Read the September 2018 Issue

Reviews

Dr. Z Z-PLUS Review

April 17, 2018
A versatile low-watt monster with a whole lotta roar.
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Pigtronix Mothership 2 Review

April 16, 2018
Badass synth tones from a petite pedal.
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Modulus Graphite Funk Unlimited RevOLite Review

April 13, 2018
Modulus is back with a flyweight bass that’s easy on the shoulders but heavy in tone—and couldn’t care less about how cold it is outside.
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Quick Hit: Fender CN-60S

April 11, 2018
Nylon-string tones meet steel-string playability in this affordable entry-level model.
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Koll Super Cub Review

April 9, 2018
Humble 1960s designs are reborn in a high-performance boutique gem.
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Subdecay Vector Review

April 6, 2018
Analog dirt tones and digital control equal a crunchy to fuzzy to metallic distortion jack-of-all-trades.
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Tech 21 SansAmp GED-2112 Review

April 4, 2018
A partnership with Rush’s legendary bassist results in a dual preamp unit that earns his mark of approval and brings big, analog bass tone.
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Magnetic Effects Midphoria Review

March 30, 2018
Fixed filter tones are just the beginning in this very versatile cocked-wah-style effect.
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Quick Hit: Schuyler Dean Jazzmaster Gold Foil Set

March 29, 2018
Offset meets Teisco meets Danelectro meets Tele, anyone?
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Universal Audio OX Review

March 26, 2018
A direct-recording tool that’s 50 percent load box, 50 percent modeler, and 100 percent awesome.
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Quick Hit: Red Hawk Effects Raven

March 22, 2018
A Brazilian take on ’60s Fuzz Faces serves up some gorgeous germanium and silicon sounds at an incredible price.
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Quick Hit: Neunaber Iconoclast

March 19, 2018
Space constrained? This compact simulator delivers many realistic speaker sounds for practice, performance, and recording.
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PureSalem Mendiola Review

March 16, 2018
A graceful and thoughtfully executed mashup of Fender, Gibson, and Eko elements adds up to a lean, clean, and mean performance 6-string.
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Matthews Effects The Chemist Review

March 15, 2018
Clever switching options and multiple modulation and octave textures make this compact pedal a sound laboratory.
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Todd Sharp JOAT 20 Review

March 13, 2018
A studio ace's decades of session experience informed this combo's galaxy of tones—and all without a traditional tone stack.
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Sublime Chieftain Deluxe Review

March 12, 2018
A budget-friendly semi-hollowbody with something rare in its price range: a unique personality.
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Sire Marcus Miller P7 Review

March 9, 2018
An appointment-rich take on the P formula—with design input from a top-tier player—that still keeps it real on your pocketbook.
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Cusack Music Tap-A-Delay Deluxe Review

March 6, 2018
A compact digital delay stuffed with unusually creative echo-manipulation tools and a delectably analog voice.
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Quick Hit: Mythos Pedals Chupacabra

March 5, 2018
The fine line between overdrive and fuzz is brilliantly blurred in this inspired take on the sound of vintage Texas boogie.
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Miura Guitars M2 Review

March 2, 2018
This no-frills, simple-to-use bass compressor makes it a breeze to incorporate the effect most low-enders really shouldn't be without.
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