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October 2017

ARTICLES

Oct17-Rainger-FEAT

Rainger FX Deep Space Pulsar Review

September 21, 2017
Creative side-chaining functions come to life in a super-compact and powerful stomp.
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Nu-X Tape Core Deluxe Review

September 20, 2017
A bargain ride to the interstellar zones of analog tape delay.
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MXR Dyna Comp Mini Review

September 19, 2017
An elegant, economical comp classic made miniature.
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Stone Deaf Tremotron Review

September 18, 2017
A VCA-driven, digitally controlled dual tremolo probes the deepest depths and broadest possibilities of volume modulation.
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Tuning Up

Tuning Up: The Joy of Contrarianism

September 18, 2017
Next time you write a riff, lead, or progression, ask yourself, “Is this how everyone else would play it?”
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Boss

Boss MS-3 Review

September 17, 2017
A handy solution that combines pro-level switching with analog flexibility.
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JHS VCR Review

September 17, 2017
Ryan Adams and JHS team up to design a utilitarian mash-up of modulation, reverb, and boost.
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TC Electronic

TC Electronic Echobrain Review

September 16, 2017
A fantastically colorful and expressive bucket brigade analog delay at a ridiculously low price.
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Johnny Rock

Jonny Rock Gear Wave Rider Review

September 15, 2017
Clean, modern tremolo textures and digital control lift this modulator out of the swamp-rock mud.
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Mod Garage

Mod Garage: The Quad-Pot, Dual-Humbucker Wiring of Doom

September 15, 2017
Guitarists can’t have it all when it comes to onboard tone control. Oh, yeah? Let’s reconsider.
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Post Punk FEAT

Post-Punk Guitar Antiheroes: Andy Gill, Keith Levene, and Gareth Sager

September 14, 2017
Three influential players who staged a genre-shattering coup that changed the sound of rock guitar.
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Henretta H-Bomb Trembrato Review

September 14, 2017
Vintage-hued analog modulations are married in an elegant and easy-to-use stomp.
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Spotify

Listen to the October 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

September 13, 2017
Listen to the latest tracks from Thurston Moore, Big Walnuts Yonder, Molly Tuttle, and Robin Trower.
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GFI Clockwork Delay V2 Review

September 13, 2017
Echo-tailoring options abound in a thoughtfully engineered digital delay.
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On Bass: The Incredible Journey

September 13, 2017
Our columnist’s recent trip home to Sweden results in an unexpected, sentimental reunion with a bass he purchased almost three decades ago.
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Staff Picks: Premier Pedals

September 12, 2017
Delicate Steve joins editors in naming the most utilitarian stompboxes on their boards right now.
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Robin Trower: Have a Blast and Let It Rip

September 12, 2017
More than 40 years into his solo career, the 72-year-old rocker continues to pour his heart into every note he plays, as evidenced by his aptly named new album, Time and Emotion.
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Carl Martin Red Repeat Review

September 12, 2017
The newest evolution of an affordable digital delay classic adds analog-style flutter modulation and tap tempo.
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Oct17-Way Huge-FEAT

Way Huge Conquistador Review

September 11, 2017
A gated fuzz brims with unexpected complexity and surprising vintage voices.
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Gibson Modern Double Cut Standard Review

September 11, 2017
A wild-card model that blends classic tones and modern playability.
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