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  • Wampler The Paisley Drive Review

    Wampler The Paisley Drive Review - This Is Country Music


    The market of guitar stompboxes is quite saturated — competition is hard, manufacturers fight against each other with new controls and serial numbers. While I was reviewing a Blues 3000, I got the features of my next mission: handcrafted, overdrive, versatility. When I saw these three words together, I jumped into my mustang and headed out west.

  • Wampler SLOstorsion Review

    Wampler SLOstorsion Review - Save the Soldano


    All experienced fans of long-haired distortion know the famous Soldano SLO-100 made in the 80's: this amp seduced big names in the guitar world — nobody less than Eric Clapton, Mike Landau, Lou Reed... With its mythic Crunch channel, this amp quickly became a reference product in the small electric guitar universe.

  • Understanding Those Magic Boxes of Doom

    Understanding Those Magic Boxes of Doom - Distortion… Clean and Simple


    So the bad news is, it’s virtually impossible to tell what the distortion pedal sounds like without auditioning it personally.

  • Red Witch Fuzz God II, Medusa, Pentavocal Trem and Titan Review

    Red Witch Fuzz God II, Medusa, Pentavocal Trem and Tita… - Stomping Down Under


    Music is universal — even people in New Zealand, who live down under, play music. They even make guitar stompboxes. And of course, that's what interests us more here at AudioFanzine. Focus on four analog stompboxes...

  • The Next Big Thing in Guitar Distortion

    The Next Big Thing in Guitar Distortion - A Guitarist's Guide to Multiband Distortion


    If you're a guitarist and you're not into multiband distortion...well, you should be. Just as multiband compression delivers a smoother, more transparent form of dynamics control, multiband distortion delivers a "dirty" sound like no other.

  • SolidGoldFX Stompbox Review

    SolidGoldFX Stompbox Review - The Quebec Effect


    If you are interested in guitar stompboxes, you must choose between two different worlds: you've got the mass-produced effect pedals that use more or less average-quality components for cost savings reasons, and you have boutique stompboxes produced in small quantities, using selected components, and hand-crafted by guitar FX enthusiasts. SolidGol…