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Bradford Sterling Review

Bradford Sterling Review

July 29, 2014
A deco-styled EL84 18-watter melds Vox and Marshall sounds.
Ear to the Ground: The Muffs' “Up and Down Around”

Ear to the Ground: The Muffs' “Up and Down Around”

July 28, 2014
Kim Shattuck’s getting fired from the Pixies was the best thing to happen to fans of the Muffs—the band is releasing its first new album in a decade.
Ear to the Ground: Reigning Sound’s “Falling Rain”

Ear to the Ground: Reigning Sound’s “Falling Rain”

July 28, 2014
More Link Wray than Van Morrison, Reigning Sound’s latest overflows with life experience and timeless rock ’n’ roll.
DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

July 25, 2014
The next generation of the popular low-end pitch-shifter serves up the tones of the original—and then some.
Visual Sound V3 H2O Review

Visual Sound V3 H2O Review

July 24, 2014
A space-saving double pedal that lets you blend chorus and vibrato with digital delay in fascinating combinations.
Maton SRS 70 Review

Maton SRS 70 Review

July 22, 2014
Australian dreadnought delivers top-notch playability—and a sonic alternative.
Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass Review

Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass Review

July 21, 2014
A dual-humbucker semi-hollowbody bass with a vintage vibe and plenty of onboard tone-shaping potential.
Ear to the Ground: Bison’s “One Thousand Needles”

Ear to the Ground: Bison’s “One Thousand Needles”

July 21, 2014
The Vancouver rock titans deliver a lengthy, two-song EP that veers sharply away from their party-thrash roots and headfirst into doomy sludge.
Source Audio Manta Bass Filter Review

Source Audio Manta Bass Filter Review

July 15, 2014
A new low-end effect with a treasure trove of tweakable tones.
Ear to the Ground: Playboy Manbaby’s “Choppy Chad”

Ear to the Ground: Playboy Manbaby’s “Choppy Chad”

July 14, 2014
This prank-punk sextet has no interest in melting your face, but they just might melt your grilled cheese sandwich. Check these dudes out before Hugh Hefner’s lawyers make them change their name.