April 2019

What's New

Album Spotlight: David Torn’s 'Sun of Goldfinger'

February 10, 2019
Uneasy listening from a master of mood, sound, and texture.
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Twang 101: Bluegrass Goes Electric!

February 9, 2019
Steal inspiration, vocabulary, and picking techniques from legendary acoustic players.
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Signal to Noise: Are Handwired Amps Superior to PCB-Based Designs?

February 8, 2019
Amps with printed circuit boards often get a bad rap, yet that’s not always justified.
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Source Audio Introduces the Spectrum Intelligent Filter

February 8, 2019
The Spectrum is the first offering in their new C4 Synth family of pedals.
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Mezzabarba Unveils the Trinity

February 8, 2019
A new 3-channel design that takes popular elements from a few of the company's other models.
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Trickfish Trilobite Review

February 8, 2019
The name may suggest something aquatic, but there’s nothing watered down about this DI.
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Jim Dunlop Sr.: 1936–2019

February 7, 2019
PG remembers the guitar-accessory innovator and savior of classic electronic devices such as the Cry Baby wah.
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TWA Releases the MM-01 MiniMorph Dynamic Waveshaper

February 7, 2019
An envelope-dependent drive circuit where the amount and type of saturation is intricately & inextricably linked to the input signal level.
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Anasounds Unveils the Element Reverb

February 7, 2019
An all-analog pedal that aims to capture the sound of a well-used classic.
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Is Erik Rutan Death Metal’s Renaissance Man?

February 7, 2019
With ultra-high action, a scalding tone, a jackhammer rhythm hand, classical melody and dynamics, and mad production skills, the guitarist scales his personal “Mount Everest.”
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Teisco Launches New Delay, Fuzz, and Boost Pedals

February 7, 2019
The trio features all-analog circuitry housed in custom enclosures designed from the ground up.
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Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200 Review

February 7, 2019
Solid-state circuitry makes this programmable powerhouse light, and super-flexible, too.
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Rig Rundown: Tyler Childers Band

February 6, 2019
The Appalachia crew prove that ripping T-styles seasoned with effects-rich pedal steel can still be prominent in today’s country and Americana music.
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Band Industries Introduces the Roadie Bass Tuner

February 6, 2019
The bass tech's new best buddy has enough torque to crank the biggest pegs in the business but is as precise as a watchmaker’s fingers.
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Bergantino Releases the Forteʹ HP

February 6, 2019
The newest member of their low-end family features 1,200W of class-D power that offers a walloping “slam” in a lightweight, portable package.
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Quick Hit: Rocket Surgeon Codename: Black Hat Review

February 6, 2019
A utilitarian fuzz that refuses to play the copycat game and ends up being totally predictable … and yet somehow also refreshingly unique.
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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.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1982 G&L SC-2

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