October 2020

 

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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.
Seymour Duncan Polaron: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Seymour Duncan Polaron: The Premier Guitar Review

August 13, 2020
This multi-stage analog phaser/envelope filter generates a trove of mad, moody modulation flavors you can manage and store via digital control.
Massive Headroom, Sweet Cleans & Vintage Style

Massive Headroom, Sweet Cleans & Vintage Style

July 30, 2020
Whether it’s power or an impeccable pedal platform you seek, this upscale take on Dave Reeves’s 50-watt Hiwatt circuit is a rock-solid performer. The PG Hylight Custom 50 VR504H review.
Span the Gamut of JCM Sounds in a Single Bound

Span the Gamut of JCM Sounds in a Single Bound

July 6, 2020
This 50-watt, dual-channel head conjures everything from ’80s metal to ’90s grunge and acres of heaviness in between. The Premier Guitar Fuchs Mantis 89 review.
JHS PG-14: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

JHS PG-14: The Premier Guitar Review

June 22, 2020
Paul Gilbert’s signature stomp offers impressive midrange control and surprisingly blown-out tones at its extremes.
Martin SC-13E: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Martin SC-13E: The Premier Guitar Review

June 5, 2020
A unique and responsive acoustic with an electric soul.
Ear-Twisting Textures Are the Cherry on Top of a Superb Analog Delay

Ear-Twisting Textures Are the Cherry on Top of a Superb Analog Delay

May 22, 2020
The PG Jam Pedals Delay Llama Xtreme review.
Klon vs. Klone: 5 Affordable Stomps Go Head to Head with a Gold Original

Klon vs. Klone: 5 Affordable Stomps Go Head to Head with a Gold Original

April 17, 2020
Hear how close the EHX Soul Food, J. Rockett Archer, NUX Horseman, Wampler Tumnus, and Way Huge Conspiracy Theory come to nailing the tone of a legend.
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.