November 2018

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Quick Hit: ValveTrain PowerTrain Studio 20

October 7, 2018
An incredibly simple cabinet that adds glowing tube warmth to your digital setup.
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PG Jams: Julian Lage

October 3, 2018
Watch an exclusive live Q&A with one of the most mesmerizing guitarists of his generation.
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Line 6 HX Effects Review

September 23, 2018
A wickedly versatile multi-effect unit with remarkable flexibility.
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Milkman Sound The Amp Review

September 11, 2018
This handwired hybrid amp is a powerhouse in a pedal enclosure.
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PG Jams: Jason Mraz and Molly Miller

September 10, 2018
The nylon-string-loving Grammy winner talks about his secret songwriting club and, together with two bandmates, plays unique renditions of tracks from his latest album, Know.
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Song Premiere: Doyle Bramhall II’s “Love and Pain”

September 6, 2018
The second single from DB2’s forthcoming album, Shades, is an introspective, fuzz-laden groover that tackles tragedy and celebrates collaboration.
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Quick Hit: Line 6 Powercab 112 Plus

July 24, 2018
A feature-packed powered cab that aims to put some "air" into your digital rig.
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SNAMM '18 - AMI Guitars DM-18, GJA-SG200 & GBCE-3-SB Demos

July 20, 2018
The German company's NAMM debut brought out their line of classically inspired acoustics that come in at a rather modest price.
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SNAMM '18 - Lunastone Dynamic Digital Delay Demo

July 18, 2018
Watch an exclusive first demo of the Danish pedalmakers' first foray into digital delay.
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SNAMM '18 - Clifton Guitarworks Flathead Demos

July 18, 2018
These slightly unusual axes combine reclaimed woods with a moden take on a traditional design.
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SNAMM '18 - 10S Guitars ICC II Set Neck Goldleaf & Flame Maple Relic Demo

July 13, 2018
Check out how one of the biggest guitar makers in China have brought their custom-shop ethos to America.
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SNAMM '18 - Cusack Music Resound Reverb Demo

July 11, 2018
Watch how the Michigan company's impressively deep reverb can move from shimmery cascades to old-school spring tones quickly and easily.
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SNAMM '18 - Westminster Effects Chalcedonian Dual Reverb Demo

July 11, 2018
Hear the lush wash of space and reflections in this brand-new pedal that combines independent spring and hall reverbs.
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SNAMM '18 - Nutter Guitars Astro Commander Demo

July 11, 2018
Nashville's own Brian Nutter dresses to impress and demos a futuristic model that sports a wealth of switching options.
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Quick Hit: Lounsberry Amp Rescue

July 6, 2018
An amalgamation of overdrive, treble booster, and cleverly designed gain staging.
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SNAMM '18 - Elliott Guitars Halocaster and Pine Top Demos

July 5, 2018
A mashup of two classic models results in fun, twangy tones. Also, check out two powerful combos that harken back to gritty tweeds.
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SNAMM '18 - Koch Amps The Greg Demo

July 5, 2018
The unoffical mayor of NAMM finally gets his own signature model that is packed with harmonic vibrato, deep reverb controls, and an all-tube boost.
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SNAMM '18 - SoundBrut FU Varitone Fuzz Demo

July 4, 2018
Watch a demo of a wickedly gross—in a good way—silicon fuzz that uses a unique varitone control.
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SNAMM '18 - Swart Amplifier Company Stereo Master 20 Demo

July 4, 2018
Check out this demo of the company's new stereo amp that packs an enormous amount of swirl into a boutique box.
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Brent Mason Live at Summer NAMM 2018

July 4, 2018
One of the most influential country pickers of all time sits down to discuss his new-found teaching career, his unique picking style, and his forthcoming—hopefully—solo album.
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