November 16, 2018
Best known in the ’70s for their big bass stacks on big stages, Acoustic shows they can play small ball, too.
November 12, 2018
Though it’s been kissed by a Thunderbird, this surprisingly versatile handbuilt 4-string has a vibe all its own.
November 9, 2018
A dual-source setup is extra terrific on one of Fishman’s finest amplification pickup/preamp systems yet.
November 5, 2018
Cute, compact, and dressed to kill, with a wealth of old-school Vox tones.
October 26, 2018
A not-so-standard Standard offers a multitude of sonic options.
October 23, 2018
Cheap-chic retro meets modern playability.
October 22, 2018
Tweed Fender-style tones form the foundation of a flexible clean-to-mean Boogie beast.
October 18, 2018
Small, light, and super-powerful, this solid-state amp is a blank slate that brims with character.
October 17, 2018
A handbuilt take on the J-style formula brings modern touches to the table, yet has a price reminiscent of yesteryear.
October 11, 2018
A big-toned bargain that’s perfect for pedalboard tone sculptors.
September 28, 2018
Crunchy tweed tones and touch-sensitive boost in a box.
September 20, 2018
Many modes of TS-style overdrive—every one a winner.
September 16, 2018
Two distinct dirt circuits come together in one pedal for bassists who appreciate freedom of choice for their grit.
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.
September 11, 2018
This handwired hybrid amp is a powerhouse in a pedal enclosure.
September 10, 2018
Reverb’s depths made accessible in a small and super-economical package.
September 6, 2018
A short-scale Valco-made bass oddity from the 1960s flies again as a reissue, but with some contemporary improvements.
September 4, 2018
Treadle control of tremolo and reverb unleashes an atmosphere machine.
August 29, 2018
An insane-to-elegant modulation tool that suits chaotic creators and control freaks alike.
August 24, 2018
Parallel high-range and mid-boost channels add up to a surprisingly versatile boost.