Thursday, April 25, 2019

Reviews

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Review: Marshall Studio Series SV20H & SC20C

The Studio Series amps are all about authentic high-power Marshall tone without the earaches. We check out the Plexi-style head and JCM800-inspired combo…
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Review: Electro-Harmonix Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi & Grand Canyon

We like Electro-Harmonix pedals best when they’re a bit extreme… so how about a furious filth-generator with radical tone-sculpting options and a digital delay with 16-minute looping?
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Review: Blackstar Studio 10 EL34, KT88 and 6L6

What difference does a power tube make? We put Blackstar’s smart new trio of 10-watt valve combos to the test and set sail on a transatlantic tone cruise…
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Review: Nobels ODR-mini

The Nobels ODR-1 might be the most famous overdrive you’ve never heard of – and now it’s gone mini.
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Review: Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster

A flexible new hybrid that dovetails with the needs of modern guitarists, or a clever way to sell Telecasters to the buoyant acoustic market? Time to put Fender’s big NAMM 2019 launch under the microscope…
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Review: Heritage H-137 & H-150

Situated in Gibson’s original Kalamazoo factory, Heritage keeps the flag flying for handcrafted American guitars, traditional tonewoods and nitrocellulose finishes with two fresh takes on winning formulas…
Reunion Blues Continental Voyager

Review: Reunion Blues Continental Voyager

Tired of shouldering flimsy gigbags or manoeuvring unwieldy hard cases? This high-tech solution combines convenience and durability…
Maybach Lester Jr Review

Review: Maybach Lester Jr Double Cut Special

Conceived in Germany and made in the Czech Republic, Maybach’s guitars are keenly priced and make no bones about their inspiration. Perhaps this is one European union that won’t prove divisive…
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Vintage Bench Test: Gibson GA-5 Skylark

The Gibson Skylark is an underrated small amp from the late 50s and early 60s that many vintage collectors are focusing on as a viable alternative to pricier Fender equivalents. Read on to discover that great things really do come in small packages…
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Review: Gibson 2019 Les Paul Studio Tribute & SG Standard Tribute

Gibson has an ‘under new management’ sign in the window and a simplified range in-store, including these two stripped-down classics. Are they tempting enough to get you through the door?
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