January 2019

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Sonny Landreth Album Premiere: 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

June 26, 2017
We go behind the scenes on the slide master’s epic live set that features both his working electric trio and a stripped-down acoustic group.
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Yonder Mountain String Band: "Eat In Go Deaf (Eat Out Go Broke)” Song Premiere

June 22, 2017
One of the country’s most popular newgrass bands debuts a scorching instrumental from their latest album, Love. Ain’t Love.
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Quick Hit: Carl Martin Greg Howe’s Lick Box

June 4, 2017
The famed jazz-fusion guitarist lends his name to a 3-channel stomp that does far more than amped-up shred.
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Quick Hit: Cusack Music Orthrus

May 9, 2017
Two legendary circuits serve as inspiration for this high-gain overdrive/boost combo.
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Quick Hit: LunaStone The Pusher

April 2, 2017
This rock-solid boost offers more than its one-knob setup might suggest.
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Quick Hit: Nexi Industries ’70s Distortion

February 27, 2017
A distinctly modern design meets the iconic tones that defined classic rock.
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Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge Livestream

February 27, 2017
A pair of virtuoso musicians come together to answer questions from fans, and play a few selections from their latest album, Mount Royal.
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NAMM '17 - Fodera Monarch-P Classic, Emperor-J Classic, Emperor Guitar, and Imperial Demos

February 23, 2017
The boutique bass company returns to its roots with a pair of new guitar models.
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NAMM '17 - Falbo Guitars New Models and Options

February 23, 2017
A look at some new 2017 models from California luthier and pickup specialist Frank Falbo.
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NAMM '17 - Wampler Pedals Dracarys Distortion and Ethereal Delay/Reverb Demos

February 22, 2017
Game of Thrones fans will dig Brian Wampler's new modern-flavored distortion.
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NAMM '17 - Hagstrom Guitars Three Kings Super Swede and Viking Deluxe LTD Demos

February 22, 2017
The Swedish brand refreshes three popular models with new finishes, pickups, and artwork.
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NAMM '17 - Michael Kelly Guitars 507 7-String Demo

February 22, 2017
Check out a traditional take on an extended-range instrument.
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NAMM '17 - Ovation USA Glen Campbell Balladeer and Exotic Series Elite Plus Demos

February 22, 2017
A revered acoustic brand celebrates the country music icon, and shows off some new exotic wood combinations.
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NAMM '17 - Joe Gore Pedal Debuts and Demos

February 21, 2017
The Tone Fiend himself gives us a look at a few of his newest pedals in addition to a peek into what's on his workbench.
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NAMM '17 - ISP Technologies Michael Sweet Signature Theta Pro DSP Demo

February 21, 2017
The Stryper frontman demos his signature version of the company's programmable preamp.
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NAMM '17 - Deep Trip Pedals Muff-A-Saur and Stormy Monday Demos

February 21, 2017
Listen to how vintage inspiration and modern features come together for a new take on Muff-style tones.
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NAMM '17 - Death By Audio Evil Filter and Micro Dream Delay Demos

February 21, 2017
There's nothing subtle about the latest fuzz/filter and delay pedals from the Brooklyn-based builders.
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NAMM '17 - Fishman Fluence Tosin Abasi, Killswitch Engage, and Willie Adler Signature Pickup Demos

February 20, 2017
Listen to the latest round of signature pickups for three of modern metal's most influential players.
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NAMM '17 - Classic Audio Effects Stump House, Transponder, and Yukon Demos

February 19, 2017
The South Carolina-based pedal builders add innovative expression controls to their new line of stomps.
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Dear 6-String Sensei: Please Demystify the Modes of the Major Scale

February 18, 2017
Stumped by modes? You’re not alone. Let Sensei guide you through the vexing topic.
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