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Tom Polzine

Rig Rundown: Howling Giant

April 22, 2020
A Reverend V, two fiery British-voiced heads, and some tone-sizzling, time-bending stomps fire this warped comet rider into psychedelic spaces.
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Rig Rundown: Brendan Benson [2020]

April 15, 2020
A trip into the bona fide Raconteurs guitarist's inner lair of rare vintage acoustics, super vibey amps, and a few choice goldtops.
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Rig Rundown: Cedric Burnside

April 8, 2020
A true lion of Mississippi hill-country blues continues paving his family’s legacy with a no-nonsense setup.
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Rig Rundown: Thunderpussy's Whitney Petty

September 25, 2019
The guitarist of Mike McCready’s favorite new band uses a straightforward setup that proves a swaggering, punk attitude and greasy rock ’n’ roll isn't just a man’s game.
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Rig Rundown: Sleep

July 24, 2019
The sultan of sludge illustrates that his first band is a shuttle for sonic exploration launching into orbit on the backs of triple-humbucker guitars, a sierra of Oranges, and two boards the size of Cape Canaveral.
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Rig Rundown: Brothers Osborne

March 20, 2019
Country music’s leading guitar tandem shows us how they mix vintage axes and boutique pedals with high-powered amps and just a little bit of digital magic.
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Rig Rundown: Jerry Douglas

March 6, 2019
A deep studio dive with one of the most recorded resonator players ever.
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Rig Rundown: The Struts

February 20, 2019
One of the U.K.’s most buzzed-about rock bands shares the stories behind gear with two settings—loud and louder.
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Pokey LaFarge

Rig Rundown: Pokey LaFarge

September 26, 2018
The Americana stylist and his band favor a minimalist approach to create their throwback sounds.
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Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.
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The 411 on Acoustic Guitar DIs

August 14, 2018
Crawl under the hood of the magic boxes that make you sound awesome through club PAs, venue mixing boards, and studio consoles.
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Tonebone

Radial Announces the AC-Driver

April 19, 2018
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.
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Rig Rundown: Pallbearer

March 7, 2018
Learn how these Arkansas rockers move beyond a wall of dark and heavy doom with various modulations, delays, and deep ’verbs to weave their own complex sonic architecture.
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Fab FX

Eclectic Effecting 101: How to Use Stock Pedals to Unlock New Sounds

February 10, 2018
A hands-on guide to using chains of pedals to create enigmatic, spooky, and downright crazy sounds.
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Tools for the Task: ABY Boxes

January 5, 2018
Open up a world of routing options by getting to know the ABCs of ABYs.
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Quick Hit: Radial Tonebone Texas Pro Review

November 14, 2017
Multiple shades of overdrive and boost come alive in a compact stomp built to last.
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Gear Award 2017

Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Radial Unveils the Cab-Link

July 6, 2017
A solution for players who have a single speaker output on their amplifier but want to connect two cabinets simultaneously.
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Tools for the Task: Buffers

February 19, 2017
Ten buffer options to help you maintain your core guitar-to-amp tone when running multiple pedals and cables.
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Radial Announces the Hot British V9 and Texas Pro

February 9, 2017
The Texas-Pro is a powerful overdrive combined with a clean boost circuit.
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