October 2020

 

Reviews

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Studio-Grade Compression for Your Pedalboard?

Studio-Grade Compression for Your Pedalboard?

September 21, 2020
A dual-band/stacked floor unit with 15 knobs and five toggles that will make compression control freaks giddy. The PG Becos CompIQ TWAIN review.
Strymon Compadre: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Strymon Compadre: The Premier Guitar Review

September 20, 2020
A dual-function compressor that’s way more than simple squish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mango Smoothie

Mango Smoothie

September 11, 2020
A surprising alternative Indonesian tonewood gives this fingerstyle-friendly baby jumbo a clear, powerful low-mid voice. The PG Faith Blue Moon Neptune 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.
Rev. John Wilkins’ <i>Trouble</i> Is Spare and Strong-Boned Perfection

Rev. John Wilkins’ Trouble Is Spare and Strong-Boned Perfection

September 7, 2020
Memphis and the Mississippi Hills meet in gospel-blues heaven.
JHS Crimson: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

JHS Crimson: The Premier Guitar Review

September 7, 2020
Revisit the original Russian Muff!
Shaping Tomorrow’s Guitars Today

Shaping Tomorrow’s Guitars Today

September 3, 2020
No, this futuristic 6-string is definitely not your dad’s cool old dread. The PG Lava Me Pro review.
Digital Means for Making the Deluxe Memory Man Scene

Digital Means for Making the Deluxe Memory Man Scene

August 31, 2020
Economical controls make this DSP-driven homage to the DMM an affordable, clever, and compact compromise. The Premier Guitar Mojo Hand FX Dream Mender review.
Ibanez EHB 1505: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Ibanez EHB 1505: The Premier Guitar Review

August 27, 2020
What’s loaded with tones, has an ergonomic body with cool lines, and a burl top … but no head?
A 12-String That Steps Out of the Crowd

A 12-String That Steps Out of the Crowd

August 23, 2020
A bold, comfortable design meets state-of-the-art bracing to create a jangle box for the ages. The PG Taylor Builder's Edition 652ce review.
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.
Keeley Neutrino: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Keeley Neutrino: The Premier Guitar Review

August 6, 2020
The Oklahoma outfit's latest is an addicting auto-wah filled with useful features and wicked tones.
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.