January 16, 2017
MXR impressively approximates Maestro EP-3 tones and dynamics in a simple, compact stompbox.
January 13, 2017
The new Cry Baby for bassists proves big, tasty wah sounds can be tapped from a mighty small pedal.
January 12, 2017
A 10-watt amp that’s “class A” in every regard.
January 10, 2017
A tradition-minded orchestra model with magnificent tone, looks, feel, and craftsmanship.
January 9, 2017
An acoustic bass guitar from Spector that marries sophisticated looks with a build designed for responsiveness.
January 6, 2017
A 15" speaker makes this reborn tweed machine a warm, pedal-friendly platform for clean to mean sounds.
January 4, 2017
Traditional touchstones and forward-looking design unite in a functional, playable, and hip-sounding whole.
January 2, 2017
Classic inspirations gleam in Sandberg’s Forty Eight bass, but this versatile machine is in a class of its own.
January 1, 2017
A powerful but straightforward route to six ’verbs, ranging from subtle to subterranean.
December 29, 2016
A fine replica of a “forgotten” pickup.
December 25, 2016
This moderately priced digital stomp aims for lo-fi cool via a handwired PT2399 circuit.
December 23, 2016
An impressively compact and inexpensive unit packed with convincing digital models.
December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
December 21, 2016
This 7-pound amp rewards bassists with an easy-to-carry design, a tube preamp, and a very nice price.
December 19, 2016
The sounds of Axe-Fx are now available in a compact pedalboard format.
December 16, 2016
Long known primarily for their classic active basses, the historic builder debuts a strong new passive 4-string.
December 13, 2016
A Nashville guitar designer delivers a lower-price boutique spin-off.
December 12, 2016
Wicked modern twists give this true analog delay a big palette.
December 11, 2016
This forward-thinking reverb moves from ambient to traditional with ease.
December 9, 2016
A sweet handbuilt solidbody deftly walks the tightrope between Fender and Gibson.