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Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.

First Look: 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard

September 24, 2018
John Bohlinger plays through various settings on the new gussied-up, classic-looking singlecut that has a few dip switches and push-pull pots up its sleeve.

GHS Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Guitar Strings

September 24, 2018
The strings are wrapped with a black nylon cover, which aims to give the string an ultra-smooth feel with a deep tone.

Death By Audio Deep Animation Review

September 24, 2018
Filter turns filthy and gets spun on its head in this awesomely powerful and unconventional envelope follower.

Line 6 HX Effects Review

September 23, 2018
A wickedly versatile multi-effect unit with remarkable flexibility.

The Subversive Guitarist: Fancy Footwork

September 22, 2018
Tap your way to tighter, more confident grooves.

Wizard of Odd: Late-’60s TeleStar Doubleneck

September 21, 2018
Here’s another beautiful weirdo from the Kawai Enshu factory.

Cort CJ Retro Jumbo Review

September 21, 2018
Style and plugged-in performance come cheap in Cort’s handsome and inexpensive big-body flattop.

Modulation Nation: Chorus, Phasing, and Flanging

September 20, 2018
Explore the history and mystery of three classic effects.

Adventure Audio Unveils the Glacial Zenith II

September 20, 2018
A dual-stage overdrive with a 3-band EQ.

Epiphone and Slash Team Up for New Firebirds

September 20, 2018
Slash’s Premium Outfit Limited to 100 guitars, each hand-signed and numbered by Slash, plus a hard case and custom leather strap.

JHS Bonsai Review

September 20, 2018
Many modes of TS-style overdrive—every one a winner.

Rig Rundown: Henry Kaiser's Five Times Surprise

September 19, 2018
A studio visit with the new gear-heavy improv/art-rock supergroup that includes Henry Kaiser, Andy West, and Anthony Pirog.

Mid Valley FX Unveils the Mad Robot

September 19, 2018
An oscillating fuzz pedal that is designed to deliver arpeggiating tones that wrap around the notes.

Supro and Keeley Electronics Collaborate on New Amp

September 19, 2018
A 25-watt combo designed specifically to be a versatile pedal platform.

PG Giveaways: MAS Distro Loaded Pedalboard

September 19, 2018
Win this Temple Audio Design Duo 17 Loaded with gear from Alexander Pedals, Dwarfcraft Devices, GFI Systems, GH Effects, Greer Amplification, Spaceman Effects, and Subdecay with included EVO Solderless Cable Kit and $100 StringJoy Gift Card!

PG Giveaways: Loaded Electro-Harmonix Pedalboard

September 19, 2018
Win this Rockboard Pedalboard loaded with EIGHT Electro-Harmonix Pedals with included D'Addario Solderless Cables and Chromatic Pedal Tuner!

Listen to the October 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

September 19, 2018
This month's tunes include tracks from Alice in Chains, Neko Case, Fantastic Negrito, and more!

Escape Plan Launch Code Review

September 19, 2018
An Atari-inspired glitch box that also serves up rich, resonant tones and unexpected musical surprises.

Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Mod Rex Polyrhythmic Modulator Pedal

September 18, 2018
The pedal is equipped with four independent modulation sections that are synched in tempo.