February 2019

Gear

NAMM '19 - Fender MTG Tube Distortion, Pinwheel, Bubble Chorus, Lost Highway Phaser & Tre-Verb Demos

January 25, 2019
Along with a stomp designed to be an all-in-one for bassists, the newly launched pedals include a tube-driven distortion, reverb/trem combo, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Marshall Studio Classic (JCM800 2203) and Studio Vintage (JMP 1959SLP) Demos

January 25, 2019
Two vaunted amp heads—the Super Lead and the JCM800—get distilled into impressive-sounding 20-watt incarnations with a smaller footprint, power scaling, and DI outputs.
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NAMM '19 - Headrush FRFR-108 Demo

January 25, 2019
The multi-effector specialists show us their scaled-down, 1000-watt (peak power) 2-way speaker cabinet for modeling devices.
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NAMM '19 - ESP LTD RM-600 Reba Meyers Signature Viper Demo

January 25, 2019
Reba Meyers, guitarist for hardcore outfit Code Orange, demos her new signature Viper model.
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NAMM '19 - Epiphone Dave Rude Flying V and Jared James Nichols "Old Glory" Les Paul Demos

January 25, 2019
Dig Halestorm, Tesla, and/or stripped-down Les Paul sounds? Then check out the classic brand’s latest signature solidbodies.
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NAMM '19 - Taylor Guitars Builders Edition 517e, 717e & 512e 12 Fret Demos

January 25, 2019
Master Builder Andy Powers demos the new slope-shouldered, old-school-voiced body style that inspired the company’s recent V-Class innovations.
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NAMM '19 - Eventide Rose Demo

January 25, 2019
The tech gurus’ latest combines a whopping 50 seconds of delay-time/modulation functionality with an op-amp input stage that yields bucket-brigade-like warmth.
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NAMM '19 - Orange Pedal Baby 100 & Trem Lord Demos

January 25, 2019
The storied U.K. outfit shakes things up with a compact, solid-state platform for pedals, and an American-toned combo with the ability to switch between two trem speeds.
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NAMM '19 - Ibanez RGA61AL & S61AL Demos

January 25, 2019
PG takes a listen to two new Axion Series throwdown machines, one with Bare Knuckle Aftermath pickups, and the other with Fishman Fluence Modern ‘buckers.
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NAMM '19 - MXR Vintage Bass Octave & Dyna Comp Bass Demos

January 25, 2019
Get hip to a pair of new mini pedals aimed at bassists who love compression and vintage octave sounds.
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NAMM '19 - Fender Acoustasonic Demo

January 25, 2019
Witness how the company engineered a hybrid design that goes from dread to Tele with the flick of a switch.
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NAMM '19 - Martin Guitars D-18 Modern Deluxe, Road Series & Dreadnought Jr Demos

January 25, 2019
The acoustic mainstay demos new Modern Deluxe, Road Series, and Dreadnought Jr. instruments.
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NAMM '19 - Tech 21 Geddy Lee SansAmp YYZ & Paul Landers Signature Fly Rig Demos

January 25, 2019
Analog-amp-modeling pioneer Andrew Barta shows us the legendary Rush bassist’s streamlined preamp pedal, as well as Rammstein guitarist Paul Landers’ custom multi-effector.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2019 Day 2

January 25, 2019
The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 2

January 25, 2019
Session guitarist/demo guy extraordinaire (and PG Tone Tips columnist) Pete Thorn joins us to discuss the latest gear from Ernie Ball, Alexander Pedals, Waterloo, Sound City, and more.
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Crossrock Unveils New Air Carbon Guitar Case

January 25, 2019
Three different shapes are available and each one weighs in at less than 7 pounds.
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Xotic Expands Pedal Line with the Super Clean Buffer and Super Sweet Booster

January 25, 2019
The SCB incorporates a class A preamplifier built around the famous JRC4558 chip.
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Eventide Introduces the Rose

January 25, 2019
A modulated delay with a hefty amount of options.
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NAMM '19 - Gretsch G6620T Players Edition Nashville Center Block & G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster Demos

January 25, 2019
The Players series gets a few new models that balance modern playability with the company's well-known sound and style.
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NAMM '19 - Charvel USA Select DK24 2PT CM Demo

January 25, 2019
The newly launched series offers a few exclusive features, some ripping Seymour Duncan humbuckers, and some interesting switching options.
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