March 2020

What's New

An 18V Mistress for the Rest of Us

February 13, 2020
Looking for a Gilmour-esque flanger? Here's a compact and buttery-sounding take on the Pink Floyd legend's Animals-era modulation machine. The PG Retro-Sonic Flanger review.
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Rig Rundown: Dr. Dog

February 12, 2020
Solid-state bizarros, custom instruments, and shape-shifting digital dynamos power these lo-fi rockers' aural adventures.
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On-Stage Rolls Out Two New Lines of Guitar Straps

February 12, 2020
The GSA20 designed with seat-belt material and features a reflective cotton banding.
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Would You Like Your Guitar Roasted, Toasted, or Baked?

February 12, 2020
Thermally modified tonewood goes by many marketing nicknames, but its effect on tone is still up for debate.
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Michael Britt Launches It’s Just Bass Profile Pack to Benefit Mama Lere Hearing School

February 11, 2020
The pack features dozens of profiles that were dialed in and road tested by Nashville bassist Steve Cook.
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Fender Launches the Eric Johnson Virginia Stratocaster

February 11, 2020
The new model launches the company's Stories Collection.
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"It’s Not Just a Gimmick.” Bumblefoot Defends Fretless Guitar—and Billy Sheehan Backs Him Up

February 11, 2020
With twin doublenecks and zero amps, the shred legends bring the heavy to their second album with prog supergroup Sons of Apollo.
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RaingerFX Announces the Minibar

February 11, 2020
An experimental new design that changes sound based on what liquid you pour into it.
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Five Upscale Ambient Reverb Voices, One Very Entry-Level Price

February 11, 2020
This Spin FV-1-driven stomp from Italy delivers expansive sounds for just over a Benjamin. The PG Foxgear Rainbow review.
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Last Call: Do We All Hate Our Own Guitar Playing?

February 10, 2020
Our inner critics constantly tell us we need to be better. Humble Hendrix knew that imperfection is part of the art equation.
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Phil Jones Bass Introduces the Cub II

February 10, 2020
The shoebox-sized amp packs a whopping 110 watts.
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First Look: Electro-Harmonix 5MM Power Amp

February 10, 2020
Check out the big amp tones from a little box that won't bust your eardrums (or your bankroll).
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Amp in a Box? This Thing Feels More Like a Baby Recording Console

February 9, 2020
Expansive EQ- and drive-shaping capabilities meet studio-level precision. The PG Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Compact review.
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The Happy Side of the Phrygian Scale

February 8, 2020
Don’t let this often misunderstood scale lead you down the “wrong” path.
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10 Gigbags You Gotta Have a Go At

February 7, 2020
Hardshell cases have their place, but if you want to stay nimble and hands-free, a good gigbag is priceless.
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Sonata Marketing Launches Modern Vintage Series Instruments

February 7, 2020
The series will start with the MVS guitar, MVJ4 bass, and MVP4 bass.
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IK Multimedia Releases the Z-Tone Buffer Boost Pedal, Axe I/O Solo, and AmpliTube Joe Satriani

February 7, 2020
The Axe I/O Solo is a compact 2-in/3-out USB audio interface that features IK’s Pure microphone preamp.
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Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb: The Premier Guitar Review

February 7, 2020
A DSP-driven blackface Deluxe that dares players to differentiate between tube and digital.
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Which Pro Bassist Has the Wildest Pedalboard?

February 6, 2020
Poliça’s Chris Bierden, PG editors, and our Reader of the Month discuss low-enders with staggering stomp stations.
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Radiohead's Ed O' Brien Announces Debut Album Details

February 6, 2020
Earth will be released on April 17 and will feature contributions from Nathan East, Colin Greenwood, Glenn Kotche, Omar Hakim, and more.
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