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Double Trouble - Aug. '17 Ex. 8

In this exclusive giveaway, you could WIN a Sunn O))) Life Pedal® from EarthQuaker Devices! Enter before Feb. 17, 2023.

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Three of five new analog stomps from the revived brand forge unique paths from vintage origins.

Unique, vintage-colored modulations. Boost compensates for perceived volume loss.

Modulations could be a little more liquid and cohesive.

$159

Maestro Mariner Tremolo
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Many different effects can salvage a crappy backline situation. A nice reverb goes a long way toward making a lame amp sound okay. A delay or compressor can usually lend a little energy and mystery to an otherwise lifeless tone, too. But in my experience, few effects coax magic from garbage quite like tremolo.

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The maestro with his nearly omnipresent whammy bar, onstage at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor in 2015.

Photo by Ken Settle

Remembering the art and life of one of the world’s greatest and most innovative instrumentalists, who died on Tuesday, January 10, at age 78.

Legends are immortal, but not human beings. And so, Jeff Beck, an immortal of the electric guitar, died from bacterial meningitis on Tuesday in a hospital near his sprawling county estate, Riverhall, in Wadhurst, England, at age 78.

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