Orange Fur Coat Review

A classic octave fuzz design revived.

Epiphone Embassy PRO Review

A classic Epi bass from the ’60s is reimagined and reissued with a price that harkens back to the same era.

Quick Hit: Seafoam Pedals Lighthouse

A boost that’s more than a boost.

Manouche Latcho Drom Swing 42

In the galaxy of Gypsy jazz guitars, the Modèle Special Chorus made by Sicilian-born, Parisian-based Antoine Di Mauro was something special. Departing from the standard Selmer grande and petite bouche…

Guitar Tone Company’s Bloody Finger

While honing his ears at Greene Street Recording Studio in New York, David Harrington was inspired to build studio-quality stompboxes. He must have done something right because as word spread,…

Seymour Duncan Shape Shifter

Tremolo is a simple effect: the amplitude, or volume, of an incoming signal is raised and lowered in pulsating waves. With the Seymour Duncan Shape Shifter, the player is invited…

Fender Mustang II Amp

When you check out an amp like the Fender Mustang II, you may wonder if the term “practice amp” still applies anymore. Once upon a time, a practice amp was…

Fender The Edge Strat, Edge Deluxe Amp

Leo Fender once famously said, “A guitar is just a hammer.” If you haven’t yet found a hammer that fits like it should, this may be it. After U2 guitarist…

Andrews Spectraverb 16

Taking inspiration from Fender’s classic AB763 Deluxe Reverb, the hand-wired Andrews Spectraverb 16 uses a pair of JJ 6V6 power tubes (producing 16 watts), a GZ34 rectifier, two 12AX7 and…

Amptweaker’s TightDrive Jr

You may remember James Brown as the mastermind at Peavey Electronics and Kustom Amplification. In addition to being the brains behind Peavey’s 5150, Classic Series, and JSX, Brown is an…