December 2019

Gear

Strymon Releases the Iridium Amp & IR Modeler

October 23, 2019
The pedal features emulations of three iconic amps and stores nine different IR cabs.
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PRS Guitars Celebrates 35th Anniversary with New Models

October 23, 2019
Check out three 35th Anniversary models and several updates to its Maryland-made guitar lines, including TCI-tuned pickups, a new nitro finish, as well as significant updates to the McCarty family.
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Gibson Announces Release of Limited-Edition Chuck Berry 1955 ES-350T

October 23, 2019
The model features a pair of fiery P-90 pickups, a replica strap and a replica of the Zuni “Sun God” bolo tie that Chuck wore throughout the 1950’s.
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Quick Hit: Vox Mini Superbeetle Bass Review

October 23, 2019
Sure, it’s a cute little rig, but it can speak quite loudly for its size.
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the 5MM Guitar Power Amplifier

October 22, 2019
The pedal is equipped with a volume control and a bright/norm switch which adds presence.
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Cort Introduces the X700 Duality

October 22, 2019
The guitar features a Seymour Duncan TB4 bridge humbucker and a SH2N neck humbucker combined with a special 5-way wiring.
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Furch Yellow Master’s Choice Gc-CR Review

October 21, 2019
A Czech builder with a tradition of resourcefulness and individual designs crafts a luxurious and balanced grand auditorium that handles strumming and fingerstyle with equal aplomb.
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Vertex Effects Introduces the Nyle Compressor and Preamp

October 21, 2019
Two circuits in its enclosure—a vintage rack compressor and a vintage-style mic preamp.
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Strandberg Announces the Boden Neck-Thru Fusion & Metal Models

October 21, 2019
A pair of new production models that feature the company's futuristic look and neck-thru design.
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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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