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?”
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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”
The 2022 Guitar Pedal Rankings Are Here
They look different than they did in years past, but they are still chock full of insights into the marketplace. The Guitars For Idiots pedal rankings are going to look a bit unfamiliar this year. In 2022, I slowed down the pace of the website a bit, mostly because I was overwhelmed with new responsibilitiesContinue reading “The 2022 Guitar Pedal Rankings Are Here”
Is The Squier Classic Vibe Starcaster Worth All The Hype It Received?
I finally get my hands on a Starcaster, a guitar I’ve wanted since Squier and Fender re-launched it in 2019. If you like the work I do, help me continue to do it by using my affiliate links for purchases! Grab your own from Sweetwater, Amazon, or Reverb.com! I’ve wanted a Starcaster for years. Actually,Continue reading “Is The Squier Classic Vibe Starcaster Worth All The Hype It Received?”
A Crisp, Crunch Box For Your Bass From Summer School Electronics
Summer School Electronics updates their beloved Gus Drive for bass players. Fresh off the madness of Black Friday, Summer School Electronics announced and released their newest pedal, the Gus Plus. The Gus Plus is their Gus Drive pedal, but with a clean blend knob added to it. This makes it ideal for bass players, whoContinue reading “A Crisp, Crunch Box For Your Bass From Summer School Electronics”
Fox River Devices Autumn Drive Is Their First In A Line Of Seasonal Gain Stages
A new brand, a new pedal, and four seasonal takes on drive pedals start now with Autumn. One of my favorite aspects of running this blog is that I can cover new and upcoming brands that most of you probably wouldn’t otherwise find. Sure, I do review Fender, PRS, Walrus, Strymon, and other big nameContinue reading “Fox River Devices Autumn Drive Is Their First In A Line Of Seasonal Gain Stages”
Is This The Frankenstein Of Gain Pedals? Check Out This Half Tube Screamer, Half Rat
An idea that popped into my head has turned into a crazy cool pedal from Summer School Electronics. I know what you’re thinking, another Summer School Electronics review on this website? Well too bad, because this one is basically as close to getting a signature pedal as I’ll get. What started off as a sortContinue reading “Is This The Frankenstein Of Gain Pedals? Check Out This Half Tube Screamer, Half Rat”
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?”