November 2018

October 2018

ARTICLES

Wren and Cuff Super Russian Review

September 26, 2018
A multifaceted Muff clone offers brutalizing and beautiful sides of the Sovtek coin.
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Joe Gore Porkolator Review

September 25, 2018
Meet a Harmonic Percolator-inspired powerhouse that dazzles with dynamics, sonic complexity, and the clout of a heavyweight.
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Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.
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Death By Audio Deep Animation Review

September 24, 2018
Filter turns filthy and gets spun on its head in this awesomely powerful and unconventional envelope follower.
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Line 6 HX Effects Review

September 23, 2018
A wickedly versatile multi-effect unit with remarkable flexibility.
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Wizard of Odd: Late-’60s TeleStar Doubleneck

September 21, 2018
Here’s another beautiful weirdo from the Kawai Enshu factory.
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Cort CJ Retro Jumbo Review

September 21, 2018
Style and plugged-in performance come cheap in Cort’s handsome and inexpensive big-body flattop.
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JHS Bonsai Review

September 20, 2018
Many modes of TS-style overdrive—every one a winner.
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Listen to the October 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

September 19, 2018
This month's tunes include tracks from Alice in Chains, Neko Case, Fantastic Negrito, and more!
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Escape Plan Launch Code Review

September 19, 2018
An Atari-inspired glitch box that also serves up rich, resonant tones and unexpected musical surprises.
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Mastro Valvola LFO Optical Tremolo Review

September 18, 2018
Optical analog tremolo and a digital brain make this Italian trem’ a grab bag of modulation tricks.
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Tuning Up: Pedal Issues

September 18, 2018
PG’s head honcho gets all teary-eyed about the stomps whose tones have lodged in his head from years of gear reviews.
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MXR Sugar Drive Review

September 17, 2018
Klone tones in a baby box with a teeny-tiny price.
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Signal to Noise: Rockin’ the Reactive Load

September 17, 2018
The key to direct recording is to get an amp to behave realistically. So how do you accomplish this?
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Way Huge Pork & Pickle Review

September 16, 2018
Two distinct dirt circuits come together in one pedal for bassists who appreciate freedom of choice for their grit.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Phonkify Review

September 15, 2018
Envelope filter and octave combine to reach realms beyond the same old jam and funk riffs.
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Tone Tips: Gig Tips for the Social Media Generation

September 14, 2018
Your blistering solo is amazing, but can you play it standing up, while grooving with a band, and in front of people?
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ZVEX Vibrophase Review

September 14, 2018
ZVEX’s phaser/vibrato retains the rich, immersive modulation tones of its candle-driven design concept predecessor.
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Aguilar Grape Phaser Review

September 13, 2018
Two knobs on a purple box is a ticket to low-end modulation—from slow and sublime to all-out space travel.
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Last Call: Maybe This Gig Is Not for You

September 13, 2018
A takeaway from the saga of Stevie Ray Vaughan and David Bowie.
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