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Hughes & Kettner Spirit of Vintage Nano: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Hughes & Kettner Spirit of Vintage Nano: The Premier Guitar Review

March 1, 2021
Plexi inspiration makes this tiny 50-watt amp a clean-to-crunchy overachiever.
Eventide Blackhole: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Eventide Blackhole: The Premier Guitar Review

February 24, 2021
A popular and particularly versatile mode from the Space and H9 processors is now an easy-to-use stompbox all its own.
Bose L1 Pro8: The <em>Premier Guitar</em> Review

Bose L1 Pro8: The Premier Guitar Review

February 22, 2021
Line array sound for the masses!
Taylor GTe Urban Ash: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Taylor GTe Urban Ash: The Premier Guitar Review

February 18, 2021
Inventive bracing, uncommon tonewoods, and a shorter scale make this small-bodied flattop both big voiced and super playable.
Can This Elf Sit on a Shelf?

Can This Elf Sit on a Shelf?

February 14, 2021
Yes—and it'll also rattle windows with surprisingly full-sounding low end! The PG Trace Elliot Elf Combo review.
Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork +: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork +: The Premier Guitar Review

February 10, 2021
Tame it ain’t, but if smart pitch warping with minimal hassle (and real estate) is your bag, Mike Matthews’ latest is a gem.
Walrus Audio Mako Series R1: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Walrus Audio Mako Series R1: The Premier Guitar Review

February 9, 2021
Familiar and freaked-out reverb colors live side-by-side in a powerful, sensibly sized ambience-generating tool.
Boss GT-1000CORE: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Boss GT-1000CORE: The Premier Guitar Review

February 8, 2021
Boss packs heavy-duty DSP horsepower into a multi-effects processor built for busy pedalboards.
EarthQuaker Devices Astral Destiny: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

EarthQuaker Devices Astral Destiny: The Premier Guitar Review

February 5, 2021
EQD dishes deep, dimensional reverbs in an elegant package that won’t mire you in menus.
Fender American Professional II Stratocaster: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender American Professional II Stratocaster: The Premier Guitar Review

February 4, 2021
The most successful electric guitar of all time evolves subtly, but substantially.
Wren and Cuff Caprid Blue-Violet Special: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Wren and Cuff Caprid Blue-Violet Special: The Premier Guitar Review

January 28, 2021
A master of Big Muff-style circuits builds a Ram’s Head clone that’ll be tough to beat at any price.
Electro-Harmonix 1440 Stereo Looper: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix 1440 Stereo Looper: The Premier Guitar Review

January 25, 2021
The middle kid in EHX’s expansive family of loopers inhabits a sweet spot between deep functionality and accessible, intuitive operation.
Plexi Punch Meets Rangemaster Burn: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Carl Martin PlexiRanger Review

Plexi Punch Meets Rangemaster Burn: The Premier Guitar Carl Martin PlexiRanger Review

January 19, 2021
An already great Marshall-in-a-box is made more potent with the addition of a killer treble booster.
Fender Trapper Bass Distortion: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender Trapper Bass Distortion: The Premier Guitar Review

January 18, 2021
Separate, stackable custom-voiced circuits make a strong and crunchy case for two being better than one.
Vintage Octave Fuzz ... Without the Fear

Vintage Octave Fuzz ... Without the Fear

January 14, 2021
Thanks to a flexible EQ, this old-school-minded beauty is fantastic at nastying-up leads—but also works great with chords. The PG Dusky Augustus review.
Walrus Audio Julianna: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Walrus Audio Julianna: The Premier Guitar Review

January 13, 2021
Digital-control-enabled features makes Walrus’s already immersive modulation machine a scalpel for carving precise waveforms.
Carr Super Bee: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Carr Super Bee: The Premier Guitar Review

January 11, 2021
Crave big black-panel Fender feel in an amp that doesn’t bust eardrums? This little brute delivers the substance and the sting.
Blast from the Badass Past

Blast from the Badass Past

January 4, 2021
With funky-cool looks, a comfy short scale, and built-in fuzz, this 4-string is a whole lotta cool. The PG Serek Grand bass review.
When Is a Boost More Than a Boost?

When Is a Boost More Than a Boost?

December 30, 2020
The answer is only a DIP switch—or two—away. The PG Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost review.
Maxon’s Elegant Spin on the TS808

Maxon’s Elegant Spin on the TS808

December 28, 2020
The father of the Tube Screamer dishes a refined take on the pedal that propelled an overdrive revolution with the Apex 808.