Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Jordan Wagner

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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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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