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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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Mesa/Boogie Rosette 300/Two:Eight Review

February 28, 2018
Flexible EQ and lively sounds add up to a killer compact acoustic amplification solution.
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Quick Hit: Peterson StroboClip HD

February 26, 2018
This sleek clip-on makes easy work of precise strobe tuning for any stringed instrument.
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Yellowcake Lida Machine Review

February 22, 2018
A double-headed filter pedal full of compelling tones.
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Quick Hit: Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Zi

February 20, 2018
The pro-audio gurus serve up a super-simple means of massaging acoustic tones through impedance control.
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Nanolog Audio The WaveFunction Review

February 19, 2018
Not your dad’s diode-clipping distortion.
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Quick Hit: Seafoam Pedals Lighthouse

February 16, 2018
Tiny-but-mighty tweaking options make this way more than just a boost.
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Epiphone Embassy PRO Review

February 15, 2018
A classic Epi bass from the ’60s is reimagined and reissued with a price that harkens back to the same era.
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Orange Fur Coat Review

February 13, 2018
A classic octave fuzz design revived.
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Dunlop Geezer Butler Cry Baby Review

February 12, 2018
A rock-bass pioneer gets one of his signature tone spices bottled up in a new wah pedal.
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Chellee Compy Review

February 9, 2018
A Ross/Dyna Comp variant with all the mods—and a remarkably low price.
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Hagstrom Fantomen Review

February 7, 2018
A legendary Swedish axe maker teams with Swedish metal merchants Ghost to deliver a thunderous and surprisingly adaptable solidbody.
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Electro-Harmonix Green Russian Big Muff Review

February 5, 2018
The famed pedal builders revive a legend that delivers authentic Sovtek sounds at a rock-bottom price.
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Quick Hit: Guild Jumbo Junior Bass

February 4, 2018
An acoustic bass that’s easy to transport, has big tones, is well constructed, and priced right.
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Quick Hit: Lehle Mono Volume 90

February 1, 2018
Seventies sneaker vibes meet 21st-century fidelity and flexibility in this quality German design.
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Fender Ed O’Brien Stratocaster Review

January 23, 2018
Musical possibilities abound in a sustainer-equipped Stratocaster.
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Nolatone Club Master Review

January 18, 2018
Paul Sanders’ compact and excellent pedal platform delivers much more than mere headroom. It also sounds awesome, all by itself.
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API TranZformer LX Review

January 11, 2018
A pair of top-shelf studio weapons are transformed into one DI pedal that gives bassists formidable tone-sculpting power.
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Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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