December 2016

Articles by Rich Osweiler

Tools for the Task: Cables

February 26, 2016
Is it time to take inventory?
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NAMM '16 - Friedman BE-OD, Sir-Compre, Fuzz Fiend, and MC Drive Demos

February 25, 2016
The amp builder breaks into the pedal world with four new stomps—two overdrives, a compressor, and a gnarly fuzz.
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NAMM '16 - Marshall Amplification Code Series Amps & 2525 Mini Jubilee Demos

February 23, 2016
The British amp outfit shows off a line of flexible new modeling amps, and an homage to the brand's popular late-'80s tube series.
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NAMM '16 - Joe Gore Pedals Filth, Duh Remedial Fuzz, Cult & Boring Demos

February 23, 2016
The longtime guitar journalist takes a minute to stop writing about gear to build his own line of stompboxes.
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NAMM '16 - Takamine CP7MO-TT, EF740FS-TT, EF450C-TT & LTD 2016 Decoy Demos

February 23, 2016
See and hear four new acoustic models that cover a wide gamut.
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NAMM '16 - Recording King Dirty Thirties Parlor & EZ Tone Plus RD A9M Demos

February 22, 2016
Check out two new affordable-but-dependable flattops.
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NAMM '16 - Yamaha FG830 and FS850 Demos

February 21, 2016
Get introduced to the company's revamped FG series and the first all-mahogany guitar in its FS line.
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NAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium Gain Stage and Catalina Chorus Demos

February 21, 2016
The pickup giant releases two boxes—one that aims to recreate an overdriven tube amp, and one that serves up chorus.
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NAMM '16 - Electro-Harmonix Soul POG, Lester G, Lester K, Bass Preacher & Cock Fight Demos

February 20, 2016
Mike Matthews and his NYC crew welcome a handful of new stompboxes to their zany family.
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NAMM '16 - Keeley Delay Workstation, Mod Workstation & Tone Workstation Demos

February 18, 2016
Mod scientist Robert Keeley offers tonal flexibility in a new series of multi-effect stomps.
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NAMM '16 - Aguilar SL 410x Cabinet Demo

February 16, 2016
Dave Boonshoft shares details on the new 4x10 cabinet while bassist Oskar Cartaya plays through it.
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NAMM '16 - Teton Guitars STG150CENT-AR Demo

February 2, 2016
The acoustic brand unveils an affordable 6-string that features an armrest.
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NAMM '16 - Cole Clark Guitars CCFL2EC-RDBL-AE & CCAN1E-BM Demos

February 1, 2016
The Austrailian company shows off two new flattops made completely from sources of sustainable tonewoods.
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NAMM '16 - T-Rex Effects Replicator Analog Tape Echo Demo

February 1, 2016
See and hear this true-analog tape echo that features a chrome tape-based cassette mechanism and tap-tempo functionality.
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Quick Hit: Providence Bass Boot Comp

January 31, 2016
Providence delivers a little blue box for bassists that’s chock-full of compression tooling.
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NAMM '16 - Laney GH50R-212 Combo Demo

January 28, 2016
The UK brand designs a new combo that allows players to blend the amount of output and preamp sections are in a guitarist's signal.
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NAMM '16 - Xotic California Classic XSC Demo

January 28, 2016
The SoCal company shows off a whole line of handbuilt S-style guitars that offer custom-shop appointments at a lower price point.
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NAMM '16 - Dunlop: MXR Reverb, Mini Volume Pedal, John Petrucci Signature Cry Baby Wah & Way Huge Overrated Special Overdrive Demos

January 27, 2016
Bobby and Bryan from Jim Dunlop go through three new pedals and a fourth that was sparked by a social-media frenzy.
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NAMM '16 - Supro Black Magick Demo

January 24, 2016
The relaunched brand introduces a vintage-inspired combo with added drive and growl.
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NAMM '16 - TV Jones T-Style Single-Coil Pickups Demo

January 24, 2016
The Filter'Tron inventor adds T-style replacements with DeArmond flair.
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