January

What's New

For the Love of Demos, Part 2

January 24, 2021
Want innovative pedal videos? Check out Hissquiet and Anne Sulikowski.

Big Band Blues Chords

January 23, 2021
Triskaidekaphobia? You won't after you dig into the beauty of a 13th chord.

Walrus Audio Unveils the ACS1 Amplifier & Cab Simulator

January 22, 2021
The ACS1 is an amplifier and speaker cab simulator that aims to deliver the sound and feel of world-class amplifiers, complimentary speaker cabinets, and controllable room size.

Gibson Releases the Peter Frampton “Phenix” Les Paul Custom VOS

January 22, 2021
The Custom Shop model was based on one of Frampton's most famous instruments.

Nels Cline Calls Shotgun

January 22, 2021
The Jazzmaster blaster strips down his gear to play a supporting role on the new album by his Singers, Share the Wealth, focusing on looping, sound making, and harmony on the fly.

The Big 5: Porridge Radio’s Dana Margolin

January 22, 2021
In the debut episode of PG’s new weekly video series, the Brit indie-rocker grapples with our five burning questions for guitar dweebs.

Swiss Cheese and Vibrating Instruments

January 22, 2021
Does artificially breaking in a guitar by “exciting” it really work—at least in the manner we hope it will? And what does that have to do with cheese?

Way Huge Unveils the Atreides Analog Weirding Module

January 21, 2021
This new creation was inspired by a vintage mini-synth pedal and features individual sliders for each parameter.

First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Astral Destiny

January 21, 2021
Reverb goes wiggly, wobbly, and wild in a new pitch-shifting, modulated ambience machine.

The Greatest Guitar Riff of All Time was Written on Piano

January 21, 2021
“Unchained” gets put under a microscope as Nuno Bettencourt and Dweezil Zappa analyze the awesome tones and licks of Van Halen’s Fair Warning.

Holeyboard Unveils New Expandable Pedalboard

January 20, 2021
The 123 model is fully customizable and accommodates nearly any power supply.

Rig Rundown: Tori Ruffin

January 20, 2021
Morris Day and the Time’s lead axeman gets funky with Prince-influenced Schecters, JCM900s, and stomps that range from simple to sophisticated.

Walrus Audio Releases the R1 Reverb

January 20, 2021
A deeply tweakable reverb that feature six modes, MIDI control, and stores up to nine presets.

What Really Makes an Instrument a Best Friend?

January 20, 2021
The difference between a good guitar and a great guitar is subjective, but it goes way beyond tone and aesthetics.

Hooked: Bring Me the Horizon's Lee Malia on Metallica

January 19, 2021
The metalcore maestro highlights tunes from the Bay Area thrash icons that helped hone his picking technique.

Ibanez Introduces New Jon Gomm Signature Models

January 19, 2021
The instrument makes use of a number of specifically tailored design elements including a distinctively-shaped asymmetrical jumbo body shape.

PG Giveaways: Spaceman Effects Nebula

January 19, 2021
Enter for your chance to win a Spaceman Effects Nebula!

Taylor Guitars Expands GT Series

January 19, 2021
The new additions include the rosewood and spruce GT 811e and the all-koa GT K21e.

D'Addario Introduces XS Line of Strings

January 19, 2021
This new film covering is combined with D’Addario’s proprietary dispersion coating, used in the XT line, to protect the plain steel strings as well.

Plexi Punch Meets Rangemaster Burn: The Premier Guitar Carl Martin PlexiRanger Review

January 19, 2021
An already great Marshall-in-a-box is made more potent with the addition of a killer treble booster.