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Category Archives: Gear Demos

Gear Demos are a series of video demonstrations of guitars, guitar amplifiers, guitar effects, guitar accessories and guitar apps and software.

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Big Muff Pi

Written on May 20, 2014 at 3:38 pm, by Jon

EHX’s new Deluxe Big Muff is a re-imagined version of the classic Big Muff Pi. Long revered for its sweet singing tone and violin-like sustain, the classic three-knob Big Muff has helped define the sound of rock guitar for over

Gear Demo: TC Electronic Vortex Mini Flanger

Written on May 18, 2014 at 8:38 pm, by Jon


Last week TC Electronic finally officially announced the latest 4 pedals to be added to the Mini series including the Flashback Mini Delay for which I recorded a demo and included in the link above and the Vortex Mini Flanger. …

Seymour Duncan Jason Becker Perpetual Burn Pickup Demo

Written on May 12, 2014 at 11:54 am, by Jon


Check out this fantastic demo from Danny Young doing a stunning tribute to Jason Becker with the new Seymour Duncan Jason Becker Perpetual Burn Pickups. That is possibly the best Jason Becker impersonation I have heard both in terms …

Fargen High Gain Classic 50w – 15 year anniversary edition demo

Written on May 5, 2014 at 11:32 am, by Jon


Earlier this year I reported on Fargen Amps updating their amplification product line including the limited edition High Gain Classic 50 and Fargen Amps have created a great demo of the amp in action in the video above.

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Ola Englund demonstrates the Chapman Guitars ML-7 S

Written on April 10, 2014 at 7:40 am, by Jon


You may have recently seen the Ola Englund demo of the new Chapman Guitars ML-7 T, well this time Ola has recorded a demo of the alternative to the T, the ML-7 S which looks and sound great. Full …

Gear Demo: ToneKone Close Mic’ing System

Written on April 4, 2014 at 1:22 pm, by Jon


The ToneKone is an interesting new product from the UK that is a simple, lightweight and unobtrusive close mic system, or mic holder, that attaches to your combo amp or speaker cabinet with an adjustable strap and some velcro. Now …

Gear Demo: D’Addario NS Artist Capo

Written on April 1, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon


The new NS Artist Capo from D’Addario/Planet Waves has been designed to improve upon regular Capo designs by utilizing a patented tri-action geometry which reduces the force required to open and close the capo while applying even tension regardless of …

Gear Demo: TSE Audio X50 V2

Written on March 17, 2014 at 1:47 pm, by Jon


After reading a lot of good press on the TSE Audio plugins I decided to download their free TSE 808 overdrive plugin and I was impressed it is a great sounding drive pedal so I figured why not give their …

Gear demo: Randall RG13 Pedal/Amplifier

Written on March 10, 2014 at 3:13 pm, by Jon


The Randall RG13 is a 3 Channel, 1 watt High Gain FET Solid State Guitar Floor-Pedal/Amplifier with Switchable FX Loop, Volume Boost function, external 9v pedal power jack, 1/8″ Stereo Media input, Headphone output,Speaker emulated XLR direct output with ground …

Gear Demo: BOSS DS-1X Distortion Pedal

Written on February 24, 2014 at 4:13 pm, by Jon


The BOSS DS-1X is a special edition pedal using their new Multi-Dimensional Processing technology (MDP) to create a modern version of the classic DS-1 Distortion pedal. The Boss DS-1 was introduced in 1978, made in Japan and used a Toshiba …