December 2019

Videos

First Look: 3rd Power Clean Sink

August 26, 2019
Dylana Nova’s latest doesn’t just offer AC- and blackface-style tones—you can also custom-blend aspects of both iconic amp flavors!
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Wizard of Odd: Mid-’60s Astrotone

August 23, 2019
Blasting off with a difficult-to-find, but very cool MIJ guitar from the violin world.
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Live at Grimey's: Holy Mountain Top Removers

August 22, 2019
Blues-bastardized avant-surf with Les Paul-tortured reverb, undulating electric piano, and wailing trombone? Yes, please!
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Emma Electronic Navigator Review

August 22, 2019
A double delay opens up oodles of texture possibilities.
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Rig Rundown: Third Eye Blind [2019]

August 21, 2019
Irishman Kryz Reid details additions to his Star Wars family of guitars and why he went from vintage to digital, while Stephan Jenkins’ tech explains why price tags don't matter.
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Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn Review

August 21, 2019
Analog and digital octave effects meld, creating unique and complex octave tones.
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Supro Delay Review

August 20, 2019
Far-out expression-pedal sounds and handy filtering distinguish this versatile and ultra-agreeable analog delay.
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First Look: Harmony Silhouette

August 19, 2019
The pawnshop prize of yore gets relaunched with a boutique touch—and at about the same price as an inflation-adjusted original.
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Wren and Cuff De La Riva BM20-Ultra Review

August 16, 2019
Muff to the Nth Power!
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Rig Rundown: Greg Koch

August 14, 2019
The king of gristle shares the signature gear he uses to unleash waves of unabashed sonic mayhem.
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Henry Amplification SRT+ Review

August 13, 2019
A modern take on an obscure Vox gem.
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First Look: Mojotone BlackOut Tweed Select

August 12, 2019
The sweet sounds of screaming tweed and a raft of even bigger tones live in this affordable take on the 5E3 classic.
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Rig Rundown: Billy Strings

August 7, 2019
Hear how the bluegrass-blazin’, death-metal-rooted wiz twists the traditional music of Kentucky toward the psychedelic sounds of San Francisco.
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Axes & Artifacts: Dumble Overdrive Special, Overdrive Deluxe & Modded Fender Bassman

August 6, 2019
Three rare amps worth their weight in gold—one previously owned by Keith Urban, one from Mark Tremonti, and one just sold to Joe Bonamassa.
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Gibson SG Modern Review

August 5, 2019
This updated solidbody is a ferocious and versatile hybrid of Les Paul, SG, and modern Gibsons.
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Intro to CAGED Chords

August 3, 2019
Learn a sure-fire way to map out every major or minor chord in any key.
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First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Plumes

August 3, 2019
Jamie Stillman and his cast of weirdos take the TS beyond simple screaming.
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Rig Rundown: Nita Strauss

July 31, 2019
With a new Ibanez signature model and an ultraportable plug-and-play rig, the rock heroine travels light to create the heavy tones on her new solo debut, Controlled Chaos.
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First Look: Supro Silverwood

July 30, 2019
We inspect the new "old" guitar based on the brand's 1960 flagship model.
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Rig Rundown: Sleep

July 24, 2019
The sultan of sludge illustrates that his first band is a shuttle for sonic exploration launching into orbit on the backs of triple-humbucker guitars, a sierra of Oranges, and two boards the size of Cape Canaveral.
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