December 2016

Articles by Joe Gore

Supro 1695T Black Magick Review

July 5, 2016
A clever take on the amp that put the Led in Zeppelin.
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Quick Hit: Providence Heat Blaster

June 30, 2016
The Japanese pedal-builders' latest is a 3-knob distortion with dynamics for days.
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The Recording Guitarist: Basic Audio Editing—The Way of the Waveform

June 9, 2016
Create your ultimate performance (and hide dumb-ass mistakes).
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Quick Hit: Ethos Clean-Fusion Preamp

June 9, 2016
Despite its compact size, this dual-footswitch box offers superb flexibility and surprisingly tube-like tones.
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Schroeder SA9+ Review

June 8, 2016
Tim Schroeder's spare-no-expense design serves up unreal volume and clean-headroom heaven.
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Taylor 562ce 12-Fret 12-String Review

June 7, 2016
A high-end 12-string built for comfort and speed.
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3Leaf Audio Wonderlove Review

May 30, 2016
A classic enveloper filter reimagined.
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Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review

May 20, 2016
Marshall founded its empire on Fender’s Bassman circuit. Now Fender returns the favor with an Anglicized 2x12 combo.
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Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
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BluGuitar Amp 1 Review

April 28, 2016
A mini amp with maxi power—and many great tones.
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Line 6 Helix Review

April 25, 2016
A powerful pedalboard-style modeler packed with great tones and clever features.
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Henriksen Bud Review

April 7, 2016
Mighty tones from a miniscule box.
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The Recording Guitarist: Absolute Basics—The Stuff You Need

April 5, 2016
Recording gear advice for total beginners.
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Ventura Valve Amps VVA50 Review

March 21, 2016
An ultra-versatile boutique head at a musician-friendly price.
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Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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Recording Guitarist: A Music Memo Demo

March 14, 2016
Apple’s new Music Memos app is a godsend for guitarists on the go.
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Radial Headload Review

March 3, 2016
A high-quality load box and guitar D.I. with many pro features.
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Dr. No Road Runner Octave Fuzz Wah Flying Machina Review

February 19, 2016
A wild-looking fuzz/wah for aggressive rockers.
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Dusky D2O Review

February 10, 2016
A minimalist 32-/8-watt head with a raw, tactile feel and glorious harmonic distortion.
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