Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?

Will Glarry’s updates to their P-Bass copy be an improvement, or more of the same buzzy, thin, mod platform variety like the first? Grab your own from Glarry! When I first reviewed the Glarry GP Bass I didn’t realize that it would become one of my highest viewed articles of all time on this site.Continue reading “Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?”

Thirty7fx Fat Guy Little Coat Fuzz Pedal Review

A $100 mini fuzz from a local builder has utterly captured my attention despite only having one knob. Overview & Cost: $99.00 from Instagram or Reverb.com Thirty7fx is the creation of fellow New Englander Doug Christ who aspires to make simple but highly useable effects pedals. The Fat Guy Little Coat is the first pedal,Continue reading “Thirty7fx Fat Guy Little Coat Fuzz Pedal Review”

Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed $1000 and Under

2020 held so many guitar reviews that we had to split our end of the year roundup into two separate articles! This will show all our rankings for guitars $1000 USD and under, with the following article to rank all guitars over $1000. If you need a reminder, here is how we review guitars, andContinue reading “Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed $1000 and Under”

Is This The Most Affordable American-Made Tele? CMG Guitars Mark Review

Coming in under $1000 could this be the most affordable, and surprisingly sweet sounding, domestic take on a T-style guitar? Cost: $799.00 USD from CMGguitars.com or find your own on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.6 out of 10 My first experience with a CMG guitar was pretty inspiring, as I found their Ashlee LPContinue reading “Is This The Most Affordable American-Made Tele? CMG Guitars Mark Review”

Squier Classic Vibe Jazzmaster Review

Will my first experience with plugging a spec-correct Jazzmaster into my rig inspire me to embrace the instrument or go back to my Strat? Cost: $399.99, find your own from Fender.com, Amazon.com, or on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 7.5 out of 10 When I set out to do my Jazzmaster face-off I really hadContinue reading “Squier Classic Vibe Jazzmaster Review”

Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed Over $1000

2020 held so many guitar reviews that we had to split our end of the year roundup into two separate articles! This will show all our rankings for guitars over $1000, with the previous article ranking all guitars under $1000. If you need a reminder, here is how we review guitars, and here is aContinue reading “Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed Over $1000”

The Casino I Always Wanted: Stanford Crossroad Thinline 30 Review

While the last double cut hollowbody I reviewed won me over big time, this up and coming brand has offered something that fits me like a glove! Cost: $1099.00 from Stanford-guitars.com or Thomannmusic.com Overview & Final Score: 9.0 out of 10 A relatively new guitar company, Stanford is under the iMusic Network family of brands,Continue reading “The Casino I Always Wanted: Stanford Crossroad Thinline 30 Review”

Vintage Icon Series V65 Guitar Review

Will this UK-designed take on the Jazzmaster beat out the Fano and Squier versions I have hanging around? Cost: $349.00 from Vintageguitarsus.com or Reverb.com Overview & Final Score: 7.1 out of 10 The second of two Vintage guitars I was lent for review, this one will be taking part in my Affordable Jazzmaster face-off forContinue reading “Vintage Icon Series V65 Guitar Review”

Musiclily Mini Pedal Reviews: Ultimate Drive, Analog Chorus, and Analog Delay

Let’s dig into 3 mini pedals from the up and coming affordable guitar gear warehouse! Overview For a lot of these non-guitar gear reviews we’ll be changing up the review format to make them a little more easily accessible, especially with gear that isn’t particularly expensive. Starting us off in the pedal realm will beContinue reading “Musiclily Mini Pedal Reviews: Ultimate Drive, Analog Chorus, and Analog Delay”

Yamaha SA-2200 Electric Guitar Review

Why did I never know this guitar existed? It’s one of my personal favorites from 2020! Cost: $1999.99, find your own from Yamaha.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 9.1/10 Yamaha built a superb ES-335 style guitar without anyone seeming to take notice. Just like with the Revstar I reviewed overContinue reading “Yamaha SA-2200 Electric Guitar Review”