February 2019
Jason Shadrick

Jason Shadrick

Since attending a Dave Matthews Band concert as a teenager, Jason has been into all things guitar. An Iowa native, Jason has degrees in Music Business from Minnesota State-Mankato and Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa. Since then, he has spent time doing everything from promotion at an indie music label to organizing guitar workshops all over the country. Currently, Jason lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

ARTICLES

NAMM '19 - Revv D20 & G4 Demos

January 26, 2019
Watch a demo of the company's studio-focused lunchbox amp and latest hi-gain stomp.
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NAMM '19 - Yamaha CSF-TA TransAcoustic & CG-TA TransAcoustic Demos

January 26, 2019
A pair of entry-level models get the TransAcoustic treatment.
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NAMM '19 - GFI System Dual Engine Modulation Prototype Demo

January 26, 2019
Listen to a brand-new box that's full of modulated sounds.
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NAMM '19 - Greer SOMA ‘63 Vintage Preamp Demo with Ariel Posen

January 26, 2019
The soulful roots rocker steps in to give the Georgia pedal outfit's new brownface-inspired preamp a workout.
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NAMM '19 - Strymon Volante Demo

January 26, 2019
Watch how some of the company's favorite vintage tones came together in a new feature-packed echo machine.
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NAMM '19 - Waterloo WL-AT Demo with Julian Lage

January 26, 2019
Jazz virtouso Julian Lage demos a flat-back archtop model born out of a project started by the late Bill Collings.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 3

January 26, 2019
Juan Alderete and Nick Reinhart from Pedals and Effects join the PG gang to talk about new noise machines from Beetronics, Synergy, Blackstar, Nordstrand, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Fender MTG Tube Distortion, Pinwheel, Bubble Chorus, Lost Highway Phaser & Tre-Verb Demos

January 25, 2019
Along with a stomp designed to be an all-in-one for bassists, the newly launched pedals include a tube-driven distortion, reverb/trem combo, and more.
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NAMM '19 - MXR Vintage Bass Octave & Dyna Comp Bass Demos

January 25, 2019
Get hip to a pair of new mini pedals aimed at bassists who love compression and vintage octave sounds.
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NAMM '19 - Fender Acoustasonic Demo

January 25, 2019
Witness how the company engineered a hybrid design that goes from dread to Tele with the flick of a switch.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 2

January 25, 2019
Session guitarist/demo guy extraordinaire (and PG Tone Tips columnist) Pete Thorn joins us to discuss the latest gear from Ernie Ball, Alexander Pedals, Waterloo, Sound City, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Gretsch G6620T Players Edition Nashville Center Block & G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster Demos

January 25, 2019
The Players series gets a few new models that balance modern playability with the company's well-known sound and style.
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NAMM '19 - Charvel USA Select DK24 2PT CM Demo

January 25, 2019
The newly launched series offers a few exclusive features, some ripping Seymour Duncan humbuckers, and some interesting switching options.
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NAMM '19 - Guild F-55, F-512 & DS-240 Memoir Demos

January 25, 2019
Listen to a few classic-sounding acoustics that have roots dating back to the earliest days of the company.
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NAMM '19 - Seymour Duncan Dark Sun Demo

January 25, 2019
Listen to a new digital delay/reverb stomp that was spawned from a collaboration with Periphery's Mark Holcomb.
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NAMM '19 - Keeley DDR Drive, Delay, Reverb, Eccos, Fuzz Bender, Synth 1 & Roto Sonic Demos

January 25, 2019
Circuit maven Robert Keeley demos a handful of new pedals that go from vintage-style delay and fuzz to futuristic synth sounds.
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NAMM '19 - Fender '62 Princeton Amp Chris Stapleton Edition 2019 & Bassbreaker 30R Demos

January 25, 2019
Watch an in-depth demo of country superstar Chris Stapleton's signature '62 Princeton along with a new Bassbreaker model.
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NAMM '19 - Red Panda Particle V2 Demo

January 25, 2019
The company's flagship granular delay gets an update with some much-requested features, including presets, MIDI, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Spaceman Effects Mission Control Demo

January 25, 2019
Designed to function a a central hub for your pedalboard, this utilitarian box will go as far as your imagination will take it.
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NAMM '19 - MXR | Dunlop | Way Huge Dookie Drive, Billy Gibbons Siete Santos Octavio Fuzz, Supa Lead

January 25, 2019
Listen to signature pedals for the famed ZZ Top guitarist and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong , as well as a British-sounding dirt box.
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