Black Mountain’s latest album puts the pedal to the metal

Black Mountain’s latest album puts the pedal to the metal If you’re about to give Black Mountain’s latest record a listen, we recommend doing so...

Dylan Carlson breaks down five tracks on Full Upon Her Burning Lips

Dylan Carlson breaks down five tracks on Full Upon Her Burning Lips We recently spoke to Earth’s frontman Dylan Carlson about his gear – his...

Five of Bob Dylan’s most influential sidemen

Five of Bob Dylan’s most influential sidemen The times may be a-changin’, but Bob Dylan’s place on the throne of rock and folk remains undisputed....

Review: Gibson Custom 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard

Review: Gibson Custom 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard Once the beating heart of youth rebellion, rock ’n’ roll is now of pensionable age and...

Tascam plumbs new depths

Tascam plumbs new depths Tascam has unveiled its TH-06 Bass XL Monitoring Headphones, saying they offer: ‘enhanced bass response for the smooth, deep lows needed...

Meet Timber Timbre, the rootsy rockers with a taste for the macabre

Meet Timber Timbre, the rootsy rockers with a taste for the macabre About a year before Bon Iver took his self-imposed exile in a Wisconsin...

Ananashead’s Optotrem is a box of fluttering sounds

Ananashead’s Optotrem is a box of fluttering sounds Ananashead has unveiled the Optotrem, an all-analogue optical tremolo pedal geared towards “warm and organic” warbles. The Spanish...

Mr Black takes on the classic Boss CE-1

Mr Black takes on the classic Boss CE-1 Mr Black has pulled the sheets off Mini Vintage Chorus, a pedalboard-friendly take on the classic late...

You Ask: How to stop my electric guitar pickups from turning green?

You Ask: How to stop my electric guitar pickups from turning green? In this new Q&A series, we address some of the questions sent in...

How to cure a choke out

How to cure a choke out Why you need this Notes cut out when you bend strings What you need Large flathead screwdriver Allen key Small flathead screwdriver Radius gauge You’ve...