October 2020

 

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Mojotone BlackOut British: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Mojotone BlackOut British: The Premier Guitar Review

September 18, 2020
This intriguingly flexible take on the 18-watt formula serves up vintage authenticity while upping the EQ power considerably.
Revv D20 Demo - <i>PG Gear</i> Spotlight

Revv D20 Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

September 17, 2020
Check out Revv Amps D20—a clean, 20-watt (reducible to 4) 6V6 output section and powerful Two Notes cab-sim capabilities make this 9-pound head (demo'd by Joey Landreth) both a great pedal platform and a conveniently portable gigging amp.
When Exactly Did "Boutique Pedals" Become a Thing?

When Exactly Did "Boutique Pedals" Become a Thing?

September 17, 2020
Travel back in time 30+ years and meet the circuit-tweakers who started a stompbox craze.
Boss Announces the OC-5 Octave Pedal

Boss Announces the OC-5 Octave Pedal

September 17, 2020
The OC-5 features a new Vintage mode, polyphonic enhancements, and an octave-up feature for extended range.
If This Stomp Doesn’t Get Your Booty Shaking, You're Probably Dead

If This Stomp Doesn’t Get Your Booty Shaking, You're Probably Dead

September 17, 2020
The PG Seamoon FX Funk Machine review.
Big Ear Pedals Announces the Albie

Big Ear Pedals Announces the Albie

September 16, 2020
The pedal features eight different settings specifically built and curated to cover jangly, shimmering, modulated sounds.
Rig Rundown: Suzanne Santo

Rig Rundown: Suzanne Santo

September 16, 2020
The spunky solo artist/former HoneyHoney frontwoman shows off her “Sweet Baby” Eastman and a sultry 335 that accompany her smoky, impassioned voice—plus reveals how touring with Hozier "leveled-up" her fingerstyle chops.
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.
Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Pitch Fork+

Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Pitch Fork+

September 15, 2020
A polyphonic pitch shifter/harmony pedal equipped with two independent pitch shifting engines.
Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Gargantuan Pedalboards Vol. 1

Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Gargantuan Pedalboards Vol. 1

September 15, 2020
Get a load of these space-station control centers from Nick Reinhart (Tera Melos), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Steven Wilson, Dweezil Zappa, and Steve Lukather.
Eventide Releases the Blackhole Reverb Pedal

Eventide Releases the Blackhole Reverb Pedal

September 15, 2020
The Blackhole algorithm was introduced in Eventide's DSP4000 Ultra-Harmonizer hardware processor and is now available in a pedal format.
Fender Announces the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Signature Stratocaster

Fender Announces the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Signature Stratocaster

September 15, 2020
It features a chambered ash body, Transparent Faded Sonic Blue lacquer finish and early ‘60s “C”-shaped maple neck.
Black Volt Amplification Hawk Demo - <i>PG</i> Gear Spotlight

Black Volt Amplification Hawk Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

September 15, 2020
Handmade in Los Angeles, the Black Volt Hawk features reclaimed wood and grille cloths and aims to meld Fender and Marshall tones in a low-wattage design that can accommodate any octal power tube without re-biasing.
Orange Little Bass Thing: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Orange Little Bass Thing: The Premier Guitar Review

September 14, 2020
With 500 powerful watts and an exceptional optical compression circuit, there’s nothing little about this Thing's tone.
IK Multimedia AXE I/O Solo Demo - <i>PG</i> Gear Spotlight

IK Multimedia AXE I/O Solo Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

September 14, 2020
The digital-recording outfit's latest features a Rupert Neve-designed preamp, a Z-Tone impedance-adapting circuit for transforming your guitar's voice from single-coil-like to humbucker-esque (or vice versa), and Amp Out jack, and a host of free software, including AmpliTube 4 Deluxe.
Surf with a Space-Age Samurai

Surf with a Space-Age Samurai

September 14, 2020
Up close and personal with a mint-condition 1968 Yamaha SG-5.
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.
Will Ray’s Bottom Feeder: Scoring a King T-Stang

Will Ray’s Bottom Feeder: Scoring a King T-Stang

September 13, 2020
Three offers and a partial refund—the beginning of a beautiful 6-string friendship.
Skreddy Pedals Releases the Super 100

Skreddy Pedals Releases the Super 100

September 11, 2020
Designed to emulate the sound of a cranked British 100-watt amp.
How to Get the Most out of Hum-Sing-Hum Wiring

How to Get the Most out of Hum-Sing-Hum Wiring

September 11, 2020
This circuit lets you get HSH and SSS-like tones from a single guitar.