April 2020

Gear

Nux

Nu-X Unveils the Optima Air

April 16, 2020
A dual-switch acoustic guitar simulator inspired by 3 Sigma Audio.
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May2020 - Bass Bench 3D Printing - homepage

Going Against the Grain in Bass Building

April 16, 2020
Wood will always be king for bass and guitar construction, and for good reason, but who really knows what’s next?
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Benson-homepage

Rig Rundown: Brendan Benson [2020]

April 15, 2020
A trip into the bona fide Raconteurs guitarist's inner lair of rare vintage acoustics, super vibey amps, and a few choice goldtops.
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Volt

Volt Electrics Introduces New Reverse Model with Sheptone Pickups

April 15, 2020
The company's first model takes inspiration from two classic models.
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June20 Esoterica - homepage

Jol Dantzig’s Esoterica Electrica: The Work Is the Reward

April 15, 2020
Could the world’s current challenges be the tipping point leading to the next chapter for creative souls?
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No-Brainer Mods DIY - homepage

No-Brainer Mods 2020

April 14, 2020
Three bold projects for DIY-ers tired of the tame.
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1967 Tokai Humming Bird 230S—with Onboard Fuzz

April 13, 2020
Mosrite aesthetics, Japanese flair, and a circuit reminiscent of the Electro-Harmonix Linear Power Booster.
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Dophix

Dophix Presents the Dante Overdrive

April 13, 2020
The Italian company's latest is a three-knob distortion that focuses on the lower end of the gain scale.
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Dressing Up Your Pedalboard homepage

10 Add-Ons to Spruce Up Your Pedalboard

April 10, 2020
From risers to LED tamers, footswitch covers, junction boxes, light systems, and more.
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Universal Audio

Universal Audio Releases the LUNA Recording System

April 10, 2020
It's available for free for all Thunderbolt‑equipped Apollo and Arrow owners.
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Cort

Cort Introduces the A5 Plus SC Single-Cutaway Bass

April 9, 2020
A single-cutaway design loaded with a Hipshot TransTone bridge and a swamp ash body.
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Wren and Cuff Garbage Face - homepage

Melt Faces with a Muff-y Machine Made for Mascis

April 9, 2020
Ram’s Head-style circuit meets germanium treble booster in a stomp built to deliver Dinosaur Jr.’s wall of sound: The PG Wren and Cuff Garbage Face review.
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Cedric Burnside homepage

Rig Rundown: Cedric Burnside

April 8, 2020
A true lion of Mississippi hill-country blues continues paving his family’s legacy with a no-nonsense setup.
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Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball Expands Slinky String Line

April 8, 2020
The newly developed stets include Magnum Slinkys, Hyper Slinkys, and a heavy bottom 7-string set.
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AP Intl

AP International Announces the HexHider Magnetic Tool

April 8, 2020
A handy solution for Floyd Rose-equipped guitars.
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Mojotone

Mojotone Announces the 44 Magnum High-Output Humbucker

April 7, 2020
The company's most aggressive humbucker is aimed at modern-metal jammers.
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Hartke LX850 homepage

Hartke LX8500: The Premier Guitar Review

April 7, 2020
With a highly maneuverable class-A tube preamp, 800 watts, a built-in handle, and a featherweight 8 1/2 pounds, this amp was born to rumble and travel.
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Daredevil

Daredevil Releases the Hype

April 7, 2020
A knob-free FET boost.
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First Look Seymour Duncan Polaron

First Look: Seymour Duncan Polaron

April 6, 2020
Mountains of modulation are amassed in a stomp that goes way beyond basic phasing.
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