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Mile End Effects MFR FPTR

First Look: Mile End Effects MTHRFCKR=RPTR

December 11, 2020
Dirty drive, wobbly LFO, and inspiration from tired cassette players options add up to a delay full of potential and personality.
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IK Multimedia Z-Tone Buffer Boost Review homepage

IK Multimedia Z-Tone Buffer Boost: The Premier Guitar Review

November 30, 2020
An understated, utilitarian buffer/boost/preamp that can profoundly reshape your tones.
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Victory

Victory Announces the Copper Preamp V4

November 26, 2020
This preamp pedal is designed to sound like the chime and rock of the late-1950’s British amplifiers.
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EBS

EBS Launches Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp

November 6, 2020
A feature-packed preamp designed specifically for upright players.
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Mile End Effects

Mile End Effects Introduces the MTHRFCKR=RPTR Cassette Tape Delay/Preamp

November 4, 2020
A low-fidelity tape delay based on the sound of a malfunctioning capstan motor.
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Cranborne

Cranborne Audio Introduces the Camden EC1

October 23, 2020
A preamp, signal processor, and headphone amplifier all in a desktop-friendly design.
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SunnAudio

Sunnaudio Releases the Nucleus NU-1 Dual Boost Distortion

October 12, 2020
A dual-boost preamp that offers up to 60 dB of gain.
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Radial

Radial Announces the PZ-Pro 2-Channel Acoustic Preamp

October 8, 2020
A two-channel instrument preamp, DI, and switcher that enables complete control over tone, EQ settings, and effects.
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Mad Professor Super Black review homepage

Classic Fender Amps in the Palm of Your Hand

September 30, 2020
The PG Mad Professor Super Black review.
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Hilbish

Hilbish Design and Red Fang Introduce the Night Destroyer Preamp Pedal

September 25, 2020
The limited-edition pedal is limited to 150 units and is based on the Sunn amps that Red Fang have used throughout their career.
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DryBell Engine Review homepage

Rangemaster Boost Meets Marshall Muscle

September 23, 2020
If you dig English non-master-volume amps, this "foundation preamp" will drive you straight to heaven. The PG Dry Bell Engine review.
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IK Multimedia AXE I/O Solo Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

September 14, 2020
The digital-recording outfit's latest features a Rupert Neve-designed preamp, a Z-Tone impedance-adapting circuit for transforming your guitar's voice from single-coil-like to humbucker-esque (or vice versa), and Amp Out jack, and a host of free software, including AmpliTube 4 Deluxe.
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Victory Amplifiers Duchess V4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Rabea Massaad digs into a stompbox-sized amp boasting a whopping 180 watts—plus reverb, tremolo, and a quartet of unusual tubes.
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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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Darkglass

Darkglass Electronics Announces the Element

July 1, 2020
A cab sim and headphone amp wrapped inside a minimalist design.
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Hilbish

Hilbish Design Introduces the Sol-Invictus Preamp Pedal

June 29, 2020
A dual-channel preamp with roots in the classic SUNN Beta Lead and Bass amplifier.
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tritonlab bass preamp distortion eq pedal review homepage

When Bass Tone Shaping and OD Align

June 28, 2020
Potent overdrive plus solid EQ-ing capabilities equals old-school grit. The PG Tritonlab Equinox review.
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Drybell

DryBell Musical Electronic Laboratory Announces the Engine

June 3, 2020
A fully analog foundation preamp pedal inspired by classic British tones.
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Nux

Nu-X Unveils the Optima Air

April 16, 2020
A dual-switch acoustic guitar simulator inspired by 3 Sigma Audio.
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Engl

Synergy Amps Announces the ENGL Powerball Module

March 30, 2020
The module features a 3-band EQ and separate gain and mid boost switches on each channel.
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