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Articles by Charles Saufley

NAMM '14 - Jackson Soloist SLX, Mark Morton Dominion Pro & More

February 28, 2014
FMIC's edgiest brand brings a surplus of updated models and new axes to this year's show.
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MXR Custom Shop Phase 99 Review

February 27, 2014
Two classic Phase 90s combined with impressive tone-shaping controls in a single compact enclosure.
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NAMM '14 - Fret-King Jerry Donahue-Duncan Signature | Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Demos

February 24, 2014
Mr. Hellecaster chats with PG about his two new signature models and even rips proper on both.
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NAMM '14 - Gretsch G5034TFT Rancher Demo, 10th Anniversary Custom Shop Models, Roots Collection

February 21, 2014
Joe Carducci and master builder Stephen Stern expound on the company's new dressed-up anniversary Penguin and Falcon models, additions to the Roots Collection, and an acoustic with a Bigsby.
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NAMM '14 - Guild Guitars M-75G Aristocrat, Starfire V and CE-100D Demos

February 10, 2014
The FMIC brand shows and plays three new classic revamps in their Newark St. family.
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NAMM '14 - 65Amps Whiskey and Producer84 Demos

February 7, 2014
Dan Boul plays and expounds about his newest 6L6- and EL84-powered amps. (Bonus: see a picture of Dan in all his '80s glory.)
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NAMM '14 - Eastman Guitars E2000SS Acoustic, AR371CE Blonde & T184MX-LS Demos

February 6, 2014
Get introduced to and hear their new slope-shouldered acoustic and two updated electric models.
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Rainger FX Air Traffic Controller Review

February 6, 2014
Unique distortion device gets weird with a white noise generator and low-pass filter.
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NAMM '14 - Fender Custom Shop Nile Rodgers Hitmaker Stratocaster

February 5, 2014
Learn about the recreation of the guitar behind mega-hits from Daft Punk, Madonna, Diana Ross, David Bowie, and many more.
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Temples' "Sun Structures" Album Review

February 5, 2014
This is a beautifully melancholy and sugar-sweet trip for anyone who savors lush psychedelic guitar pop.
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NAMM '14 - Mod Kits DIY Wahtz Wah Demo

January 31, 2014
See and hear the DIYers newest kit for their first ever wah pedal.
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Analog Alien Rumble Seat Review

January 29, 2014
Killer reverb, delay, and OD in one convenient box
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NAMM '14 - PRS Guitars Archon Amp, S2 Custom 22, S2 Single Cut, and Custom 24 Floyd Rose Demos

January 28, 2014
See and hear Paul Reed Smith's new high-gain amp, affordable versions of company's classic guitars, and a dive-bombing machine.
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NAMM '14 - Electro-Harmonix EHX Tortion, Holy Grail Max, Soul Food, Satisfaction, OD Glove Demos

January 26, 2014
Get all you can handle with run-throughs of six new EHX stompboxes.
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NAMM '14 - Ibanez RG6 Korg miniKaosspad2 Prototype Demo

January 26, 2014
See and hear a prototype of the company's first RG-model guitar with a built-in Kaoss pad.
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NAMM '14 - Fender American Deluxe Strat Plus & 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Strat Demos

January 25, 2014
Watch a demo of Fender's American Deluxe Strat Plus & 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Strat.
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NAMM '14 - Orange Dual Dark 100 Demo

January 25, 2014
Watch Monte Pittman demo the new Dual Dark 100 from Orange.
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NAMM '14 - Fender Vaporizer, '57 Deluxe Head, and Ramparte Demos

January 24, 2014
Check out a demo of Fender's three newest tube amps.
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Boss ME-80 Guitar Multiple Effects Review

January 20, 2014
This affordable, battery- or DC-powered multi-effector is a sonic smorgasbord for guitarists on the go.
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Spaceman Sputnik Review

January 2, 2014
A beautifully built, ferocious-to-freakish fuzz.
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