SPS Pedals Local 2609: A Boosted Blues Breaker

How will this switchable, boosted Blues Breaker fit into a rig that is clearly lacking a transparent drive? Cost & Overview: $120.00 new from SPS Pedal’s Reverb Shop! (Affiliate link) Part of my favorite thing about Instagram is that you can discover a new gear brand every single day. Whether it is a pedal company,Continue reading “SPS Pedals Local 2609: A Boosted Blues Breaker”

Mosky Black Rat Pedal Review: The Cheapest RAT I Can Find

As a lover of all things RAT pedal related, I decided to turn my search towards the cheaper end of the spectrum. Overview & Cost: $31.99 on Amazon.com! Very rarely do I dip my toes into the super cheap world of Amazon pedals. It’s not that I don’t like them, as I have historically usedContinue reading “Mosky Black Rat Pedal Review: The Cheapest RAT I Can Find”

Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro

Just released today, Orange steps into the world of acoustic pedal board amps! Overview & Cost: $169.00 from Reverb.com, learn more at Orangeamps.com Orange Amps are one of the most beloved amplifier companies in the world, and for good reason. Whether it is tube amp stacks, solid state practice amps, or hybrid creations like theContinue reading “Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro”

Perfect Gigging Pedals? JHS 3 Series Reverb and Delay Review

As I build out my live rig/to-go pedalboard, will these affordable and rugged JHS pedals be just what I need? Overview & Cost: $99 each pedal from JHSpedals.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) If there is one thing I love, it’s affordable workhorse pedals. The JHS 3 Series was introduced at the end ofContinue reading “Perfect Gigging Pedals? JHS 3 Series Reverb and Delay Review”

RWM Offset T-Style Review: More Reclaimed Wood Goodness

How will this offset T-style compare to the wide range of Teles I’ve reviewed recently? Cost: $1300.00 from RWMguitars.com Overview & Final Score: 7.3 out of 10 After reviewing some RWM Guitars back in 2020, we have a few more to go through this year as well. Starting us off will be the beautifully blueContinue reading “RWM Offset T-Style Review: More Reclaimed Wood Goodness”

Interchange Noise Works Element 119 Distortion Pedal Review

With adjustable clipping and interactive LED’s, will this be more than just a gimmick? Overview & Cost: $175.00 from Interchangenoiseworks.com I have to be honest, every time I get word about a new distortion pedal I expect it to be too derivative and boring. However, the last few pedals that have passed through my handsContinue reading “Interchange Noise Works Element 119 Distortion Pedal Review”

Line 6 Pod Go Review: Are Modeling Amps Really Worth It?

My first attempt at understanding and using a digital amp modeler went a lot better than I could have expected. Overview & Cost: $479.99 from Line6.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com (some affiliate links) As a staunch lover of warm tube amplifiers, I have always been skeptical of these digital amp modelers. It didn’t matter if itContinue reading “Line 6 Pod Go Review: Are Modeling Amps Really Worth It?”

Electro Harmonix Eddy Chorus/Vibrato Review

The latest bucket bridge modulation from the legendary pedal makers reminds me of a Memory Man without the delay Overview & Cost: $99.00 from ehx.com and Reverb.com! There’s arguably no better pedal in existence than the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man, which is the modulated echo most famously used by The Edge of U2. EverContinue reading “Electro Harmonix Eddy Chorus/Vibrato Review”

Shotmaker Instruments Heroine “Fuzz Driver” Review

There is a very good chance I just found the perfect drive pedal for my needs Overview & Cost: $180.00 from Shotmaker.co Equal parts fuzz, overdrive, distortion, and boost the Shotmaker Instruments Heroine is an ultra-flexible gain pedal meant for the modern guitarist. Now, that’s not to say that it doesn’t hold warm vintage tonesContinue reading “Shotmaker Instruments Heroine “Fuzz Driver” Review”

Fender Noventa Telecaster Review

Will Fender’s take on the LP Junior mixed with an Esquire be the guitar I’ve been dreaming about? Cost: $949.99 from Fender.com and Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.3 out of 10 Fender is at it again with another new release that pretty much instantly won the guitar world over. The Noventa Telecaster is aContinue reading “Fender Noventa Telecaster Review”