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MXR M238 ISO Brick Review

October 18, 2015
A compact, quiet, flexible, and stress-reducing power supply.
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Rig Rundown: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill [2015]

September 16, 2015
The Texas rockers have used the same tone formula for decades, but when it comes to gear and making a statement, they’re kings of style.
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MXR M85 Bass Distortion Review

September 7, 2015
This collaboration with Fuzzrocious delivers heavy loads of bass distortion.
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MXR Custom Shop Sub Machine Octave Fuzz Review

September 3, 2015
Hip and nasty fuzz flavors and octave tones from both sides of the EQ spectrum.
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Dunlop Introduces the MXR Iso-Brick Power Supply

August 21, 2015
Each of the Iso-Brick Power Supply’s 10 outputs is fully isolated, eliminating gig-ending ground loop noise.
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Rig Rundown: Steel Panther's Satchel [2015]

June 24, 2015
The self-proclaimed “World’s Greatest Guitarist” details the tools he uses to power his unique brand of shock rock.
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Lamb Chops: The Tools and Techniques Behind Lamb of God’s Crushing Comeback Album

June 12, 2015
John Campbell, Mark Morton, and Willie Adler discuss their first release since the tragedy that nearly destroyed their band.
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Rig Rundown: Slipknot

May 20, 2015
We get the scoop on the gear behind Mick Thomson’s and Jim Root’s brutal sound thanks to their signature guitars and 100-watt rock-boxes.
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NAMM '15 - Dunlop Cry Baby Mini, Band of Gypsys Fuzz Face, Sub Machine, Blue Hippo, Saucy Box, and Saffron Squeeze Demos

February 19, 2015
Bob Cedro and Tal Morris explain and demonstrate the 2015 pedal offerings from Dunlop, MXR, and Way Huge.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Il Torino Boost/Overdrive Review

February 6, 2015
Diode clipping and excellent EQ add up to a versatile and powerful boost/OD.
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MXR Introduces the Il Torino Overdrive

November 14, 2014
The circuit was designed by Carlo Sorasio, Italy's premier boutique amp and pedal builder.
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Tim Mahoney’s Top Five Oddball Pedals

October 20, 2014
311’s tap-dancing guitarist lists his must-have effects.
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MXR Custom Shop La Machine Review

September 15, 2014
This re-imagined classic octave fuzz is mean, massive, and musical.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Power Supplies

September 10, 2014
To coincide with this month’s smorgasbord of stompbox reviews, we look at options for efficiently powering your pedalboard.
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MXR Bass Preamp Review

August 31, 2014
This versatile preamp pedal for bassists offers a whole lot under the hood.
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Echoes of the Past and Future

August 27, 2014
Effects guru “Analog Tom” Hughes chronicles music’s most influential time machines—from rockabilly echo chambers to space-rock oil cans, ’80s racks, and modern stompbox marvels.
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MXR M68 Uni-Vibe Review

July 1, 2014
An FET-driven vibrato and chorus that captures the sound and spirit of a classic.
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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MXR Custom Shop Micro Amp+ Review

March 11, 2014
MXR refines an unsung classic and creates a potent tone-sculpting tool.
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MXR Custom Shop Phase 99 Review

February 27, 2014
Two classic Phase 90s combined with impressive tone-shaping controls in a single compact enclosure.
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