November 2019

Review Demo

Keeley Compressor Plus Review

September 29, 2017
Joe Gore takes a look at the expanded range and newfound subtleties available in this '70s-style squeezebox.
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Allen Eden Disciple 5 Review

September 25, 2017
A sharp-dressed take on the Jazz-bass formula—with boutique looks, solid tones, and a quite manageable price point.
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Gibson Modern Double Cut Standard Review

September 11, 2017
A wild-card model that blends classic tones and modern playability.
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Schecter CV-4 Review

September 9, 2017
This humbucker-packed, 4-string workhorse combines classic looks with a lot of tones.
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MXR M287 Sub Octave Bass Fuzz Review

September 7, 2017
The lethal combination of fuzz and an octaver comes to life through this powerful yellow box.
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Supro 1685RT Neptune Reverb Review

September 6, 2017
Supro teams with SIR to create a unique and potent backline workhorse.
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Electro-Harmonix Canyon Review

September 3, 2017
Echoes abound in a feature-stuffed and compact delay factory.
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EarthQuaker Devices Erupter Review

August 31, 2017
A stupidly simple fuzz delivers artfully complex, chaotic, and controlled distortion sounds.
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Carvin VLD1 Legacy Drive Review

August 30, 2017
Steve Vai’s fly-in solution is a formidable preamp for backline and recording situations.
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Panda Audio Future Impact I. Review

August 29, 2017
The spirit of a revered but discontinued bass synth finds its voice again, and then some.
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Italia Maranello Cavo Review

August 16, 2017
A semi-hollow blast from the past with a nod to the modern.
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Tanglewood Java TWJP Review

August 15, 2017
A very pretty parlor guitar delivers midrange punch and unique tone colors from unusual tonewoods.
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J. Rockett I.Q. Compressor Review

August 11, 2017
Effective EQ adds color and flexibility to a quiet and even-handed comp.
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David Nordschow Amplification DNA-800 Review

August 9, 2017
A light and tight bass powerhouse with an impressive design pedigree.
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Victory V40 Deluxe Review

August 1, 2017
Bridging the blackface/plexi gap.
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Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini Review

July 28, 2017
A kid-sister amp with a grown-up voice.
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Martin 0-18 Review

July 20, 2017
A venerable Martin design returns, brimming with elegance, punch, class, and sass.
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Newman 6-String Review

July 18, 2017
Can’t you hear Keith knocking?
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Electro-Harmonix Bass Clone Review

July 13, 2017
EHX puts the soul of their classic chorus into a box built for bassists.
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Glockenklang Steamhammer Review

July 4, 2017
Glockenklang brings down the bass sledge with a precision-engineered, 700-watt class-D powerhouse.
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