November 2020

What's New

Kirk Fletcher

The Allan Holdsworth of Blues Guitar

October 16, 2020
Kirk Fletcher may not spin off a lot of 7-fret legato runs, but his outlook does owe a lot to the fusion master.
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Love & Sockets Fantastic Negrito homepage

"I Don't Have Any Regular Settings"

October 16, 2020
Fantastic Negrito on the “freaky” Orange amp with as many moods as his Grammy-winning tunes.
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Macmull

Macmull Custom Guitars Unveils the Stinger

October 15, 2020
An original design packed with the company's hand-wound pickups and Luxe Bumblebee capacitors.
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Kirk Fletcher

Is There Such a Thing as Free Blues?

October 15, 2020
Kirk Fletcher weighs in on the influence of some of the genre’s most experimental practitioners.
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EHX Oceans 12 Review homepage

Electro-Harmonix Oceans 12: The Premier Guitar Review

October 15, 2020
A compact and powerful multi-verb offers abundant options and probes abyssal reverb realms.
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Walrus Audio Julianna

First Look: Walrus Audio Julianna Deluxe Chorus/Vibrato

October 15, 2020
Modulating ever outward, Walrus adds tap tempo, stereo I/O, random wave forms, ramping, and drift to the Julia to build a bigger, badder mod' machine.
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Silver Snark

Snark Announces the Silver Snark All-Instrument Tuner

October 14, 2020
The ubiquitous clip-on tuner now features the newly designed Hyper Snark technology.
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jessica dobson deep sea diver homepage

Rig Rundown: Deep Sea Diver's Jessica Dobson

October 14, 2020
“Strangled cat" and "glassy Jonny Greenwood” are just two attitudes the former Beck and Shins sidewoman engages in her band’s adventurous indie-rock.
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Spotify

Listen to the November 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

October 14, 2020
This month's jams include Boris, John Scofield, Julian Bream, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Nick Perri, Noveller, and more.
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Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi on Why Last-Minute Jams Are the Best

October 14, 2020
The Tedeschi Trucks Band frontwoman shares her approach to sitting-in and how the band “family” is working through the pandemic.
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HILBISH Compressimiser review homepage

A Comp Meant to Mash with the Melvins Maestro

October 14, 2020
Buzzo’s signature squish machine is surprisingly subtle. The PG Hilbish Compressimiser review.
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Spirit Adrift Nate Garrett Hooked on Black Sabbath

Hooked: Spirit Adrift on Black Sabbath's "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath"

October 13, 2020
Nate Garrett pays tribute to Iommi and the record store clerk responsible for his dependency on heavy riffs.
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hartkeGAW

PG Giveaways: Hartke LX8500

October 13, 2020
Enter for your chance to win a Hartke - LX Series Amplifiers - LX8500!
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Fender American Professional II Strat

First Look: Fender American Professional II Stratocaster

October 13, 2020
The world’s most iconic electric evolves again—this time with a roasted pine body, contoured heel, rolled fretboard edges, and more articulate pickups.
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SunnAudio

Sunnaudio Releases the Nucleus NU-1 Dual Boost Distortion

October 12, 2020
A dual-boost preamp that offers up to 60 dB of gain.
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Cascade Pedals Hosstortion review homepage

An ’80s Cult-Classic Reborn

October 12, 2020
Warm, articulate, natural overdrive and distortion tones offer an alternative to the same old OD blues. The PG Cascade Hosstortion review.
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Kirk Fletcher

Should Bends Be Pushed or Pulled?

October 12, 2020
Extraordinary bluesman Kirk Fletcher devised an approach inspired by a lineage of string-wrangling legends.
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FoxGear

Foxgear Unveils the Tweed 55 and Plexi 55

October 12, 2020
A pair of new stomps that aim to cop the tones of bona fide classics.
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Recording Dojo-Delay Pedal homepage

Recording Dojo: How to Capture the Best Delay Sound

October 12, 2020
Both the type of delay you're using and whether your amp is equipped with an effects loop can have a huge impact on how good your echoes sound in the final mix.
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Death By Audio Rooms review homepage

Death By Audio Rooms: The Premier Guitar Review

October 11, 2020
Unique, complex reverb tones lurk in a fun and imaginative stomp that’s an ergonomic and utilitarian delight.
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