November 2018

Articles by Charles Saufley

Spaceman Titan II Review

April 13, 2017
A deviation from fuzztone convention brings explosive and inspiring results.
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Taylor Academy 10e Review

April 7, 2017
Meet another very refined entry-level Taylor.
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MXR Phase 95 Review

March 24, 2017
Chewy-to-subtle phase effects abound in this flexible, compact new modulator.
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Quick Hit: G7th UltraLight Capo

March 12, 2017
This feather-light, flexible, and firm-fitting capo is inexpensive too.
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EarthQuaker Devices Space Spiral Review

March 8, 2017
Digital delay and modulation mix to create uncommon echo concoctions.
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Joe Gore Gross Review

February 24, 2017
We explore an almost infinite distortion generator that beckons you to experiment.
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Quick Hit: BAE Hot Fuzz

February 23, 2017
Tone Bender- and Rangemaster-inspired circuits unite in one mean, malleable box.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Tailspin

January 29, 2017
A preposterously inexpensive analog vibrato that sounds and feels fantastic.
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Wren and Cuff Sonder Chorus/Tremolo Review

January 25, 2017
A tremolo-and-chorus combo becomes more than the sum of its parts.
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MXR EP103 Echoplex Delay Review

January 16, 2017
MXR impressively approximates Maestro EP-3 tones and dynamics in a simple, compact stompbox.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Shin-Juku Drive

December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
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B.A. Ferguson Classic Class Shirley Review

December 9, 2016
A sweet handbuilt solidbody deftly walks the tightrope between Fender and Gibson.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe

November 28, 2016
We dig into Mike Matthews' sweetly swirling and huge-sounding new streamlined rotary simulator.
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Black Cat Monster K-Fuzz Review

November 24, 2016
A menacing and expressive octave fuzz classic is recast in a more practical and musically malleable form.
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Otis Amplification Trudeau Review

November 22, 2016
Craft design sensibilities and rowdy tones come together in a handsome and sometimes savage-sounding amp.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Wiretap Riff Recorder

November 1, 2016
This tiny stompbox recorder enables real-time riff capture and fast file sharing via Bluetooth.
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Danelectro ’64 Review

October 28, 2016
Dano channels Semie Moseley’s design sensibilities in an updated take on a ’60s classic.
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Guild S-200 T-Bird Review

October 21, 2016
The high-flying bird from the ’60s soars again in an authentic but more affordable guise.
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Mu-FX Boostron 3 Review

October 13, 2016
An inspired combination of drive and compression effects in a beauty of a pedal from a stompbox legend.
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Boss CE-2W Waza Craft Chorus Review

October 4, 2016
The standard-bearer chorus returns as a more multifaceted modulation machine.
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