August Issue

Reviews: Effects

Premier Guitar's rating system includes brief summations of a product’s pros and cons, as well as pick ratings (0–5) in four categories—Tones, Design/Build, Value, and Playability (for instruments) or Ease of Use (amps, effects, and other devices) or Versatility (pickups and speakers). Items with a total of 18 or more picks (out of 20) win our coveted Premier Gear Award.

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Hudson Electronics Broadcast Review

July 28, 2015
A beautiful handmade germanium overdrive with more tonal range than its 1960s predecessors.
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Quick Hit: Way Huge Saffron Squeeze

July 20, 2015
Stompbox savant Jeorge Tripps resurrects a classic comp with a noise-taming tone control and a super-interactive gain/sustain section.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Good Vibes

July 5, 2015
Mike Matthews serves up intense, photocell-driven Uni-Vibe-style modulation at an accessible price.
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Backwoods Blackwater Filter Review

June 29, 2015
Dynamic, musical envelope filter proves there’s more to this effect than just the funk.
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TC Electronic Viscous Vibe Review

June 28, 2015
A compact, affordable Uni-Vibe-style pedal with downloadable textures and tones.
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Quick Hit: Epigaze Audio Neutrino

June 23, 2015
Eliminate signal loss with this powerful buffer/boost combo.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic PolyTune Clip

June 17, 2015
Polyphonic tuning power—right on your headstock.
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Mu-FX Octave Divider Review

June 9, 2015
Mike Beigel’s savvy update of his classic octave/ring-mod effect.
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Quick Hit: Seymour Duncan 805

June 2, 2015
A versatile 808-style stomp that covers a lot of ground.
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Wren and Cuff Gold Comp Review

May 29, 2015
A germanium compressor/preamp—and a magical tone masseuse.
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