April 2019

What's New

Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.

Decoding Django’s Gypsy Chords

April 20, 2019
Investigate one of the most under-appreciated elements of Gypsy jazz by grabbing a fistful of new chord shapes and ideas.

Magnetic Effects Lonely Robot Review

April 19, 2019
A malleable, many-headed RAT clone that can be menacing or mellow.

Kepma Guitar Company Introduces the AcoustiFex GO Pickup

April 19, 2019
Acoustic players can add reverb, delay, and chorus to their guitar while playing acoustically.

GR Bass Unveils the Pure Drive

April 19, 2019
An ultra-compact bass toolbox packed with an overdrive, 4-band EQ, and more.

Rocket Surgeon Introduces the Starlifter Bass Preamp/DI

April 19, 2019
A handy bass preamp/DI that features a 3-band EQ and a sweepable mid control.

Last Call: An Unofficial Limited Etymology of Music Terms

April 19, 2019
Some handy definitions for cool cats who gig—and civilians.

Question and Obsession: Hand-Me-Downs

April 18, 2019
Tyler Bryant discusses the guitar Billy Gibbons gave him, a PG reader explains how he came to own Steve Morse’s prototype, and more.

Sunnaudio Releases the Rabbithead RH-1

April 18, 2019
An integrated preamp and overdrive circuit designed for guitars, basses, and just about any other acoustic/electric instrument.

Headrush Unveils the Looperboard

April 18, 2019
A full-featured looping workstation that features four inputs, touch display, and loads of built-in effects.

Quick Hit: Carvin X1 Tube Preamp Review

April 18, 2019
Vai’s “Blue Powder” amp gets distilled into a hefty-ass pedal with convenient recording and practice capabilities.

Tone King Unveils the Iron-Man II Precision Compensated Reactive Power Attenuator

April 17, 2019
Reduce the volume level of the speakers while allowing your amplifier to rock at full power.

Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

April 17, 2019
The self-confessed reluctant guitarist shows off the vintage Teles and signature combos that power his bayou blues.

Trickfish Amplification Announces the TF212V Bass Cabinet

April 17, 2019
The cabinet features proprietary 12” Eminence drivers that can handle 400 watts RMS.

Tools for the Task: In-Ear Monitors

April 17, 2019
If you can’t hear yourself onstage, is there a sound?

Drinking Boys and Girls Choir: Stay Thirsty

April 16, 2019
This trio of South Korean punks brings joy, thundering chops, and a whole lot of attitude with their debut album, Keep Drinking.

Skreddy Pedals Releases the Rubber Soul

April 16, 2019
A reinterpretation of a classic British combo.

Sheptone Introduces the Wanker Humbucker

April 16, 2019
A high-output 'bucker aimed at adding some fire to Strat-style guitars.

Fender Unveils the 'Game of Thrones' Sigil Collection

April 16, 2019
The trio of deluxe, one-of-a-kind guitars embodies the true essence of Westeros’ most iconic, notable families and are built to order via the Fender Custom Shop.

Album Spotlight: Joe Robinson’s Undertones

April 16, 2019
Shelve the John Mayer comparisons. This Australian virtuoso establishes his voice and makes the best album of his career.