April 2020

Gear

KLine

K-Line Guitars Introduces New Humbucker Pickups

March 2, 2020
The PAF-style pickups are available in four different output levels ranging from 7.2k to 8.5k.
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Orangewood

Orangewood Introduces the Oliver Jr. Bass

March 2, 2020
The company's first acoustic bass features a scaled-down body with a solid mahogany top and a Fishman Sonitone preamp system.
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Suhr Hombre homepage

First Look: Suhr Hombre

March 2, 2020
Sweet simplicity meets tasty tremolo in a brownface-inspired tone machine.
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Tuning Up

And the Award for Craziest New Pedal Goes To….

March 1, 2020
No, this isn’t an early April Fool’s post.
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FU Tone

FU-Tone Launches Sully Guitars

February 28, 2020
The Conspiracy Series Elita models come loaded with titanium saddle inserts, brass tremolo stopper, and heavy-duty noiseless springs.
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Ernie Ball - Volume - Tuner - homepage

Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner: The Premier Guitar Review

February 28, 2020
When it comes to obvious pedal combinations, could tuning and volume control be the new peanut butter and jelly?
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Runway Audio

Runway Audio Announces the TRS Junction Box

February 28, 2020
A fully isolated pass-through TRS box that doesn't sport any unnecessary frills.
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Mod Garage Relic homepage

The DIY Relic Job—Fantasy or Reality?

February 28, 2020
Yes, it is possible to age your instrument. But there are pitfalls to avoid and techniques to master.
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Oceans 12

Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Oceans 12

February 27, 2020
The pedal features two simultaneous, independent, stereo reverb engines, series and parallel control for the dual reverbs, 24 presets, and advanced I/O.
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Shecter PT homepage

Reader Guitar of the Month: Townshend Tribute

February 27, 2020
A reader gives a goldtop Schecter PT a new neck, hardware swaps, and two Duncan ’59 humbuckers wired for tonal variety.
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JJN homepage

Rig Rundown: Jared James Nichols

February 26, 2020
No picks needed for this high-octane blues rocker, who keeps it simple with a single-P-90 signature Epiphone and namesake Blackstar head that doubles as his carry-on.
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Flower Pedals

Flower Pedals Launches the Hosta Wah Filter

February 26, 2020
An analog wah circuit with a digital brain.
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Strymon Iridium homepage

Strymon Iridium: The Premier Guitar Review

February 26, 2020
Intrigued but also daunted by sophisticated amp modelers? Strymon's latest brilliantly bridges the gap with a simple stompbox-style interface boasting a handful of stellar amp emulations.
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Fishman

Fishman Introduces the Fluence Javier Reyes Signature 6-,7-, and 8-String Pickup Sets

February 26, 2020
The new collaboration with the prog-metal virtuoso provides three distinct voices for both the bridge and neck pickups.
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Hilbish

Hilbish Design Introduces the Pessimiser

February 25, 2020
A new collaboration with the Melvins' frontman, King Buzzo.
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Wandre homepage

This Colorful Aluminum-Neck Italian Guitar Foreshadowed the Psychedelic Era

February 24, 2020
The 1960 Wandré Rock Oval exemplifies its builder’s eye for the artistic and the original.
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Veillette

Veillette Guitars Unveils the AeroElectric True-Twelve 12-String

February 24, 2020
A semi-hollow 12-string loaded with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rail Humbucker.
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Caroline Guitar

Caroline Guitar Company Releases the Megabyte Lo-Fi Delay

February 24, 2020
A tap-tempo delay thats driven by a pair of PT-2399 chips and features a 21 dB preamp.
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epiphone bonamassa norm les paul

First Look: Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

February 24, 2020
Fat tones, fast neck, and scads of vintage Les Paul vibe at an easy-to-own price.
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Dunable Eidolon homepage

This Minimalist Multi-Effector Is Made for Metal

February 23, 2020
Revocation's Dave Davidson commissioned a signature stomp that unites boost, reverb, and delay. The PG Dunable Eidolon review.
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