Magazine Reviews

Here you can find some independent tests of BSM products taken form music magazines all over the world. Downloading this tests may take a little while because they are all in color and high resolution. To view this PDF documents you must have Adobe Reader installed on your machine. If you donīt have it already installed please click here for a free download.


 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (1.17 MB - german)

Test of the BSM "RW-F" and "71/73 CM" booster in the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (March 2011, pages 178-179)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (1.43 MB - german)

Review of the BSM "RG" Rory Gallagher tribute booster, along with the matching pickups from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (January 2011, pages 172-174)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (1.15 MB - german)

Detailed test of all BSM "Blackmore" pedals (HS-S Master, RPA, RPA Major, RPA California) from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (November 2009, pages 184-188)

 Premier Guitar Magazin (USA)  (Video Review - english)

A video interview with BSMīs Bernd C. Meiser from the Musikmesse Franfurt 2009 and a nice demo of the BSM "RPA Major" and "J-Fuzz", played by Tom Riepl (April 2009)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (265 KB - german)

The BSM "RG" was tested intensively by Heinz Rebellius from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (December 2008, pages 210-211)

 Premier Guitar Magazin (USA)  (online test - english)

The BSM RG, VX-C and RPA earned a very good review in the November 2008 issue of the Premier Guitar magazine (November 2008, pages 205-206)

 Guitartest (Germany)  (online test - german)

Another expanded review and test of the BSM "RM" treblebooster, done by Dieter Stenzel from the german "Guitartest" (formerly known as "Dietside") webpage. The author reviews the RM in front of a Marshall Bluesbreaker amp, and uses Eric Claptonīs "Beano" sound as the landmark. (February 2008)

 Guitartest (Germany)  (online test - german)

Very detailed review and test of the BSM "HS Custom" treblebooster from the german "Guitartest" (formerly known as "Dietside"). Here the HS-Custom has to proof itīs tone in front of a Marshall Bluesbreaker, as well as a Fender amp ! (December 2007)

 Premier Guitar Magazin (USA)  (124 KB - english)

The BSM "Purple Machines" HS-C, HS-S, Fireball and Spectrum received the great honour, to be the product of Septmeber 2007 ! Thanks to all the readers of the Premier Guitar mag for your vote. (December 2007, pages 60-61)

 Premier Guitar Magazin (USA)  (Audio Podcast, english)

Audio Podcast with the Gearheads from the Premium Guitar Magazine Adam, James and special guest Jeff Carey to test out BSM's HS-C, HS-S, Fireball and Spectrum treble boosting pedals for your informative pleasure. (September, 2007)

 Premier Guitar Magazine (USA)  (750 KB - english)

Another extended test and comparison of the BSM "Purple Machines" (HS, HS-S, Fireball, Spectrum) from the US "Premier Guitar" magazine (September 2007, pages 84-87) There is also a shorted online version available.

 Premier Guitar Magazin (USA)  (Video Podcast, english)

Video Podcast Test of the BSM HS-S and Fireball from the Gearheads of the Premium Guitar Magazine (August, 2007)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (1.2 MB - german)

Very detailed review of the BSM "Purple Machines" (HS, HS-S, Fireball, Spectrum) from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (August 2007, pages 192-194)

 Musicians Hotline Magazine (USA)  (1.2 MB - english)

Interesting column about Trebleboosters and their history with a nice recommendation of the BSM replicas, taken from the american "Musicians Hotline" magazine (aka "Premier Guitar") (January 2007, pages 52-55)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (495 KB - german)

Detailed review of the BSM Ambassador treble/midrange booster from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (November 2006, page 184)

 Guitar Buyer Magazine (Great Britain)  (1.44 MB - english)

Detailed test and review about the BSM VX-T, FuzzBender, RM Metal, RM Majestic and RM Velvet boxes, published in the british "Guitar Buyer Magazine" (March 2006, pages 117-120)

 Guitar & Bass Magazine (Great Britain)  (633 KB - english)

Detailed review about the BSM Mk2, FireBall, VX-T and FuzzBender boxes, published in the british "Guitar & Bass Magazine" (November 2005, Vol.16/No.8)

 Gitarre & Bass (Germany)  (653 KB - german)

Detailed test of the BSM VX-T and FuzzBender from the german "Gitarre & Bass" magazine (August 2004, pages 142-143)

 Guitar Magazine (Great Britain)  (1.07 MB - english)

Detailed test of some BSM boxes from the british "Guitar Magazine", Awards Special 2003 (December 2003, Vol.14/No.8)