December 2019

Gear

First Look: Danelectro The Breakdown

December 2, 2019
We take this 2-knob take on the vintage Univox Uni-Drive used by Page and Beck for a spin with ’buckers and single-coils.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Bending the Rules with a Gretsch G2655

December 1, 2019
A Hipshot B-bender on a bargain semi-hollowbody? Why not!
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Silktone Amp Review

November 29, 2019
Class A in every regard.
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Xotic Announces the Bass RC Booster V2

November 28, 2019
The pedal features two different gain settings and offers up to 20db of boost.
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Catalinbread Effects Releases the Dirty Little Secret Red

November 28, 2019
An updated take on the company's plexi-style dirt box.
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Rig Rundown: King Buffalo

November 27, 2019
The bluesy psych-rock trio shows off its souped-up import axes, pricier amps, and carefully planned pedal playgrounds.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the Mark Five: 25 1x10 Combo and 1x10 Boogie Extension Cabinet

November 27, 2019
A combo that comes in a 24 pounds, features two channels, and touches on a few the company's most iconic sounds.
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Fredric Effects Announces the Nouveau Super Unpleasant Companion

November 27, 2019
A newly designed two-in-one pedal that combines the FY-2 Companion Fuzz and the FY-6 Superfuzz.
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Quick Hit: MXR Clone Looper Review

November 27, 2019
Looping made stupidly simple ... and lot more fun.
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Epiphone Unveils the Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

November 26, 2019
A replica of one of the cleanest 'bursts that Bonamassa has ever seen.
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Stellartone Introduces the Trio Treble Control Switch

November 26, 2019
A drop-in replacement that features passive analog circuitry and two different types of treble cut.
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JHS Pedals Announces the Colour Box V2

November 26, 2019
The updated version includes expanded EQ controls, hi/lo switch, and the ability to pass phantom power.
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Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s Custom Telecasters Review

November 25, 2019
Explore the surprisingly profound differences between these foundational fixtures of Fender’s sprawling new Vintera Series.
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Godin Guitars Launches the Radiator

November 25, 2019
It features a chambered Silver Leaf maple body, rosewood fretboard, and custom Godin humbuckers.
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J. Rockett Audio Announces the APE

November 25, 2019
A pedal-sized recreation of a classic preamp.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scrap Steel

November 24, 2019
A sound designer decides to build an electric baritone lap steel out of discarded timber and leftover guitar parts.
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Orange Amplification Announces the Crush Acoustic 30

November 22, 2019
A portable 30-watt acoustic combo that features built-in reverb and chorus.
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Mojotone Introduces the BlackOut British Combo

November 22, 2019
A hot-rodded version of a classic British 18-watt circuit.
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ESP Guitars Unveils First Batch of 2020 Models

November 22, 2019
Check out the first 15 models that the company is rolling out for 2020.
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Godin Metropolis LTD Review

November 22, 2019
High quality, classy design, and adaptable L.R. Baggs Anthem electronics yield an intriguing mid-priced dreadnought.
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