Skip to main content

EBow review

Endless possibilities

  • £119
  • €88
  • $99

MusicRadar Verdict

An absolute joy to use.


  • +

    Tactile and intuitive.


  • -


The EBow, or Energy Bow is a direct development of the mechanics that lead to natural feedback. 

By using an electromagnet, the guitar string is stimulated and an infinitely sustained note can be wrung from the instrument. The EBow is very tactile and intuitive, replacing a guitar pick, and consequently it’s a joy to use, particularly when paired with delay or reverb. 

By moving the bow closer to the selected pickup, or the neck join, different timbres can be created, from smooth swells and subtle drones all the way up to screaming feedback. Whether you’re seeking a creative foil, or just want a new toy, this will likely bring a smile to your face. 

Total Guitar
Total Guitar

Total Guitar is Europe's best-selling guitar magazine.

Every month we feature interviews with the biggest names and hottest new acts in guitar land, plus Guest Lessons from the stars.

Finally, our Rocked & Rated section is the place to go for reviews, round-ups and help setting up your guitars and gear.

Subscribe: (opens in new tab)