January 2019

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Quick Hit: Asher Electro Hawaiian Junior Lap Steel

December 27, 2018
A value-packed option from a world-class builder.
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Brandon Seabrook’s Noisy Journey

December 11, 2018
Armed with a beat-up Telecaster and an unrelenting vision, one of jazz’s most unique guitarists creates a challenging new album, Convulsionaries, with a drummer-less trio.
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Quick Hit: Hotone Audio Binary Eko

November 29, 2018
A feature-packed delay workstation that aims to cop classic analog tones.
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Quick Hit: Rectifier Effects Maniac Fuzz

November 19, 2018
An affordable fuzz that offers silicon-powered growl.
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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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