Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Joe Charupakorn

PRS Guitar on Permanent Display at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 11, 2013
Events featured appearance by Smith, performances by John McLaughlin, Ricky Skaggs, Tony McManus
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Hayden Mini MoFo Review

October 5, 2013
Hayden’s newest, smallest member of the MoFo family delivers portability and surprising power for players with rocking inclinations.
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Titans of Tremolo

October 4, 2013
A tribute to the visionaries of vibrato—from the brilliant minds that concocted its mechanics to the players who hooked us on its intoxicating effects.
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Album Review: Trivium's "Vengeance Falls"

September 18, 2013
With the help of Disturbed's Dave Draiman, the Florida quartet continues to evolve with perhaps its most diverse effort yet.
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Vox Double Deca Analog Delay Review

September 16, 2013
A colorful analog echo with ample delay time and trippy modulation options.
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Xotic Effects SL Drive Review

September 15, 2013
This tiny overdrive pedal invokes the sounds of two classic Marshall amps, the Super Lead and Super Bass.
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Warren Haynes: With a Little Help from My Friends

September 5, 2013
When Warren Haynes and Gov’t Mule decided to celebrate their 20th anniversary with the two-disc Shout!, they invited 11 guests to create alternative versions of the songs the band had already recorded.
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Boss DA-2 Adaptive Distortion Review

September 2, 2013
The pedal giant's new Multi-Dimensional Processing adjusts to your playing to provide great lead and rhythm tones without changing settings.
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Lotus Pedal Designs Iceverb Review

September 1, 2013
This reverb stompbox is designed to deliver subtle, sweet spring-style sounds.
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Inside the Great Guitar Escape: A Week in the Mountains with Paul Gilbert and Friends

July 22, 2013
A firsthand glimpse at what it’s like to take part in the ultimate guitar getaway.
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