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November 2010

ARTICLES

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power ISO-5 Review

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power ISO-5 Review

October 20, 2010
Power supply for small to medium rigs
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Creepy Fingers Effects Pink Elephant Pedal Review

Creepy Fingers Effects Pink Elephant Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A clone of the rare Ampeg Scrambler
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MXR '75 Vintage Phase 45 Pedal Review

MXR '75 Vintage Phase 45 Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Reissue of a lesser-known classic
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Iron Maiden: Super Troopers

Iron Maiden: Super Troopers

October 20, 2010
Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, and Janick Gers’ searing licks catapult The Final Frontier to the top of the metal charts and prove—again—that Iron Maiden is the world’s heaviest guitar trio.
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Wagging the Dog (When Pedals Come Full Circle)

Wagging the Dog (When Pedals Come Full Circle)

October 20, 2010
Can a guitar be designed optimally for pedals?
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Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo Pedal Review

Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A tape delay with deep options
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Tortuga Effects Martini Dual Analog Chorus and Vibrato Pedal Review

Tortuga Effects Martini Dual Analog Chorus and Vibrato Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A wide range of modulation effects in one pedal
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3rd Power Amplification American Dream 1x12 Combo Amp Review

3rd Power Amplification American Dream 1x12 Combo Amp Review

October 20, 2010
American-made combo with "blackface" and "brownface" channels
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Stomp Under Foot Ram's Head Pedal Review

Stomp Under Foot Ram's Head Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A compact fuzz inspired by the "ram''s head" Big Muff Pi
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Resurrect Those Old Tuners!

Resurrect Those Old Tuners!

October 20, 2010
Replacing tuners with properly aged replacements
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Electric Bass Origins, Part 2: The First Guitar

Electric Bass Origins, Part 2: The First Guitar

October 20, 2010
Who was the first person to make a solidbody electric bass?
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Fusion Blues Jazzbox

Fusion Blues Jazzbox

October 20, 2010
An inexpensive, butt well-built, jazz box from China distributed by Switch Music
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CD Review: Los Lonely Boys - "Keep on Giving: Acoustic Live!"

CD Review: Los Lonely Boys - "Keep on Giving: Acoustic Live!"

October 20, 2010
Los Lonely Boys deliver a different flavor of their "Texican" music
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On Quality and Workmanship

October 20, 2010
There are things one should expect to see, hear, and find on an expensive new guitar
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Malekko Heavy Industry Ekko 616 Pedal Review

Malekko Heavy Industry Ekko 616 Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Bucket brigade-style delay
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DVD Review: Rush - "Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage"

DVD Review: Rush - "Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage"

October 20, 2010
The story of Rush in their own words
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Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Pedal Review

Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Capture a moment of your playing and extend it indefinitely.
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HAO OD-16 Omega Drive Sixteen Pedal Review

HAO OD-16 Omega Drive Sixteen Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Handwired overdrive from Japan
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