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Articles by Shawn Hammond

NAMM '15 - Orange Amplification Crush Series Combos, & OB1 Series Bass Amps

January 24, 2015
The British amp company unveiled some redesigned combos and a pair of powerful bass amps.
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NAMM '15 - Mod Kits DIY The Wave Reverb Unit Demo

January 23, 2015
A rackmounted spring reverb with some vintage-style tones.
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NAMM '15 - T-Rex Effects Diva Drive, Nitros Hypergain, & Tunemaster Demos

January 23, 2015
The Danish pedal company shows off a handful of stomps.
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NAMM '15 - Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 Demo

January 22, 2015
The amp juggernaut reintroduces an old favorite.
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Chicago Music Exchange Shop Tour

January 20, 2015
Get up close and personal with the helpful staff and ultra-vibey gear that reside at the the Windy City’s famed store.
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Schecter PT Fastback II B Review

January 11, 2015
This affordable T-style boasts impressive extras and extraordinary build quality.
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Tuning Up: 2 + 2 = 5 (or “The Formula to Avoid Being Formulaic”)

January 5, 2015
PG’s chief editor theorizes a wacky equation that puts a happy face on Orwell’s math.
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Tuning Up: Nip It in the Bud (No Excuses and No Regrets)

December 8, 2014
Our aspirations so often die a long, slow death by procrastination, perfectionism, and/or self-delusion. Here's what we can do about it.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar FLY 3

December 5, 2014
A mean little practice amp that streets under $75 and includes an onboard delay.
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Quick Hit: EWS Little Fuzzy Drive

November 16, 2014
A solidly built, dual-mode stomp that packs explosive dB levels and corpulent fuzz into a tiny box.
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