November 2020

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The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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Quick Hit: Spaceman Polaris Review

November 15, 2019
Creative filtering options make an uncommonly versatile overdrive.
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Spaceman Gemini IV Review

September 28, 2019
Blendable germanium and silicon circuits open portals to almost infinite fuzz shadings.
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Pedal Alley 2019: Reader Boards

February 14, 2019
Whether it’s collections of old-school straightforward stomps or elaborate circuits for spacey experimentation, each year we’re blown away by the different pedalboard setups our readers come up with. Here’s a dozen for the tonal takeaway.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2019 Day 2

January 25, 2019
The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Spaceman Effects Mission Control Demo

January 25, 2019
Designed to function a a central hub for your pedalboard, this utilitarian box will go as far as your imagination will take it.
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The Year in Gear 2018

The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Spaceman Mercury IV Review

July 19, 2018
Spaceman’s magical tone masseuse has a way of making everything sound just plain better.
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First Look: Spaceman Effects Mercury IV Germanium Harmonic Boost

April 9, 2018
Watch John Bohlinger play his '50s Les Paul goldtop, '66 Fender Strat, Hahn T-style, and a PRS DGT to see how much bark is inside this one box.
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Spaceman Launches the Mercury IV Germanium Harmonic Boost

March 1, 2018
The pedal features a unique, discrete analog circuit, with a meticulously selected vintage germanium transistor at its heart.
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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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Spaceman Titan II Review

April 13, 2017
A deviation from fuzztone convention brings explosive and inspiring results.
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SNAMM '15 - Spaceman Effects Orion Spring Reverb and Voyager 1 Tremolo Demos

July 27, 2015
See and hear the two newest trippy, all-analog stompboxes to come out of the Portland shop.
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Spaceman Sputnik Review

January 2, 2014
A beautifully built, ferocious-to-freakish fuzz.
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Spaceman Saturn V Harmonic Booster Pedal Review

Spaceman Saturn V Harmonic Booster Pedal Review

April 15, 2013
For those who relish the profound shifts in color and mood that a little volume or tone knob tweak can provide, the Saturn V Harmonic Booster has the potential to be a very special, even indispensable piece of gear.
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Spaceman Aphelion Harmonic Overdrive Pedal Review

Spaceman Aphelion Harmonic Overdrive Pedal Review

February 1, 2012
Choosing an overdrive is tricky business. There’s a lot of them out there. And once you’ve plowed through the plethora of reissue, vintage, and clones out there on the
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Spaceman Gemini III Dual Fuzz Generator Pedal Review

Spaceman Gemini III Dual Fuzz Generator Pedal Review

January 10, 2012
This beautiful—and beautifully built—fuzz isn’t a clone of anything. But it is positively packed with fuzz voices generated by parallel germanium and silicon circuits that can be independently operated, blended, and tailored to create a technicolor circus of buzz, grind, fizz, fuzz, and crunch.
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