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.
Electro-Harmonix Op-Amp Big Muff
As the famed black sheep of the Big Muff family, the Op-Amp has fewer classically Muffy attributes—mostly the pillowy bottom end that gives Muffs their “smooth” reputation. The new Op-Amp Muff, with its tone bypass switch can still sound bassy and smooth, but it favors a savage, grinding, more mid-forward distortion spectrum that cuts with a vengeance. It’s a screaming deal too.