RWM Guitars Unveils Two New Butcher Block Guitars

Two new impressive RWM Guitar builds arrived alongside my new demo guitar that pay homage to Fender. RWM Guitars has kicked off 2023 with two new Butcher Block builds hitting the market. Both represent a new direction for one of my favorite New England builders, with higher end pickups and new body designs. Both areContinue reading “RWM Guitars Unveils Two New Butcher Block Guitars”

Oneder Effects Has Made My Favorite Rat-Like Distortion

Take a LM308-based distortion, add two different clipping options, a clean blend, and an extra bass EQ knob I have tried a lot of Rat-style pedals. I fell in love with the Pro Co Rat2 after graduating from college and finally having 70 bucks to spare to buy one. Still have that wonderful box, andContinue reading “Oneder Effects Has Made My Favorite Rat-Like Distortion”

This PRS SE DGT Is No Joke

Another year another PRS SE release that blows other brands out of the water. I think I’ve become a PRS SE fanboy? And that is super concerning because I kind of hate the whole “blues lawyer” gag that gets associated with the brand. But quite frankly, every PRS SE guitar I try ends up beingContinue reading “This PRS SE DGT Is No Joke”

It’s A Major Award (Fuzz)

The last pedal featured in our big giveaway, meet the limited release fuzz from Oneder Effects! We have one more, informal and short pedal review to get through before the massive giveaway ends on January 17th. Last but certainly not least, let’s take a look at the Major Award fuzz from Oneder Effects. The MajorContinue reading “It’s A Major Award (Fuzz)”

The Problem With The Decline of Western Civilization III

The third film in the great Spheeris trilogy shows just how far punk fell from the heights of Decline I. Part III of the Decline series is arguably the most important of all the movies. Part II is no doubt entertaining, but has some questionable moments, and just kind of reinforces the ridiculousness of thatContinue reading “The Problem With The Decline of Western Civilization III”

You Can Win This Demonic Machines Fukt Fuzz, And Trust Me You Want It

A square wave, glitchy fuzz with blendable sub-octave that is pretty fukt up. As part of the big Instagram giveaway to support Electric Love Pedals, you can win this Fukt Fuzz as the second place prize! And let me use this informal pedal review to show you why you want this pedal. Demonic Machines makesContinue reading “You Can Win This Demonic Machines Fukt Fuzz, And Trust Me You Want It”

Guitars For Idiots Giveaway: Win Electric Love Pedals’ Entire Lineup

First place takes home all three of the breast cancer awareness pedals, while second place gets a handful of fuzz! To kick of 2023, I’m giving away 5 guitar pedals to help support my friends over at Electric Love Pedals and the great work they do to support breast cancer research. As I wrote inContinue reading “Guitars For Idiots Giveaway: Win Electric Love Pedals’ Entire Lineup”

Are Any Of These New Maestro Pedals Worth Buying?

Maestro by Gibson unveiled a phaser, tremolo, envelope filter, boost, and compressor in late 2021. Want to grab some of these pedals? Use my Reverb.com and Sweetwater.com affiliate links to help me improve this website and my demos! So What’s Going On Here? Maestro, Gibson’s recently revived pedal branch, has unleashed 5 new effect pedals.Continue reading “Are Any Of These New Maestro Pedals Worth Buying?”

3 Guitars That Never Caught On (But Should Have)

Why didn’t these three guitars sell more or show up on more stages, videos, and pages? Fender Lead III – Grab your own on Reverb or Sweetwater I loved this guitar and was devastated when the loan period on it ended. It was so comfortable, simple, and fun to play. Especially for the punk andContinue reading “3 Guitars That Never Caught On (But Should Have)”

Ranking All Of The Guitars I Covered In 2022

Another year, another list of guitars I’ve had the pleasure of judging online. It’s that time of the year again. We’ve already covered all of our pedal rankings for 2022, which was quite the labor of love. Now let’s turn our attention to the guitar side of things. It’s still been relatively slow to getContinue reading “Ranking All Of The Guitars I Covered In 2022”