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Suhr Hombre: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Suhr Hombre: The Premier Guitar Review

March 24, 2020
Brownface Deluxe tones and beautiful bubbling tremolo distinguish this light but loud gigging and studio machine.
Wampler Terraform: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Wampler Terraform: The Premier Guitar Review

March 19, 2020
Myriad tones, from classic to tweaky, lurk in this one-stop modulation shop.
Breedlove Wildwood Concert Cutaway CE: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Breedlove Wildwood Concert Cutaway CE: The Premier Guitar Review

March 12, 2020
Sleek, stylish, affordable, and balanced, this compact, all-solid mahogany flattop excels in amplified performance situations.
Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster: The Premier Guitar Review

March 9, 2020
The Jazzmaster finally gets an upscale modern facelift—with enhanced playability and expressive potential as the payoff.
Danelectro The Breakdown: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Danelectro The Breakdown: The Premier Guitar Review

March 8, 2020
Tone freaks, take note: It’s badass—but not just for the usual “bang-for-buck” reasons.
Electro-Harmonix 5MM: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix 5MM: The Premier Guitar Review

March 4, 2020
It’s only 2.5 watts, but this pedal-sized amp could save the day.
AC30 Tones for the 21st Century

AC30 Tones for the 21st Century

March 3, 2020
A lighter, more flexible take on a British-voiced ’60s stalwart: The PG Victory VC35 "The Copper" review.
Strymon Iridium: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Strymon Iridium: The Premier Guitar Review

February 26, 2020
Intrigued but also daunted by sophisticated amp modelers? Strymon's latest brilliantly bridges the gap with a simple stompbox-style interface boasting a handful of stellar amp emulations.
Five Upscale Ambient Reverb Voices, One Very Entry-Level Price

Five Upscale Ambient Reverb Voices, One Very Entry-Level Price

February 11, 2020
This Spin FV-1-driven stomp from Italy delivers expansive sounds for just over a Benjamin. The PG Foxgear Rainbow review.
Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb: The Premier Guitar Review

February 7, 2020
A DSP-driven blackface Deluxe that dares players to differentiate between tube and digital.
PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

February 6, 2020
The modern classic excels in its more accessibly priced guise.
Electro-Harmonix Ram’s Head Big Muff: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix Ram’s Head Big Muff: The Premier Guitar Review

February 3, 2020
Matthews and company chase the sound of the most coveted vintage Big Muff and come dang close to hitting the mark—and for less than 100 bucks.
Blackstar Silverline Standard: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Blackstar Silverline Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

December 27, 2019
This fun, budget-friendly modeling amp aims for the sky with solid attempts at mimicking the response of EL84, 6V6, EL34, 6L6, KT66, and KT88 power sections.
Ernie Ball Music Man Mariposa: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Ernie Ball Music Man Mariposa: The Premier Guitar Review

December 25, 2019
The signature solidbody for Omar Rodríguez-López (At the Drive-In, the Mars Volta) screams and plays as smooth as cream.
Meris Hedra Review

Meris Hedra Review

December 20, 2019
A trippy, triple-headed pitch shifter.
Quick Hit: MXR Clone Looper Review

Quick Hit: MXR Clone Looper Review

November 27, 2019
Looping made stupidly simple ... and a lot more fun.
Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s Custom Telecasters Review

Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s Custom Telecasters Review

November 25, 2019
Explore the surprisingly profound differences between these foundational fixtures of Fender’s sprawling new Vintera Series.
Peavey Invective.MH Review

Peavey Invective.MH Review

November 6, 2019
Misha Mansoor’s own mini head is as savage as you want it to be, with a less rowdy side that surprises.
Boss DD-200 Digital Delay Review

Boss DD-200 Digital Delay Review

October 25, 2019
Boss strikes a smart compromise between digital options, compact design, and operational simplicity.
Mojotone BlackOut Review

Mojotone BlackOut Review

October 17, 2019
A killer handwired tweed-style amp for under a grand.