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Articles by Shawn Hammond

NAMM '16 - IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic Demo

January 24, 2016
Need more options with your acoustic? Watch to find out how this guitar mobile microphone/interface can work for you.
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NAMM '16 - Fender Elite Series, Amps & Paramount Acoustic Demos

January 24, 2016
Corona's finest show off new axes and amps.
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NAMM '16 - Walrus Audio Julia Chorus/Vibrato & Contraband Fuzz Demos

January 24, 2016
Take a ride with the Oklahoma-based company as they show off their new trippy modulation and gnarly fuzzbox.
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NAMM '16 - Peavey 6505 Piranha, 6505 Powered Subwoofer, & Cirrus Bass Demos

January 23, 2016
Get introduced to the powerhouse micro amp and Hartley Peavey's latest 4-string.
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NAMM '16 - East Amplification Duality Series Demo

January 23, 2016
Ask Amp Man mastermind Jeff Bober introduces a new 30W combo loaded with EL84s.
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NAMM '16 - Godin Guitars Summit Classic CT, Passion RG4, & S6 Slim Concert Hall Burnt Umber GT Demos

January 23, 2016
Get the lowdown on all the updates and new wrinkles that Robert Godin and his crew unveiled at this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - Charvel Guitars Pro Mod San Dimas Demo

January 22, 2016
Take a ride alongside the hottest super strat at this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - Taylor Guitars 562ce 12-fret & 858e Demos

January 22, 2016
Master luthier Andy Powers talks about and plays on two new acoustic models.
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NAMM '16 - Prestige Guitars Todd Kerns Signature Model & Prestige Troubadour Demos

January 22, 2016
Learn more about the Vancouver-based company's newest instruments.
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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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