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The Year in Gear 2019

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

Wren & Cuff

Wren and Cuff De La Riva

There are enough Big Muff variations and evolutions out there in the world to give a normal human decision paralysis. But Big Muff users are typically not very normal, which is probably why Wren and Cuff built a Big Muff-inspired stomp with 380 possible circuit permutations—a realm of possibilities that reviewer Joe Gore found to be both mind-boggling and an absolute blast.

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$299 street,

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Plus! December Premier Gear Award Winners!
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1. Peavey Invective.MH$699 street,
2. Chase Bliss Dark World$349 street,
3. Comins CGS-16 $2,399 street,
4. Ernie Ball Music Man Short-Scale StingRay$1,999 street,
5. EBS MicroBass 3$349 street,