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”

Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review

Will Fender’s Acoustic modeler meets Stratocaster be the next in a long line of amazing reviews? Cost: $1999.99 from Fender.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! Overview & Final Score: 9.4 out of 10 I have put off this review for a long time, mostly because I wanted to make sure I could truly convey why I loveContinue reading “Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review”

Introducing Fiesta Hot Hush Puppies, Noiseless Strat Pickups

A new brand of pickups that strive to provide premium tone at a more mid-market price range. Cost: $119.99 from Fiestapickups.com or from Reverb.com! Starting with my recent roundup of the best pre-wired Stratocaster pickup options on the market, I’ve started really digging into different pickups, wiring configurations, and tone controls. With a huge StratContinue reading “Introducing Fiesta Hot Hush Puppies, Noiseless Strat Pickups”

Orange Terror Stamp Pedalboard Amplifer Review

How will this Micro Terror in a box fit on my pedalboard and will it simply my home recording setup? Overview & Cost: $199.00 from Amazon.com or Reverb.com The Orange Terror Stamp was unveiled at Winter NAMM 2020 and while it took awhile to get one, it has not disappointed at all. This is aContinue reading “Orange Terror Stamp Pedalboard Amplifer Review”

Nux FX Verdugo Series Duotime Delay and Fireman Distortion Review

How will these versatile & somewhat whacky dual pedals stack up to the beloved pedals already on my board. Overview & Cost: $119.99 for the Fireman and $149.99 for the Duotime New from Nux at the tail end of 2020, their Verdugo Series pedals offer modern flexibility and versatility at a much lower price pointContinue reading “Nux FX Verdugo Series Duotime Delay and Fireman Distortion Review”

Danelectro 3699 fUZZ Pedal Review

Will this re-issue of the original Danelectro Octave Fuzz beat out the recent Thirty7fx Fat Guy Little Coat and my beloved EHX Muff for space on my board? Overview & Cost: $199.00 from Reverb.com & Amazon.com With a revamped pedal lineup in 2020, Danelectro is back in the effects game. They made a strong impressionContinue reading “Danelectro 3699 fUZZ Pedal Review”

New For 2021: PRS SE Custom 24-08 Review

With up to 8 pickup combinations and stunning finishes, PRS adds a truly versatile guitar to their affordable SE line. Cost: $899.00 from PRSguitars.com and Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.6 out of 10 That’s right, this review is going live the same day this guitar was unveiled to the world thanks to the wonderfulContinue reading “New For 2021: PRS SE Custom 24-08 Review”

Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Review

Will Epiphone’s latest collaboration with the popular blues man impress or leave me turning back to the sea of LPs out there? Cost: $799.00 from Reverb.com Overview & Final Score: 8 out of 10 Another year, another Joe Bonamassa and Epiphone collaboration! While this partnership may not be on the cutting edge of things, theyContinue reading “Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Review”

Dunable DE Series Cyclops Review

The first review of 2021 is an absolute killer guitar that is far more versatile than you may expect. Cost: $1099.00 from Dunable-de.com or find your own on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.8 out of 10 New for spring of 2021, Dunable has unveiled their new affordable line of overseas instruments, the Dunable DEContinue reading “Dunable DE Series Cyclops Review”