April 2019

Reviews

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

January 1, 2019
EHX revisits the Muff that started it all.
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Quick Hit: Zorg Effects Small Basstar Review

December 31, 2018
It’s smaller than its big sister, the Glorious Basstar, but this stompbox doesn’t skimp on dishing out the overdrive.
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Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

December 28, 2018
Death By Audio’s original weapon of sonic destruction returns in enhanced and surprisingly manageable and musical form.
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Quick Hit: Asher Electro Hawaiian Junior Lap Steel Review

December 27, 2018
A value-packed option from a world-class builder.
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Caparison Horus-M3 CC Review

December 24, 2018
Courtney Cox’s signature shred machine extracts shreddy versatility from a streamlined control set.
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Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH Review

December 18, 2018
With this new workhorse, adding a double dose of humbucker to the Jazz formula equals a whole lotta bass.
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Quick Hit: Dophix Nettuno Review

December 17, 2018
Looking for violin-toned fuzz? This halo-wearing silicon fuzz from Florence makes it a cinch to dial.
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Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

December 14, 2018
Filtering, fuzz, and modulation meet to make a powerful and petite synth for guitar.
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Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

December 11, 2018
A premium brand unveils a new model with an accessible price of entry.
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Quick Hit: Ananashead Meteorite

December 10, 2018
An inexpensive, sturdy silicon Fuzzrite hits the biker-fuzz bull’s-eye.
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Mattoverse Electronics Inflection Point Review

December 7, 2018
A wide-ranging wobble box—and compelling analog/digital hybrid.
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Dunable SplatterBlaster Review

December 6, 2018
Two fuzzes, one box—and zillions of tones.
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Tone King Sky King Review

December 4, 2018
A shape-shifting evolution of Mark Bartel’s original design dishes scads of tone and performance possibilities.
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Eastman T64/v Review

November 30, 2018
Vintage thinline sounds abound in an impressively relic’d and smooth-playing hollowbody.
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Quick Hit: Hotone Audio Binary Eko Review

November 29, 2018
A feature-packed delay workstation that aims to cop classic analog tones.
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Carr Telstar Review

November 27, 2018
A thrilling Fender/Vox hybrid.
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MXR EVH 5150 Chorus Review

November 26, 2018
Eddie’s chorus pedal is full of idiosyncrasies and interesting tonal surprises.
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Quick Hit: Boss TU-03 Review

November 22, 2018
A sleek clip-on tuner that will tune up more than just your instrument.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx III Review

November 20, 2018
Vast libraries of IRs and amp and effect models, as well as improvements in interface, memory, and connectivity, make the III tough to beat.
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