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Walrus Audio Julia Review

Walrus Audio Julia Review

August 26, 2016
Find out why reviewer Joe Gore says, "I knew within seconds of plugging in that Julia would become one of my favorite chorus pedals."
Schecter Diamond Series Michael Anthony Signature Bass Review

Schecter Diamond Series Michael Anthony Signature Bass Review

August 24, 2016
A new P-/J-style offering that delivers tones fit for the former Van Halen veteran.
Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

August 23, 2016
PG examines a handful of very different but very portable and flexible amplifiers from Vox, Ibanez, Orange, Marshall, and Roland.
Source Audio Nemesis Delay Review

Source Audio Nemesis Delay Review

August 22, 2016
A super-potent echo machine that’s easy to use at both the deepest and most basic levels of functionality.
Quick Hit: Wampler Mini Ego Compressor

Quick Hit: Wampler Mini Ego Compressor

August 21, 2016
A compact version of a modern classic.
Peavey Classic 30 Review

Peavey Classic 30 Review

August 19, 2016
A dependable road warrior gets a nice boost.
EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery Review

EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery Review

August 17, 2016
A versatile auto-filter for players who like to keep it simple.
Ashdown Rootmaster RM-500-EVO and RM-210T-EVO Review

Ashdown Rootmaster RM-500-EVO and RM-210T-EVO Review

August 15, 2016
Ashdown’s new 500-watt, 11-pound bass amp brings tweakability aplenty for less than 500 bucks.
Quick Hit: Ibanez Analog Chorus Mini

Quick Hit: Ibanez Analog Chorus Mini

August 14, 2016
Killer analog sounds in a mini pedal with a micro price.
Alvarez Delta00EDLX/SHB Review

Alvarez Delta00EDLX/SHB Review

August 11, 2016
A pre-war style blues machine with a modern-leaning sound.
Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Bass Preacher

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Bass Preacher

August 10, 2016
A simple-to-use 2-knob compressor for bassists that’ll set you back less than $100.
Alexander La Calavera Phaser Review

Alexander La Calavera Phaser Review

August 8, 2016
See how this new stomp conjures classic phasing sound and adds some cool, quirky twists.
Fender American Elite Telecaster Review

Fender American Elite Telecaster Review

August 5, 2016
An American classic reconsidered.
Quick Hit: Dunlop Volume (X) Mini

Quick Hit: Dunlop Volume (X) Mini

August 2, 2016
Itty, bitty boot print—same killer volume and expression control.
Walrus Audio Vanguard Dual Phase Review

Walrus Audio Vanguard Dual Phase Review

July 28, 2016
Make no mistake: Despite its sophisticated-sounding name, this box houses a two-headed modulation monster.
EVH 5150 III LBX Review

EVH 5150 III LBX Review

July 26, 2016
Make way for a pint-sized behemoth that’ll wow both Van Halen fans and purveyors of more aggressive styles.
Quick Hit: Red Panda Bitmap

Quick Hit: Red Panda Bitmap

July 24, 2016
Pedestrian meets provocative in this flexibly glitchy box with expression-pedal control.
Matthews Effects Astronomer Reverb Review

Matthews Effects Astronomer Reverb Review

July 21, 2016
This two-mode shimmer ’verb makes dramatic onstage texture shifts a breeze.
PHRED Instruments DockStar Flame Maple Review

PHRED Instruments DockStar Flame Maple Review

July 18, 2016
A fully hollow, offset model aims at the jam crowd and beyond.
Peavey MiniMEGA and Headliner 410 Review

Peavey MiniMEGA and Headliner 410 Review

July 14, 2016
Peavey packs 1,000 watts and tone-shaping galore into a 9-pound bass head.