Click here to read the latest.

What's New

PG Giveaways: Morgan Amps AC20

October 15, 2019
You could WIN an AC20 Combo from Morgan Amps!

Lightning Bolt’s Bassist Brian Gibson Blows Sh#t Up!

October 15, 2019
Using banjo strings, high-powered amps, a pile of speakers, and hard-pounding chops, the feral 5-string player sets his duo’s mosh pit- and mayhem-stoked performances—and boundary-defying new album, Sonic Citadel—aflame.

Acoustic Soundboard: The Round-Shouldered Dreadnought Revival

October 14, 2019
This body shape didn’t go extinct, but it came darn close.

Trickfish Amplification Announces the Minnow Bass Preamp

October 14, 2019
The EQ section from the company's Bullhead is now available as a standalone pedal.

Stomboxtober 2019: Totally Wycked Audio

October 14, 2019
Enter for your chance to win a MM-01 MiniMorph Dynamic Waveshaper from Totally Wycked Audio in today's Stompboxtober 2019 Giveaway!

First Look: Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Telecasters

October 14, 2019
Explore the subtle to significant differences among the company’s three new vintage-spec, mid-priced solidbodies.

Riff Rundown: Between the Buried and Me's "Silent Flight Parliament"

October 13, 2019
Paul Waggoner shows you how a handful of diminished and augmented sounds form the core of this track from the band's The Parallax II album.

Jim Hall’s Classical Chord Melodies

October 12, 2019
The link between Bach and jazz is closer than you think.

Album Spotlight: Lloyd Thayer’s ‘North Star’

October 11, 2019
A graceful, crowning solo statement from a master of acoustic slide.

Bass Bench: Give Me a Break!

October 11, 2019
How the angle of your strings between nut and tuner affects tuning stability, tone, and playability.

Marcus King Announces 'El Dorado' Album and Releases New Track

October 10, 2019
Crank up this fuzz-blues stomper and read about King's collaboration with producer Dan Auerbach.

Kim Gordon: Kool Thing

October 10, 2019
The Sonic Youth icon treads new ground with her first solo album—the “accidentally” created No Home Record.

Mooer Unveils the GE150

October 10, 2019
It features all the effects from the GE Series but with an ultra-lightweight, compact design that fits in most gig bags and backpacks.

STL Tones Releases the Andy James Signature Hardware Preamp Pedal

October 10, 2019
The pedal carefully emulates all the electronic behaviors of a tube amplifier, like triode cut-off, grid current limiting and Miller effect—all using solid-state circuitry.

First Look: Blackstar Silverline Standard

October 10, 2019
We take a listen to the British amp outfit’s latest, which features six power-tube-mimicking modes and numerous recording and performance options—all in a compact and handsome form factor.

Rig Rundown: Torche's Steve Brooks & Jonathan Nuñez

October 9, 2019
When these metalheads couldn’t lasso the tones in their heads, Nuñez took the DIY route and launched his own company to create gear for their boards and backline.

Tech 21 Unveils the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp

October 9, 2019
The pedal features all-analog SansAmp technology, two channel modes with individual gain and level controls, blend, 4-band active EQ, and a bite switch.

Maxon Releases 40th Anniversary Keeley-Modded OD808-40K Overdrive

October 9, 2019
Originally released by Maxon in the Japanese market, the OD808 circuit was then licensed by Ibanez and released worldwide as the TS808 Tube Screamer.

AP International Announces the 5-String Ray Ross Bass Bridge

October 9, 2019
The new bridge features a proprietary saddle-less tone pin design.

Tuning Up: Are We Doomed to Be “Inbred” Bores?

October 9, 2019
CAUTION: 24/7-guitar-nerd mentality can spectacularly backfire.