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Quick Hit: MidValleyFx Mad Robot Review

May 20, 2019
This raunchy, oscillating-octave fuzz wants you to do naughty, naughty things.

Tone Tips: Switch On, Tap Off

May 20, 2019
Just say no to expressive tap dancing—at least on or around your pedalboard.

Last Call: Find Your Purpose

May 19, 2019
If My Little Pony can make life more meaningful, why not playing guitar?

Did Robben Ford Invent a Scale?

May 18, 2019
Of course not. But he sure makes it sound good.

Gallery: Shaky Knees 2019

May 17, 2019
Good news, folks: Guitar is alive and well! PG headed south to Atlanta for three days to celebrate performances (and gather guitar details) from Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Tame Impala, Tyler Childers, Incubus, the Struts, Cage the Elephant, Tash Sultana, and more!

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.

Boogarins: Tropicália Tones

May 16, 2019
Benke Ferraz discusses the Brazilian psych-rock band’s insane tonal recipes and the very different playing styles between himself and co-guitarist Dinho Almeida.

Cort Extends Range of KX Series with New 8-String Model

May 16, 2019
The 26.5-to-28-inch multi-scale fretboard aims to keep the tension even across all the strings.

Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

May 16, 2019
Learn the history—and hype—behind the flagship guitar of the Cipher line.

Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

May 15, 2019
The seminal East Coast punks prove that beat-up guitars and undeniable hooks can keep a band touring the world for over three decades.

Solar Guitars Announces New Body Shape

May 15, 2019
A design "accident" led to the company's first singlecut model.

Metropoulos Amplification Releases the Supa-Boost

May 15, 2019
The company's first pedal is a high-voltage boost pedal that sports up to 20dB of gain.

Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

May 15, 2019
Filthy delays—when regular analog dirt just won’t do.

Flower Pedals Unveils the Dandelion Tremolo V2

May 14, 2019
The upgraded version features both standard and harmonic tremolo modes.

PRS Announces the New S2 Vela Semi-Hollow Guitar

May 14, 2019
The guitar features a PRS Starla “S” pickup in the bridge and a PRS-Designed Type-D single-coil in the neck.

12 Things Guitar Techs Need to Know

May 14, 2019
Whether you want to tech for a touring band, open a repair shop, or simply maintain your own instruments, there are important things to consider before stepping into the world of 6-string repair.

Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

May 14, 2019
An uncommonly articulate and detailed high-gain machine.

Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.

Friedman Amplification Unveils the Mic-No-Mo DI Box

May 13, 2019
An analog cab simulator that might simplify your rig.

Reader Guitar of the Month: Gold-on-White Strat

May 13, 2019
After seeing Franz Lyons’ luxurious bass in a Turnstile video, this guitarist wanted to create a suave-looking Strat.