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Victory V4 The Kraken Review

Victory V4 The Kraken Review

June 18, 2019
Packaging the Kraken amp’s preamp in a stompbox yields a flexible, malleable, and monstrous high-gain machine.
Quick Hit: Celestion Ruby Review

Quick Hit: Celestion Ruby Review

June 16, 2019
A mellow but vivacious alnico-based blaster.
Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

June 14, 2019
It’s new school. It’s old school. Medium school, maybe?
One Control Blue 360 Review

One Control Blue 360 Review

June 13, 2019
The ghost of a storied bass rig finds a home in a compact pedal.
Ibanez SRMD200 Mezzo Review

Ibanez SRMD200 Mezzo Review

June 11, 2019
This P/J hybrid offers Precision-like tone with a medium-scale build and small-scale price.
Quick Hit: Carl Martin Comp/Limiter Review

Quick Hit: Carl Martin Comp/Limiter Review

June 7, 2019
Go from Nile Rodgers to Lowell George with this simple comp.
Catalinbread Coriolis Effect Review

Catalinbread Coriolis Effect Review

June 4, 2019
Pitch shift + filter = ?
Fender American Performer Mustang Review

Fender American Performer Mustang Review

June 3, 2019
The little brother in the Fender solidbody line impresses with chiming tones and silky smooth playability.
Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

May 30, 2019
A Taylor for guitarists who don’t dig Taylors?
Walrus Audio Lillian Review

Walrus Audio Lillian Review

May 23, 2019
Wide-ranging, multi-stage phaser enables access to subdued phase zones.
Quick Hit: MidValleyFx Mad Robot Review

Quick Hit: MidValleyFx Mad Robot Review

May 20, 2019
This raunchy, oscillating-octave fuzz wants you to do naughty, naughty things.
Fender American Performer Precision Review

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.
Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

May 15, 2019
Filthy delays—when regular analog dirt just won’t do.
Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

May 14, 2019
An uncommonly articulate and detailed high-gain machine.
Keeley Synth-1 Review

Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.
Caroline Hawaiian Pizza Review

Caroline Hawaiian Pizza Review

May 10, 2019
Don’t hold the pineapple!
Quick Hit: Xotic Super Sweet Booster Review

Quick Hit: Xotic Super Sweet Booster Review

May 8, 2019
A dynamic boost that is way more than a one-knob wonder.
Taurus Vandall-500 Review

Taurus Vandall-500 Review

May 6, 2019
This dual-preamp class-D bass beast boasts toughness through its build and finesse with its EQ.
Quick Hit: Peterson StroboStomp HD Review

Quick Hit: Peterson StroboStomp HD Review

May 3, 2019
It won’t mix a margarita, but it will likely cover all your tuning needs.
Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

May 2, 2019
A spectacular new spin on a 1950s formula.