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Articles by Shawn Hammond

Quick Hit: DryBell Vibe Machine Review

January 18, 2016
Is this pint-sized, painstaking Uni-Vibe clone the be all and end all for vintage modulation aficionados?
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Tuning Up: Death to Asinine Clickbait!

January 18, 2016
Yes, we get the headline irony, but here’s our solemn promise to not shovel you sh!t.
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Reverend Descent H90 Baritone Review

January 4, 2016
Though not as simple to operate as it seems, this deep-voiced 6-string may be the most versatile bari on the market.
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Analog Outfitters Scanner Review

December 18, 2015
Be forewarned—this big mechanical oddity may forever change your perception of great vibrato/chorus pedal tone.
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Quick Hit: Jordan Fuzztite Review

December 17, 2015
This painstaking clone of Mosrite’s late-’60s silicon Fuzzrite has something for tone freaks and trad-minded players alike.
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Tuning Up: The Fingerprint Removal Conundrum

December 16, 2015
The nagging question that eats at everyone from Edward Van Halen to Jonny Greenwood, Adam Ant, and us average 6-string proles.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Magnifier Review

November 20, 2015
Whether you need to restore vitality to a massive pedalboard, or want the immaculate boosting power of a Klon, this little gem is a compelling buy.
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Tuning Up: The Devil & Scumbag College

November 19, 2015
PG’s Shawn Hammond prescribes an exorcism for shoulder demons that try to meddle with your music.
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Tuning Up: A Call to Literate Guitar Dweebs

October 21, 2015
This isn’t a request for your resume. It’s a plea to build one.
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Keeley DynaTrem Review

September 22, 2015
Oklahoma-based stomp veteran Robert Keeley puts Magnatone-style and dynamics-tracking capabilities into a tremolo box quite unlike any other.
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Asher GT-3 Review

September 20, 2015
This boutique single-cut’s deceptively simple recipe yields tones that are equal parts Teisco, Tele, Strat, and even Gibson.
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Tuning Up: The System vs. the Dignity of the Soul

September 18, 2015
Splattered eggs, “Norwegian Wood,” and sexy vigilante assassins—what the hell is PG’s Shawn Hammond on about this time?
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Quick Hit: JGS T3 Africaster Review

August 13, 2015
An exotic-wood T-style with a bevy of nice tones courtesy of Kent Armstrong pickups.
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SNAMM '15 - Source Audio Lunar Phaser, Gemini Chorus, & Mercury Flanger Demos

August 7, 2015
See and hear the digital-savvy company's three newest modulation pedals.
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SNAMM '15 - Analog Outfitters The Scanner Demo

August 7, 2015
The twirling plexiglas monster features a match made in heaven—a repurposed Hammond tremolo unit paired with a spring reverb.
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