December 2020

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13 Watts of Ringing, Raging Splendor

13 Watts of Ringing, Raging Splendor

December 2, 2020
A unique low-wattage combo, the Balthazar Cabaret 13 produces a potent mélange of Vox and Fender sounds—and sings with a loud and outsized voice.
PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo: The <i>PG</i> Review

PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo: The PG Review

November 26, 2020
With a blendable piezo pickup, Annapolis’ affordable electric hollowbody becomes extra versatile.
Guild X-175 Manhattan Special: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Guild X-175 Manhattan Special: The Premier Guitar Review

October 22, 2020
An extroverted hollowbody that deftly spans styles—and the ages.
Danelectro 3699: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Danelectro 3699: The Premier Guitar Review

October 19, 2020
One of the furriest, foxiest fuzz machines ever is reborn in a compact and more capable incarnation.
Origin Effects RevivalTREM: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Origin Effects RevivalTREM: The Premier Guitar Review

October 16, 2020
A positively luxurious stomp nails the liquid textures of brown-panel Deluxe bias tremolo.
Electro-Harmonix Oceans 12: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix Oceans 12: The Premier Guitar Review

October 15, 2020
A compact and powerful multi-verb offers abundant options and probes abyssal reverb realms.
An ’80s Cult-Classic Reborn

An ’80s Cult-Classic Reborn

October 12, 2020
Warm, articulate, natural overdrive and distortion tones offer an alternative to the same old OD blues. The PG Cascade Hosstortion review.
An Auto-Wah That Aims for More

An Auto-Wah That Aims for More

October 8, 2020
This soulful filtering machine dishes warm fundamental tones, smooth envelope effects, and rich, throbbing modulation textures. The PG Flower Pedals Hosta review.
Fender MTG Tube Tremolo: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender MTG Tube Tremolo: The Premier Guitar Review

October 6, 2020
A toneful trembler packed with vintage tics and new tricks.
Keeley Eccos Delay/Looper: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Keeley Eccos Delay/Looper: The Premier Guitar Review

October 4, 2020
This Jimi-in-a-Box mixes analog delay colors, flange effects, and 60 seconds of stereo looping.
A Nouveau Nod to the Other ’Caster

A Nouveau Nod to the Other ’Caster

October 2, 2020
Breaking with style dogma delivers new sonic, ergonomic, and aesthetic joys. The PG Fano Omnis GF6 review.
Classic Fender Amps in the Palm of Your Hand

Classic Fender Amps in the Palm of Your Hand

September 30, 2020
The PG Mad Professor Super Black review.
Source Audio EQ2: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Source Audio EQ2: The Premier Guitar Review

September 25, 2020
It may not seem as "cool" as a raging fuzz or a complicated modeler, but this programmable wonder can unlock literally thousands of tones lurking within your existing rig.
Classic-to-Wacky Trem Sounds, Easy ‘n’ Breezy

Classic-to-Wacky Trem Sounds, Easy ‘n’ Breezy

September 22, 2020
The PG Korora Merlo review.
EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath V3: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath V3: The Premier Guitar Review

September 16, 2020
Spelunkers and space voyagers, unite! Your vehicle for deep ambient exploration has arrived.
Smashes Hum Dead!

Smashes Hum Dead!

September 13, 2020
This crafty noise gate removes unwanted racket with minimal effect on dynamics. The PG Stone Deaf Noise Reaper review.
Op Amps + Variable Voltage + Active EQ = Ferociously Articulate Fuzz
Walrus Audio Ages: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Walrus Audio Ages: The Premier Guitar Review

September 9, 2020
Copious clipping options and a wet/dry control make for a most multifaceted overdrive.
JHS Crimson: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

JHS Crimson: The Premier Guitar Review

September 7, 2020
Revisit the original Russian Muff!
Vox Bobcat V90: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Vox Bobcat V90: The Premier Guitar Review

August 17, 2020
The featherweight blast from the past boasts smart updates and classic tones.