Read the September 2018 Issue

What's New

Foxgear Presents the Professional Compact Series

August 20, 2018
A new line of mini-sized pedals that feature Wilma capacitors, Alpha pots, and golden pin relays.

Nunomo Grain Review

August 20, 2018
Not your dad’s tremolo—or anyone else’s.

On Bass: Improve Your Groove

August 20, 2018
If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime of ignoring your metronome.

State of the Stomp: Virtually Real, or Really Virtual?

August 19, 2018
Why stompboxes survive in a world of modeling and emulators.

Review Demo: Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11

August 19, 2018
Watch John Bohlinger explore the seemingly boundless flavors of 'verb this diminutive stomp has under its hood.

The Subversive Guitarist: Mindful Vibrato

August 18, 2018
Shake it like you mean it.

Staff Picks: The Head and the Heart

August 17, 2018
Yonatan Gat and PG editors show off their most intriguing headstocks and discuss current musical obsessions.

Kemper Unveils the Profiler Operating System 5.5.2

August 17, 2018
A number of user-driven features have been added including a spring reverb and some new IRs.

Vintage Vault: 1977 Travis Bean TB1000A Artist

August 17, 2018
An aluminum-through-necked beauty that’s enjoying a renaissance in the world of heavy music.

Dennis Kager: 1943–2018

August 16, 2018
The creator of Sundown amps’ storied career led from Ampeg to the Allman Brothers and beyond.

Gervana Introduces the Ding Mao

August 16, 2018
A dual function pedal that uses a uses a JFET circuit to provide up to +20db of clean boost.

Fantastic Negrito: The Real Punk Blues

August 16, 2018
With a right hand he calls “the Claw” and a pawnshop guitar jones, this blues-fueled 2017 Grammy-winner sticks to basic riffs and the truth on his second album, Please Don’t Be Dead.

Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

August 16, 2018
With the ability to dial in transparent boost or use the active EQ to summon radically voiced overdrive, what’s not to love?

Rig Rundown: Lindsay Ell

August 15, 2018
The rising country star reveals which legendary picker recently built her a "Mary Kaye" Strat clone, as well as why she started painting guitars.

Listen to the September 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

August 15, 2018
This month's tunes feature Johnny Marr, Brothers Osborne, Dylan Carson, Henry Kaiser, and more!

Xotic Introduces All-Brass Patch Cables

August 15, 2018
The All-Brass technology aims to provides a low noise/high performance audio signal.

Signal to Noise: Slave to the Sound

August 15, 2018
Explore the reactive load box and the role it plays in reamplification.

The 411 on Acoustic Guitar DIs

August 14, 2018
Crawl under the hood of the magic boxes that make you sound awesome through club PAs, venue mixing boards, and studio consoles.

Nordstrand Audio Releases Zen Blade—Big Hum Cancelling Blade Pickup

August 14, 2018
The sidewinding pickup is balanced, meditative, and at one with the face of the musical universe.

PG Giveaways: Shabat Guitars Bobcat

August 14, 2018
Enter for your chance to WIN a Shabat Guitars Bobcat loaded with Lollar Pickups!