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DigiTech Whammy (5th Gen) Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
There are few pedals as iconic—and instantly recognizable—as the DigiTech Whammy. Many players originally cast it aside as a novelty effect, but the pedal found its purpose and realized
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T-Rex Tap Tone Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
The impressive T-Rex Tap Tone is a sturdy pedal and excellent value that''s intuitive and easy to use and offers lovely analog warmth that can verge on tape-delay coloration.
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Orange Micro Terror Amp Review

September 5, 2012
A 20-watt, tube/solid-state hybrid mini stack that oozes Orange cool and delivers many of the sweet tones that put Orange on the map.
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Source Audio Soundblox 2 Multiwave Bass Distortion Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Wrapped up in a small and affordable unit, Source Audio''s Soundblox 2 Multiwave Bass Distortion is an excellent tool for adding grind and grit to your bass tone.
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Blackout Effectors Crystal Dagger Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Even though octave fuzzes have been around for almost half a century now, they still have the capacity to sound startling. When used with great control and skill, they
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Zoom B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Zoom’s B3 multi-effects pedal provides an exhaustive set of tonal tools for bassists with 99 available stompboxes and 12 amp models onboard.
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