January 2019

Gear

Tools for the Task: Tele-Style Bridges

November 16, 2018
Options abound for Tele-style bridges, but here are 10 to get you thinking about what a swap could do for your guitar.
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Dunlop Unveils the MXR Mini Iso-Brick Power Supply, MXR Vintage Bass Octave, and Way Huge Purple Platypus Octidrive

November 16, 2018
The Purple Platypus Octidrive MkII aims to combine the burly, buttery tones and amp-clobbering gain of the Red Llama Overdrive with a frequency doubler that creates an octave-up effect.
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Wampler Launches the Fuzzstration

November 16, 2018
A fuzz that aims to combine a gruff sound with an independent octave circuit.
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Cort Introduces the KX257B Baritone 7-String

November 16, 2018
The new model features EMG RetroActive Super 77 pickups, mahogany body, and a bolt-on neck.
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Acoustic B100C Review

November 16, 2018
Best known in the ’70s for their big bass stacks on big stages, Acoustic shows they can play small ball, too.
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ESP Guitars Announces James Hetfield Signature Series LTD Snakebyte SE Baritone

November 15, 2018
It is a replica of the original model currently played by James on Metallica’s WorldWired Tour.
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Schuyler Dean Pickups Unveils New P-90 Gold Foil Pickups

November 15, 2018
The pickup is made with 44 gauge wire and ceramic magnets like vintage Teisco gold foils.
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Friedman Unveils the BE-OD Deluxe and the Golden Pearl

November 15, 2018
A pair of new stomps from famed amp and pedal designer Dave Friedman that are available on November 19th.
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Mooer Releases the UK Gold PLX and Blueno Micro Preamps

November 15, 2018
The latest additions aim to cop both British and Americian tones.
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Reverend Guitars Announces the Reeves Gabrels Signature RG-SUS

November 15, 2018
The RG-SUS is just like his original signature model, but it’s loaded with a Sustainiac system for authentic and controllable feedback.
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Boss Unveils the Nextone Artist and Nextone Stage Amps

November 15, 2018
Both amps feature Tube Logic technology, multiple channels, and selectable power amp configurations.
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Signal to Noise: Glass Inside—Handle with Care?

November 15, 2018
Let’s debunk some myths about tube reliability.
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Rig Rundown: Monster Magnet

November 14, 2018
The "space lords" take time for a pit stop with us to cover the everyman Gibsons, scorching Marshalls, and nasty fuzzes that ignite their psychedelic orbit.
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J Rockett Audio Designs Releases the Monkeyman

November 14, 2018
A tweed amp-in-a-box pedal with built-in spring reverb emulation.
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PRS Guitars Announces New 2019 Models

November 14, 2018
PRS Guitars has announced its first round of new models and updates for 2019.
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Bogner Unveils the Ecstasy Red and Blue Minis

November 14, 2018
The famed amp company has shrunk two of their most popular pedals into mini-sized enclosures.
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Quick Hit: String Theory EFX KE/64 Overdrive Review

November 14, 2018
Raw and super rich—the KE/64 packs a punch that never overpowers.
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Nanolog Releases the Carbon Series

November 13, 2018
The line includes the Classic Overdrive, C4 Distortion, and Orbital Fuzz.
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Island Instruments Unveils the Traveller Bass

November 13, 2018
The goal was to design a lightweight, compact bass that blends modern features and ergonomics with vintage feel and tone.
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Tone Tips: The Powerhouse Pedalboard

November 13, 2018
Our resident tone guru offers sound hardware solutions for your pedalboard, with versatility and ease front of mind.
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