December 2019

September 2019

ARTICLES

Wizard of Odd: Maxitone 481

September 24, 2019
A unique-looking bass from the back pages of a familiar family biz.
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Quick Hit: Henretta Tone Xciter Review

August 30, 2019
Dig cocked-wah sounds? What very well may be the world's smallest set-it-and-forget-it option has some pretty cool tricks up its sleeve.
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Revv D20 Review

August 27, 2019
A direct-recording preamp—and a true 20-watt head.
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Quick Hit: Farm Bucket of Nails Review

August 23, 2019
An outwardly understated germanium boost conceals monstrous overdrive and treble-boost tones within.
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Emma Electronic Navigator Review

August 22, 2019
A double delay opens up oodles of texture possibilities.
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Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn Review

August 21, 2019
Analog and digital octave effects meld, creating unique and complex octave tones.
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Album Spotlight: The Allman Brothers Band: ‘Fillmore West ’71’

August 20, 2019
A pre-Fillmore East set that captures the original band’s improvisational live high-wire act.
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Last Call: Close Your Eyes, Be Transported

August 20, 2019
Put on the blinders, focus inward, and tap into the moment.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Scale Length and String Tension

August 19, 2019
A deeper look at how your flattop's dimensions affect both its tones and its responsiveness.
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Tools for the Task: Drop-Tune Strings

August 18, 2019
Ten sets optimized to keep the tension up and the floppy down.
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Tone Tips: Different Picks for Different Licks

August 16, 2019
Switching picks is the fastest and easiest way to switch up your tone and attack.
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Wren and Cuff De La Riva BM20-Ultra Review

August 16, 2019
Muff to the Nth Power!
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When Amsterdam and Istanbul Collide: Altin Gün’s Ben Rider and Jasper Verhulst

August 15, 2019
The guitarist and bassist discuss infusing Turkish folk with trance and ’70s psych on the Dutch band’s new LP, Gece.
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Mesa/Boogie Subway WD-800 Review

August 15, 2019
A Mesa bass powerhouse that brings bells and whistles galore, but remains true to the fat tube-based tone of the WalkAbout preamp that helped inspire it.
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Jackson Audio Broken Arrow Review

August 14, 2019
The most versatile boost/overdrive combo ever? Probably.
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Question and Obsession: First Songs

August 13, 2019
Illiterate Light’s Jeff Gorman joins us in remembering the first tunes we learned to play on guitar.
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Henry Amplification SRT+ Review

August 13, 2019
A modern take on an obscure Vox gem.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Epiphone Les Paul SL

August 12, 2019
When it comes to mods, sometimes two guitars make a better one.
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Tuning Up: Let It Ride (or “What NAMM Can Teach Us About TB”)

August 11, 2019
A double-entendre-laced love letter to road trips and gear shows.
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Eastwood Sidejack Pro JM Bass Review

August 9, 2019
This short-scale looker takes visual cues from a ’60s Mosrite, while raising the playability level.
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