March 2020

Gear

Sonata Marketing Launches Modern Vintage Series Instruments

February 7, 2020
The series will start with the MVS guitar, MVJ4 bass, and MVP4 bass.
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IK Multimedia Releases the Z-Tone Buffer Boost Pedal, Axe I/O Solo, and AmpliTube Joe Satriani

February 7, 2020
The Axe I/O Solo is a compact 2-in/3-out USB audio interface that features IK’s Pure microphone preamp.
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PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

February 6, 2020
The modern classic excels in its more accessibly priced guise.
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Rig Rundown: Duane Denison

February 5, 2020
The Jesus Lizard and Tomahawk riffer reveals how working as a setup tech for Gibson informed the design of his signature aluminum axes from Electrical Guitar Company.
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Dr. Z Announces the Z Wreck Jr

February 5, 2020
A 15-watt version that comes in at around half the price of the original.
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Caparison Launches the Brocken 5-Bass

February 4, 2020
The first ever 5-string Caparison bass features the Fishman Fluence soapbar pickup system.
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Electro-Harmonix Ram’s Head Big Muff: The Premier Guitar Review

February 3, 2020
Matthews and company chase the sound of the most coveted vintage Big Muff and come dang close to hitting the mark—and for less than 100 bucks.
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DiMarzio Releases Fantom P-90 Pickups

February 3, 2020
A hum-cancelling pickup that's available in a few different flavors.
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Step Into the Bizarre with This Chaos Generator

January 31, 2020
This LFO-driven tone mangler expands the vocabularies of expression-pedal-enabled stomps. The PG TWA Side Step review.
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Lag Guitars HyVibe Smart Guitar Demo | NAMM 2020

January 31, 2020
Do-it-all smartphone-controllable axes with built-in effects invite you to leave your pedalboard—and even your amp—at home.
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Balaguer Guitars Releases the Monoceros Bass

January 30, 2020
The vintage-inspired model comes with a Darkglass Tone Capsule preamp.
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Fishman Launches Fluence Legacy Series with Alice in Chains' Mike Inez

January 30, 2020
The new pickups are available in either single or neck voices and aims to cop the tone of Inez's Moon bass.
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Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass: The Premier Guitar Review

January 30, 2020
An iconic bass undergoes a few tweaks to its formula, but make no mistake—this 4-string is all Jazz and then some.
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Rig Rundown: Albert Lee

January 29, 2020
A bona fide twang-guitar legend shares stories of his time with Clapton and gives an inside look at how he approaches his signature sound.
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Peter Green's 1964 Marshall JTM45

January 29, 2020
Which also happened to be used by David Gilmour, Bob Marley, the Police, the Who, the Rolling Stones, and more!
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Seymour Duncan and Brad Paisley Collaborate on La Brea Pickups

January 28, 2020
One of country's top pickers gets his own vintage-spec'd single-coils with alnico II and IV magnets.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces the Dual Drive

January 28, 2020
The limited-edition stomp combines a TS-style overdrive with a Rat's filth into one enclosure.
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Fender Announces Change in Ownership

January 28, 2020
The historic company's majority owner is Servco Pacific Incorporated.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Ceres

January 27, 2020
This T-style was carved out of leftover mahogany used to replace a historical statue atop the Vermont State House.
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First Look: Victory Amps VC35 The Copper

January 27, 2020
Ride with an AC-style overachiever that dishes punch and sophistication from a light, compact head.
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