D’Angelico Premier Atlantic Electric Guitar Review

How will this ornate single cut stack up to the dual humbucking guitars I’ve reviewed so far? Cost: $699.99 from D’Angelico Guitars, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 Not too long ago I had my first run in with a D’Angelico guitar and was left wanting moreContinue reading “D’Angelico Premier Atlantic Electric Guitar Review”

Sterling By Music Man Cutlass CT50 HSS Guitar Review

I think I just found my new favorite HSS Strat-style guitar in a very unexpected place. Cost: $499.99 from Reverb.com or Amazon.com, or learn more at Sterlingbymusicman.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 8.3 out of 10 As a longtime HSS Stratocaster player, I’m not sure there is a more versatile guitar design onContinue reading “Sterling By Music Man Cutlass CT50 HSS Guitar Review”

Sterling by Music Man Mariposa Review

Will this affordable signature model from Sterling hold up when compared to the great St. Vincent model? Cost: $549.99 from Sterlingbymusicman.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com! (Some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.9 out of 10 It’s hard not to like the Sterling by Music Man Mariposa just based off the looks alone. It’s another inContinue reading “Sterling by Music Man Mariposa Review”

What Reverb’s “The Pedal Movie” Got So Right

Most movies that are hyped up this much tend to follow predictable, sales boosting story arcs, but not this one. Learn more and watch The Pedal Movie Guitar pedal culture has gotten out of hand. In fact, I’ve already written about how crazy the world of boutique and limited release pedals has become. Despite allContinue reading “What Reverb’s “The Pedal Movie” Got So Right”

Manson Guitar Works Meta Series MBM-1 Guitar Review

As a huge Muse fan, the creation of an affordable signature model for Matt Bellamy has been on my wishlist for years. Cost: $599.99 from Mansonguitarworks.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! (Some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 When it comes to 21st century guitar heroes, Muse’s Matt Bellamy is firmly at theContinue reading “Manson Guitar Works Meta Series MBM-1 Guitar Review”

Mosky Black Rat Pedal Review: The Cheapest RAT I Can Find

As a lover of all things RAT pedal related, I decided to turn my search towards the cheaper end of the spectrum. Overview & Cost: $31.99 on Amazon.com! Very rarely do I dip my toes into the super cheap world of Amazon pedals. It’s not that I don’t like them, as I have historically usedContinue reading “Mosky Black Rat Pedal Review: The Cheapest RAT I Can Find”

Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro

Just released today, Orange steps into the world of acoustic pedal board amps! Overview & Cost: $169.00 from Reverb.com, learn more at Orangeamps.com Orange Amps are one of the most beloved amplifier companies in the world, and for good reason. Whether it is tube amp stacks, solid state practice amps, or hybrid creations like theContinue reading “Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro”

Perfect Gigging Pedals? JHS 3 Series Reverb and Delay Review

As I build out my live rig/to-go pedalboard, will these affordable and rugged JHS pedals be just what I need? Overview & Cost: $99 each pedal from JHSpedals.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) If there is one thing I love, it’s affordable workhorse pedals. The JHS 3 Series was introduced at the end ofContinue reading “Perfect Gigging Pedals? JHS 3 Series Reverb and Delay 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”