December 2019

Gear

RockBoard Unveils the Power Ace 25

October 21, 2019
A high-powered DC power adapter for feeding your power hungry effects.
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First Look: Ernie Ball Music Man Mariposa

October 21, 2019
Omar Rodríguez-López's signature axe delivers punch and flexibility outside high-gain alternative realms.
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Tone Tips: Don’t Lose the Spark

October 21, 2019
Inspired while on the road? These devices can help.
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Quick Hit: Nanolog Orbital Fuzz Review

October 20, 2019
The nano-molecular sandwich returns in a fuzz that ranges from full and ferocious to fractured.
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PRS Guitars Unveils New Mark Holcomb and Dustie Waring Signature Models

October 18, 2019
Both models aim to offer a pro-level instrument at an affordable price.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Reissue of 1973 V2 Ram's Head Big Muff Pi

October 18, 2019
The new pedal is housed in a pedalboard friendly die-cast chassis and equipped with a few select updates for convenience.
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Breath of Something Big: Jersey Girl Homemade Guitars

October 18, 2019
Luthier Kaz Goto on the astonishing guitars, pedals, and straps crafted in his countryside shop in Hokkaido, Japan.
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Tools for the Task: Humbuckers for the Heavy

October 18, 2019
Inject your guitar with newfound fury by dropping in a new humbucker or two.
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Victory Amplification Introduces the VC35 The Copper

October 18, 2019
An EL84 design that aims to go well beyond AC-style chime.
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Mojotone BlackOut Review

October 17, 2019
A killer handwired tweed-style amp for under a grand.
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Last Call: Following Van Halen on a Quest for Power Control

October 17, 2019
Early on, Eddie discovered Variacs allowed him to adjust the electrical voltage output to his amps. Here’s a way to do it if you’re on a budget.
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Rig Rundown: Samantha Fish [2019]

October 16, 2019
The rising blues guitar star demos her No. 1 SG with her expanded pedalboard, and goes deep with her workhorse Jaguars, Stogie Blues cigar box, Delaney 512, Taylor acoustic, and Category 5 amps.
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Island Instruments Unveils the Galo

October 16, 2019
The model pays homage to the Danelectro Dano Pro and the Fender Jaguar.
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the S8 Multi-Output Universal Pedal Power Supply

October 16, 2019
The unit provides one 18V output with a maximum current of 150mA and seven 9V outputs with a maximum current of 250mA per output.
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Quick Hit: Cort G290 FAT Review

October 16, 2019
A reasonably priced mix of timeless features and modern appointments.
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Harmony Silhouette Review

October 15, 2019
High-quality construction and versatile mini-humbuckers help a pawnshop fixture evolve into a mid-price top-performer.
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Acoustic Soundboard: The Round-Shouldered Dreadnought Revival

October 14, 2019
This body shape didn’t go extinct, but it came darn close.
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Trickfish Amplification Announces the Minnow Bass Preamp

October 14, 2019
The EQ section from the company's Bullhead is now available as a standalone pedal.
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First Look: Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Telecasters

October 14, 2019
Explore the subtle to significant differences among the company’s three new vintage-spec, mid-priced solidbodies.
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Mooer Unveils the GE150

October 10, 2019
It features all the effects from the GE Series but with an ultra-lightweight, compact design that fits in most gig bags and backpacks.
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