February 2019

What's New

Pro Pedalboards 2019

February 5, 2019
From minimalist to monolithic: 16 boards from across the stylistic spectrum that wowed us during our last year of Rig Rundowns.
Read More

Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1982 G&L SC-2

February 5, 2019
Sometimes the best low bid is a trade.
Read More

Tuning Up: The Soul of Laura

February 4, 2019
Why Swedish post-punk outfit Division of Laura Lee claims a special spot on PG editorial director Shawn Hammond’s list of killer two-guitar bands.
Read More

Celestion Unveils Three New Speakers—Ruby, G10 Creamback, and G12 EVH

February 4, 2019
The trio of products include a 12-inch, alnico-magnet guitar speaker, a 45-watt, ceramic-magnet speaker, and an impulse response for Eddie Van Halen's favored setup.
Read More

TC Electronic Introduces the JUNE-60 Chorus

February 4, 2019
The built-like-a-tank pedal is based on the Juno-60* synthesizer that provided the iconic synth sound fueling countless ‘80s hits and defined the cult movie themes of a decade.
Read More

MusicNomad Introduces the Guitar Tech Set

February 4, 2019
It comes with 18 screwdriver bits, 7 hex wrench sizes, and a premium spanner wrench.
Read More

Catalinbread Effects Announces the Coriolis Effect

February 4, 2019
A sustainer, wah, filter, pitch shifter, and harmonizer rolled into one stomp.
Read More

Buffalo FX Releases the Patriot MkII

February 4, 2019
The second iteration is based on the extremely rare Civil War Muff and designed to replicate the sought after Gilmour Pulse tone.
Read More

First Look: Dr. Z Nova

February 4, 2019
John Bohlinger test-drives this 5881-powered, tweed-Twin-inspired combo that lets you blend thick overdrive with its clean signal.
Read More

Third Man + Mantic Flex Review

February 4, 2019
Jack White’s fave phase-locked loop machine is a ticket to fuzzy fatness and synthy chaos.
Read More

Quick Hit: Bogner Ecstasy Blue Mini

February 3, 2019
A wildly useful distortion that stretches far beyond the company’s hard-rock roots.
Read More

How to Play Slower

February 2, 2019
It’s not as easy or straightforward as some might think, but taking an unhurried approach can add new dimensions to your playing.
Read More

Tools for the Task: Soprano Ukes Under $300

February 1, 2019
If you haven’t joined the ukulele craze, say “aloha” to these 10 sopranos and let the good times begin.
Read More

Mesa/Boogie Unveils the California Tweed Series 6V6 4:40

February 1, 2019
The all-tube California Tweed is powered by four 6V6 power tubes and its preamp features five 12AX7 and one 12AT7 preamp tubes.
Read More

Vein-Tap Presents the Dark Arts Tap Tempo Phaser

February 1, 2019
The phaser features 16 phase wave shapes, onboard tap tempo, and a host of control options.
Read More

Walrus Audio Unveils the Lillian Phaser and Deep Six V3 Compressor

February 1, 2019
The Lillian is a true bypass, all analog, multi-stage phaser that draws layout inspiration from the Julia Chorus.
Read More

Balthazar Film Noir 50 Review

February 1, 2019
Shine on, you crazy Selmer clone!
Read More

Ernie Ball Music Man Debuts 2019 Line of John Petrucci Majesty Guitars

January 31, 2019
Six new colors added to popular Majesty guitar line, along with the ultra-premium Tiger Eye Majesty guitar.
Read More

Blackstar Introduces the Super Fly

January 31, 2019
The mini amp features 12 watts of power, separate microphone and instrument channels, and Bluetooth functionality.
Read More

Jeff Tweedy: The Lone Troubadour

January 31, 2019
The renowned gear collector and Wilco frontman discusses making his new solo album, Warm, with a minimal setup: a ’30s Martin, a ’58 Esquire, and a Fender Princeton.
Read More