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Articles by Jason Shadrick

Quick Hit: Ninebuzz Modal Buddy

October 1, 2014
This handy practice tool walks you through some important concepts.
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Joe Bonamassa’s 5 Most Underrated Amps

September 23, 2014
A bona fide amp connoisseur discusses his most under-the-radar tone machines.
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EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath Review

August 30, 2014
A spacious-sounding reverb for audacious aims.
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Bass Pedal Wars

August 27, 2014
What happens when two of the most sonically adventurous bassists go head-to-head in a pedal shootout?
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Quick Hit: Yonac ToneStack

August 10, 2014
A super-flexible virtual guitar rig for iOS.
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Rig Rundown: Queen's Brian May

July 23, 2014
The British guitar hero talks to us about building Red Special with his dad and his preference for sixpence coins, while his longtime guitar tech dishes the dirt on his pile of AC30s.
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Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Top 5 Pedals

July 22, 2014
The veteran blues guitarist names his most essential stompboxes.
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Quick Hit: Lovepedal Hi Volt

July 11, 2014
The Michigan boutique stompbox shop’s latest is a high-gain monster with extensive EQ controls.
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Phish's "Fuego" Album Review

June 20, 2014
The Vermont quartet's twelfth LP might be their best studio effort since Billy Breathes.
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Exclusive Stream of Eric Johnson's "Europe Live"

June 17, 2014
The Strat master offers his take on each track from his latest live album.
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Quick Hit: Hotone Opto Tremolo

June 6, 2014
A large palette of tremolo tones in a tiny package.
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Exclusive Preview of Eric Johnson’s "Europe Live"

June 3, 2014
The legendary guitarist gives us a preview of his latest live album and talks about his new approach in the studio.
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String Cheese Incident: Mile-High Melting Pot

May 22, 2014
The Colorado sextet perfect their multi-genre approach with a new album produced by a Talking Head.
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Electro-Harmonix Soul Food Review

May 6, 2014
An affordable, dynamic OD inspired by one of the most legendary overdrives ever.
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'Johnny Winter: Down and Dirty' Movie Review

May 2, 2014
A surprisingly honest depiction of the blues legend's rise to glory, including his troubled years and his journey back from the edge.
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Bryan Sutton: Bluegrass and Beyond

April 24, 2014
A modern bluegrass master pushes himself—and others—into new territory.
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The Nels Cline Singers "MACROSCOPE" Album Review

April 2, 2014
The Wilco lead guitarist's latest album is a deep exploration into free-from, improvised music but with a more textural, melodic slant.
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GALLERY: Keith Urban's 2014 Touring Gear

March 11, 2014
Take an inside look at the drool-inducing gear that the country-fried rocker takes on the road.
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Robben Ford's "A Day in Nashville" Album Review

February 28, 2014
This album is a prime example of the human element of music—real people, in a room, playing together.
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Will Lee & Nathan East: Bass Brothers

February 24, 2014
Will interviews Nathan. Nathan interviews Will. It’s a super-bass summit!
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