The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.

Caroline Hawaiian Pizza


There’s a certain humor and irreverence behind everything that Caroline does. In the form of the Hawaiian Pizza fuzz, that means taking a two-transistor, silicon fuzz circuit and outfitting it with an input gain control and a voltage cut control rather than tone or gain controls. The results will, for most, be much more attractive than the taste of a pineapple-topped Sicilian slice—this Pizza is everything from fat and filling to sputteringly, spittingly colorful.

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$169 street, carolineguitar.com

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