The Year in Gear 2020

December 17, 2020
It may be the understatement of the century, but this year was weird. Even so, the killer gear kept coming. Here are the goods that stood out as extra-great amongst our annual haul of Premier Guitar reviews.
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Boss GT-1000CORE

First Look: Boss GT-1000CORE

December 2, 2020
From heavy to heavenly: Hear the shrunken powerhouse on raunchy riffs, ethereal reverb clouds, pitch-shifted bass, and more.
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1440 Looper First Look

First Look: Electro-Harmonix 1440 Stereo Looper

November 2, 2020
Twenty-four minutes of looping, reverse and octave effects, and storage for up to 20 loops make the 1440 a compact powerhouse for performance and composition.
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Keeley Eccos review homepage

Keeley Eccos Delay/Looper: The Premier Guitar Review

October 4, 2020
This Jimi-in-a-Box mixes analog delay colors, flange effects, and 60 seconds of stereo looping.
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Electro-Harmonix Launches the 1440 Stereo Looper

July 20, 2020
The looper offers 24 minutes of stereo recording time and the ability to store 20 loops.
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Headrush Releases Looperboard Update with Firmware 2.0

July 17, 2020
The update provides users with endless looping times, customizable footswitches, auto vocal harmony and tuning, auto bpm detection, a new enhanced user interface, and much more.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs APE - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
See how you can add analog warmth and Echoplex-style drive to your sterile digital delay.
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TC Electronic

TC Electronic Introduces the Ditto+ Looper

June 25, 2020
You can now save up to 99 different loops within the Ditto+.
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Keeley Electronics Eccos Delay/Looper Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
After a year of revisions, Robert Keeley's DSP-based echo box is here, replete with looping, expression control, and much more.
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Pigtronix Infinity Looper 2 and Supro Blues King 10 & Conquistador Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
An ultra-compact and easy-to-use update of the original Infinity pedal, the third amp in Supro's Blues King series, and a Bigsby-sporting space-age take on the ES template designed with Nashville guitarist Ford Thurston.
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Keeley Electronics Releases the Eccos Delay/Looper

January 16, 2020
The pedal is centered around a DREAM microchip and will be released in January 2020.
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Pigtronix Announces the Infinity 2 Stereo Looper Pedal

January 13, 2020
This new loop box features octave effects, cued stops, and up to five minutes of loop time.
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mxr clone homepage

Quick Hit: MXR Clone Looper Review

November 27, 2019
Looping made stupidly simple ... and a lot more fun.
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Clone Looper

First Look: MXR Clone Looper

October 1, 2019
Two footswitches, one knob, and an almost infinite universe of speed-morphing, reverse-recording, loop-stacking possibilities.
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Chase Bliss Audio

Summer NAMM 2019: Chase Bliss Audio Mood Demo

July 21, 2019
An exploratory box of wonder that aims to inspire via pitch shifting, sampling, and more.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Boss RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station Demo

July 18, 2019
Listen to how this modern groove box can keep your rhythms together and inspire a wealth of layered creativity.
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Boss Introduces the SY-1 Synth and RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station

July 11, 2019
Equipped with a polyphonic engine, the SY-1 delivers 121 ultra-responsive synth sounds.
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Chase Bliss

Chase Bliss Audio Unveils the MOOD Granual Micro-Looper / Delay

June 20, 2019
The pedal is internally collaborative, allowing audio to freely pass back and forth between its two sides, evolving and transforming over time.
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Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan: How I Create Live Loops

May 12, 2019
The instrumental-metal shaman demonstrates how he builds the bulldozing tones for "Mladek" onstage.
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Headrush Unveils the Looperboard

April 18, 2019
A full-featured looping workstation that features four inputs, touch display, and loads of built-in effects.
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