Articles by Joe Gore

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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Supro Saturn Reverb Review

March 23, 2015
The smallest of the new-school Supros isn’t based on a vintage model, but it nails that punky, budget-box attitude.
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Recording Guitarist: Outlaw Recording Lessons

March 9, 2015
You won’t find better music production lessons than the illicitly leaked “Multitrack Masters” recordings. Just one problem: You’re not supposed to have them.
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Strymon Deco Tape Saturation & Doubletracker Review

February 19, 2015
Stunningly realistic emulations of tape-based effects.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Recording Guitarist: A Mobile Recording Reality Check

January 16, 2015
Just how good can those tablet and phone recordings sound?
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The Recording Guitarist: Are You Ready for Your Close-Up—and Should You Be?

January 1, 2015
You’ve spent thousands of hours perfecting your ultimate tone. Now forget about it.
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Quick Hit: Killer Guitar Components Killer Compensated Claw

December 21, 2014
This replacement claw for vintage-style Strat tremolos provides a subtler, more Bigsby-like response.
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Park P45 Review

December 18, 2014
A handwired 45-watt head based on a mid-’60s British classic.
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Track Stars: New Tools for Recording Guitarists

December 16, 2014
There’s a lot of quality recording gear out there, but these recent products stand out with intriguing features you don’t see every day.
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The Recording Guitarist: Dances with Compressors

November 25, 2014
Compressors are easy to understand but often difficult to use. These tips can help.
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Livid Guitar Wing Review

November 21, 2014
The wireless MIDI controller digital guitarists have been waiting for.
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A Live Looping Lesson

November 18, 2014
Whether you use a simple one-shot looper or a complex multitrack model, these tips can enliven your loop-based performances.
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JHS Colour Box Review

November 10, 2014
A preamp stompbox inspired by a vintage Neve circuit.
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DIY: How to Install Onboard Effects

October 28, 2014
With all the pedals on the market today, why bother putting effects inside your guitar? Because it can open new tonal vistas—and it’s fun! Here’s a step-by-step guide.
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Carr Skylark Review

October 24, 2014
This low-wattage, Fender-inspired combo is an absolute jewel.
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The Recording Guitarist: Tracking Yourself on Acoustic

September 30, 2014
What’s the best method when you’re the player, engineer, and producer?
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Coldcraft Harmonic Tremolo v2 Review

September 25, 2014
Brownface-style tremolo in a stompbox.
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