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The Ultimate Guide to BOSS Loop Stations

Since the release of the first Loop Station, the twin pedal RC-20 in 2001, BOSS have constantly remained at the cutting edge of looping technology and are today the undisputed product leader of this worldwide phenomenon. With a more comprehensive lineup of looper devices available than any other single manufacturer, BOSS Loop Stations satisfy guitar players, beatboxers, DJs, accordion players, singers and producers within the audio looping community. With such a diverse selection of musicians using the wide range of BOSS Loop Stations, it’s fair to say that there is a BOSS Loop Station for everyone.   The more complex the…

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I Heart Guitar: Comparing The Boss Phaser Family

Contributed by I Heart Guitar BOSS released its first three compact foot pedals in 1977: the OD-1 Overdrive, the SP-1 Spectrum (a parametric equaliser) and the PH-1 Phaser. The OD-1 is, of course, an enduring classic which paved the way for the OD-2 (1985-1994) and the current OD-3 (1997-present). The SP-1 found more favour with…

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Gear Review: Roland Fender G-5 VG Stratocaster

Reviewer: The Ruben’s Sam Margin The Rubens play a style of rock which is one part timeless guitar swagger and another part modern day production groove. The Roland Corporation, the innovative company responsible for many of the world’s most iconic keyboards has teamed with Fender guitars to release The G5, VG Stratocaster, merging a classic…

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Roland Cube Amps Review by I Heart Guitar

by Peter Hodgson I’ve long been a fan of Roland’s Cube amp series. I’ve used them for teaching, I’ve recommended them for students, and the Micro Cube is so teensy that it’s a perfect workbench amp for tech work. Now Roland has revamped the line with new features. There’s the new Micro Cube GX battery-powered…

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BOSS TE-2 Review by I Heart Guitar

by Peter Hodgson Okay, this sounds like a Groucho Marx gag, but… “I love a good delay pedal. And the Boss Tera Echo is nothing like a good delay pedal.” I know, I know, but hear me out: the TE-2 Tera Echo doesn’t claim to be a delay pedal in the traditional sense. It’s not…