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A Fight And A Love Supreme

The late 50s and early 60s were a turbulent time in both American history, and in the history of jazz.  Much of the established culture was being subverted by civil rights activism, and the world at large was turning its attention to the birth of rock & roll. Here's a crash course in '50's Civil…
MXR M109S

MXR M109 6-Band EQ Review – Taming The Panther

Modern guitar effect signal chains are full of all kinds of pedals. The ones we hear are usually the ones that get the most attention. If you look at your favorite guitar player's pedalboard, you will probably look for their distortion or maybe their reverb in order to figure out how to replicate their exact…

Boss MT-2 Metal Zone Review

When it comes to distortions, you either take the tamed route, or you go all in. The former categorizes heavier distortions which are balanced. There is enough gain in there, but the signal that comes out the other end is still civilized, defined and contained. The other kind of distortion pedal just lets it all…

Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor Pedal Review

When you mention guitar effects pedals, the first thing that comes to most people's minds is some sort of distortion, overdrive or something similar. Something that is clearly heard if used, and makes a large impact on the tone of the guitar. With that said, there is a whole line of pedals which are designed…
Ibanez RG 460 vfm review

Ibanez RG 460 VFM Review

Ibanez guitars are now a staple of the rock and heavy metal sound, with players such as John Petrucci, Steve Vai, and Paul Gilbert to name few using the famous brand at some point or another throughout their playing career. Released in 2013, the Ibanez RG 460 VFM is a continuation of the popular RG…