March 2020

What's New

Positive Grid Spark Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
SmartJam performance-analyzing technology boosts this app-enabled practice partner’s fun factor.
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Keeley Electronics Eccos Delay/Looper Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
After a year of revisions, Robert Keeley's DSP-based echo box is here, replete with looping, expression control, and much more.
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Jackson Audio Golden Boy, El Guapo, & Modular Fuzz Demos | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
Listen to a trio of new stomps including Joey Landreth's signature overdrive and an incredible modular octave fuzz.
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Mayones Aquila Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
Aaron Marshall from Intervals joins us to rip some riffs on the company's new line of high-end shred machines.
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NAMM 2020 Editors' Picks

January 21, 2020
After four exhausting days of scouring the halls of NAMM, we present you with a collection of gear that stood out from the pack.
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Greer Royal Velvet Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
The sound of vintage AC-style amps is in the air with Nick Greer's latest British-inspired pedal.
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Blackface Tones in a 3.5-Pound Head?

January 21, 2020
It's a tall order, to be sure, but Bjorn Juhl’s petite, grab-and-go head packs a ferocious punch. The PG One Control BJF-S66 review.
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Form Factor Bi1000Di: The Premier Guitar Review

January 20, 2020
Many class-D bass amps promise "tube warmth," but this sleek contender unabashedly proffers a meticulously clean take on your instrument's innate voice.
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Gamechanger Audio Light Pedal Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Springs meet both optical and smartphone motion sensors to deliver everything from classic reverb to far-out mechanical weirdness.
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Chase Bliss Audio CXM 1978 Automatone Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Built in collaboration with Meris, this futuristic reverb dishses out nearly any kind of soundscape you could imagine.
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Falbo Guitars Double Cut Boxer & Intuition Bass Demos | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
The visionary builder busts out a pair of Fishman Fluence-voiced axes that feature his Intention bridges—a hybrid fretted/fretless bass and a rock-solid cutaway guitar.
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Abernethy Guitars Sonic Empress Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Guadalupe, California, luthier Justin Abernethy's lightweight, visually striking creations straddle past and present with painstaking attention to detail.
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ET Guitars Avenger TR6 & Katana TR7 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
How does Australian luthier Ernie Taylor offer a multiscale fan-fret with Frank Falbo's clever new full-range tremolo for less than a grand? We don't know, but it smokes!
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Kiesel Guitars Delos HD Headless, Andy James 8-String & Thanos Bass | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Jeff Kiesel gives us a guided tour of the company's latest, including signature models for Marc Okubo and Andy James—plus a cameo appearance by James.
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Fender Tom Morello Signature Strat and Player Series Lead II & III Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
One of Tom Morello's most iconic guitars becomes available to the masses, while the company reissues a cult classic.
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Tech 21 SansAmp DI-2112 & PSA 2.0 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Geddy Lee's bass tone in a stomp? Yep, plus a new programmable SansAmp.
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NAMM 2020 Day 4 Gallery

January 19, 2020
Check out what we saw on the final day, including new stuff from Mayones, Gamechanger Audio, Falbo, Crazy Tube Circuits, and more!
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Koll Guitars Debuts the High-Rise Overdrive

January 19, 2020
"Steel" meets "concrete" in the famed luthier's first effects pedal.
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Quilter Labs Announces the Phantom Block

January 19, 2020
A phantom-powered guitar interface that comes in at under $100.
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EarthQuaker Devices Updates the Afterneath Enhanced Otherworldly Reverberation Device

January 19, 2020
New features include a revised expression control and and nine different reverb modes.
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