February 2019

Gear

Reader Guitar of the Month: Farker Ply

February 12, 2019
A reader in Malaysia uses his extra time to make a kit git with a twist.
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Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

February 11, 2019
Three cascaded distortion effects in a single box.
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Signal to Noise: Are Handwired Amps Superior to PCB-Based Designs?

February 8, 2019
Amps with printed circuit boards often get a bad rap, yet that’s not always justified.
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Source Audio Introduces the Spectrum Intelligent Filter

February 8, 2019
The Spectrum is the first offering in their new C4 Synth family of pedals.
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Mezzabarba Unveils the Trinity

February 8, 2019
A new 3-channel design that takes popular elements from a few of the company's other models.
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Trickfish Trilobite Review

February 8, 2019
The name may suggest something aquatic, but there’s nothing watered down about this DI.
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TWA Releases the MM-01 MiniMorph Dynamic Waveshaper

February 7, 2019
An envelope-dependent drive circuit where the amount and type of saturation is intricately & inextricably linked to the input signal level.
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Anasounds Unveils the Element Reverb

February 7, 2019
An all-analog pedal that aims to capture the sound of a well-used classic.
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Teisco Launches New Delay, Fuzz, and Boost Pedals

February 7, 2019
The trio features all-analog circuitry housed in custom enclosures designed from the ground up.
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Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200 Review

February 7, 2019
Solid-state circuitry makes this programmable powerhouse light, and super-flexible, too.
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Band Industries Introduces the Roadie Bass Tuner

February 6, 2019
The bass tech's new best buddy has enough torque to crank the biggest pegs in the business but is as precise as a watchmaker’s fingers.
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Bergantino Releases the Forteʹ HP

February 6, 2019
The newest member of their low-end family features 1,200W of class-D power that offers a walloping “slam” in a lightweight, portable package.
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Quick Hit: Rocket Surgeon Codename: Black Hat

February 6, 2019
A utilitarian fuzz that refuses to play the copycat game and ends up being totally predictable … and yet somehow also refreshingly unique.
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Pro Pedalboards 2019

February 5, 2019
From minimalist to monolithic: 16 boards from across the stylistic spectrum that wowed us during our last year of Rig Rundowns.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1982 G&L SC-2

February 5, 2019
Sometimes the best low bid is a trade.
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Celestion Unveils Three New Speakers—Ruby, G10 Creamback, and G12 EVH

February 4, 2019
The trio of products include a 12-inch, alnico-magnet guitar speaker, a 45-watt, ceramic-magnet speaker, and an impulse response for Eddie Van Halen's favored setup.
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TC Electronic Introduces the JUNE-60 Chorus

February 4, 2019
The built-like-a-tank pedal is based on the Juno-60* synthesizer that provided the iconic synth sound fueling countless ‘80s hits and defined the cult movie themes of a decade.
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MusicNomad Introduces the Guitar Tech Set

February 4, 2019
It comes with 18 screwdriver bits, 7 hex wrench sizes, and a premium spanner wrench.
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Catalinbread Effects Announces the Coriolis Effect

February 4, 2019
A sustainer, wah, filter, pitch shifter, and harmonizer rolled into one stomp.
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Buffalo FX Releases the Patriot MkII

February 4, 2019
The second iteration is based on the extremely rare Civil War Muff and designed to replicate the sought after Gilmour Pulse tone.
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