Samick Motherlode

December 2014

What's New

Future Rock: Open Season on Open Strings
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Future Rock: Open Season on Open Strings

November 22, 2014
From bluegrass to metal, you can’t underestimate the power of the open string.
Livid Guitar Wing Review

Livid Guitar Wing Review

November 21, 2014
The wireless MIDI controller digital guitarists have been waiting for.
Visual Sound Unveils the V3 Route 66 American Overdrive

Visual Sound Unveils the V3 Route 66 American Overdrive

November 21, 2014
The overdrive is based on the classic Reverend Drivetrain circuit developed by Bob Weil and Joe Naylor.
Acoustic Amplification Releases the A40 and A1000
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Acoustic Amplification Releases the A40 and A1000

November 21, 2014
Both the A40 and A1000 also feature Bluetooth connectivity for a quick and ultra-easy way to add backing tracks via any mobile device.
Guitar Shop 101: Coil-Tap an HSS Strat

Guitar Shop 101: Coil-Tap an HSS Strat

November 21, 2014
Sometimes a small wiring change can yield major sonic dividends.
Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

November 20, 2014
The rise and fall of one of the most original guitar players to emerge from the 1960s British Invasion.
Vintage Vault: 1961 Gibson Hummingbird

Vintage Vault: 1961 Gibson Hummingbird

November 20, 2014
Gibson’s first “square shoulder” flattop was a warm-toned classic.
Piod Effects What You Want 2 Micro

Piod Effects What You Want 2 Micro

November 19, 2014
Despite its straightforward controls, this brute-force distortion pedal boasts enormous range.
Breedlove Announces Updated Studio Series
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Breedlove Announces Updated Studio Series

November 19, 2014
The series is now equipped with the Fishman INK3 USB system.
Rig Rundown: Death From Above 1979

Rig Rundown: Death From Above 1979

November 19, 2014
Vintage pawn shop-type gear has become the sound of the Canadian punk duo.