April 2020

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July2019-Martin-OM-FEAT

Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

June 14, 2019
It’s new school. It’s old school. Medium school, maybe?
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July19-Catalinbread-FEAT

Catalinbread Coriolis Effect Review

June 4, 2019
Pitch shift + filter = ?
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Jul19-Taylor-FEAT

Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

May 30, 2019
A Taylor for guitarists who don’t dig Taylors?
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Jun19-Walrus-FEAT

Walrus Audio Lillian Review

May 23, 2019
Wide-ranging, multi-stage phaser enables access to subdued phase zones.
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Jun19-Fender-FEAT

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.
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Jun19-Daredevil-FEAT

Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

May 15, 2019
Filthy delays—when regular analog dirt just won’t do.
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June-Abasi-FEAT

Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

May 14, 2019
An uncommonly articulate and detailed high-gain machine.
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Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.
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Jun19-MesaBoogie-FEAT

Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

May 2, 2019
A spectacular new spin on a 1950s formula.
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May19-Reverend-FEAT2

Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.
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May19-Orange-FEAT

Orange TremLord 30 Review

April 5, 2019
Transatlantic tones and tremolo mark a deviation from Orange tradition.
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May19-Strymon-FEAT

Strymon Volante Review

April 2, 2019
The Milanese monster of magnetic echo returns in DSP form.
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Apr19-Aguilar-FEAT

Aguilar Tone Hammer 700 Review

March 20, 2019
This svelte class-D powerhouse churns out 700 watts, yet keeps it light and tight at less than five pounds.
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Apr19-Schecter-FEAT

Schecter SLS Elite-4 Review

March 15, 2019
A lightning-fast neck and a solid electronics package grace this 4-string with a boutique vibe.
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Apr19-SourceAudio-FEAT

Source Audio True Spring Review

March 12, 2019
The digital gurus’ super-authentic spring reverb emulation offers plug-and-play simplicity and deep-diving customizability.
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Apr19-Fender-Tele-FEAT

Fender American Performer Telecaster Hum Review

March 1, 2019
Fender tweaks the traditional Tele template to accommodate contemporary tastes.
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Apr19-EHX-FEAT

Electro-Harmonix Grand Canyon Review

February 27, 2019
The Grand Canyon’s core sound quality is excellent. Echoes are smooth and detailed, devoid of graininess or harsh resonance.
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Mar19-Peavey-FEAT

Peavey Max 150 Review

February 22, 2019
A familiar combo gets a refresh as a stealthy-looking, feature-packed machine.
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Mar19-Damnation-FEAT

Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

February 11, 2019
Three cascaded distortion effects in a single box.
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Mar19-Trickfish-FEAT

Trickfish Trilobite Review

February 8, 2019
The name may suggest something aquatic, but there’s nothing watered down about this DI.
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