December 2016

Articles by Charles Saufley

Acoustic Roundup: Small-Bodied Smash Hits

June 5, 2015
PG tests three astoundingly versatile acoustics from Taylor, Martin, and Larrivée.
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Wren and Cuff Gold Comp Review

May 29, 2015
A germanium compressor/preamp—and a magical tone masseuse.
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Quick Hit: A&E Craft Ultima Review

May 15, 2015
An affordable trigger capo that grips like an angry gorilla.
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Overdrive Overload: 6-Pedal Review Roundup

May 13, 2015
We see how far Way Huge, J. Rockett, Visual Sound, T-Rex, Sonic Fusion, and Svi Sound can push classic designs without losing their glorious, low-gain goodness.
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Quick Hit: Matthews Effects Conductor

May 7, 2015
A fat-sounding tremolo—and a super-tweakable modulation playground.
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Moog MF Flange Bucket Brigade Harmonic Manipulator Review

April 28, 2015
Deliciously vocal analog flange can be brutal or beautiful.
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Taylor 618e Review

April 9, 2015
The re-voiced flagship of Taylor’s maple-backed line delivers dazzling versatility and big bass tones.
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Quick Hit: Dunlop Cry Baby Mini Wah

April 8, 2015
The microscopic new wah sounds huge, feels natural, and offers multiple voicings.
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JHS Alpine Reverb Review

April 1, 2015
A high-quality, dual-mode digital reverb with smooth sounds and simple functionality.
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John Renbourn: 1944-2015

March 27, 2015
The prodigiously talented and influential British guitarist helped shape modern folk through his fusion of jazz, blues, psychedelia, medieval song, and ethnic music.
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Dawner Prince Viberator Review

March 10, 2015
Whole worlds of Uni-Vibe-style swirl in a compact stomp.
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Quick Hit: Greenchild Tribus Drive

February 27, 2015
Triple-threat industrial-strength boost/OD/distortion.
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Acoustic A20 Review

February 25, 2015
This super-affordable amp for flattops exhibits surprising tonal range.
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NAMM '15 - Carvin Amplifiers S600 Stagemate Portable P.A. System Demo

February 21, 2015
Get the lowdown on their newest acoustic amp/PA system that's designed for performers on the move.
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NAMM '15 - Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker 7-String and Fluence Classic Humbucker Demos

February 20, 2015
See and hear a demo of their latest electric-guitar pickups by Unearth's Ken Susi and the comedic Greg Koch.
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NAMM '15 - B.C. Rich BCR6 and Mockingbird Contour Deluxe Demos

February 20, 2015
See and hear from a sub-$500 acoustic and svelte 6-string remake in action.
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NAMM '15 - Faith Guitars Mars Dreadnought & Signature Series Limited Edition Neptune Sycamore Demos

February 20, 2015
Luthier Peter James Eggle plays and gives us the scoop on his two newest flattops.
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NAMM '15 - Fodera Monarch Standard Classic and Felix Pastorius Signature Emperor Demos

February 20, 2015
The boutique NYC-bass company shows off two new low-end monsters with the help of Jaco's son.
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NAMM '15 - Washburn Acoustics

February 19, 2015
Learn about the entire range of new acoustics including additions to the Comfort Series, Woodline Series, and Woodcraft Series.
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NAMM '15 - Michael Kelly Guitars Triad 10E and 1967 Demos

February 19, 2015
Check out two of the newest offerings from the "boutique-on-a-budget" brand.
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