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Rig Rundown: Bones Owens

February 24, 2021
The blues-rocker takes us inside his remarkable gear sanctuary to show off classic Gibsons, a heaping helping of Hiwatts, and a bunch of rare Pete Cornish pedals.
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Pedal Alley 2021: Reader Boards

February 22, 2021
The pandemic has brought guitarists lots more time to tinker with tone toys. Here’s what players all over the world have been putting together in their bunkers.
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Tech 21 Reissues the SansAmp Classic

January 28, 2021
Put on a manufacturing hiatus in 2016, the SansAmp Classic is being reissued for 2021 due to a surge in popular demand.
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Rig Rundown: Here Lies Man

December 30, 2020
Les Pauls, high-headroom British brawlers, and pulverizing pedals push Marcos Garcia into the Masters of Reality Iommi-sphere.
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Increase Your IQ on EQ

July 24, 2020
Did you know that, with careful tweaking, an EQ can be among the most useful and drastic tone-altering pedals on your board? Here are 10 to check out.
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Tech 21 SansAmp DI-2112 & PSA 2.0 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Geddy Lee's bass tone in a stomp? Yep, plus a new programmable SansAmp.
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NAMM 2020 Day 4 Gallery

January 19, 2020
Check out what we saw on the final day, including new stuff from Mayones, Gamechanger Audio, Falbo, Crazy Tube Circuits, and more!
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KXM's Songs from the Pressure Cooker

December 3, 2019
George Lynch and dUg Pinnick reveal how the band wrote and tracked 12 songs in 12 days to create their latest album, Circle of Dolls.
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Tech 21 Releases the SansAmp PSA 2.0

November 14, 2019
The company celebrates the 30th anniversary with a streamlined version of their famed rackmount unit.
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Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 V2 Review

November 4, 2019
New player- and performance-centric features make a compact tone toolbox even more powerful and flexible.
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Tech 21 Unveils the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp

October 9, 2019
The pedal features all-analog SansAmp technology, two channel modes with individual gain and level controls, blend, 4-band active EQ, and a bite switch.
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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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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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NAMM '19 - Tech 21 Geddy Lee SansAmp YYZ & Paul Landers Signature Fly Rig Demos

January 25, 2019
Analog-amp-modeling pioneer Andrew Barta shows us the legendary Rush bassist’s streamlined preamp pedal, as well as Rammstein guitarist Paul Landers’ custom multi-effector.
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Tech 21 Announces New Fly Rigs, Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp, and More

January 23, 2019
The Fly Rig 5 v2 retains the same SansAmp heart, Plexi/Cali distortion and Delay, but adds a few twists and turns.
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Tech 21 Introduces the Paul Landers PL1 Signature Fly Rig

October 9, 2018
The new multi-effect unit offers two SansAmp channels, Feuer (dirty) and Wasser (clean).
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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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Tech 21 SansAmp GED-2112 Review

April 4, 2018
A partnership with Rush’s legendary bassist results in a dual preamp unit that earns his mark of approval and brings big, analog bass tone.
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NAMM '18 - Tech 21 DP-3x Demo

January 26, 2018
Big bass tones in a little package: the do-it-all dUg Pinnick multi-effect unit. (With a nod to Chris Squire, too!)
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Tech 21 Releases the dUg Pinnick DP-3X and VT Bass 200

January 23, 2018
The collaboration with the King's X bassist includes a chromatic tuner, headphone capability, and an XLR output.
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