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OnkartGromt FunkyFellow Review

September 9, 2018
An envelope filter for bassists that demonstrates Norwegian farmers can be quite funky.
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Beetronics Royal Jelly Review

September 8, 2018
Double trouble from a 2-channel fuzz and overdrive blender.
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Journey Out West: A Western Swing Primer

September 8, 2018
Since the early days of Bob Wills swinging away in Texas dance halls, this genre has combined elements of blues, jazz, country, and more. Here’s how to nail its timeless sound.
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Epiphone Unveils the Limited-Edition Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO and 1964 Texan Models

September 7, 2018
The Les Paul Custom is patterned after Frampton's "Phenix" model.
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ThorpyFX Fat General Review

September 7, 2018
Parallel compression equals transparency and copious options in a top-flight British squeezebox.
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Dophix Presents the David Distortion

September 7, 2018
A three-knob distortion that's part of the company's Three Naked Men series.
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Mooer Releases Three Micro Preamp Pedals

September 7, 2018
The new additions aim to cop tones that range from dark, high-gain crunch to California sparkle, and more.
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Bass Bench: The Inherent Limitations of Acoustic Bass Guitar

September 7, 2018
In terms of unamplified volume, can low-enders ever compete with their flattop-wielding cohorts?
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Electro-Harmonix Re-Releases the Classic Triangle Big Muff Pi

September 6, 2018
The reissued pedal features an LED to indicate effect status, true bypass switching, and the option of being powered by a 9-volt AC adapter.
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Fender Releases the Engager Boost, Pelt Fuzz, and Full Moon Distortion Pedals

September 6, 2018
The new pedals feature all-original circuits designed by in-house experts.
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Eastwood Airline Pocket Bass Review

September 6, 2018
A short-scale Valco-made bass oddity from the 1960s flies again as a reissue, but with some contemporary improvements.
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Song Premiere: Doyle Bramhall II’s “Love and Pain”

September 6, 2018
The second single from DB2’s forthcoming album, Shades, is an introspective, fuzz-laden groover that tackles tragedy and celebrates collaboration.
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Rig Rundown: Whitey Morgan and the 78's

September 5, 2018
The modern country outlaws follow only a few rules: beefy Teles, American-voiced amps, and a healthy addiction to compression and phaser.
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Gibson Unveils 2019 Lineup

September 5, 2018
The famed company updates 30 new models across their Nashville, Memphis, and Montana lines.
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Hughes & Kettner Announces the Black Spirit 200

September 5, 2018
Every pot setting can be saved and recalled in up to 128 presets using any compatible MIDI footswitch.
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Walrus Audio Unveils the DEFCON4

September 5, 2018
A collaboration with Ryan Adams combines '80s nostalgia with a preamp/EQ/boost circuit.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces the Solar Bender V3

September 5, 2018
The pedal uses carefully selected and tested germanium and silicon transistors that aim to cop an authentic vintage-style tone.
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Fender Marine Layer Review

September 5, 2018
An affordable, well-made reverb pedal that nails vintage tones and dips into the ethereal.
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Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis and Andy Molholt: Guitar Heroes

September 4, 2018
With a fleet of overdrive pedals and workhorse guitars, this 6-string tag team shines an angular, abrasive—yet highly melodic—spotlight on rock’s possible future on the new album, Twerp Verse.
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Carvin Unveils the X1 Tube Preamp Pedal

September 4, 2018
The X1 aims to put the tone of the company's X100B amp in an all-tube pedal design.
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