Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

Articles by Matthew Holliman

Dunlop JB95 Joe Bonamassa Signature Cry Baby Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Few guitar effects—or musical instruments, for that matter— made as much impact on arrival as the wah pedal. And at the feet of Hendrix, Clapton, Mayfield, and Wah Wah
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Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
In an industry where being called a “clone” can actually be a compliment, Pigtronix manages to stay prolific in unique ways. The company rarely delivers a strictly traditional take
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Buffalo FX Germanium Fuzz Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Die-hard tone nerds get pretty wrapped up in minutiae these days. For instance, in fuzz-freak circles it doesn’t take much provocation to start a debate over whether the silvery
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Jet City The Flood Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
The Flood delay pedal from Jet City delivers analog circuitry, a wide range of delay times, a solid build, and an accessible price.
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Catalinbread Galileo Pedal Review

August 21, 2012
The combination of Catalinbread’s CB30 overdrive and Naga Viper (a Dallas Rangemaster clone) add up to a “Vox in a box.”
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Diago Little Smasher Guitar Amp Review

August 10, 2012
Diago’s Little Smasher is an achievement in amplifier portability with some decent tones, including some crunchy sounds that will make you believe you’re using something much bigger.
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Pigtronix FAT Drive Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
The breadth and quality of Pigtronix output in recent years has been impressive. And for its efforts and ingenuity, the Long Island-based stompbox company has garnered the favor of
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Caroline Guitar Company Olympia Fuzz Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
In the fuzz realm, there’s an allure to the circuits of the ’70s that attracts a very obsessive crowd. They prowl for that perfect, sinewy, buzz-saw sustain that’s graced
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Dr. Z Maz 8 Studio Amp Review

March 9, 2012
While some companies have been around longer, Dr. Z is arguably one of the kingpins of boutique amplification. The Cleveland, Ohio, amp builder has some seriously heavyweight customers, including
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Gtrwrks 19 Sixty 3 Boost Pedal Review

February 10, 2012
The effects of a boost pedal are always most apparent through a nice clean rig. In this case, a ’68 Fender Bassman and a 4x12 loaded with V30 Celestions did the trick.
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