Read the June 2016 issue online now!

Articles by Charles Saufley

Quick Hit: Strymon Dig Dual Digital Delay

May 15, 2016
This powerful, ’80s-inspired stompbox spawns echo tones that transcend eras.
Read More

Quick Hit: Keeley Sojourner Fuzz/Reverb Machine Review

May 12, 2016
Beautifully integrated fuzz and reverb conspire in a bubbling-over box of shoegaze delights.
Read More

Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

April 27, 2016
Soldano’s much-loved beast-in-a-box overdrive makes a triumphant return.
Read More

T-Rex Replicator Tape Echo Review

April 24, 2016
Compact and crazily expressive tape echo might be the most fun you’ll have with delay since you left your Echoplex by the dumpster.
Read More

Boss VB-2W Waza Craft Vibrato Review

April 15, 2016
A beloved and short-lived Boss pitch wobbler makes a triumphant return.
Read More

Quick Hit: KHDK Ghoul Screamer

April 10, 2016
A hot-rodded TS-style box that scores high in versatility.
Read More

Quick Hit: Vick Audio V-2 Distortion

March 29, 2016
Vick Audio’s take on an elusive and pricey Pete Cornish classic churns up buttery, delicious overdrive and low- to mid-gain distortion.
Read More

Quick Hit: Chellee Odie Classic Overdrive

March 27, 2016
Diode switching, enhanced EQ voicing, and wide-ranging controls conspire in an overdrive of expansive potential.
Read More

Quick Hit: Big Tone Music Brewery Gray Box Overdrive Review

March 25, 2016
This '70s-style stomp mates a powerfully sculpting EQ to a muscular, malleable output.
Read More

Magnetic Effects White Atom Fuzz Review

March 14, 2016
This germanium/silicon hybrid fuzz ranges from classically tough to twistedly demented.
Read More

Quick Hit: MXR Carbon Copy Bright

March 8, 2016
Enhanced top end makes this take on a classic delay a cool way to bridge the digital/analog divide.
Read More

Quick Hit: Red Iron Amps Pedal Pusher

February 28, 2016
Heavy-duty and cleverly flexible preamp delivers subtle but super-effective signal enhancement.
Read More

Quick Hit: F-Pedals Eddie Kramer Series PhazeVibe Lite

February 22, 2016
A light and compact modulation machine that delivers unique phase and vibrato textures.
Read More

Thorpy FX Muffroom Cloud Review

February 18, 2016
The Rolls Royce of Muff clones delivers unique tone-shaping capabilities and incredible articulation.
Read More

Mojo Hand Fx El Guapo Review

February 8, 2016
This silicon fuzz uses interactive controls and variable voltage to yield a fantastic array of shape-shifting sounds.
Read More

Fender Acoustic SFX Review

February 2, 2016
A stylish makeover of the SFX acoustic amps yields pretty sounds and sound-tweaking flexibility.
Read More

DLS Effects RotoSPIN Review

January 14, 2016
DLS’s more compact rotary simulator is straightforward and swirlingly authentic.
Read More

Quick Hit: TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor

January 12, 2016
Digital multiband and vintage compressor voices add up to a comp for all seasons.
Read More

Quick Hit: Fulltone 2B JFET Booster

December 22, 2015
JFET booster and germanium limiter unite to create sparkling, airy, signal-bumping bliss.
Read More

Danelectro Baby Sitar Review

December 7, 2015
The ultimate raga-rock tool returns—at a price less affluent seekers can afford.
Read More