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Gear

Supro Unveils the Conquistador and Clermont Semi-Hollow Models

January 7, 2020
This Supro/335 mashup was designed in conjunction with Nashville guitarist Ford Thurston.
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J. Chester Amplification Introduces the Brit Combo

January 6, 2020
An EL84-powered combo that features digital reverb and a Warehouse speaker.
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Everyone Knows Guitars Can’t Spell

January 6, 2020
But as the Wizard of Odd shows, this early made-in-Japan Teisco J5 “guiter” speaks the right language.
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Orange Amps Releases the Bass Butler and Little Bass Thing

January 6, 2020
The British amp company's latest offerings are a slender 500-watt head and a pedal-sized bass rig.
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Godin Guitars Launches the Metropolis Classic QIT

January 6, 2020
The newly designed dread features a solid mahogany back & sides and solid spruce top.
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First Look: Breedlove Organic Series Wildwood Concert Satin CE

January 6, 2020
Solid mahogany construction and stylish contemporary design distinguish this slinky performer—all for less than $650.
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Reverend Guitars Unveils the Robin Finck Signature Model

January 3, 2020
The control layout is streamlined to simply a master volume, bass contour, and 3-way switch.
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Destroyer of Import Semi-Hollowbody Stereotypes?

January 3, 2020
This exquisitely upscale and original 6-string smashes preconceptions with its super-flexible tones. The PG Eastman Romeo review.
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Guild Announces New X-175 Manhattan

January 3, 2020
Updates include a pair of DeArmond Dynasonics pickups.
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Milkman Sound Announces the Amp 100

January 2, 2020
The wattage has been doubled and an integrated FET boost circuit and dual control reverb has been added.
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Is a Nice Volume Pedal Worth $140?

January 2, 2020
Especially when competing designs with shrunken footprints have upped the ante? The PG Xotic 250k Volume Pedal review.
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Rig Rundown: Intervals

January 1, 2020
Prog-metal architect Aaron Marshall shows off a pair of dazzling Mayones prototypes before he explains using a small digital footprint for tons of tones.
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Why Do So Many Posers Play “Offset” Guitars?

December 31, 2019
True or False: To distract from the fact that they couldn’t play their way out of a paper bag.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2019

December 30, 2019
Based on your watch time and clicks, here are the most-watched videos this trip 'round the sun.
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Hartke Introduces New LX Series Bass Amplifiers

December 30, 2019
These class D amplifiers weigh under nine pounds, produce 800 watts and 500 watts of real continuous power and are paired with a tube-driven preamp.
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First Look: Foxgear Rainbow Reverb

December 30, 2019
Five digital reverb engines and deep tone-tailoring features make this super-affordable time machine a supreme steal.
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Blackstar Silverline Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

December 27, 2019
This fun, budget-friendly modeling amp aims for the sky with solid attempts at mimicking the response of EL84, 6V6, EL34, 6L6, KT66, and KT88 power sections.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Peavey Predator

December 26, 2019
In pursuit of maximalist tone, a guitarist bestows his favorite S-shaped guitar body with three versatile pickups, ’50s wiring, and two toggles to help him do it all.
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Rig Rundown: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Joel Hoekstra and Chris Caffery

December 25, 2019
Huge arena-rock guitar tones meet heavy-metal Christmas jams on one of the year’s most successful tours. Go behind the scenes to see how the guitar tandem kick out the holiday jams.
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Ernie Ball Music Man Mariposa: The Premier Guitar Review

December 25, 2019
The signature solidbody for Omar Rodríguez-López (At the Drive-In, the Mars Volta) screams and plays as smooth as cream.
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