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December 2014

Articles by Charles Saufley

Toshihiko Tanabe Dumkudo Overdrive Pedal Review

December 21, 2010
The Dumkudo overdrive by Toshihiko Tanabe is one of those seemingly living, breathing pieces of musical gear that will talk back to you, point you down a different path, and holler encouragement.
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CD Review: Group Inerane - "Guitars From Agadez, Vol. 3"

December 21, 2010
Guitars from Agadez Vol. 3 is essentially a field recording of a band making supremely intense, imaginative, and original guitar music in the face of no-joke, real-world adversity.
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Sonic Edge Tumbleweed Pedal Review

November 16, 2010
The Tumbleweed compressor expands the dynamic range of low and high watt amps
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CD Review: Grinderman - "Grinderman II"

November 16, 2010
Nick Cave''s Grinderman''s latest has an extra helping of sinister savagery
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Eko Ghost VI Electric Guitar Review

November 16, 2010
An affordable rendition of the classic Vox Phantom shape
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A/DA Flanger Reissue Pedal Review

November 16, 2010
An impressive recreation of the original that take you from subtle to wild
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MXR '75 Vintage Phase 45 Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Reissue of a lesser-known classic
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CD Review: Rory Gallagher - "The Beat Club Sessions"

October 20, 2010
A showcase for the talents of Rory Gallagher
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Zakk Wylde: Dead on Target

October 20, 2010
Armed with his arsenal of bull’s-eye-themed axes and fresh on the heels of his 10th release with Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde proves he’s still one of the hungriest men of metal—even if he wouldn’t mind writing a tune for Britney Spears or the Eagles.
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