April 2020

What's New

Acoustic Soundboard May 2020 homepage

Do Bigger Strings Really Make for a Louder Acoustic Guitar?

April 2, 2020
Conventional wisdom says a heavier set of acoustic strings will make a guitar louder, but let’s not forget the other competing variables.
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Ally V homepage

Rig Rundown: Ally Venable

April 1, 2020
This up-and-coming Texas-blues rocker walks through how she gets her huge tones.
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Fender

Fender Launches Tom Morello "Soul Power" Stratocaster

April 1, 2020
One of the most iconic guitars of Morello's career—and it includes a kill switch.
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Andrew White

PG Giveaways: Andrew White Guitars Cybele 100 & Free Month of Live Video Lessons

April 1, 2020
Enter to win a Cybele 100 and a Free Month of Online Live Video Lessons!
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Seymour

Seymour Duncan Launches the "Music Heals" Campaign

April 1, 2020
The campaign includes promoting professional musicians on the Music Heals website.
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ThorpyFx Heavy Water - homepage

One Boost Pedal to Rule Them All?

April 1, 2020
Yeah, it does “pristine,” but it also offers ferocious, incredibly touch-sensitive fuzz—minus the noise. The PG ThorpyFX Heavy Water review.
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Anna Calvi Live Telecaster - homepage

“Seeing Women Play Guitar Is—Annoyingly—Still Something of an Anomaly”

March 31, 2020
British powerhouse Anna Calvi—known for visceral guitar playing and operatic vocals—invites Courtney Barnett, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and others to help rework her 2018 battle-cry, Hunter, into the aptly titled new Hunted.
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Catalinbread

Catalinbread Releases the Blood Donor to Support the American Red Cross

March 31, 2020
An updated Katzenkonig with a few new changes.
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Walrus

PG Giveaways: Walrus Audio Mako Series D1

March 31, 2020
Enter for your chance to win a Walrus Audio Mako Series D1!
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Tsakalis

Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces the Molecular Boost

March 31, 2020
A small stomp that can function as a buffer, boost, preamp, or volume pedal.
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May20 - State of the Stomp - Knobs - homepage

Don’t Tell Me How to Music

March 31, 2020
Why you should give yourself permission to not care … or to care deeply about what nobody else cares about.
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Engl

Synergy Amps Announces the ENGL Powerball Module

March 30, 2020
The module features a 3-band EQ and separate gain and mid boost switches on each channel.
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ESP Factory Tour

ESP Guitars Factory Tour

March 30, 2020
PG’s Perry Bean takes you behind the scenes to witness the care and passion put into the Tokyo outfit’s custom and production axes alike.
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Joyo

Joyo Audio Launches the R-11 Baatsin

March 30, 2020
An eight-in-one overdrive that combines a few of the company's greatest hits.
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Guild X-175

First Look: Guild X-175 Manhattan Special

March 30, 2020
Thanks to its DeArmond Dynasonic pickups, true hollowbody tone delights await in this classy and handsomely styled 6-string that won't break the bank.
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Matt Wilson album - homepage

Album Spotlight: Matt Wilson & His Orchestra’s When I Was a Writer

March 29, 2020
The former Trip Shakespeare frontman sings about not being able to return, but he’s done just that with 12 new tunes.
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Pino

Palm-Mute Like Pino

March 28, 2020
What does it take to be an R&B bass icon? Here’s how Pino Palladino changed the game.
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Cole Paradrive - homepage

This Overdrive Has an Identity Crisis—In a Good Way

March 27, 2020
A top-notch driver built around a powerful parametric EQ. The PG Cole Music Co. Paradrive review.
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Dean Guitars

Dean Introduces the NashVegas Select Series

March 27, 2020
A new collection of singlecut guitars loaded with Seymour Duncan pickups that start at $749.
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Mod Garage - Pots homepage

How to Install and Maintain Your Guitar's Pots

March 27, 2020
When it comes to cosmic tone, it’s critical to have functional potentiometers. Here’s how to install them correctly and keep them ship-shape afterward.
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