October 2016

Articles by Joe Gore

5-Way Frenzy: Vintage-Style Strat Pickup Review Roundup

October 5, 2015
We test high-end sets from Amalfitano, Fender, Klein, Manlius, and Mojotone in a carefully calibrated American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster.
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GigRig’s G2 Advanced Switching System Review

September 1, 2015
A powerful switcher/looper that’s amazingly easy to use.
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Walrus Bellwether Review

August 25, 2015
A classic-sounding analog delay with modern superpowers.
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Electro-Harmonix Nano POG Review

August 17, 2015
The classic octave effect is back—and smaller than ever.
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Source Audio Vertigo Tremolo Review

August 14, 2015
Great-sounding faux-analog tremolo, as simple or complex as you desire.
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Hudson Electronics Broadcast Review

July 28, 2015
A beautiful handmade germanium overdrive with more tonal range than its 1960s predecessors.
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The Recording Guitarist: Are You Playing for the Song—or for Your Butt?

July 21, 2015
Try putting some distance between you and your amp—physically, sonically, and conceptually.
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The Recording Guitarist: Speakers? We Don’t Need No Stinking Speakers!

June 15, 2015
How to record your amp direct—and make it sound great!
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Mu-FX Octave Divider Review

June 9, 2015
Mike Beigel’s savvy update of his classic octave/ring-mod effect.
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Acoustic Roundup: Small-Bodied Smash Hits

June 5, 2015
PG tests three astoundingly versatile acoustics from Taylor, Martin, and Larrivée.
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Quick Hit: UAD Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959 Amp Simulator

May 24, 2015
A great-sounding plexi plug-in for UAD systems.
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Overdrive Overload: 6-Pedal Review Roundup

May 13, 2015
We see how far Way Huge, J. Rockett, Visual Sound, T-Rex, Sonic Fusion, and Svi Sound can push classic designs without losing their glorious, low-gain goodness.
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Function f(x) Clusterfuzz Review

May 8, 2015
Ferocious fuzz with remarkable range.
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Quick Hit: Mesa/Boogie CabClone

April 26, 2015
Record or gig with your favorite amp—minus the cabinet and mic.
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Mastro Valvola TimeLab Review

April 16, 2015
A compact yet versatile digital delay from Italy.
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Korg Nuvibe Review

April 2, 2015
Korg’s reimagined Uni-Vibe is enormous in every sense.
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Recording Guitarist: In Search of Ancient Ambience

March 31, 2015
Cloning the otherworldly sounds of the Southwest’s ruins.
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