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The Year in Gear 2018

Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.

Origin Effects

Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE

Billed as an overdrive, the RevivalDRIVE is more like “several amps in a 6" x 5" x 2" enclosure.” Equally adept at bone-crunch distortion, sweet overdrive, and subtle warmth, RevivalDRIVE replicates amp circuitry in miniature, with transistors standing in for tubes. Boasting phenomenal build quality and realistic amp response, it provides a vast array of vintage tones when played through an amp or recorded direct with downstream effects.

$649 street

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