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Quick Hit: IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

Quick Hit: IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

May 26, 2016
An ultra-portable, easy-to-use tool that helps you capture ideas before they’re a distant memory.
Fender American Elite Precision Bass Review

Fender American Elite Precision Bass Review

May 24, 2016
A new incarnation of the revered Fender P that brings classic Precision tones and style along with some modern enhancements.
Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review

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.
Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

May 19, 2016
A sturdy box for bassists that delivers wide-ranging drive and an impressive EQ section.
Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
Quick Hit: Strymon Dig Dual Digital Delay

Quick Hit: Strymon Dig Dual Digital Delay

May 15, 2016
This powerful, ’80s-inspired stompbox spawns echo tones that transcend eras.
Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

May 13, 2016
A slim, smooth playing solidbody aims to deliver a smorgasbord of tones.
Quick Hit: Keeley Sojourner Fuzz/Reverb Machine Review

Quick Hit: Keeley Sojourner Fuzz/Reverb Machine Review

May 12, 2016
Beautifully integrated fuzz and reverb conspire in a bubbling-over box of shoegaze delights.
Quick Hit: Fender Paramount PM-2 Parlor

Quick Hit: Fender Paramount PM-2 Parlor

May 9, 2016
A super-playable parlor-sized acoustic with headroom and clarity to spare.
Blackstar Artist 15 Review

Blackstar Artist 15 Review

May 6, 2016
This stealthy, streamlined 15-watter sings from both sides of the Atlantic.
Quick Hit: Grace Design FELiX Preamp

Quick Hit: Grace Design FELiX Preamp

May 4, 2016
An investment-grade preamp that offers powerful EQ controls, dual channels, and a flexible interface.
Myco Bepa Review

Myco Bepa Review

May 2, 2016
Channeling classic tube amp tones, Myco Pedals unveils their first overdrive for bassists.
Quick Hit: Malekko Charlie Foxtrot Review

Quick Hit: Malekko Charlie Foxtrot Review

May 1, 2016
This cross between a sampler/looper, a delay, and a pitch shifter is one of the most wonderfully bonkers new pedals in ages.
BluGuitar Amp1 Review

BluGuitar Amp1 Review

April 28, 2016
A mini amp with maxi power—and many great tones.
Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

April 27, 2016
Soldano’s much-loved beast-in-a-box overdrive makes a triumphant return.
Line 6 Helix Review

Line 6 Helix Review

April 25, 2016
A powerful pedalboard-style modeler packed with great tones and clever features.
T-Rex Replicator Tape Echo Review

T-Rex Replicator Tape Echo Review

April 24, 2016
Compact and crazily expressive tape echo might be the most fun you’ll have with delay since you left your Echoplex by the dumpster.
Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Review

Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Review

April 22, 2016
An affordable T-style that delivers tonal versatility worthy of its namesake.
Hagstrom Impala Review

Hagstrom Impala Review

April 19, 2016
Scandinavia’s answer to the Jaguar is revived in (most) of its quirky splendor.
Quick Hit: Wild Custom Wildmaster Gold Foil Relic

Quick Hit: Wild Custom Wildmaster Gold Foil Relic

April 17, 2016
Sonic hints of Teisco and DeArmond come together in a top-notch boutique workhorse.