April 2020

Review Demo

May18-Modulus-FEAT

Modulus Graphite Funk Unlimited RevOLite Review

April 13, 2018
Modulus is back with a flyweight bass that’s easy on the shoulders but heavy in tone—and couldn’t care less about how cold it is outside.
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May18-Koll-FEAT

Koll Super Cub Review

April 9, 2018
Humble 1960s designs are reborn in a high-performance boutique gem.
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May18-Subdecay-FEAT

Subdecay Vector Review

April 6, 2018
Analog dirt tones and digital control equal a crunchy to fuzzy to metallic distortion jack-of-all-trades.
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May18-Tech21-FEAT

Tech 21 SansAmp GED-2112 Review

April 4, 2018
A partnership with Rush’s legendary bassist results in a dual preamp unit that earns his mark of approval and brings big, analog bass tone.
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Apr18—Todd Sharp-FEAT

Todd Sharp JOAT 20 Review

March 13, 2018
A studio ace's decades of session experience informed this combo's galaxy of tones—and all without a traditional tone stack.
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Apr18-Sublime-FEAT

Sublime Chieftain Deluxe Review

March 12, 2018
A budget-friendly semi-hollowbody with something rare in its price range: a unique personality.
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Apr18-Sire-FEAT

Sire Marcus Miller P7 Review

March 9, 2018
An appointment-rich take on the P formula—with design input from a top-tier player—that still keeps it real on your pocketbook.
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Apr18-Cusack-FEAT

Cusack Music Tap-A-Delay Deluxe Review

March 6, 2018
A compact digital delay stuffed with unusually creative echo-manipulation tools and a delectably analog voice.
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Apr-Miura-FEAT

Miura Guitars M2 Review

March 2, 2018
This no-frills, simple-to-use bass compressor makes it a breeze to incorporate the effect most low-enders really shouldn't be without.
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Apr-Mesa-FEAT

Mesa/Boogie Rosette 300/Two:Eight Review

February 28, 2018
Flexible EQ and lively sounds add up to a killer compact acoustic amplification solution.
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March18-Epiphone-FEAT

Epiphone Embassy PRO Review

February 15, 2018
A classic Epi bass from the ’60s is reimagined and reissued with a price that harkens back to the same era.
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Mar18-Orange-FEAT

Orange Fur Coat Review

February 13, 2018
A classic octave fuzz design revived.
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Mar18-Dunlop-FEAT

Dunlop Geezer Butler Cry Baby Review

February 12, 2018
A rock-bass pioneer gets one of his signature tone spices bottled up in a new wah pedal.
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Mar18-EHX-FEAT

Electro-Harmonix Green Russian Big Muff Review

February 5, 2018
The famed pedal builders revive a legend that delivers authentic Sovtek sounds at a rock-bottom price.
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Mar18-Fender-FEAT

Fender Ed O’Brien Stratocaster Review

January 23, 2018
Musical possibilities abound in a sustainer-equipped Stratocaster.
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Feb18-API-FEAT

API TranZformer LX Review

January 11, 2018
A pair of top-shelf studio weapons are transformed into one DI pedal that gives bassists formidable tone-sculpting power.
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Feb18-Boss-FEAT

Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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Feb18-G-L-FEAT2

G&L Doheny Review

January 4, 2018
Leo's other company finally enters the offset realm with a forward-looking and unique-sounding evolution of the form.
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Feb18-Valvetrain-FEAT

ValveTrain ThunderTrain Review

January 1, 2018
A Supro Thunderbolt-inspired design that adds versatility to a classic tone recipe.
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EQD-FEAT

EarthQuaker Devices Data Corrupter Review

December 29, 2017
Monophonic guitar synth? Pitch-tracking octaver? Noise box from Hell?
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