Benson Amps Preamp Pedal Review and Demo

From one of the most popular amp makers of the 21st century comes a versatile and genre-bending gain stage. Cost: $249.00 from Bensonamps.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! It’s almost impossible to exist in online guitar circles without being hyper aware of the excellent work that Chris Benson of Benson Amps has been doing. Amps like theContinue reading “Benson Amps Preamp Pedal Review and Demo”

Caline Brigade: A TS9 and Timmy In One

Caline’s affordable dual gain stage brings transparency and a mid boost to a flexible form factor. Cost: $69.99 from Amazon.com Overview: Despite relying on many sub-$100 pedals for my personal rig, it isn’t often that many Caline pedals pass through my hands. However, once I saw the Brigade, which was released sometime last year, IContinue reading “Caline Brigade: A TS9 and Timmy In One”

PRS and John Mayer Unveil The SE Silver Sky: Review & Demo

The affordable take on one of my highest rated guitars does not disappoint in any way, shape, or form. Cost: $849 from PRSguitars.com or Reverb.com Overview & Final Score: 8 out of 10 Today, January 11th, PRS Guitars and John Mayer are announcing their newest model, the SE Silver Sky. This affordable take on theirContinue reading “PRS and John Mayer Unveil The SE Silver Sky: Review & Demo”

Keep Track Of All Our Pedal Reviews And Their Statistics

Check our live google sheet to see the complete rankings, prices, and more for all pedals we have reviewed! Click HERE to follow along with every pedal reviewed, dating back to 2019, and updated with each new pedal we review and demo! You’ll find interesting facts like the average score we give out, plus theContinue reading “Keep Track Of All Our Pedal Reviews And Their Statistics”

Latitude Guitars SE-1819 Review & Demo

The new company, launched by the founder of the EART brand, gets off the ground with an affordable ES-style copy. Cost: $379.99 from Amazon.com Overview & Final Score: 6.1 out of 10 I first got turned onto Latitude Guitars by a Facebook group I stumbled upon one day. I was really quite interested in aContinue reading “Latitude Guitars SE-1819 Review & Demo”

Caline Devilfish Dual Chorus and Delay Review

Caline continues to dominate the affordable pedal marketplace with this functional and fun dual pedal. Cost: $69.99 from Amazon.com Overview: In the world of affordable effects pedals there are few companies with a better reputation than Caline. They tend to have better enclosures, cleaner sounding circuits, and only slightly more expensive price tags than mostContinue reading “Caline Devilfish Dual Chorus and Delay Review”

Munnyman Pedals Panchito: A Small Batch RAT Clone To Know

Featuring the legendary LM308 chip, how will this take on the RAT circuit stand up to my beloved clones? Cost: $200 from Munnymanpedals.com Overview Munnyman Pedals is a small pedal company who, funnily enough, was one of the first contacts I ever made on Instagram. Based out of Dallas, Texas, Munnyman has mostly dealt inContinue reading “Munnyman Pedals Panchito: A Small Batch RAT Clone To Know”

2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year

While 2021 had a few less guitar reviews than we hoped, it did not lack in quality at all! All I can say about 2021 is; you could really feel the long term impacts of the pandemic’s impact on the supply chain. Despite being a moderately well known reviewer at best (and that is generous),Continue reading “2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year”

Rubato Guitars Lassie Takes A Bold Step Into The Future

A one piece carbon fibre instrument with premium features and more durability than any guitar on the market. Cost: $4300 for base package, from Rubato.guitars Overview & Final Score: 9.5 out of 10 The spec sheet of the Rubato Lassie is unlike one I’ve ever reviewed before. The Lassie sports a one piece body andContinue reading “Rubato Guitars Lassie Takes A Bold Step Into The Future”

Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?

Fender and Squier’s latest foray into affordable guitars is seemingly another rousing success despite some muddy pickups. Cost: $279.99 from Fender.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 Announced earlier this summer, Squier’s Affinity range has been rapidly expanding to include more and more classic models at budgetContinue reading “Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?”