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First Look Round-up Summer 2022

We look back at 6 of our favorite John Bohlinger First Look videos from 2022.


Supro Royale Demo | First Look

Power to do damage, headroom for days, and class A/AB switching that transforms tone.

J. Rockett El Hombre Overdrive Demo | First Look

Billy Gibbons tones are just the beginning in this drive with bite.

Source Audio Atlas Compressor Demo | First Look

Scores of superb, deep compression emulations in a super-easy-to-use format.

Electro-Harmonix Nano Pulsar Stereo Tremolo Demo | First Look

Dig the pulse of a shrunken, updated and enhanced EHX classic...

Maestro's Five New Pedals | First Look

Five new and colorful all-analog stomps mark the return of stompbox pioneer.

Epiphone Joan Jett Olympic Special Demo | First Look

All business, no mess—just a straight line to punky bliss.

DØVYDAS & John Bohlinger Busk in Downtown Nashville
DØVYDAS & Bohlinger Busk in Downtown Nashville Before We Give Takamine Guitar & Fishman Amp to Local

Then we give a Takamine guitar & Fishman amp to an up-and-coming Nashville musician.

Music City is always swirling with top-notch musicians performing anywhere they can, so Takamine and Fishman challenged PG's John Bohlinger to take his talents downtown to—gig on the street—where he ran into YouTube sensation DØVYDAS and hands over his gear to rising star Tera Lynne Fister.

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The new Jimi Hendrix documentary chronicles the conceptualization and construction of the legendary musician’s recording studio in Manhattan that opened less than a month before his untimely death in 1970. Watch the trailer now.

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Rivolta Guitars' Sferata | PG Plays
Rivolta Guitars' Sferata | PG Plays

PG contributor Tom Butwin dives into the Rivolta Sferata, part of the exciting new Forma series. Designed by Dennis Fano and crafted in Korea, the Sferata stands out with its lightweight simaruba wood construction and set-neck design for incredible playability.

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We’re unpacking Reid’s playing—from his early days in the NYC jazz underground through his work with Living Colour and into supergroup superstardom—and his longstanding gear-acquisition-syndrome.

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