November 2018

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Quick Hit: Rectifier Effects Maniac Fuzz

Quick Hit: Rectifier Effects Maniac Fuzz

November 19, 2018
An affordable fuzz that offers silicon-powered growl.
Dwarfcraft Devices Releases the HAX2

Dwarfcraft Devices Releases the HAX2

November 19, 2018
The updated version allows users to have the choice of a square- or sine-wave ring mod.
Kleissonic Announces the Howl

Kleissonic Announces the Howl

November 19, 2018
A new phaser that allows users to create their own custom LFOs.
Kiesel Guitars Announces Lee McKinney Signature Models

Kiesel Guitars Announces Lee McKinney Signature Models

November 19, 2018
These guitars combine the aesthetic of the single-cutaway Zeus Series and the double-cutaway Osiris Series.
Carl Martin Unveils the Comp/Limiter

Carl Martin Unveils the Comp/Limiter

November 19, 2018
An updated take on their classic compressor.
Eventide Releases the HotSawz Algorithm for the H9

Eventide Releases the HotSawz Algorithm for the H9

November 19, 2018
The new patch transforms your instrument into a massive synth with a pitch-tracking, monophonic engine.
DryBell Musical Electronic Laboratory Announces the Unit67

DryBell Musical Electronic Laboratory Announces the Unit67

November 16, 2018
A tone shaper that includes a boost, Rangemaster-like mid control, and an 1176-style compressor.
Tools for the Task: Tele-Style Bridges

Tools for the Task: Tele-Style Bridges

November 16, 2018
Options abound for Tele-style bridges, but here are 10 to get you thinking about what a swap could do for your guitar.
Dunlop Unveils the MXR Mini Iso-Brick Power Supply, MXR Vintage Bass Octave, and Way Huge Purple Platypus Octidrive

Dunlop Unveils the MXR Mini Iso-Brick Power Supply, MXR Vintage Bass Octave, and Way Huge Purple Platypus Octidrive

November 16, 2018
The Purple Platypus Octidrive MkII aims to combine the burly, buttery tones and amp-clobbering gain of the Red Llama Overdrive with a frequency doubler that creates an octave-up effect.
Wampler Launches the Fuzzstration

Wampler Launches the Fuzzstration

November 16, 2018
A fuzz that aims to combine a gruff sound with an independent octave circuit.
Cort Introduces the KX257B Baritone 7-String

Cort Introduces the KX257B Baritone 7-String

November 16, 2018
The new model features EMG RetroActive Super 77 pickups, mahogany body, and a bolt-on neck.
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.
ESP Guitars Announces James Hetfield Signature Series LTD Snakebyte SE Baritone

ESP Guitars Announces James Hetfield Signature Series LTD Snakebyte SE Baritone

November 15, 2018
It is a replica of the original model currently played by James on Metallica’s WorldWired Tour.
Schuyler Dean Pickups Unveils New P-90 Gold Foil Pickups

Schuyler Dean Pickups Unveils New P-90 Gold Foil Pickups

November 15, 2018
The pickup is made with 44 gauge wire and ceramic magnets like vintage Teisco gold foils.
Friedman Unveils the BE-OD Deluxe and the Golden Pearl

Friedman Unveils the BE-OD Deluxe and the Golden Pearl

November 15, 2018
A pair of new stomps from famed amp and pedal designer Dave Friedman that are available on November 19th.
Mooer Releases the UK Gold PLX and Blueno Micro Preamps

Mooer Releases the UK Gold PLX and Blueno Micro Preamps

November 15, 2018
The latest additions aim to cop both British and Americian tones.
Reverend Guitars Announces the Reeves Gabrels Signature RG-SUS

Reverend Guitars Announces the Reeves Gabrels Signature RG-SUS

November 15, 2018
The RG-SUS is just like his original signature model, but it’s loaded with a Sustainiac system for authentic and controllable feedback.
Boss Unveils the Nextone Artist and Nextone Stage Amps

Boss Unveils the Nextone Artist and Nextone Stage Amps

November 15, 2018
Both amps feature Tube Logic technology, multiple channels, and selectable power amp configurations.
Signal to Noise: Glass Inside—Handle with Care?

Signal to Noise: Glass Inside—Handle with Care?

November 15, 2018
Let’s debunk some myths about tube reliability.
Rig Rundown: Monster Magnet

Rig Rundown: Monster Magnet

November 14, 2018
The "space lords" take time for a pit stop with us to cover the everyman Gibsons, scorching Marshalls, and nasty fuzzes that ignite their psychedelic orbit.