October 2020

 

Reviews

Godin - homepage

Godin Metropolis LTD Review

November 22, 2019
High quality, classy design, and adaptable L.R. Baggs Anthem electronics yield an intriguing mid-priced dreadnought.
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Gear of the Year - homepage

The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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Paradox - homepage

Paradox Futura Review

November 20, 2019
A Jekyll and Hyde of modulation uses envelope-driven dynamics to open up pretty-to-twisted chorus frontiers.
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EBS Micro3 - homepage

EBS MicroBass 3 Review

November 18, 2019
This versatile outboard preamp/DI combines the flavors of two classic amps for tone-sculpting nirvana.
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Prescription COB - homepage

Quick Hit: Prescription Electronics C.O.B. Review

November 17, 2019
The boutique 1990s octave-fuzz is back, with mouthwatering tones and improved pedalboard friendliness.
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Spaceman Polaris - homepage

Quick Hit: Spaceman Polaris Review

November 15, 2019
Creative filtering options make an uncommonly versatile overdrive.
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Chase Bliss - homepage

Chase Bliss Dark World Review

November 13, 2019
A smorgasbord of reverb tones, from familiar to freakazoid.
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Sennheiser homepage

Quick Hit: Sennheiser XSW-D Pedalboard Set Review

November 12, 2019
Unleash yourself from the shackles of cords and roam the stage in style.
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Ernie Ball Short Scale - homepage

Ernie Ball Music Man Short-Scale StingRay Review

November 11, 2019
A classic bass gets a short-scale makeover, but doesn’t come up short anywhere else.
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Comins - homepage

Comins GCS-16-2 Review

November 8, 2019
A relatively affordable archtop from a high-end artisan.
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Peavey-MH-homepage

Peavey Invective.MH Review

November 6, 2019
Misha Mansoor’s own mini head is as savage as you want it to be, with a less rowdy side that surprises.
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Tech 21-2

Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 V2 Review

November 4, 2019
New player- and performance-centric features make a compact tone toolbox even more powerful and flexible.
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Korg Pitchblack Clip - homepage

Quick Hit: Korg Pitchclip 2+ Review

November 3, 2019
Clip on, tune up, play guitar.
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OBNE Whitecap - homepage

Old Blood Noise Endeavors Whitecap Review

November 1, 2019
Tremolo vs. tremolo in a single mad modulator.
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Hamstead - homepage

Quick Hit: Hamstead Odyssey Review

October 30, 2019
Three choices each for input-gain, EQ mode, and clipping circuits add up to impressive boost, overdrive, and distortion flexibility.
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Yardbox-homepage2

Prescription Electronics Yardbox Review

October 27, 2019
Prescription reanimates their beastly take on the legendary Tone Bender MkII.
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Boss DD-200-homepage

Boss DD-200 Digital Delay Review

October 25, 2019
Boss strikes a smart compromise between digital options, compact design, and operational simplicity.
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Vox-Superbeetle-homepage

Quick Hit: Vox Mini Superbeetle Bass Review

October 23, 2019
Sure, it’s a cute little rig, but it can speak quite loudly for its size.
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Furch - homepage

Furch Yellow Master’s Choice Gc-CR Review

October 21, 2019
A Czech builder with a tradition of resourcefulness and individual designs crafts a luxurious and balanced grand auditorium that handles strumming and fingerstyle with equal aplomb.
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Nanolog - homepage

Quick Hit: Nanolog Orbital Fuzz Review

October 20, 2019
The nano-molecular sandwich returns in a fuzz that ranges from full and ferocious to fractured.
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