December 2019

Gear

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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STL Tones Releases the Andy James Signature Hardware Preamp Pedal

October 10, 2019
The pedal carefully emulates all the electronic behaviors of a tube amplifier, like triode cut-off, grid current limiting and Miller effect—all using solid-state circuitry.
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First Look: Blackstar Silverline Standard

October 10, 2019
We take a listen to the British amp outfit’s latest, which features six power-tube-mimicking modes and numerous recording and performance options—all in a compact and handsome form factor.
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Rig Rundown: Torche's Steve Brooks & Jonathan Nuñez

October 9, 2019
When these metalheads couldn’t lasso the tones in their craniums, Nuñez took the DIY route and launched his own company to create gear for their boards and backline.
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Tech 21 Unveils the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp

October 9, 2019
The pedal features all-analog SansAmp technology, two channel modes with individual gain and level controls, blend, 4-band active EQ, and a bite switch.
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Maxon Releases 40th Anniversary Keeley-Modded OD808-40K Overdrive

October 9, 2019
Originally released by Maxon in the Japanese market, the OD808 circuit was then licensed by Ibanez and released worldwide as the TS808 Tube Screamer.
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AP International Announces the 5-String Ray Ross Bass Bridge

October 9, 2019
The new bridge features a proprietary saddle-less tone pin design.
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Source Audio Unveils the Collider Delay+Reverb

October 8, 2019
A focused collection of the most popular and useful delay and reverb effects from the Nemesis Delay and Ventris Dual Reverb.
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PRS Expands SE Line with New Mira, Starla, Hollowbody, and Custom 24 Models

October 8, 2019
The six new models include the return of some beloved designs, hollowbody models for the first time in the SE Series, and two new exotic veneer instruments.
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