February 2019

What's New

Joe Gore’s The Subversive Guitarist: Shred Like Shakespeare

February 23, 2019
This 400-year-old lute technique can solve contemporary fingerpicking problems.
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Joyo Audio Launches the Vision

February 22, 2019
A dual-channel modulation pedal with stereo inputs and outputs.
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G&L Introduces the Doheny V12

February 22, 2019
The new 12-string is a part of the company's CLF Research line.
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Mod Garage: The Pros and Cons of Plastic-Coated Wire

February 22, 2019
It’s the most common type of wire found in modern production electrics. But how much do you actually know about it?
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Peavey Max 150 Review

February 22, 2019
A familiar combo gets a refresh as a stealthy-looking, feature-packed machine.
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Kurt Vile and Steve Gunn: Into the Mystic

February 21, 2019
Two exploratory rockers discuss their Philadelphia roots and the magic of collaboration, alternate tunings, old and loved guitars, and the search for transportive vocal and 6-string sounds.
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First Look: Orange TremLord 30

February 21, 2019
John Bohlinger straps on a T-style, vintage Strat, and new Les Paul to test out the EL84 combo that warbles with two separate tube-driven tremolos and rich, lush 'verb.
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Rig Rundown: The Struts

February 20, 2019
One of the U.K.’s most buzzed-about rock bands shares the stories behind gear with two settings—loud and louder.
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Listen to the March 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

February 20, 2019
This month's playlist includes jams from Jeff Tweedy, Hate Eternal, Manchester Orchestra, Ron Asheton, and more.
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Question and Obsession: Pandora’s Stompbox

February 20, 2019
Cass McCombs and PG editors discuss the pro pedalboards they dream about.
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Sarah Longfield: Tapper’s Delight

February 19, 2019
An emerging guitar star brings two-handed tapping into a brave new world of melody and texture. And yes, she shreds, too.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Aged Acoustics Come of Age

February 19, 2019
Following in the steps of electric guitars and designer denims, the well-worn look is coming into vogue for production acoustic guitars.
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Overloud Releases the TH-U Plugin

February 19, 2019
The evolution of their multi-awarded TH3 guitar amp simulation plugin.
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JBE Pickups Introduces the Mason-Styled Nashville Tele Set

February 19, 2019
A new pickup set inspired by the telecaster configuration made popular by Brent Mason.
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Takamine EF360SC TT Review

February 19, 2019
A torrefied top makes this classy and super-playable Takamine a sweet-sounding alternative to vintage.
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State of the Stomp: Let’s Remember to Be Kind

February 18, 2019
Sharing, not being overbearing, keeps the gear world a big friendly place for all.
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Quick Hit: Ashdown Tone Pocket

February 17, 2019
Paired with headphones and a bass, this little black box can create a freeing experience.
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Mort, Death’s Apprentice: Brutal Death Metal Riffs

February 16, 2019
Bands like Suffocation, Gorgasm, and Deeds of Flesh created riffs full of forearm-punishing picking at warp speeds. Here’s a look at how you can level up your down-tuned riffing.
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RockBoard Announces the Power Block

February 15, 2019
A compact power supply that can power up to 10 effect pedals.
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Phil Jones Releases the Micro 7

February 15, 2019
A single-channel, 50-watt bass combo with a 7” driver and 3” tweeter.
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