August

Articles by Charles Saufley

Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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ZVEX Fuzzolo Review

May 30, 2014
This bite-sized box delivers big, boss fuzz tones with that twisted ZVEX touch.
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Electro-Harmonix East River Drive Review

May 13, 2014
EHX delivers the tones of an overdrive classic at a dime store price.
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ISP Theta Preamp Review

April 11, 2014
Formidable distortion/preamp/noise suppressor combo that’s flexible, practical, and explosively potent.
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Black Cat OD-Boost Review

April 7, 2014
This boost/overdrive combo generates myriad tones, from near clean to distorted.
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DiPinto Melody Mach IV Review

March 31, 2014
This sexy synthesis of vintage Gibson and Mosrite is punky and rocking, yet surprisingly civilized.
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TC Electronic Ditto X2 Review

March 27, 2014
The new, bigger looper is even easier to use than its predecessor and now includes effects.
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NAMM '14 - Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Signature Limited, Les Paul Express, Les Paul Standard Plus Pro

March 24, 2014
The Gibson-owned brand shows off a dozen new electric and acoustic offerings they introduced at this year's show.
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Third Man Bumble Buzz Review

March 20, 2014
Jack White's Third Man delivers a positively monstrous no-frills octave fuzz.
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MXR Custom Shop Micro Amp+ Review

March 11, 2014
MXR refines an unsung classic and creates a potent tone-sculpting tool.
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NAMM '14 - Mighty Mite USA Guitar Necks Demo

March 7, 2014
The American aftermarket parts company reintroduces US-made guitar necks.
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NAMM '14 - Cort Guitars CR230 Demo

March 7, 2014
See and hear their revamped and updated LP-style guitar to their solidbody line.
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NAMM '14 - A&S Cases Iso Cabinet Demo

March 5, 2014
See and hear how their new 4x12 case significantly reduces volume.
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NAMM '14 - Gibson J-15, J-29, Peter Frampton LP Custom, L-5 Cutaway Prototype, Les Paul Melody Maker

March 4, 2014
The boys in Tennessee were busy this fall as they unveiled over a dozen new solidbody, semi-hollow, and acoustic models during the 2014 show.
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The War on Drugs' "Lost in the Dream" Album Review

March 2, 2014
TWOD’s latest is a heart-rending little ride marking a brilliant texturalist emerging as a master songsmith.
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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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