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Quick Hit: Providence Heat Blaster

Quick Hit: Providence Heat Blaster

June 30, 2016
Dynamic distortion for days.
Laney GH50R-212 Review

Laney GH50R-212 Review

June 27, 2016
Classic Laney high-gain sounds become impressively configurable in this potent new 2-channel combo.
L.R. Baggs Stadium Electric Bass DI Review

L.R. Baggs Stadium Electric Bass DI Review

June 16, 2016
A bass DI that can be multi-dimensional and vibey, in addition to helping deliver great tone.
SolidGoldFX Horizon Compressor Review

SolidGoldFX Horizon Compressor Review

June 15, 2016
An optical compressor that goes way beyond a gentle squeeze.
Cole Clark FL2EC-BLBL-AE Review

Cole Clark FL2EC-BLBL-AE Review

June 14, 2016
This Australian blackwood dreadnought dishes distinctive flattop tones with style.
Martin D Jr. Review

Martin D Jr. Review

June 13, 2016
Martin shrinks its signature body shape, upending expectations of what a travel guitar can deliver.
Quick Hit: DiMarzio Black Angel

Quick Hit: DiMarzio Black Angel

June 12, 2016
Simplicity, functionality, and tone are nestled together in DiMarzio’s passive pickup solution for acoustic guitarists.
Quick Hit: Ethos Clean-Fusion Preamp

Quick Hit: Ethos Clean-Fusion Preamp

June 9, 2016
A super-flexible faux-tube preamp that’s literally stompbox-sized.
Schroeder SA9+ Review

Schroeder SA9+ Review

June 8, 2016
Clean headroom heaven!
Taylor 562ce 12-Fret 12-String Review

Taylor 562ce 12-Fret 12-String Review

June 7, 2016
A high-end 12-string built for comfort and speed.
Mike Lull TXB4 Review

Mike Lull TXB4 Review

June 5, 2016
This boutique 4-string puts powerful T-bird tones in an ergonomic single-cut format.
Keeley Multi Echo ME-8 Review

Keeley Multi Echo ME-8 Review

June 3, 2016
The essence of eight echo machines gets distilled into a single, super-varied stompbox.
Marshall JCM 25/50 2555X Silver Jubilee Review

Marshall JCM 25/50 2555X Silver Jubilee Review

June 2, 2016
An elusive Marshall rarity reappears—reminding us how dynamic and versatile these big Brits can be.
Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Super Pulsar

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Super Pulsar

June 1, 2016
This potent evolution of the original Pulsar generates tasty vintage tones and extraterrestrial textures.
Ringside at the OD Rodeo: 5 Dirt Pedal Reviews

Ringside at the OD Rodeo: 5 Dirt Pedal Reviews

May 31, 2016
This roundup of kickin' overdrives showcases classic sounds and new directions in grit.
3Leaf Audio Wonderlove Review

3Leaf Audio Wonderlove Review

May 30, 2016
A classic enveloper filter reimagined.
Quick Hit: Cusack Reverb SME

Quick Hit: Cusack Reverb SME

May 29, 2016
Access a wormhole’s worth of quality reverberations with only four knobs.
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.