Thursday, January 17, 2019

Reviews

Meris Ottobit Jr and Mercury7 Review

Meris is a new name in digital effects, but its credentials are impressive. We get to grips with two units that promise two interesting flavours.

Vintage Bench Test: 1957 Fender Stratocaster ‘Mary Kaye’

Forget your ’54s and custom colours, the most collectable Stratocaster of them all is the blonde and gold ‘Mary Kaye’.

Sterling Axis AX3S Review

A highly versatile electric that’s one of a brace of new additions to Music Man’s Indonesian-made budget range.

Fuzzrocious Cat King & Blast Furnace Review

New Jersey boutique builder Fuzzrocious offers no-compromise effects pedals for the sonic pugilist.

ThorpyFX The Dane Review

YouTube lickmeister ‘Danish Pete’ Honoré has given his name to an overdrive/boost pedal from one of our favourite indie builders.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Dweller & Alpha Haunt Review

Can these Oklahoma-built pedals live up to the promise of their out-there brand name and even more out-there product manuals?
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Xotic California Classic XSC-1 & XSC-2 Review

You may know the brand’s stompboxes, but Californian brand Xotic has a history of making high-quality electric guitars, too.

ChickenPicks Guitar Picks Review

These new high-mass picks are designed to add both comfort and tone to your playing.

MusicNomad The Octopus & Grip Winder Review

MusicNomad reckons its guitar maintenance products are the best you can get.
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Eastman SB56/N & SB57/N Review

Eastman’s vintage-style single-cut range was expanded this year to include Goldtop- and Black Beauty-inspired models.
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