November 2018

Articles by Joe Gore

Fender Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline Review

May 25, 2018
A classic design filtered through the preferences of an iconic Strat player.
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The Recording Guitarist: Some Basic Variables of Recording Electric Guitars

May 3, 2018
Learn the sounds of different speaker, mic, and cabinet types.
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Meris Polymoon Review

April 30, 2018
Take a spin in an ambient washing machine.
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PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Review

April 27, 2018
The look is unconventional, but the vintage Stratocaster tones are dead accurate.
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Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII Review

April 24, 2018
A budget-friendly combo with countless crunch tones plus studio-friendly features.
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Pigtronix Mothership 2 Review

April 16, 2018
Badass synth tones from a petite pedal.
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The Recording Guitarist: The Limits of Loud

April 10, 2018
You can only pump up the volume so far.
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Koll Super Cub Review

April 9, 2018
Humble 1960s designs are reborn in a high-performance boutique gem.
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Universal Audio OX Review

March 26, 2018
A direct-recording tool that’s 50 percent load box, 50 percent modeler, and 100 percent awesome.
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The Recording Guitarist: Maximizing Your Mix

March 14, 2018
Loud and proud? Or phony and flat?
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Todd Sharp JOAT 20 Review

March 13, 2018
A studio ace's decades of session experience informed this combo's galaxy of tones—and all without a traditional tone stack.
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Sublime Chieftain Deluxe Review

March 12, 2018
A budget-friendly semi-hollowbody with something rare in its price range: a unique personality.
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Yellowcake Lida Machine Review

February 22, 2018
A double-headed filter pedal full of compelling tones.
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Nanolog Audio The WaveFunction Review

February 19, 2018
Not your dad’s diode-clipping distortion.
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Orange Fur Coat Review

February 13, 2018
A classic octave fuzz design revived.
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Chellee Compy Review

February 9, 2018
A Ross/Dyna Comp variant with all the mods—and a remarkably low price.
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The Recording Guitarist: The Match Game

February 2, 2018
You can’t steal someone else’s audio. But you can swipe their EQ.
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NAMM '18 - Gear-Guru Livestream: The Future of Digital Modeling

January 25, 2018
In the first of our daily livestreams with prominent gear experts, PG Recording Guitarist columnist Joe Gore talks to Positive Grid's Sean Halley and Line 6's Eric Klein about how amp modeling is evolving today.
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Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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The Recording Guitarist: DIY Mastering Tools

January 8, 2018
We can’t always afford professional mastering for our music. So let’s make the most of the tools we have.
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