February 2019

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 2

June 29, 2018
Watch the editors discuss their fave gear from Electro-Harmonix, Greer, Reverend, Old Blood Noise Endeavors, and more!
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SNAMM '18 - Martin Guitars 000RSG, Jimmy Buffet Custom, D-16EDP, D 28 Bigsby & more

June 29, 2018
The venerable acoustic builders reveal a bevy of new axes including a collaboration with Gretsch and one aimed at fans of dogs playing poker.
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SNAMM '18 - Dusky Electronics Hypatia Demo

June 29, 2018
Watch how a rather simple discrete circuit blossoms into a gritty fuzz with a crunchy heart.
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Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 1

June 28, 2018
Our crew gives a quick rundown of the five most head-turning things they saw on their first day at the Nashville gear expo.
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Joey Landreth: "Forgiveness" Song Premiere

June 21, 2018
Hear the latest solo track from one of slide guitar’s brightest new stars.
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Quick Hit: L.R. Baggs Align Series Reverb

June 12, 2018
A compact ’verb for acoustic players that bridges the gap between hall and plate.
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Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive Review

June 1, 2018
An impressive modern take on a Dumble.
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Daniel Donato Live at PG

May 4, 2018
One of Nashville's young guns stops by PGHQ for a live jam with a new one-off prototype from Ernie Ball Music Man.
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Quick Hit: Fender The Bends Compressor

May 3, 2018
Need some squish? The revered company’s new compressor combines flexibility with features.
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Quick Hit: Fender CN-60S

April 11, 2018
Nylon-string tones meet steel-string playability in this affordable entry-level model.
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Mark Lettieri Live at PG

April 6, 2018
One of today's most inventive jazz-fusion guitarists talks about developing your voice as an improviser, working with Snarky Puppy, and life on the road.
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Quick Hit: Mythos Pedals Chupacabra

March 5, 2018
The fine line between overdrive and fuzz is brilliantly blurred in this inspired take on the sound of vintage Texas boogie.
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Jon Stickley Live at PG

March 2, 2018
One of the most progressive guitarists in bluegrass sits down to talk about mixing influences, the legendary Tony Rice, and using unexpected pedals with a flattop.
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Julian Lage: “Look Book” Video Premiere

February 27, 2018
The fleet-fingered guitarist brings his trio to Nashville and shares a burning swing tune.
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NAMM '18 - Composite Acoustics | Trace Elliot Legacy and Transit AGP Preamp Demos

February 16, 2018
A new preamp system highlights the company’s latest NAMM offerings.
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NAMM '18 - Animals Pedal 1927 Home Run King Compressor, Rover Fuzz, and Major Overdrive Demos

February 16, 2018
The Japanese brand makes its U.S. trade-show debut with fresh noisemakers and an assist from the tone chasers at Skreddy Pedals.
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NAMM '18 - Schertler Roy Demo

February 16, 2018
The latest acoustic combo from the Swiss builders packs an impressive 400 watts into seven channels.
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NAMM '18 - Outlaw Effects Wrangler Compressor, Cactus Juice Overdrive & Eldorado Echo Demos

February 16, 2018
Watch a demo of a handful of mini pedals that take you from TS-style grit to hi-cut squish, and more.
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NAMM '18 - Alexander Pedals Colour Theory Demo

February 16, 2018
Listen to an in-depth overview of an intense 8-step sequencer that can make your guitar sound like a rack of synths.
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Quick Hit: Seafoam Pedals Lighthouse

February 16, 2018
Tiny-but-mighty tweaking options make this way more than just a boost.
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