Meet Fish Circuits And Their Model One Overdrive

Check out this new Orange-inspired gain stage hand built in Montreal, Quebec. Learn more or grab your own from Fish Circuits website! Fish Circuits is the newest kid on the block when it comes to boutique overdrives, though their offering is quite a bit more eye catching than most Instagram fodder I scroll through. ButContinue reading “Meet Fish Circuits And Their Model One Overdrive”

What The Heck Is This Guitar From Might Be Famous?

This affordable Strat-Tele hybrid certainly sticks out of a crowd, but is it any good? Visit the Might Be Famous website for more details, specs, and purchasing. Very rarely are there guitar brands (or shapes) that I’ve never heard of before. In this case, both the brand and design were very new to me, butContinue reading “What The Heck Is This Guitar From Might Be Famous?”

Caline’s Got A New Line Of Pedals, Are They Worth Checking Out?

Caline is usually my go-to affordable pedal brand, will the new line keep that trend going? Image credit Go grab your own Caline pedals to help support my work! Caline has been making my favorite cheap pedals on the market for some time now. The Caline Lucky 7 is a staple of many of myContinue reading “Caline’s Got A New Line Of Pedals, Are They Worth Checking Out?”

My Least Favorite Guitars I’ve Ever Reviewed

Not to be confused with the worst guitars I’ve reviewed, instead the ones that didn’t inspire me regardless of quality. This list is a reflection of instruments I just never connected with, even if they are objectively good, well made, popular, or a great value deal. They may have flaws, they may be flawless, itContinue reading “My Least Favorite Guitars I’ve Ever Reviewed”

Guitar Review Three Piece: Quick Hits On Three Guitars

Short write ups of three guitars I had the chance to review this year for Ultimate-Guitar! And go find your next guitar on Reverb or Amazon using these links to help me continue to review gear! Fender “Hitmaker” Stratocaster – UG Review This was a tough one to record while I was in between movingContinue reading “Guitar Review Three Piece: Quick Hits On Three Guitars”

5 Ways To Better Use Reverb.com

Some tips, tricks, and more importantly advice on how not to piss anyone off. My love of Reverb.com is well known by this point. I buy and sell almost all of my gear through their website, I recommend it to everyone, and more importantly, I use it as an important metric for observing guitar/pedal/gear trends.Continue reading “5 Ways To Better Use Reverb.com”

Summer School Electronics Introduces The Trash Panda

A muff-like gain pedal for your guitar, bass, or whatever you want to plug in. Check out my demo the Trash Panda! Gear used includes my Howl Sirena 3 plugged into the Walrus ACS-1 and Canvas Stereo (serving as a Vox-voiced amp). Other pedals you hear include the Gus Drive, White Tape Echo, and RE-2Continue reading “Summer School Electronics Introduces The Trash Panda”

I Tried One Of The Most Affordable Acoustics On Amazon

My past experiences with Donner have me expecting great things from the DAJ-110CD. Grab your own acoustic starter pack from Donner! What’s The Deal With The DAJ-110CD? What we’re talking about here is essentially an excellent starter pack for anyone interested in acoustic guitar. With a case, strap, picks, clip-on tuner, capo, and even aContinue reading “I Tried One Of The Most Affordable Acoustics On Amazon”

Handy FX Muskrat: How Does It Stack Up To My Other RATS?

A few thoughts on the latest RAT-style pedal to pass through my hands. Check out my demo of the Handy FX Muskrat! Visit Handy FX or find your own on Reverb! How It Works: The Handy FX Muskrat is a undeniably fun pedal, packing lots of cool features and user friendliness into a tidy package.Continue reading “Handy FX Muskrat: How Does It Stack Up To My Other RATS?”

What Happened To Howl Guitars?

Howl Guitars released one of my all time favorite guitars and then disappeared. The Howl Sirena 3 was an all time great killer. Made in Korea, this was a high end import guitar that felt and played like a boutique instrument, but cost under $1000. My reviews of the instrument were glowing, and it hasContinue reading “What Happened To Howl Guitars?”