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Rig Rundown: AFI

July 26, 2017
Jade Puget and Hunter Burgan chronicle the working-man instruments, all-tube heads, and select noisemakers they rely on to achieve their evolved punk tones.
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Rig Rundown: Silversun Pickups

June 28, 2017
The L.A. rockers explain how they weave and manipulate their boundless tones with some classic Gibson ’birds and a mix of tube power and digital modeling. Plus, we find out guitarist Brian Aubert’s secret weapon.
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Ask Amp Man: Limited Edition Ampeg SVT

May 12, 2017
A rare “Skunk Works” production amp is brought out of the woodwork and up to speed.
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Ampeg Introduces the Classic Analog Bass Preamp and the Scrambler

January 20, 2017
Classic Ampeg bass tone can be brewed and served from the company's new overdrive and analog preamp offerings.
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NAMM '17 - Ampeg Classic Bass Preamp & Scrambler Bass Overdrive Demos

January 20, 2017
The bass titan splits a popular DI box into two separate stompboxes that go for under $100.
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Gear Awards

The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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Rig Rundown: Tim Commerford

October 12, 2016
The Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage bass hero shows us the dual-amp setup he uses to get huge tones with his WAKRAT project.
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Tim Commerford: Wakrat and the Power of Now

September 1, 2016
The celebrated Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage bassist explains how his other band's in-your-face, jazz-inspired music is making him play better than ever.
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Universal Audio Introduces the Ampeg B-15N Bass Amplifier Plugin

August 4, 2016
An emulation of the combo delivered a warm and fat fundamental note that laid the foundation for ’60s and ’70s rock, funk, and soul.
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La Luz: Doom-Wop Duality

January 28, 2016
Shana Cleveland, guitarist for surf-noir quartet La Luz, discusses sophomore LP Weirdo Shrine.
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Ampeg PF-50T Review

December 31, 2015
An all-tube, 50-watt bass amp that serves up vintage warmth and classic style.
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Year of Gear 2015

The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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Ampeg Unveils the PF-20T and PF-50T

September 21, 2015
Modern interpretations of Ampeg's legendary low-wattage, all-tube designs.
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Ampeg SCR-DI Review

September 10, 2015
Ampeg’s new DI for bassists brings flexibility and plenty more.
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Power Trip: A Guide to Power Tubes and Their Signature Sounds

July 2, 2015
Whether you’re shopping for a new amp or trying to coax different tones from one you’ve got, this comprehensive look at power tubes and their sonic traits is essential reading.
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Boom-Boom Beyond the Bedroom: 1x12 Bass Combo Review Roundup

May 20, 2015
We size-up four surprisingly versatile sub-$500 amps from Ampeg, Hartke, Fender, and Ashdown.
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NAMM '15 - Ampeg SCR-DI Bass Scrambler Demo

January 29, 2015
The bass juggernaut shows off their latest pedalboard-ready direct box.
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Ampeg Unveils the SCR-DI

January 23, 2015

A potent combination of preamp, EQ pedal, and overdrive built for the stage.


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NAMM Day 1

NAMM 2015: Editors' Picks – Day 1

January 22, 2015
A few of the axes, effects, amps, and toys that caught the PG editors' attention on day one of NAMM 2015.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2015 Day 1

January 22, 2015
The highlights from the first day of NAMM '15.
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