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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.
Maggie Vibe <i>and</i> Amp Tones in a Single Stomp

Maggie Vibe and Amp Tones in a Single Stomp

July 23, 2020
Intoxicating pitch-shifting vibrato and mid-gain drive tones unite in an impressive homage to vintage Magnatone powers. The PG Crazy Tube Circuits Killer V review.
This Humbucker-Saddled Unicorn Is Ready to Ride

This Humbucker-Saddled Unicorn Is Ready to Ride

July 21, 2020
With beefy, splittable ’buckers and a Darkglass pre, this decidedly modern bass also commands cool vintage vibes. The PG Balaguer Monoceros review.
The Hype's Hype Ain't Just Hype

The Hype's Hype Ain't Just Hype

July 13, 2020
No knobs? No Problem! This boost delivers scads of gain, color, and dynamic control. The PG Daredevil Pedals Hype review.
Span the Gamut of JCM Sounds in a Single Bound

Span the Gamut of JCM Sounds in a Single Bound

July 6, 2020
This 50-watt, dual-channel head conjures everything from ’80s metal to ’90s grunge and acres of heaviness in between. The Premier Guitar Fuchs Mantis 89 review.
Danelectro Back Talk: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Danelectro Back Talk: The Premier Guitar Review

July 2, 2020
A welcome reverse delay reissue is a mind melt in a box.
When Bass Tone Shaping and OD Align

When Bass Tone Shaping and OD Align

June 28, 2020
Potent overdrive plus solid EQ-ing capabilities equals old-school grit. The PG Tritonlab Equinox review.
JHS PG-14: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

JHS PG-14: The Premier Guitar Review

June 22, 2020
Paul Gilbert’s signature stomp offers impressive midrange control and surprisingly blown-out tones at its extremes.
Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster: The Premier Guitar Review

June 19, 2020
Convincing acoustic images, sweet single-coil tones, and slinky playability make up an impressively utilitarian hybrid instrument.
Classic Hofner, P & J Bass Tones Meet in a Splendorous Mid-Scale

Classic Hofner, P & J Bass Tones Meet in a Splendorous Mid-Scale

June 11, 2020
The PG Rivolta Combinata Bass VII review.
Martin SC-13E: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Martin SC-13E: The Premier Guitar Review

June 5, 2020
A unique and responsive acoustic with an electric soul.
One of Portland’s Most Esteemed Luthiers Paves a Path to Boost/Overdrive Bliss
Ear-Twisting Textures Are the Cherry on Top of a Superb Analog Delay

Ear-Twisting Textures Are the Cherry on Top of a Superb Analog Delay

May 22, 2020
The PG Jam Pedals Delay Llama Xtreme review.
A Floyd for Those Who’d Never Want a Floyd

A Floyd for Those Who’d Never Want a Floyd

May 15, 2020
Lovely feel, easy installation, and tuning stability unite in this stainless-steel performer. The PG Vega-Trem VT1 UltraTrem review.
Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard “Norm Burst”: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard “Norm Burst”: The Premier Guitar Review

May 1, 2020
Deliciously vintage details distinguish an affordable Les Paul that delivers authentically old-school performance, too.
Five Knobs and the Truth

Five Knobs and the Truth

April 26, 2020
Fatter, punchier bass tone via a clean boost with two gain stages and precise 2-band EQ. The PG Xotic Bass RC Booster V2 review.
Looks Like a Rock Machine, But Delivers Much, Much More

Looks Like a Rock Machine, But Delivers Much, Much More

April 23, 2020
Flashy mid-priced solidbody covers the heavy sounds, country tones, and the acres in between. The PG Chapman ML3 Review.
Comfort Is King in This ’60s-Inspired Offset That’s Full of Surprises

Comfort Is King in This ’60s-Inspired Offset That’s Full of Surprises

April 20, 2020
Mutant forces converge in a super-playable solidbody. The PG Abernethy Sonic Empress review.
Klon vs. Klone: 5 Affordable Stomps Go Head to Head with a Gold Original

Klon vs. Klone: 5 Affordable Stomps Go Head to Head with a Gold Original

April 17, 2020
Hear how close the EHX Soul Food, J. Rockett Archer, NUX Horseman, Wampler Tumnus, and Way Huge Conspiracy Theory come to nailing the tone of a legend.