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October 2014

ARTICLES

Melissa Etheridge: Guitar Storyteller

October 10, 2014
From a badminton racket to her signature Ovation and various 12-string obsessions in between, one of rock’s reigning queens shares a few of her favorite guitar things.
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Teuffel Guitars Antonio Demo

September 23, 2014
German builder Uli Teuffel’s latest masterpiece is an homage to both Torres and Stradivari—but with a rocker’s heart. Watch PG’s exclusive video demo.
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Neunaber Wet Mono Reverb Review

September 21, 2014
This studio-quality reverb in a box is a piece of cake to operate.
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Black Cat Pedals Vibe Review

September 19, 2014
Killer photocell-driven homage to the Uni-Vibe sounds deep, organic, and authentic.
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Tone Tips: Taking It to the Wall

September 19, 2014
Hard work, a positive attitude, and giving your all is just as important as your playing.
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State of the Stomp: The Importance of Contingency Planning

September 18, 2014
Guitarists are great optimists, but in our technology-fueled world, you need a backup plan.
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EarthQuaker Devices Pitch Bay Review

September 18, 2014
This polyphonic pitch harmonizer’s intuitive design makes it doubly rewarding.
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Neo Instruments Mini Vent Review

September 17, 2014
A gorgeously realistic faux-Leslie swirl in a compact package.
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Trash or Treasure: A Look at the National Newport 50

September 16, 2014
A reader scores a $50 treasure at a rummage sale.
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Providence ABC-1 Anadime Bass Chorus Review

September 16, 2014
By combining a top-notch chorus effect with bass-friendly filtering and subtle delay, Providence hits new highs—and lows.
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Tuning Up: Doing It Wrong Feels So Right

September 15, 2014
Why challenging conventional guitar wisdom is our last true frontier.
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MXR Custom Shop La Machine Review

September 15, 2014
This re-imagined classic octave fuzz is mean, massive, and musical.
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Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail Analog Delay Review

September 14, 2014
This compact analog delay bubbles over with impressive modulated echo tones.
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TWA LD-02 Little Dipper Review

September 14, 2014
An expanded and modernized take on the Colorsound Dipthonizer filter.
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The Raveonettes’ Sune Rose Wagner: Ripping in the Darkness Wild

September 12, 2014
The garage-surf mastermind dissects his assbackward pedalboard and talks about how Z-Boys and Pearl Harbor inspired the irresistible fuzzed-out melodies on the Danish duo’s new album, Pe’ahi.
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ZVEX Effects Super Ringtone Review

September 12, 2014
Ring modulator meets sequencer—sonic mayhem ensues!
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Walrus Audio Descent Reverb Review

September 11, 2014
Shimmering reverb and octave effects unite in what could become an essential shoegazer stompbox.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Power Supplies

September 10, 2014
To coincide with this month’s smorgasbord of stompbox reviews, we look at options for efficiently powering your pedalboard.
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DOD Phasor 201 Review

September 10, 2014
This vintage-inspired phaser is rich, warm, inexpensive, and dead simple.
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Build Your Own Stompbox!

September 9, 2014
Build a killer distortion pedal customized for your style. It’s easier than you think!
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