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Spark the Creative Fire Within - Positive Grid's Spark Turns the Compact Modeling Amp World On Its Head

Spark the Creative Fire Within – Positive Grid’s Spark Turns the Compact Modeling Amp World On Its Head

Positive Grid delivers an amp the size of a large shoe box that has more processing power and capability than many refrigerator-sized racks back in the ’80s probably had. It’s a great time to be a guitar player!

The Great Gear Reset Game

The Great Gear Reset Game

You’re given a chance to re-build from eh ground up; what do you do?   At some point or another, all of us gear heads have played the hypothetical situation game. What rig would you build if you only had a modest amount of money to spend in total? You’re stuck on a desert island and […]

Finding Inspiration In A Challenging Online Gear World ... And Some Ways to Help Keep Things Positive

Finding Inspiration In A Challenging Online Gear World … And Some Ways to Help Keep Things Positive

What’s your inspiration during these challenging times?

The Presidential Pedalboard!  What The Candidates Are Stepping On (Besides The Little People..Ha Ha!)

The Presidential Pedalboard! What The Candidates Are Stepping On (Besides The Little People..Ha Ha!)

Fake News? You decide …

A Gear Geek's Guide to Self-Quarantine - Some Thoughts on Keeping Yourself Safe While Indulging Your Passion

A Gear Geek’s Guide to Self-Quarantine – Some Thoughts on Keeping Yourself Safe While Indulging Your Passion

Some ideas that may help youbmaintain some sense of normalcy in these truly difficult times.

The Peak of Pick Innovation - The Black Mountain Thumb Pick Evolves the Humble Thumb Pick Into a Mighty Tonal Force

The Peak of Pick Innovation – The Black Mountain Thumb Pick Evolves the Humble Thumb Pick Into a Mighty Tonal Force

In the world of gear, it often seems like everything old is new again. Despite the wealth of sophisticated software-driven amplifiers available, tubes still reign over much of the sonic landscape. New drive pedals seem to emerge on an hourly basis, but they often echo revered designs from decades past instead of forging unconquered ground.   […]

Does Guitar Center Value Marketers Over Musicians?  The Potential Pitfalls of Partnering With a Social Media Maven

Does Guitar Center Value Marketers Over Musicians? The Potential Pitfalls of Partnering With a Social Media Maven

The Difference between guys like SLASH & Leo Fender compared to Social Media Giant Rob Chapman – and what that means for retail … Good or Bad?

Rule the Front Of House - The RockBoard MOD 5 Puts Unparalleled Live Sound Control At Your Feet

Rule the Front Of House – The RockBoard MOD 5 Puts Unparalleled Live Sound Control At Your Feet

Ultimate DI, IR Loader & PatchBay that mounts on your Pedalboard!

Reversing Gear?  What Does A Potential Economic Recession Mean For Gear?

Reversing Gear? What Does A Potential Economic Recession Mean For Gear?

What would a recession mean to us gear nerds?

The Power Buffet - RockBoard's New Power Ace 25 Makes Sure Your Hungry Pedals Are Well-Fed

The Power Buffet – RockBoard’s New Power Ace 25 Makes Sure Your Hungry Pedals Are Well-Fed

Let’s pretend for a moment that your pedalboard is a fabulous Las Vegas buffet restaurant. Your power supply* is the buffet itself, and your pedals are the hungry customers, ready to feast. The amount of “grub” in our power supply buffet is represented in milliamperes, or “mA.” The more mA in our power supply, the more pedal “customers” our […]