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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.


SviSound RetroZoid Germanium Fuzz

Looking like a cross between a shrunken hi-fi component and the remote control for James Bond’s private jet, SviSound’s RetroZoid Germanium Fuzz continues Bulgarian builder Mark Svirkov’s trend of packing killer vintage sounds into hefty, space-efficient metal enclosures. This tiny wonder puts dynamically sensitive and meaty Bender, Muff, and Fuzzrite tones in a single, pedalboard-liberating package.

$149 street

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