October 2020

 

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Lizzo's Celisse Henderson Shares Her No. 1 Pedal

September 25, 2020
The badass wielder of the white SG joins PG editors and reader Joe Contento to talk about our go-to stomps and latest musical obsessions.
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Rischke Guitars

Rischke Guitars Releases the Model 181

September 25, 2020
The new model features Harry Häussel pickups, a swamp ash body, and a Canadian maple neck.
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Hilbish

Hilbish Design and Red Fang Introduce the Night Destroyer Preamp Pedal

September 25, 2020
The limited-edition pedal is limited to 150 units and is based on the Sunn amps that Red Fang have used throughout their career.
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Source Audio EQ2 Review homepage

Source Audio EQ2: The Premier Guitar Review

September 25, 2020
It may not seem as "cool" as a raging fuzz or a complicated modeler, but this programmable wonder can unlock literally thousands of tones lurking within your existing rig.
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Red Witch

Red Witch Pedals Unveils the Fuzz God IV

September 24, 2020
The tweakable fuzz is built upon dual silicon BC109 transistors.
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Caroline Megabyte Review homepage

Friendly Alien Seeks Echo Romance with the Digi-Curious

September 24, 2020
Need help overcoming irrational analog-delay addiction? This PT2399-driven fox will sweetly, gently (or not) lead the way. The PG Caroline Guitar Company Megabyte review.
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Dean Guitars

Dean Introduces the Edge Pro Select Series Bass Guitars

September 23, 2020
The new models offer a bolt-on neck with dual-action truss rod to ensure stability for the 5-piece maple walnut neck.
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Perry Bean Top 10 Rig Rundowns

Rig Rundown: Perry Bean's Top 10

September 23, 2020
PG's chief videographer recalls highlights from 7+ years on the job, including pinch-me hangs with Bad Religion, Jason Isbell, Propagandhi, Power Trip, and others.
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DryBell Engine Review homepage

Rangemaster Boost Meets Marshall Muscle

September 23, 2020
If you dig English non-master-volume amps, this "foundation preamp" will drive you straight to heaven. The PG Dry Bell Engine review.
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Lightning Boy Audio

Lightning Boy Audio Introduces the TI Box

September 22, 2020
A passive DI box with vintage-inspired sonic characteristics.
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Korora Audio Merlo review homepage

Classic-to-Wacky Trem Sounds, Easy ‘n’ Breezy

September 22, 2020
The PG Korora Merlo review.
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Fender

Fender Unveils the H.E.R. Signature Stratocaster

September 22, 2020
The guitar houses Vintage Noiseless pickups, a 1-ply anodized aluminum pickguard, and an alder body finished in Chrome Glow inspired by her favorite nail polish color.
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Dunlop

Dunlop Releases the Tom Morello Cry Baby Wah and MXR FOD Drive

September 21, 2020
The wah features the aggressive, modern sound of the GCB95—the exact pedal Tom has used on every album and every tour throughout his career.
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Strymon

Strymon Introduces the NightSky Time-Warped Reverberator

September 21, 2020
An incredibly deep reverb unit that features three selectable reverb types and a wealth of options.
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Becos Compressor homepage

Studio-Grade Compression for Your Pedalboard?

September 21, 2020
A dual-band/stacked floor unit with 15 knobs and five toggles that will make compression control freaks giddy. The PG Becos CompIQ TWAIN review.
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Strymon Compadre Compressor Boost review homepage

Strymon Compadre: The Premier Guitar Review

September 20, 2020
A dual-function compressor that’s way more than simple squish.
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Mojotone BlackOut British review homepage

Mojotone BlackOut British: The Premier Guitar Review

September 18, 2020
This intriguingly flexible take on the 18-watt formula serves up vintage authenticity while upping the EQ power considerably.
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Revv D20

Revv D20 Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

September 17, 2020
Check out Revv Amps D20—a clean, 20-watt (reducible to 4) 6V6 output section and powerful Two Notes cab-sim capabilities make this 9-pound head (demo'd by Joey Landreth) both a great pedal platform and a conveniently portable gigging amp.
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Agents of Change homepage

When Exactly Did "Boutique Pedals" Become a Thing?

September 17, 2020
Travel back in time 30+ years and meet the circuit-tweakers who started a stompbox craze.
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BOSS

Boss Announces the OC-5 Octave Pedal

September 17, 2020
The OC-5 features a new Vintage mode, polyphonic enhancements, and an octave-up feature for extended range.
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