Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Reviews

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Headbangers Brawl: Four Metal Machines for $750 or Less Reviewed

Headbangers Brawl: Four Metal Machines for $750 or Less Reviewed

November 26, 2014
B.C. Rich, Blakhart, EVH, and PRS prove you can get heavy—and surprisingly refined—on a budget.
Amptweaker TightDrive Pro Review

Amptweaker TightDrive Pro Review

November 25, 2014
The TightDrive evolves into beast of overdrive versatility.
Livid Guitar Wing Review

Livid Guitar Wing Review

November 21, 2014
The wireless MIDI controller digital guitarists have been waiting for.
Piod Effects What You Want 2 Micro

Piod Effects What You Want 2 Micro

November 19, 2014
Despite its straightforward controls, this brute-force distortion pedal boasts enormous range.
Taylor 150e Review

Taylor 150e Review

November 17, 2014
This entry-level 12-string is multifaceted and finessed.
Quick Hit: EWS Little Fuzzy Drive

Quick Hit: EWS Little Fuzzy Drive

November 16, 2014
A solidly built, dual-mode stomp that packs explosive dB levels and corpulent fuzz into a tiny box.
Zemaitis Generation 2 MFA-101 NT Review

Zemaitis Generation 2 MFA-101 NT Review

November 13, 2014
Rock’s original bling six-string at a more affordable price.
Quick Hit: Maxon  FV-10 Fuzz Elements Void

Quick Hit: Maxon FV-10 Fuzz Elements Void

November 11, 2014
Enhanced Scrambler-type circuit dishes deliciously dangerous and glitchy fuzz.
JHS Colour Box Review

JHS Colour Box Review

November 10, 2014
A preamp stompbox inspired by a vintage Neve circuit.
Quick Hit: D’Addario NS Micro Universal Tuner

Quick Hit: D’Addario NS Micro Universal Tuner

November 9, 2014
Ultra-small headstock tuner can move like a yogi while performing spot-on tuning.