This year was weird, but the killer gear kept coming. Here are the goods that stood out as extra-great.
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Five hot-shot pedal designers discuss effect loop basics, MIDI, placement, “noise,” and more.
Pete Thorn—sideman to Don Henley and the late Chris Cornell, among others—dispenses hard-won wisdom on tubes, tour prep, monitoring, using buffers and attenuators, and more.
The Hellecasters hero shows us epic finds ranging from an early-aughts Firebird to vintage weirdo axes and a steam-punk cigar box 3-string.