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A Thousand Watts of You

January 20, 2020
Many class-D bass amps promise "tube warmth," but this sleek contender unabashedly proffers a meticulously clean take on your instrument's innate voice. The PG Form Factor Bi1000Di review.

Gamechanger Audio Light Pedal Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Springs meet both optical and smartphone motion sensors to deliver everything from classic reverb to far-out mechanical weirdness.

Chase Bliss Audio CXM 1978 Automatone Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Built upon a collaboration with Meris, this futuristic reverb can provide the soundtrack to nearly any otherworldly dream.

Falbo Guitars Double Cut Boxer & Intuition Bass Demos | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
The visionary builder busts out a pair of Fishman Fluence-voiced axes that feature his Intention bridges—a hybrid fretted/fretless bass and a rock-solid cutaway guitar.

Abernethy Guitars Sonic Empress Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Guadalupe, California, luthier Justin Abernethy's lightweight, visually striking creations straddle past and present with painstaking attention to detail.

ET Guitars Avenger TR6 & Katana TR7 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
How does Australian luthier Ernie Taylor offer a multiscale fan-fret with Frank Falbo's clever new full-range tremolo for less than a grand? We don't know, but it smokes!

Kiesel Guitars Delos HD Headless, Andy James 8-String & Thanos Bass | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Jeff Kiesel gives us a guided tour of the company's latest, including signature models for Marc Okubo and Andy James—plus a cameo appearance by James.

Fender Tom Morello Signature Strat and Player Series Lead II & III Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
One of Tom Morello's most iconic guitars becomes available to the masses, while the company reissues a cult classic.

NAMM 2020 Day 4 Gallery

January 19, 2020
Check out what we saw on the final day, including new stuff from Mayones, Gamechanger Audio, Falbo, Crazy Tube Circuits, and more!

Koll Guitars Debuts the High-Rise Overdrive

January 19, 2020
"Steel" meets "concrete" in the famed luthier's first effects pedal.

Quilter Labs Announces the Phantom Block

January 19, 2020
A phantom-powered guitar interface that comes in at under $100.

EarthQuaker Devices Updates the Afterneath Enhanced Otherworldly Reverberation Device

January 19, 2020
New features include a revised expression control and and nine different reverb modes.

Charvel Introduces New Pro-Mod DK22 and DK24 Guitars

January 19, 2020
The DK22 houses a trio of Seymour Duncan pickups, a Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut, and a compound radius fretboard.

Riff Rundown: As Cities Burn's "Chains"

January 19, 2020
Guitarist Cody Bonnette uses drop-C# tuning and a simple walk-up to trigger the lead single off 2019's Scream Through the Walls.

Relish Guitars Trinity & Jane Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
The Swiss outfit puts its pickup-swapping system in a more affordable solidbody, while also evolving its flagship model.

Pigtronix Infinity Looper 2 and Supro Blues King 10 & Conquistador Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
An ultra-compact and easy-to-use update of the original Infinity pedal, the third amp in Supro's Blues King series, and a Bigsby-sporting space-age take on the ES template designed with Nashville guitarist Ford Thurston.

Sully Guitars Concorde & Concorde Conspiracy Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
With the blessing of Grover Jackson, the Texas luthier reinterprets the V made famous by Randy Rhoads.

Empress Effects Compressor MkII Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Clever side-chain and EQ “tilt”functions make this revamped squeeze box even more flexible.

Nik Huber Guitars Prototype Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Mastery-equipped alder-and-maple solidbodies make their first ever appearance in the German luthier’s line.

Eventide TriceraChorus Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
A highly controllable and versatile algorithm inspired by the classic tri-choruses of the ’70s and early ’80s that pairs with Eventide’s popular H9 multi-effects unit.