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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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Modulation Nation: Chorus, Phasing, and Flanging

September 20, 2018
Explore the history and mystery of three classic effects.
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Boss/JHS JB-2 Angry Driver Review

August 26, 2018
Two overdrive titans combine to become a hydra-headed beast of dirt tones.
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Rig Rundown: Lindsay Ell

August 15, 2018
The rising country star reveals which legendary picker recently built her a "Mary Kaye" Strat clone, as well as why she started painting guitars.
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Tools for the Task: Looper Pedals

August 3, 2018
Ten options for your pedalboard that will have you repeating yourself in no time.
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Boss Unveils WL-Series Wireless Systems

June 29, 2018
A plug-and-play system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery with 12 hours of continuous play time.
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Rig Rundown: Guided by Voices

June 20, 2018
Doug Gillard, Mark Shue, and Bobby Bare Jr. reveal how a few quirky vintage axes, some classic amps, and a few utilitarian pedals get the job done night after night.
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Boss Announces the TU-03 Clip-On Tuner & Metronome

June 18, 2018
The TU-03 combines a high-performance chromatic tuner and metronome in one clip-on unit.
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Rig Rundown: Mike Stern

May 9, 2018
Consistency is key when it comes to this jazz legend’s approach to gear. Check out how one of the most rocking jazzers gets his signature tone.
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Masters of "Musical ADD": Umphrey’s McGee’s Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger

March 15, 2018
The secret prog-rock band’s guitar duo doubles down on their radical sounds and makes a fearless, recombinant new album, it’s not us.
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Rig Rundown: Pallbearer

March 7, 2018
Learn how these Arkansas rockers move beyond a wall of dark and heavy doom with various modulations, delays, and deep ’verbs to weave their own complex sonic architecture.
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Eclectic Effecting 101: How to Use Stock Pedals to Unlock New Sounds

February 10, 2018
A hands-on guide to using chains of pedals to create enigmatic, spooky, and downright crazy sounds.
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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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Boss Announces the GT1000, Katana-Artist, and RC-1-BK Loop Station

January 31, 2018
A premium amp and effects processor for guitarists, the new flagship model in the Katana guitar amplifier series, and a limited-edition pedal that commemorates the sales of over one million Loop Station products to date.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 3

January 27, 2018
The third day of NAMM was full of tone toys from Boss, Marshall, Vola, Marshall, Diamond Pedals, and more.
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Boss Unveils the Katana-Air Amp

January 10, 2018
The amp features new low-latency wireless guitar technology and a custom wireless transmitter that plugs into any electric guitar.
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Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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Rig Rundown: Mutoid Man's Stephen Brodsky

December 6, 2017
Find out how the shred cat avoids using a sketchy whammy bar by ingeniously implementing two handy stomps.
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Tools for the Task: Micro Amps

December 6, 2017
Ten very little amps that won’t blow any doors down, but might inspire more practice.
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Bootsy Collins: Bass from Outer Space

November 23, 2017
The Parliament Funkadelic legend discusses his new album, World Wide Funk, his 6-foot pedalboard, and his lesser-known guitar playing.
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