Guitars reviews

  • Lone pleasure

    Lone pleasure - iSolo Acoustic Guitar Microphone Review


    If you are in the audio world you have surely noticed how crowdfunding campaigns have multiplied in recent years. Everyday there are news stories about "groundbreaking" products on platforms like KissKissBankBank and Indiegogo. This tendency seems to only be going up, so we decided to test ride some of the products being crowdfunded. The first one…

  • Mod About You

    Mod About You - A review of the Keeley Mod Workstation pedal


    At this year’s NAMM show, Keeley Electronics showed off their new Workstation line of pedals, which combine the functionality of several Keeley pedals in one. Although recently released, the pedals are in short supply, but we were fortunate enough to get our hands on the Mod Workstation. It’s an analog multi-effects pedal with three independent ef…

  • Spin Doctor

    Spin Doctor - Review of the Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe Rotary Speaker pedal


    One of the new pedals Electro-Harmonix debuted the 2016 NAMM show was a Leslie-speaker simulator called Lester G. Not only does it offer rotating speaker sounds, but also an overdrive circuit and a compressor.

  • A Chicken in Every Pedalboard

    A Chicken in Every Pedalboard - A review of the Electro-Harmonix Cock Fight pedal


    Wah pedals are useful for more than just the standard “wah wah” effect. Sweeping the pedal’s filter to find a cool tone and then leaving it static as you play is also very effective. Known as the “cocked wah” effect, that’s the basis of Electro-Harmonix’s Cock Fight pedal, along with built in fuzz and a talking wah.

  • EP Sounds in a Stompbox

    EP Sounds in a Stompbox - A review of the Electro-Harmonix Key9 Electric Piano Machine


    Electro-Harmonix has followed its B9 and C9 Organ Machine pedals with the logical next step: the Key9 Electric-Piano Machine. This new stompbox uses the same technology as those organ pedals, and offers nine different emulations of electric keyboards and more.

  • The Guitar Synth Redefined

    The Guitar Synth Redefined - A review of the Boss SY-300 guitar synthesizer


    In the past, trying to find a guitar synth that tracked accurately was akin to searching for the Holy Grail. No product, whether it was a guitar synth or MIDI guitar controller was able to accurately reproduce guitar playing down to its nuances. Heck, most couldn’t even handle a string bend very well. But Boss has changed all that with the SY-300,…

  • A Gripping PolyTune

    A Gripping PolyTune - TC Electronic PolyTune Clip Review


    You all know the PolyTune, right? The pedal that revolutionized the tuning world five years ago by providing a polyphonic mode that allows you to see the pitch of all strings at once? Well, after introducing a second and a Mini version, TC Electronic presents now a model that clips on to your instrument's headstock. That definitely sounds cool, bu…

  • Pi in Your Face

    Pi in Your Face - A review of the Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Big Muff Pi


    For many guitarists, the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the term “fuzz box” is the Big Muff Pi from Electro-Harmonix. With the new Deluxe Big Muff Pi, the company has added some cool additional features to its classic fuzz pedal.

  • My Taylor is Rich

    My Taylor is Rich - Taylor 814ce 2014 Edition Review


    It's always a pleasure to review a Taylor, an American brand that stands for high quality among musicians.

  • A Multi-Effects Pedal in the Palm of your Hand

    A Multi-Effects Pedal in the Palm of your Hand - Review of the Line 6 AMPLIFi FX100


    Following in the footsteps of the AMPLIFi 150 and AMPLIFi 75 amplifiers, Line 6 has released the AMPLIFi FX100, a floor-based multi-effects pedal controlled by your iOS device. How does this concept translate to a floor unit? Read on to find out.