Silvertone Model 1449 Reissue Review and Demo

I’ve wanted access to these reissues for years now, will they live up to my garage rock expectations? Cost: $399.00 from Silvertoneclassic.com, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 The Silvertone 1449 may be best known as the guitar that came with the amp-in-case purchased from old SearsContinue reading “Silvertone Model 1449 Reissue Review and Demo”

Donner DJC-1000S Guitar Review & Demo

Donner’s newest addition is their take on a thinline Telecaster with dual humbuckers, for only $174. Cost: $173.99 from Donnerdeal.com Overview & Final Score: 6.5 out of 10 It’s been a good while since a Donner product strolled through this website, but I’m quite excited to see them return. My first experience with a DonnerContinue reading “Donner DJC-1000S Guitar Review & Demo”

Silvertone Model 1478 Reissue Review and Demo

A reissue of the classic, small scale offset is finally out in the world, with vintage tremolo arm and all! Cost: $499.00 from Silvertoneclassic.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.3 out of 10 I have had my eye on these Silvertone reissues for years now, even though most people onlyContinue reading “Silvertone Model 1478 Reissue Review and Demo”

October Audio NVMBR: An Octave Fuzz, Punk Distortion, and Green Ringer In One?

Based around a classic octave fuzz design, the NVMBR Fuzz is so much more than it seems. Cost: $145.00 from Octoberaudio.com or Reverb.com Overview: There are few things that get my attention more than single knob pedals. I’m a huge fan of any pedal that can pack multiple sounds and uses into limited control formContinue reading “October Audio NVMBR: An Octave Fuzz, Punk Distortion, and Green Ringer In One?”

Chase Bliss Audio MOOD Review and Demo

How will my simple punk music mix with these granular looper, delay, and overall noisemaker? Cost: $349.00 from Chaseblissaudio.com, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com! Overview: I’m not sure there is a more hyped pedal company than Chase Bliss Audio. And unfortunately, I think I have let that cloud my judgement at times. The MOOD is just theContinue reading “Chase Bliss Audio MOOD Review and Demo”

Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?

With superb cleans, increased functionality, and stereo sounds will the Walrus Audio ACS-1 be my ideal pedal platform? Cost & Overview: $399 from WalrusAudio.com, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com (some affiliate links) With my month long trip to Chicago underway, I’ve had to fully commit to going without my Vox AC15. One of the pedals I broughtContinue reading “Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?”

Earthquaker Devices Astral Destiny Reverb Review and Demo

How will this shimmery, octave, celestial reverb fit into my rig and pedalboard? Grab your own via Reverb.com, Earthquakerdevices.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Cost: $199.00 My first ever Earthquaker Devices experience could not have been more cool. I was shopping around Chicago Music Exchange when I decided I was going to tryContinue reading “Earthquaker Devices Astral Destiny Reverb Review and Demo”

Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special Review and Demo

Combining unique pickup configurations with top of the line specs, the Contemporary Strat Special is a keeper. Cost: $449.99 from Fender.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 Announced earlier this year, Squier and Fender have drastically expanded their popular Contemporary Series of guitars. And it has gottenContinue reading “Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special Review and Demo”

Flamma Innovation FC-02 Reverb and FC-05 Modulation Pedal Reviews

Will mini pedals from an up and coming Chinese brand re-set my opinion about Amazon pedals? Overview & Cost: $39.99 from Amazon.com (Reverb) Amazon.com (Modulation) Flamma Innovation has recently carved out a bit of space for itself in the pedal world thanks to their larger pedals which feature an impressive amount of features for theContinue reading “Flamma Innovation FC-02 Reverb and FC-05 Modulation Pedal Reviews”

Interchange Noise Works Unveils The Streamline Series And I Got The I Overdrive

How will the latest release my from favorite pedal company stack up to the dozens of drives I employ? Overview & Cost: $94.99 from Interchangenoiseworks.com Interchange Noise Works is back with a new line of pedals called the Streamline Series, which offers up three different gain stages all under $100 USD. With only a singleContinue reading “Interchange Noise Works Unveils The Streamline Series And I Got The I Overdrive”