Read the September 2018 Issue

Reviews

EarthQuaker Devices Aqueduct Review

August 29, 2018
An insane-to-elegant modulation tool that suits chaotic creators and control freaks alike.
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Seymour Duncan Silver Lake Review

August 28, 2018
Dynamic response makes a dynamite reverb.
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Southampton Pedals Utility Knife Review

August 25, 2018
A multi-modulator that’s simple, but doesn’t skimp on sounds.
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Walrus Audio Emissary Review

August 24, 2018
Parallel high-range and mid-boost channels add up to a surprisingly versatile boost.
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Ampeg Liquifier Review

August 23, 2018
The bass-amp giant's new dual-chorus circuit serves up a wide range of rich modulation with a price that harkens back to the 1980s.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Flat Light Review

August 22, 2018
A flanger with a few tricks up its sleeve.
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Nunomo Grain Review

August 20, 2018
Not your dad’s tremolo—or anyone else’s.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

August 16, 2018
With the ability to dial in transparent boost or use the active EQ to summon radically voiced overdrive, what’s not to love?
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Quick Hit: G7th Newport 12-String Capo

August 13, 2018
A clever compensated string pad improves intonation.
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TC Electronic SpectraDrive Review

August 10, 2018
A true multi-tool for bassists that packs all the essentials for performance and practice.
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Jam Pedals Ripply Fall Review

August 9, 2018
Phaser, chorus, vibrato, and ring modulation meet in a subtle-to-strange modulation mélange.
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Friedman BE-50 Deluxe Review

August 7, 2018
Fifty watts of stunning Marshall-flavored versatility that moves from clean to screaming.
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Wren and Cuff Two-Five Review

August 6, 2018
Explosive meets expressive in an overdrive powerful enough to be measured in megatons.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Locomotive

August 2, 2018
A 12AY7-packed bass OD for clean, mean, and points in-between.
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Guild Jetstar Review

July 31, 2018
Another Guild oddity rises Phoenix-like from the ashes—fit and in fighting form.
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Ibanez TCB1006 Review

July 30, 2018
It’s not for the timid or small-handed, but Thundercat’s signature 6-string bass offers a reward in tonal currency equal to its size.
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Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Review

July 26, 2018
This sophisticated “amp in a box” boasts countless cool tones and phenomenal build quality.
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Quick Hit: Line 6 Powercab 112 Plus

July 24, 2018
A feature-packed powered cab that aims to put some "air" into your digital rig.
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Spaceman Mercury IV Review

July 19, 2018
Spaceman’s magical tone masseuse has a way of making everything sound just plain better.
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Sound City SC30 Review

July 17, 2018
This ’60s-inspired combo is a minimalist monster.
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