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Boss SY-300 Guitar Synthesizer Review

September 30, 2015
An impressively editable, intuitive, and organic-sounding digital synth that clears the path to creativity.
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Tame Impala: Psych Wunderkind Kevin Parker

August 26, 2015
The scion of psych discusses the imaginative guitar work and unorthodox soundscapes on his new album, Currents.
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DigiTech Reissues the DOD Meatbox Subharmonic Bass Synthesizer

July 6, 2015
An update of the cult favorite 1990s pedal with modern features like true bypass, TRS output, a 9-volt power supply input and a bright blue LED.
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Roland Announces SY-300 Guitar Synthesizer and Expands Blues Cube Amp Series

April 15, 2015
The Blues Cube Tour is a stack-style amp with a 100-watt head and 4x10 cabinet, while the Blues Cube Artist 212 is an 85-watt combo equipped with two 12-inch speakers.
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TWA Great Divide 2.0 Analog Synth Octaver Review

November 17, 2013
A fantastically musical synth/octave pedal.
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Earthquaker Devices Bit Commander Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Bit Commander analog guitar synthesizer has an amazing capacity for enhancing melody lines, retaining definition in a variety of musical situations, and making sounds that, in the right context, sound just plain beautiful.
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Subdecay Octasynth Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
SubDecay’s Octasynth does a fantastic job of delivering classic analog sounds and modern, noisy, glitchy tones
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Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Review

March 23, 2011
The GR-55 combines two banks of 910 synth voices with Roland''s COSM models and the ability to mix in dry signal for a versatile and high-performing floor synth unit.
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Moog MF-105M MIDI MuRF Pedal Review

April 15, 2010
The MIDI MuRF is an inspiring musical tool for the adventurous
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