March 2020

Digital

ARTICLES

Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb: The Premier Guitar Review

February 7, 2020
A DSP-driven blackface Deluxe that dares players to differentiate between tube and digital.
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Positive Grid Spark Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
SmartJam performance-analyzing technology boosts this app-enabled practice partner’s fun factor.
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Blackstar Silverline Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

December 27, 2019
This fun, budget-friendly modeling amp aims for the sky with solid attempts at mimicking the response of EL84, 6V6, EL34, 6L6, KT66, and KT88 power sections.
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Positive Grid Unveils the Spark

November 4, 2019
A smart guitar amp and accompanying app (iOS/Android) driven by intelligent technology to offer real-time Smart Jam accompaniment.
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First Look: Blackstar Silverline Standard

October 10, 2019
We take a listen to the British amp outfit’s latest, which features six power-tube-mimicking modes and numerous recording and performance options—all in a compact and handsome form factor.
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Line 6 Announces the Spider V 20 MkII Practice Amp

October 2, 2019
A 20-watt combo packed with options and weighing in at only 11 pounds.
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First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

September 9, 2019
Thousands of tone-shaping options and thumping power make the Spider's latest evolution a screaming deal.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb & Twin Reverb Demos

July 18, 2019
Two of the company's most revered amps get reincarnated as lightweight, super-simple modeling wonders.
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Fractal Audio Systems Announces the FM3

April 26, 2019
The compact floor unit captures the subtle sonic characteristics of real tube amps, with 265+ models offering an impressive range of clean tones, elusive “edge of breakup”, and everything from warm, touch-sensitive overdrive to face-melting modern distortion.
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IK Multimedia iRig Stomp I/O Review

March 6, 2019
This audio interface/MIDI controller is perfect for iOS devices—and lots of other things.
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Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200 Review

February 7, 2019
Solid-state circuitry makes this programmable powerhouse light, and super-flexible, too.
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NAMM '19 - Mooer GE300 Demo

January 27, 2019
Listen to the company's new all-in-one multi-effects unit that features amp modeling, IR support, a polyphonic synth engine, and more.
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Clone Your Clean Amp Tones!

December 20, 2018
Discover how to create hyper-realistic models of your favorite combos and stacks using impulse-response technology.
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Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx III Review

November 20, 2018
Vast libraries of IRs and amp and effect models, as well as improvements in interface, memory, and connectivity, make the III tough to beat.
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Vox Mini Superbeetle Review

November 5, 2018
Cute, compact, and dressed to kill, with a wealth of old-school Vox tones.
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SNAMM '18 - IK Multimedia iRig Stomp I/O Demo

July 19, 2018
Check out the power lurking inside the USB pedalboard controller that integrates a professional, high-resolution, MFi-certified audio interface with MIDI input/output.
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Laney Amplification Unveils the Mini Line

April 6, 2018
The company announces two battery powered models that are available in three different flavors.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Rumble Studio 40 Demo

February 8, 2018
Listen to the company’s new line of feature-packed combos aimed at bassists who like to experiment.
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NAMM '18 - Boss GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor Demo & Katana Air

January 31, 2018
The stompbox vets' new tone-stacked board features AIRD (Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics) technology that aims for more nuanced, three-dimensional cab simulations.
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Quick Hit: Vox Adio Air BS Review

January 7, 2018
A compact and suave bass amp with a Vox full of useful goods inside.
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