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Signal to Noise: Demystifying the Tube Rectifier

December 16, 2018
Exactly how does this glowing bottle affect your tone?

Grover Releases the Roto-Grip 505F Series Tuners

December 15, 2018
The 505F series design allows you to upgrade your vintage Fender tuners to a more modern style locking tuner without making any modifications to your guitar.

How Did Lenny Breau Do That?

December 15, 2018
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of how one of the most wildly inventive guitarists of his generation combined taste, technique, and an overwhelming sense of melody into a jaw-dropping package.

Tools for the Task: Guitar Racks

December 14, 2018
Fun fact: Instruments that are out of their cases and convenient to grab will probably get more playing time.

Rival Sons Shares New Song "Feral Roots"

December 14, 2018
The title track from the band’s widely anticipated Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records debut LP.

Joyo Audio Debuts the Tauren and O.M.B

December 14, 2018
The wide-ranging overdrive can reportedly go from a clean boost to full-on distortion, while the other aspires to be a band in a box by pairing a looper and a drum machine.

Peavey Unveils the MAX Bass Amp Series

December 14, 2018
One of Peavey’s features in the MAX series is the angled baffle, which allows players to direct the sound at their ears and not at their feet.

Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

December 14, 2018
Filtering, fuzz, and modulation meet to make a powerful and petite synth for guitar.

Dirty Haggard Audio Releases the DH-2 Deathfuzz

December 13, 2018
A fully redesigned circuit based on the classic FY-2/Jaxx fuzz.

Fifty Years of Filth: The Story of the Mighty Tone Bender Fuzz

December 13, 2018
Zeppelin and Yardbirds recordings made it legendary, but the famous stompbox’s many iterations can be head-spinning. Here’s how to make sense of it all—and how to shop for one of the many clones.

Watch Andy Timmons Play a Pair of Queen Classics

December 13, 2018
The legendary guitarist has released a solo arrangement of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “You Take My Breath Away."

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

December 13, 2018
The list includes Radiohead, the Cure, Def Leppard, and more.

Question and Obsession: Upside-Down Frown

December 13, 2018
Julien Baker of boygenius joins us in discussing songs that lift our spirits.

Rig Rundown: KT Tunstall

December 12, 2018
The charming Scottish singer-songwriter walks us through her intricate pedalboard and wows us with her ingenious, seemingly effortless looping skills.

Tone Tips: Attitude Equals Impact

December 12, 2018
Phil X talks about the approach, technique, and attitude needed for standing out and getting the gig.

Rocket Surgeon Introduces the Ice Caves Ambient Reverb

December 11, 2018
The pedal features three different ambience options along with echo, brightness, and ice controls.

Brandon Seabrook’s Noisy Journey

December 11, 2018
Armed with a beat-up Telecaster and an unrelenting vision, one of jazz’s most unique guitarists creates a challenging new album, Convulsionaries, with a drummer-less trio.

Vanflet Unveils the Ultra-Clean Amp

December 11, 2018
A circuit designed for players who need ample amounts of headroom.

Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

December 11, 2018
A premium brand unveils a new model with an accessible price of entry.

Quick Hit: Ananashead Meteorite

December 10, 2018
An inexpensive, sturdy silicon Fuzzrite hits the biker-fuzz bull’s-eye.