Members of the Guitar World crew visited the always-cooling-looking Marshall Amplification booth at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Marshall's Nick Bowcott gave us a tour of the company's latest offerings, which include the Custom Shop JVM Tattoo Series and the popular Handwired Series.
The Descent Reverb is Walrus Audio’s latest venture, and it deeper into the world of modulation effects. The Descent, a fresh take on recent developments in the sound of reverb, employs dark tones that emulate cavernous depths—resounding and full-bodied with thick, harmonic overtones.
Two Notes Audio Engineering, manufacturer of the Torpedo range of guitar amp/speaker simulation hardware and software, is now shipping Torpedo Reload. The Reload, the ultimate guitar and bass tool for studio and live applications, combines multiple routing and processing functions into a single compact, easy-to-use unit.
The Guitar World gang visited the PRS Guitars booth at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Below, check out our video, which shows off the looks and sound of PRS Guitars' new S2 Custom 22 model, which is part of the company's recently expanded S2 Series.
Remember the first time you thought, “That sounds like a Telecaster”? Those moments represent precious development of your musical ear. Upon acquiring my first octave pedal, I began to hear the effect all over songs I’d listened to many times before; Jimmy Page’s solo on “Fool in the Rain," Metallica’s remake of “Whiskey in the Jar" — and how about Jimi Hendrix’s fuzzy octave-up effect on "Purple Haze"?
Jim Dunlop has introduced its new MXR Custom Shop La Machine pedal. The pedal serves up thick, shaggy retro fuzz that’s tailor made to drive the raw sounds of ’70s-style hard rock and modern garage rock.