December 2016

Articles by Charles Saufley

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe

November 28, 2016
We dig into Mike Matthews' sweetly swirling and huge-sounding new streamlined rotary simulator.
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Black Cat Monster K-Fuzz Review

November 24, 2016
A menacing and expressive octave fuzz classic is recast in a more practical and musically malleable form.
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Otis Amplification Trudeau Review

November 22, 2016
Craft design sensibilities and rowdy tones come together in a handsome and sometimes savage-sounding amp.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Wiretap Riff Recorder

November 1, 2016
This tiny stompbox recorder enables real-time riff capture and fast file sharing via Bluetooth.
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Danelectro ’64 Review

October 28, 2016
Dano channels Semie Moseley’s design sensibilities in an updated take on a ’60s classic.
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Guild S-200 T-Bird Review

October 21, 2016
The high-flying bird from the ’60s soars again in an authentic but more affordable guise.
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Mu-FX Boostron 3 Review

October 13, 2016
An inspired combination of drive and compression effects in a beauty of a pedal from a stompbox legend.
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Boss CE-2W Waza Craft Chorus Review

October 4, 2016
The standard-bearer chorus returns as a more multifaceted modulation machine.
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MXR Reverb Review

September 30, 2016
A compact digital reverb that delivers deep tones and shape-shifts with ease.
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Ibanez Analog Delay Mini Review

September 29, 2016
This little purple prize packs classic sounds in a bulletproof and super-affordable package.
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EarthQuaker Devices Avalanche Run Review

September 26, 2016
Digital expansiveness and inviting, expressive functions add up to a potent, outer-limits echo instrument.
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Mojo Hand Fx Wonder Filter Review

September 13, 2016
Enhanced control makes a more usable and forgiving envelope filter.
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Skreddy Rover Fuzz Review

September 8, 2016
This silicon-driven, Tone Bender-inspired fuzz is so much more than just a good, affordable clone.
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Morgan Pedals NKT275 Fuzz Review

September 5, 2016
New old-stock germanium makes this Fuzz Face clone sing.
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Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

August 23, 2016
PG examines a handful of very different but very portable and flexible amplifiers from Vox, Ibanez, Orange, Marshall, and Roland.
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Source Audio Nemesis Delay Review

August 22, 2016
A super-potent echo machine that’s easy to use at both the deepest and most basic levels of functionality.
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Quick Hit: Ibanez Analog Chorus Mini

August 14, 2016
Killer analog sounds in a mini pedal with a micro price.
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Quick Hit: Dunlop Volume (X) Mini

August 2, 2016
Itty, bitty boot print—same killer volume and expression control.
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Matthews Effects Astronomer Reverb Review

July 21, 2016
This two-mode shimmer ’verb makes dramatic onstage texture shifts a breeze.
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SNAMM '16 - Guild Jumbo Junior, S-200 T-Bird, & Bluesbird Demos

July 13, 2016
Get introduced to a new acoustic, a resuscitated rocker, and a yesteryear LP-style machine.
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