Premier Guitar features affiliate links to help support our content. We may earn a commission on any affiliated purchases.

BSM Releases RW-F Booster

BSM Releases RW-F Booster

The booster is inspired by ''60s Ron Wood tones

Frankfurt, Germany (August 26, 2010) -- German pedal builders BSP have announced the latest entry in their line of vintage-inspired boosters: the RW-F, inspired by the sounds of Ron Wood.

The RW-F has been specially designed for classical medium power pickups like the PAFs, P-90s, mini-humbuckers, or fat overwound single-coils. The pedal is especially designed to compliment the neck humbucker, which often tends to sound muddy, with a clear sound and warm balance between bass and treble. The RW-F also suits the bridge humbucker, which becomes tight and defined with great punch.

The pedal features a single gain control that enables you to blend from a slightly earthy crunch to a creamy blues to a fat, modern sound. Rolling back the guitar's volume produces an earthy, vintage crunch.

The booster is true bypass and does not include an external AC jack. MSRP: 215 Euros (approx. $280 USD)

For more information:

Source: Press Release

While Annie Clark was named the 26th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone in 2023, she couldn’t care less about impressing an athletic stamp on either her sound or her image.

Photo by Alex Da Corte

On her eighth studio release, the electroacoustic art-rock guitarist and producer animates an extension of the strange and singular voice she’s been honing since her debut in 2007.

“Did you grow up Unitarian?” Annie Clark asks me. We’re sitting in a control room at Electric Lady Studios in New York’s West Village, and I’ve just explained my personal belief system to her, to see if Clark, aka St. Vincent, might relate and return the favor. After all, does she not possess a kind of sainthood worth inquiring about?

Read MoreShow less

Slinky playability, snappy sounds, and elegant, comfortable proportions distinguish an affordable 0-bodied flattop.

Satisfying, slinky playability. Nice string-to-string balance. Beautiful, comfortable proportions.

Cocobolo-patterned HPL back looks plasticky.


Martin 0-X2E


Embracing the idea of an acoustic flattop made with anything other than wood can, understandably, be tricky stuff. There’s a lot of precedent for excellent-sounding acoustics built with alternative materials, though. Carbon-fiber flattops can sound amazing and I’ve been hooked by the sound and playability of Ovation and Adamas instruments many times.

Read MoreShow less

Mdou Moctar has led his Tuareg crew around the world, but their hometown performances in Agadez, Niger, last year were their most treasured.

Photo by Ebru Yildiz

On the Tuareg band’s Funeral for Justice, they light a fiery, mournful pyre of razor-sharp desert-blues riffs and political calls to arms.

Mdou Moctar, the performing moniker of Tuareg guitar icon Mahamadou “Mdou” Souleymane, has played some pretty big gigs. Alongside guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane, drummer Souleymane Ibrahim, and bassist Mikey Coltun, Moctar has led his band’s kinetic blend of rock, psych, and Tuareg cultural traditions like assouf and takamba to Newport Folk Festival, Pitchfork Music Festival, and, just this past April, to the luxe fields of Indio, California, for Coachella. Off-kilter indie-rock darlings Parquet Courts brought them across the United States in 2022, after which they hit Europe for a run of headline dates.

Read MoreShow less

How do you capture what is so special about Bill Frisell’s guitar playing in one episode? Is it his melodies, his unique chord voicings, his rhythmic concept, his revolutionary approach to pedals and sounds…? It’s all of that and much more.

Read MoreShow less