March 2020

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ARTICLES

Your Pedalboards 2020: Part Deux

February 14, 2020
We received so many submissions from readers, we had to do a round two. PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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NAMM 2020 Editors' Picks

January 21, 2020
After four exhausting days of scouring the halls of NAMM, we present you with a collection of gear that stood out from the pack.
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Boss Katana Artist MkII | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
The latest iteration of the company's flagship amp line features expanded effects, a 3-way contour switch, and global EQ with three customizable curves.
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Boss Acoustic Singer Live LT Demo | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
A compact, two-channel combo designed to be a singer-songwriter's best friend.
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Boss SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer Demo | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
Watch an amazing medley of hits using the company's most powerful and customizable synth pedal.
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NAMM 2020 Day 1 Gallery

January 16, 2020
The first day was full of new gear from Two Notes, Revv, Gibson, Jackson Audio, and the biggest Metal Zone you've ever seen.
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Rig Rundown: Tom Bukovac

January 15, 2020
When you’re one of the most recorded guitarists in Nashville, you make sure you can cover all the bases. Watch this in-depth look at the amazing vintage guitars, rare amps, and massive pedalboard that inspires one of Nashville’s first-call session players.
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Rig Rundown: Ida Mae's Chris Turpin

January 8, 2020
This modern-day Delta blues star goes deep on low-powered amps, vintage resos, and open-tuned riffs.
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Korn’s Head and Munky on Coping with Tragedy Through 7-Strings

January 2, 2020
It’s been 25 years since the downtuned guitar duo helped pioneer a sonic path that changed metal. Here they reveal how dealing with the loss of heroes and friends informed their 13th studio album, The Nothing.
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Rig Rundown: Steve Wariner

December 18, 2019
Designated a "certified guitar picker" by former boss Chet Atkins, the multiple Grammy-winning session ace and songwriter for country legends shows off his favorite gear.
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Boss Introduces the Waza-Air Wireless Personal Guitar Amplification System

December 5, 2019
An over-the-ear headphone with built-in amp sims and effects.
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Boss Introduces the SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer

December 5, 2019
The pedal features a newly developed Dynamic Synth and refreshed versions of historic Boss/Roland instrument modeling and synthesizer technologies.
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The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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Tools for the Task: Say Wah?

November 15, 2019
Rhythm or lead, are you properly getting your wah on?
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Billy Strings: The Long Road Home

November 12, 2019
On his second solo album, flatpicking wunderkind Billy Strings continues to push boundaries, bend genres, and blaze on his amplified flattop—all while on a journey of self-discovery.
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Boss DD-200 Digital Delay Review

October 25, 2019
Boss strikes a smart compromise between digital options, compact design, and operational simplicity.
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Boss Introduces the Katana MkII Amplifier Lineup

October 4, 2019
The revamped lineup includes three combos and one head.
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Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose

October 2, 2019
These purveyors of punishing ’90s-style hardcore chisel their heavy sound with downtuned 7-strings and lighter hues of delay and modulation.
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Boss Unveils the DD-3T and DD-8 Delays

September 26, 2019
Both digital delays sport new features, tap tempo, and updated modes.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Tuners

September 20, 2019
You have pedal choices aplenty, but don’t forget about the one that keeps things in, well, tune.
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