February 2019

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Jeff McErlain feat. Robben Ford “It’s Your Groove” Premiere

February 15, 2019
Check out the first track from McErlain’s forthcoming album that hearkens back to Ford’s early fusion days.
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Quick Hit: Bogner Ecstasy Blue Mini

February 3, 2019
A wildly useful distortion that stretches far beyond the company’s hard-rock roots.
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NAMM '19 - Gamechanger Audio Motor Pedal Demo

January 29, 2019
The Latvian mad scientists have created another ear-twisting filter that is incredibly deep.
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NAMM '19 - Chase Bliss Audio Automatone Series Preamp Mk II & Blooper Demos

January 29, 2019
Born out of collaboration with Chris Benson, the updated preamp includes presets, fuzz, automation, and more
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NAMM '19 - Beetronics Swarm Fuzz & Harmonizer Demo

January 29, 2019
Listen to a wildly interactive octave/fuzz/harmonizer inspired by a forgotten classic.
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NAMM '19 - Electro-Faustus Simulacrum & Photo Theremin Demos

January 29, 2019
Samples, triggers, and faux-theremin tones outline the New York-based pedal builder's offerings.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 4

January 29, 2019
Music is Win's Tyler Larson joins the gang to wrap up this year's show by discussing new stuff from PRS, Coppersound, Chase Bliss, Benson, Ruokangas, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Rainger FX Drone Rainger & Dr. Freakenstein Chop Fuzz Demos

January 27, 2019
David Rainger unleashes two new stomps—a dreamscape drone machine and an update on his chopped-up fuzz.
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NAMM '19 - Kemper Kabinet Demo

January 27, 2019
Listen to the digital giant's new full-range cab and check out their long-awaited preset editor.
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NAMM '19 - Framus Diablo II Supreme X Demo with Stevie Salas

January 27, 2019
Famed sideman Stevie Salas walks us through a chic new model that includes some features from his signature Idolmaker.
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NAMM '19 - Mooer GE300 Demo

January 27, 2019
Listen to the company's new all-in-one multi-effects unit that features amp modeling, IR support, a polyphonic synth engine, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Mattisson Bass Janek Gwizdala Master Built & Standard Series Signature Bass Demos

January 27, 2019
Virtuoso bassist Janek Gwizdala jams on his brand-new namesake collaboration with luthier Anders Mattisson.
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NAMM '19 - Dwarfcraft Devices Body Mod & Treeverb Demos

January 27, 2019
Noted noisemaker Ben Hinz demos a spacy modulation machine and a shoegaze-friendly reverb.
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NAMM '19 - L.R. Baggs Align Series Chorus & Delay Demos

January 27, 2019
A smartly-designed chorus and feature-packed delay are the last effects in the company's Align series.
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NAMM '19 - Lyon & Healy Grenadilla Demo

January 27, 2019
The Chicago-based brand gives us a look at a new nylon-string model and a stereo preamp.
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NAMM '19 - Batson Guitars Custom Parlor Demo

January 27, 2019
Luthier Mark Batson walks us through a sleek custom parlor gutiar and outlines his modern designs.
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NAMM '19 - Abasi Concepts Larada Demo

January 26, 2019
The Animals As Leaders mastermind continues his hand at guitar design and unveils more options for his flagship instrument while teasing a more "traditional" model.
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NAMM '19 - Synergy Modular Amp Systems Demo with Steve Vai

January 26, 2019
The guitar legend stops in to explain and demo his new signature tone modules co-designed alongside the likes of Bruce Egnater, Dave Friedman, and Mike Soldano.
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NAMM '19 - Alexander Pedals Radical Delay Deluxe Demo

January 26, 2019
An expanded version of the company's retro-flavored delay is great for laser sounds, video-game noises, and so much more.
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NAMM '19 - MOD Kits DIY Thunderdrive Deluxe LTD Demo

January 26, 2019
Check out how the pedal kit company expanded one of its flagship models to include three different types of clipping.
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