December 2016

Articles by Jason Shadrick

NAMM '16 - Traynor Acoustic Master Mini Demo

February 4, 2016
Get a taste of what this 65W, two-channel combo with built-in reverb and chorus has to offer.
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NAMM '16 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister Deluxe 20 & 40 Demos

February 4, 2016
See and hear the new evolution of HK's lunchbox amp by providing a genuine FRFR (full range flat response) tonal experience.
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NAMM '16 - Vox AC15, AC30 & AV Series Amplifiers Demos

February 4, 2016
The chime masters release new EL84-powered heads and unveil a new line of Analog Valve combos with built-in effects.
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NAMM '16 - Blackstar Amplification Artist 15 and ID: Core 150 Demos

February 3, 2016
Get a taste of what the 6L6-powered, 1x12 combo and how the UK-brand juiced up their beloved practice line of amps for the stage.
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NAMM '16 - Mod Kits DIY The Ring Resonator Deluxe and The Suspended Chime Demos

February 3, 2016
The company that's all about you doing the dirty work releases two new dual-function stomps—an octave-up fuzz (octave can be disengaged) and a chorus and chorus/delay.
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NAMM '16 - Kiesel Guitar Aries A6H Demo

February 2, 2016
Guitarist Neil Zaza shreds on a 6-string from the SoCal brand's newest line of axes.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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NAMM '16 - Kemper Profiler OS 4.0 Demo

January 31, 2016
The digital masterminds show off their latest software overhaul.
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NAMM '16 - TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper, Bonafide Buffer & Spectra Comp Demos

January 30, 2016
The Danish company brings three new stompboxes to this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - Ovation Viper Demo and 50th Anniversary Models

January 29, 2016
The carbon-fiber experts celebrate their golden anniversary with style by reworking several old favorites.
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NAMM '16 - Ibanez AE800 Acoustic Guitar & Outboard Preamp Demos

January 24, 2016
In this clip, get a glimpse of what this high-end flattop and preamp.
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NAMM '16 - Guild Starfire II ST & Starfire VI Demos

January 24, 2016
See and hear how these two new semi-hollowbodies have to offer.
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NAMM '16 - Martin John Lennon 75th Anniversary D-28 & 000-17 Black Smoke

January 23, 2016
The pioneering acoustic brand unveils a batch of new flattops.
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NAMM '16 - Music Man Modern Classic Cutlass & Stingray Demos

January 22, 2016
See and hear the Ball's newest pair of six-string beauties.
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Quick Hit: Xotic RC-Booster SH

January 1, 2016
A two-in-one pedal that is way more than the sum of its parts.
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Quick Hit: Soundtwirl App

December 6, 2015
Practicing on the go? This useful tool costs about as much as a guitar pick.
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Dweezil Zappa: Roots and Branches

November 29, 2015
For his first solo album in nearly a decade, Via Zammata’, the bona fide guitar geek looks to his ancestors—and his father, Frank—for inspiration and creates a wild mix of genres that’s uniquely Zappa.
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Quick Hit: GMF Music Bullseye DL-1 Delay Review

November 15, 2015
A dead-simple delay that shuns fancy features for useful sounds.
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GALLERY: Joe Bonamassa’s Three Kings Gear

October 13, 2015
The historic axes from the Three Kings tour.
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Jon Stickley Trio: “Darth Radar” Song Premiere

October 7, 2015
An acoustic power trio that’s influenced as much by Tony Rice as they are by deadmau5.
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