December 2019

Gear

Gibson Les Paul Junior Tribute Doublecut Bass Review

October 8, 2019
A salute to the EB-0 checks in with a low street price and high-flying sounds.
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Electro-Harmonix Launches the Nano Operation Overlord

October 7, 2019
A mini version of the company's JFET overdrive.
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Redbeard Effects Releases the Red Mist MkIV

October 7, 2019
A fully analog overdrive that offers an adaptive mid control.
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SonoTone Debuts Vintage Series Premium Electric Guitar Strings

October 7, 2019
The strings are aim to reproduce the responsive feel reminiscent of the guitar strings manufactured during the 1950s and '60s.
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DSM & Humboldt Electronics Introduce the Simplifier

October 7, 2019
A "zero"-watt pedalboard amp that features a stereo effects loop, cab simulation, and more.
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First Look: Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb

October 7, 2019
Classic "American" amp tones in a butt-simple modeling amp? You bet—and it sheds 15 pounds in the process!
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Love and Sockets: The Dharma of Producer Dave Cobb’s Dumble Ultra-Phonix

October 6, 2019
A much-recorded, highly coveted amp that speaks the language of legendary tone.
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Boss Introduces the Katana MkII Amplifier Lineup

October 4, 2019
The revamped lineup includes three combos and one head.
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Deep Space Devices Releases the Radio Bright Ring-Mod Delay

October 4, 2019
Ring modulation, delay, subtle arpeggio effects, and more in a feature-packed pedal.
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Mod Garage: Inside Yamaha’s Dry Switch

October 4, 2019
Passive bass-cut switches have been around since the late ’50s—maybe even longer. Here’s a new twist on a classic theme.
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MXR Announces the Brown Acid Fuzz

October 3, 2019
Based on a classic '70s fuzz circuit, it features a simple three-knob interface and that classic silicon sound.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul

October 3, 2019
Do you dream of ’50s goldtops? You’re not alone.
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Foxgear Presents the Multitune Polyphonic Tuner

October 3, 2019
A slim polyphonic tuner powered by a DSP by AnalogDevices.
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Supro Silverwood Review

October 3, 2019
Hey, 1960 called. They want their guitar back.
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Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose

October 2, 2019
These purveyors of punishing ’90s-style hardcore chisel their heavy sound with downtuned 7-strings and lighter hues of delay and modulation.
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Red Witch Unveils the Synthotron II

October 2, 2019
The pedal features dual analog synth oscillators, each with its own level, decay, and octave switching.
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Line 6 Announces the Spider V 20 MkII Practice Amp

October 2, 2019
A 20-watt combo packed with options and weighing in at only 11 pounds.
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Joyo Vision Dual-Modulation Review

October 2, 2019
A wildly varied modulation machine delivers familiar to far-out tone colors at a rock-bottom price.
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Jam Pedals Releases the Double Dreamer

October 1, 2019
A combo of the company's Tubedreamer and Lucydreamer pedals in a single stomp.
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