Boss Pocket GT review

The pocket-sized amp modeler that unlocks YouTube

Boss Pocket GT
(Image: © Future / Olly Curtis)

Guitar World Verdict

YouTube and streaming platform connectivity makes the Boss Pocket GT a formidable tool for practice, and of course you have all that great modelling tech under the hood making the tones sound solid, too.


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    Super-compact device.

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    Amp and FX modelling tech is top-notch.

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    YouTube streaming connectivity is fun and useful.


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    You'll need to study the manual first.

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If smart-home tech is the Internet of Things, then we reckon we’re currently witnessing the Internet of Strings unfold. 

From interfaces and mobile devices to amps that figure out chords for you to computer-based plug-ins that all overlap with multiple duties and communicate with the outside world in some way, we’ve never had so many options when it comes to sounding like AC/DC, playing along with songs and recording ourselves at the tap of a screen.  

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Stuart Williams

Stuart is a freelancer for Guitar World and heads up Total Guitar magazine's gear section. He formerly edited Total Guitar and Rhythm magazines in the UK and has been playing guitar and drums for over two decades (his arms are very tired). When he's not working on the site, he can be found gigging and depping in function bands and the odd original project.