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Articles by Lyle Zaehringer

Solid Gold FX Electroman Pedal Review

March 15, 2011
The Electroman digital-delay demonstrates an appreciation for both extremes of the Echoplex’s performance envelope, and the know-how to make both straightforward and unusual delay sounds that are practical and inspiring.
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Emperor Cabinets Birch 4x12 Cabinet Review

November 16, 2010
A high-end, hardwood, custom cab
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Diamond Amplification Positron Amp Head Review

November 16, 2010
A class A tube head with simple features and portability that''s both low-watt and loud
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E.W.S. BD-1 Brute Drive Distortion Pedal Review

October 29, 2010
Tube-like rock and blues overdrive
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Electro-Harmonix Germanium 4 Big Muff Pi Pedal Review

October 28, 2010
A dual-germanium transistor Big Muff Pi pedal alongside a dual-germanium transistor overdrive pedal
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Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Capture a moment of your playing and extend it indefinitely.
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Snazzy FX The Mini-Ark Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A wild pitch tracker for those with the time to tweak
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Rocktron Black Rose Octaver Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
An octave with additional controls
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Budda Amplification Superdrive Series II V-40 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The latest addition to Budda''s Superdrive line, the V-40, is reviewed.
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Line 6 Spider Valve MKII 1x12 Combo Amp Review

September 3, 2010
Line 6 continues to hone their digitally-designed, tube-powered amp models while attempting to pack even more effects into the latest incarnation of the Spider Valve line.
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Grid 1 G1 BPT212 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
The lithium battery-powered tube amp has arrived -- but how does it sound?
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Mesa/Boogie 2010 Multi-Watt Dual Rectifier Amp Review

August 13, 2010
Mesa/Boogie redesigned the Dual Rectifier this year with a new Multi-Watt feature and loads of other goodies.
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Dunlop JC95 Jerry Cantrell Signature Wah Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Dunlop''s Jerry Cantrell signature wah is a darker, moodier wah fitting for Alice in Chains riffs
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Mesa/Boogie Trans-Atlantic TA-15 Amp Review

July 20, 2010
Mesa''s entry into the lunchbox market delivers both British and American tones
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Port City Sahana Amp Head and Wave 2x12 Cab Review

July 20, 2010
The Sahana is an EL34-flavored amp with great midrange rock tones.
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