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Rig Rundown: Khruangbin

April 25, 2018
Witness how the Texas trio spawns their brand of atmosphere Thai-funk rock with an expansive use of ’verb and a pair of road-trodden, vintage-styled instruments.

Framus Announces Six New D-Series Electric Guitar Models

April 25, 2018
The new models feature Seymour Duncan pickups, tigerstripe ebony fretboards, and come with a deluxe gig bag.

Vintage Vault: 1960/’61 Hofner Committee

April 25, 2018
A rare-bird version of the German builder’s top-of-the-line acoustic archtop.

Forgotten Heroes: Can

April 24, 2018
How the devil’s rejects of krautrock, featuring bassist Holger Czukay and guitarist Michael Karoli, fueled the future with their rhythmic, improvisational, textural sound and paved the way for punk, new wave, psych, and ambient music.

Wilson Effects Unveils the Slapback Dual Delay

April 24, 2018
The two delays are internally cascaded together to create lush chorus and reverb-like effects.

Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII Review

April 24, 2018
A budget-friendly combo with countless crunch tones plus studio-friendly features.

First Look: Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo

April 23, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger throws a triple-humbucker PRS, B-bender Tele, and a Filter'Tron-equipped lap steel at a uniquely controllable pulse machine.

Pigtronix Releases the Philosopher’s Tone Germanium Gold Micro

April 23, 2018
The new version takes the original pedal’s optical sustain engine and lets you mix in a layer of germanium-enhanced distortion.

Free the Tone Unveils the String Slinger and Fire Mist

April 23, 2018
The String Slinger aims to hit the American blues sound symbolized during the classic "blackface" period.

Cort Introduces Flagship X500 to Revamped X Series

April 23, 2018
A neck-thru-body guitar that features a swamp ash body, 5-piece maple and panga neck, and EMG pickups.

Acoustic Soundboard: Just Say No to Cracks

April 23, 2018
A crack on your prized guitar might feel like the end of the world, but it can be remedied if you follow a few easy guidelines.

Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel's "Saturday Night Shuffle"

April 22, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz details how he adds a little Scott Joplin flair to cover the Merle Travis classic that's featured on his 2018 album, Accomplice One.

What the Ell?: How to Make the Most of 4 Chords

April 21, 2018
One of Nashville’s bona fide hitmakers shares secrets to making stock progressions pop.

Staff Picks: Crazy Mods

April 20, 2018
A Perfect Circle’s Billy Howerdel joins editors in discussing some of the wildest guitar updates we’ve seen, as well as current musical obsessions.

PG Giveaways: Massive FX Pedals G.O.A.F.

April 20, 2018
You could win a G.O.A.F. from Massive FX Pedals!

Amplified Nation Updates the Dirty Wonderland

April 20, 2018
The company decided to push the limits of the new version with two Dirty switches, an all-tube reverb, and three different flavors of wattage.

Massive FX G.O.A.F. Review

April 20, 2018
Massive FX pairs an octave-up effect with the rare and splendid Buzzaround circuit to create distinctive and potent fuzz.

Neural DSP Unveils the Darkglass Ultra Plugins

April 19, 2018
The algorithms aim to capture the nuances of the company's Microtubes Vintage and B7K Ultra pedals.

Radial Announces the AC-Driver

April 19, 2018
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.

Webb Wilder: “New Day” Song Premiere

April 19, 2018
A roots-rock/Americana veteran shares a feedback-soaked preview from his upcoming collection of unreleased gems, Powerful Stuff!