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Articles by Joe Gore

Joe Gore’s The Subversive Guitarist: Learning to Love Flat Keys

January 12, 2019
They’re not necessary evils—they’re opportunities.
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Zeppelin Quaverato Review

January 10, 2019
A hybrid analog/digital harmonic tremolo packing many modulation manipulation options.
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Korora Audio Spira Review

January 4, 2019
A unique modulation effect derived from a fascinating audio illusion.
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Joe Gore’s The Subversive Guitarist: A State of Gliss

December 22, 2018
Slide your way to more expressive playing.
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Mattoverse Electronics Inflection Point Review

December 7, 2018
A wide-ranging wobble box—and compelling analog/digital hybrid.
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Dunable SplatterBlaster Review

December 6, 2018
Two fuzzes, one box—and zillions of tones.
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Carr Telstar Review

November 27, 2018
A thrilling Fender/Vox hybrid.
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Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx III Review

November 20, 2018
Vast libraries of IRs and amp and effect models, as well as improvements in interface, memory, and connectivity, make the III tough to beat.
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Joe Gore's The Subversive Guitarist: Power to the Pinky!

November 17, 2018
Get bigger sounds from your smallest finger.
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Chase Bliss Audio Thermae Review

October 31, 2018
It’s pricey and slightly daunting, but Joel Korte’s brilliant bastardization boldly goes where no analog delay has gone before.
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Paradox Effects Terran Review

October 29, 2018
A beastly ’70s amp favored by the stoner-metal set is reincarnated as a brutally effective stompbox.
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Nutter Astro Captain Review

October 23, 2018
Cheap-chic retro meets modern playability.
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Marshall Origin 50C Review

October 11, 2018
A big-toned bargain that’s perfect for pedalboard tone sculptors.
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Malekko Thicken Review

October 5, 2018
Wobbling for weirdos.
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Joe Gore's The Subversive Guitarist: Fancy Footwork

September 22, 2018
Tap your way to tighter, more confident grooves.
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Stacks FX Thsee Anomaly Review

September 3, 2018
This Long Beach builder's latest features cool real-time control options and demented delay for days.
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Terry Audio White Rabbit Review

September 2, 2018
From subtle tone polishing to distinctive distortion.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Flat Light Review

August 22, 2018
A flanger with a few tricks up its sleeve.
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Nunomo Grain Review

August 20, 2018
Not your dad’s tremolo—or anyone else’s.
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