August

Articles by Jordan Wagner

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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Fano Alt de Facto PX4 Bass Review

September 4, 2012
The vintage-looking Fano PX4 is a hell of a tone machine for rock and blues, offering up the thick, chewy tones that defined big bass in rock’s heyday.
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Ernie Ball/Music Man Game Changer Review

September 4, 2012
Ernie Ball embraces digital technology not as a means of generating tones, but for better harnessing the possibilities of electromagnetic pickups.
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Hovercraft Dwarvenaut 20 and Andromeda KT88 Amplifier Review

August 29, 2012
The Dwarvenaut 20 and the Andromeda KT88 are built—or rebuilt—to achieve tones from the most hallowed names in stoner and doom rock.
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TC Electronic BG250 Bass Amp Review

August 21, 2012
A great tool for budget-minded bassists who want full tone without backbreaking weight.
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Ampeg Micro-CL Stack Bass Amp Review

August 10, 2012
Ampeg''s new Micro-CL Stack has a simple feature set with a modern SVT look, and boasts a very attractive price tag that’s targeted towards the budget-conscious bassist.
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Kemper Profiling Amplifier Review

August 10, 2012
Instead of designing a modeler that is loaded with preprogrammed emulations of the classics, the Kemper Profiling Amplifier lets you create your own models from real amps—the ones that best suit your own playing style.
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Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar Review

August 1, 2012
The new Les Paul Studio continues to be a fantastic choice for budget-minded players looking to get a piece of the Gibson USA pie.
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Scarlett Bass 200 Amp Review

July 9, 2012
Although guitardom had a brief fascination with solid-state designs around the advent of the transistor, since then the mighty tube has reasserted its authority in 6-string realms and the
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Roland G-5 VG Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar Review

July 4, 2012
See what''s new, what''s improved, and how close it comes to being the only guitar you''ll ever need.
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AXL USA Bulldog AL-1090 Electric Guitar Review

June 19, 2012
The Bulldog is heavily influenced by the single cut Gibson Les Paul Junior with some pretty cool improvements on the form and a great price tag.
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Ibanez 25th Anniversary RG Electric Guitar Review

June 8, 2012
The RG1XXV 25th Anniversary model reviewed here could be the ultimate evolution of the form
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Carvin VL300 Legacy 3 Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Steve Vai and Carvin''s latest collaboration.
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Floorboard Multi-Effects Roundup: Fender Mustang Floor, Boss GT-100, and Zoom G5

June 6, 2012
Looking for the latest in multi-effect floorboards? We put three of the newest offerings to the test.
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Fender Super Bassman Pro Bass Amplifier Review

May 30, 2012
Big tube bass rigs will always be a part of the low-end landscape, even as advancements in digital and solid-state technology and performance requirements make smaller rigs more prevalent.
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Orange OR50H Reissue Amp Review

May 11, 2012
Based on the legendary Pics Only amp, the OR50H is one of the most versatile Oranges ever—an amp that delivers a wide range of sounds in addition to the muscle and headroom typically associated with the brand.
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Alairex H.A.L.O. Pedal Review

May 11, 2012
Aguilar designed the H.A.L.O. to get natural amp overdrive but with more touch sensitivity and response than you typically get from a stompbox.
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3rd Power Amplification Dream Solo Model 4 Amp Review

May 9, 2012
Video Added! The ''68 Plexi half of the company''s popular British Dream model goes out on its own with some brand new tweaks and features.
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Reverend Sensei RA Electric Guitar Review

May 2, 2012
Sporting the company''s innovative new Railhammer pickups (half pole-pieces, half rail), the Sensei RA represents the heavier side of Reverend''s lineup.
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Metal Pedals Rawhide Overdrive Pedal Review

April 18, 2012
A versatile, low-gain overdrive and distortion pedal.
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