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Articles by Jason Shadrick

NAMM '17 - Mojotone '56 Quiet Coil P-90 & Wrightsville Demos

January 20, 2017
Hear what a vintage-voiced pickup sounds like in a '58 Les Paul Junior and learn how a two-speaker combo divides its wet and dry signal between each cone.
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NAMM '17 - Ampeg Classic Bass Preamp & Scrambler Bass Overdrive Demos

January 20, 2017
The bass titan splits a popular DI box into two separate stompboxes that go for under $100.
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NAMM '17 - Boss & Strandberg Boden V-Guitar Prototype Demo

January 19, 2017
A 21st century collaboration adds onboard effects and tonal flexibility to a cutting-edge axe.
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NAMM '17 - Recording King Dirty 30's Single 0 and Dreadnought Demos

January 19, 2017
See and hear two extremely wallet-friendly acoustics in action.
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NAMM 2017 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 1

January 19, 2017
Watch the PG editors talk about their favorite new gear from Dunlop, PRS, Taylor, Laney, and more.
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NAMM '17 - Way Huge | MXR Conquistador, Russian Pickle, Dyna Comp Mini & Il Diavolo Demos

January 19, 2017
The Jim Dunlop crew shows off two new fuzzes, a bite-sized compressor, and a versatile OD.
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Doyle Bramhall II: The Spiritualist

December 19, 2016
He grew up with the Vaughan brothers. He’s been a sideman to Roger Waters and Eric Clapton. Now he’s ended a 15-year recording drought with the powerful Rich Man.
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Quick Hit: Tsakalis AudioWorks Ocean Reverb

December 11, 2016
This forward-thinking reverb moves from ambient to traditional with ease.
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Quick Hit: Radial JDX Direct Drive

November 13, 2016
No amp? No problem. This DI offers a wealth of options for those who want to leave their amp at home.
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Goodbye June: “Danger in the Morning” Video Premiere

October 13, 2016
A triple-guitar attack, spacious ’verb, and Southern swag flow through the Nashville group’s latest riff-laden stomper.
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Quick Hit: Taurus Amplification Stomp-Head 5.CE

October 11, 2016
This ultra-portable 90-watt head has tone-sculpting features galore.
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Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

September 25, 2016
An impressive collaboration that combines versatility with rich, tube-like breakup.
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Neunaber Audio Effects Immerse Reverberator Review

September 12, 2016
A rare combination of the familiar warmth of classic reverb tones with some modern (and unexpected) surprises.
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Quick Hit: Wampler Mini Ego Compressor

August 21, 2016
A compact version of a modern classic.
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PHRED Instruments DockStar Flame Maple Review

July 18, 2016
A fully hollow, offset model aims at the jam crowd and beyond.
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Quick Hit: Gretsch Streamliner G2622T

July 17, 2016
An affordable classic that blends traditional styling with tonal versatility.
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SNAMM '16 - AJ Peat Guitars Wild Goose, Dirty Buzzard, Screaming Flamingo, and Rooster Booster Demos

July 14, 2016
The personal pedal builder for Warren Haynes, Mike Ness, and Reverend Horton Heat makes a splash at his first trade show by bringing four new stomps.
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SNAMM '16 - B3 Guitars Sahara Plus 6 Demo

July 14, 2016
The seasoned luthier tries his hand at a new headless design.
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Album Review: Jeff Beck’s Bigger, Better, Badder "Loud Hailer"

July 12, 2016
The Strat master says he wants to move past “guitar nerd” albums, but his latest effort is still brimming with chops, funky rhythms, and untouchable mystique.
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SNAMM '16 - Fender 2016 Custom Shop Models

July 11, 2016
Get a peek behind the curtain to see what's possible with these high-end beauties.
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