November 2018

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Acoustic B100C Review

Acoustic B100C Review

November 16, 2018
Best known in the ’70s for their big bass stacks on big stages, Acoustic shows they can play small ball, too.
Fano JM4 Standard Review

Fano JM4 Standard Review

November 12, 2018
Though it’s been kissed by a Thunderbird, this surprisingly versatile handbuilt 4-string has a vibe all its own.
Fishman Matrix Infinity Mic Blend Review

Fishman Matrix Infinity Mic Blend Review

November 9, 2018
A dual-source setup is extra terrific on one of Fishman’s finest amplification pickup/preamp systems yet.
Vox Mini Superbeetle Review

Vox Mini Superbeetle Review

November 5, 2018
Cute, compact, and dressed to kill, with a wealth of old-school Vox tones.
Gibson Les Paul Standard Review

Gibson Les Paul Standard Review

October 26, 2018
A not-so-standard Standard offers a multitude of sonic options.
Nutter Astro Captain Review

Nutter Astro Captain Review

October 23, 2018
Cheap-chic retro meets modern playability.
Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50 Review

Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50 Review

October 22, 2018
Tweed Fender-style tones form the foundation of a flexible clean-to-mean Boogie beast.
ZT Custom Shop Lee Ranaldo Club Review

ZT Custom Shop Lee Ranaldo Club Review

October 18, 2018
Small, light, and super-powerful, this solid-state amp is a blank slate that brims with character.
Marco N1 Review

Marco N1 Review

October 17, 2018
A handbuilt take on the J-style formula brings modern touches to the table, yet has a price reminiscent of yesteryear.
Marshall Origin 50C Review

Marshall Origin 50C Review

October 11, 2018
A big-toned bargain that’s perfect for pedalboard tone sculptors.
Greer Amps Tomahawk Deluxe Review

Greer Amps Tomahawk Deluxe Review

September 28, 2018
Crunchy tweed tones and touch-sensitive boost in a box.
JHS Bonsai Review

JHS Bonsai Review

September 20, 2018
Many modes of TS-style overdrive—every one a winner.
Way Huge Pork & Pickle Review

Way Huge Pork & Pickle Review

September 16, 2018
Two distinct dirt circuits come together in one pedal for bassists who appreciate freedom of choice for their grit.
Aguilar Grape Phaser Review

Aguilar Grape Phaser Review

September 13, 2018
Two knobs on a purple box is a ticket to low-end modulation—from slow and sublime to all-out space travel.
Milkman Sound The Amp Review

Milkman Sound The Amp Review

September 11, 2018
This handwired hybrid amp is a powerhouse in a pedal enclosure.
Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11 Review

Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11 Review

September 10, 2018
Reverb’s depths made accessible in a small and super-economical package.
Eastwood Airline Pocket Bass Review

Eastwood Airline Pocket Bass Review

September 6, 2018
A short-scale Valco-made bass oddity from the 1960s flies again as a reissue, but with some contemporary improvements.
Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo Review

Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo Review

September 4, 2018
Treadle control of tremolo and reverb unleashes an atmosphere machine.
EarthQuaker Devices Aqueduct Review

EarthQuaker Devices Aqueduct Review

August 29, 2018
An insane-to-elegant modulation tool that suits chaotic creators and control freaks alike.
Walrus Audio Emissary Review

Walrus Audio Emissary Review

August 24, 2018
Parallel high-range and mid-boost channels add up to a surprisingly versatile boost.