November 2018

Gear

Ananashead Launches the Meteorite Fuzz

September 25, 2018
A vintage-style fuzz that includes an additional gain stage.
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First Look: 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard

September 24, 2018
John Bohlinger plays through various settings on the new gussied-up, classic-looking singlecut that has a few dip switches and push-pull pots up its sleeve.
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GHS Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Guitar Strings

September 24, 2018
The strings are wrapped with a black nylon cover, which aims to give the string an ultra-smooth feel with a deep tone.
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Death By Audio Deep Animation Review

September 24, 2018
Filter turns filthy and gets spun on its head in this awesomely powerful and unconventional envelope follower.
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Line 6 HX Effects Review

September 23, 2018
A wickedly versatile multi-effect unit with remarkable flexibility.
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Wizard of Odd: Late-’60s TeleStar Doubleneck

September 21, 2018
Here’s another beautiful weirdo from the Kawai Enshu factory.
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Cort CJ Retro Jumbo Review

September 21, 2018
Style and plugged-in performance come cheap in Cort’s handsome and inexpensive big-body flattop.
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Modulation Nation: Chorus, Phasing, and Flanging

September 20, 2018
Explore the history and mystery of three classic effects.
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Adventure Audio Unveils the Glacial Zenith II

September 20, 2018
A dual-stage overdrive with a 3-band EQ.
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Epiphone and Slash Team Up for New Firebirds

September 20, 2018
Slash’s Premium Outfit Limited to 100 guitars, each hand-signed and numbered by Slash, plus a hard case and custom leather strap.
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JHS Bonsai Review

September 20, 2018
Many modes of TS-style overdrive—every one a winner.
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Rig Rundown: Henry Kaiser's Five Times Surprise

September 19, 2018
A studio visit with the new gear-heavy improv/art-rock supergroup that includes Henry Kaiser, Andy West, and Anthony Pirog.
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Mid Valley FX Unveils the Mad Robot

September 19, 2018
An oscillating fuzz pedal that is designed to deliver arpeggiating tones that wrap around the notes.
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Supro and Keeley Electronics Collaborate on New Amp

September 19, 2018
A 25-watt combo designed specifically to be a versatile pedal platform.
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Escape Plan Launch Code Review

September 19, 2018
An Atari-inspired glitch box that also serves up rich, resonant tones and unexpected musical surprises.
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Mod Rex Polyrhythmic Modulator Pedal

September 18, 2018
The pedal is equipped with four independent modulation sections that are synched in tempo.
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Mastro Valvola LFO Optical Tremolo Review

September 18, 2018
Optical analog tremolo and a digital brain make this Italian trem’ a grab bag of modulation tricks.
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MXR Sugar Drive Review

September 17, 2018
Klone tones in a baby box with a teeny-tiny price.
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ThroBak Announces the ’64 MXV Stratocaster Pickup Set

September 17, 2018
The pickups were wound on the same vintage ME-481A pickup winder that was used to wind early '60s Fender Stratocaster pickups.
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Way Huge Pork & Pickle Review

September 16, 2018
Two distinct dirt circuits come together in one pedal for bassists who appreciate freedom of choice for their grit.
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