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ARTICLES

Wampler

Wampler Fuzztration Review

April 26, 2019
A beast of an octave fuzz with versatility in mind.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Swiss Things Review

April 25, 2019
Simplifying switching for switcher haters.
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Farida OT-65 Review

April 23, 2019
Vintage style and excellent build quality in an affordable, all-solid, slope-shoulder dread.
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Tone Tips: Know Your Rig, Inside and Out

April 22, 2019
If you lost your signal during a gig, would you panic and freeze or find and fix the issue with ninja-like precision?
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Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.
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Magnetic

Magnetic Effects Lonely Robot Review

April 19, 2019
A malleable, many-headed RAT clone that can be menacing or mellow.
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Last Call

Last Call: An Unofficial Limited Etymology of Music Terms

April 19, 2019
Some handy definitions for cool cats who gig—and civilians.
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Tyler Bryant

Question and Obsession: Hand-Me-Downs

April 18, 2019
Tyler Bryant discusses the guitar Billy Gibbons gave him, a PG reader explains how he came to own Steve Morse’s prototype, and more.
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Carvin

Quick Hit: Carvin X1 Tube Preamp Review

April 18, 2019
Vai’s “Blue Powder” amp gets distilled into a hefty-ass pedal with convenient recording and practice capabilities.
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Tools for the Task: In-Ear Monitors

April 17, 2019
If you can’t hear yourself onstage, is there a sound?
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Drinking Boys and Girls Choir: Stay Thirsty

April 16, 2019
This trio of South Korean punks brings joy, thundering chops, and a whole lot of attitude with their debut album, Keep Drinking.
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Album Spotlight: Joe Robinson’s 'Undertones'

April 16, 2019
Shelve the John Mayer comparisons. This Australian virtuoso establishes his voice and makes the best album of his career.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Not a Ric

April 15, 2019
After an enlightening lesson in Rickenbacker copyrights, a guitarist turns his once playable Tokai into an art guitar.
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GR Bass ONE800 and GR 212 Review

April 14, 2019
A bass rig from Italia that cooks up a tonal dish of tasty low-end flavors with plenty of power.
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Dimed & Dangerous: The Joy and Heartbreak of DIY Amp Building

April 12, 2019
A tale of filter chokes, rectifiers, 60-cycle hum, and the perils of self-navigation.
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No-Brainer Mods 2019!

April 11, 2019
Three entry-level axes and the DIY projects that turn them into secret weapons for the stage and studio.
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Gretsch Streamliner G2420T Review

April 10, 2019
A tip-top rockabilly bomber at a bargain price.
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State of the Stomp: Some Things About Sound Waves I Think Are Cool

April 9, 2019
Thinking about sound helps harness its properties. Saddle up!
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Wizard of Odd: 1965 Zenon Zemi

April 8, 2019
Angular lines, sweeping curves, bright tones, and mysterious origins. What more can you ask for from a super-rare Japanese electric?
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Battalion Review

April 7, 2019
A slimmed-down version of EHX’s tone toolbox for bassists didn’t lose any weight in the functionality department.
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