Articles by : Barry Cleveland

April 7, 2017 - 01:09PM

Like the standard Gemini 2, the Studio (a.k.a. GM-2-ST) is a stereo amplified guitar speaker cabinet designed especially for use with digita...

March 17, 2017 - 02:12PM

The brainchild of amp designer Reinhold Bogner, the La Grange ($249 street) is intended to emulate Marshall tones from models manufactured i...

March 17, 2017 - 01:16PM

The THR100HD is Yamaha’s flagship digital modeling amplifier, though apparently it was designed to be as similar to an analog amp as possibl...

February 23, 2017 - 07:30AM

The Mainline is a 300-watt solidstate stereo power amplifier designed to emulate the sound and feel of a tube guitar amp.

February 22, 2017 - 07:37AM

Christian Charlie Christian’s importance as an electric-guitar pioneer is widely acknowledged and particularly astonishing given the brevity...

January 26, 2017 - 01:14PM

Aptly described by the manufacturer as an “all-in-one Amp Modeler + Multi-FX Pedalboard Processor,” the AX8 ($1,249 direct) packs a consider...

January 26, 2017 - 01:14PM

Aptly described by its makers as “an American amp with a British accent,” the Super Fifty-Nine MK II has as much to do with classic English ...

December 8, 2016 - 08:49AM

The 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival took place primarily at the city’s spectacular Millennium Park over Labor Day weekend.

December 2, 2016 - 09:25AM

Travel guitars have become increasingly popular over the years, with more and more instruments appearing on the market that fall at least ro...

October 5, 2016 - 07:03AM

Last year saw the reintroduction of the venerable McCarty model guitar into the PRS line.


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