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NAMM '16 - Neunaber Immerse Reverb Demo

NAMM '16 - Neunaber Immerse Reverb Demo

February 10, 2016
Here's another stompbox packed with the company's beautiful little algorithms that boasts eight reverb types.
Rig Rundown: Kenny Greenberg

Rig Rundown: Kenny Greenberg

February 10, 2016
One of Nashville’s most recorded guitarists invites us into a legendary studio to check out his extensive recording setup he’s using for Kenny Chesney’s forthcoming album.
NAMM '16 - Engl Pedals and RockMaster Combo Demos

NAMM '16 - Engl Pedals and RockMaster Combo Demos

February 10, 2016
The German amp company breaks out a new 1x12 combo and a new line of stompboxes.
Dunlop Releases the JP95 John Petrucci Signature Wah

Dunlop Releases the JP95 John Petrucci Signature Wah

February 10, 2016
The JP95 is based on Petrucci's rack wah settings and features six different EQ controls.
NAMM '16 - J. Rockett Audio Designs 45, SOS Buffer, GTO, Hooligan, Lenny & Blue Note Tour Series Demos

NAMM '16 - J. Rockett Audio Designs 45, SOS Buffer, GTO, Hooligan, Lenny & Blue Note Tour Series Demos

February 10, 2016
See and hear a whole new batch of handmade stompboxes from Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett.
Panama Guitars Releases the Loco 15 Amp

Panama Guitars Releases the Loco 15 Amp

February 10, 2016
The amp features a straightforward dual-voiced three-knob format enclosed in a handcrafted exotic Zorrowood and Spanish Cedar cabinet.
Dusky D2O Review

Dusky D2O Review

February 10, 2016
A minimalist 32-/8-watt head with a raw, tactile feel and glorious harmonic distortion.
NAMM '16 - L.R. Baggs Stadium Electric Bass DI Demo

NAMM '16 - L.R. Baggs Stadium Electric Bass DI Demo

February 9, 2016
The acoustic pickup and preamp pioneers dip their toe in the bass DI world to help gigging bassists.
Cage the Elephant’s Brad Shultz and Daniel Tichenor

Cage the Elephant’s Brad Shultz and Daniel Tichenor

February 9, 2016
For their new album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, the group took a trip to the ’60s in producer Dan Auerbach’s Wayback Machine.
Babicz and AP International Introduce the Z Series Babicz 4-String Bass Bridge

Babicz and AP International Introduce the Z Series Babicz 4-String Bass Bridge

February 9, 2016
The bridge is a direct replacement upgrade for Fender Precision Bass or Jazz Bass-style bridges.
NAMM '16 - Two-Rock Amplification Cardiff Demo

NAMM '16 - Two-Rock Amplification Cardiff Demo

February 9, 2016
The California tone creators offer an EL84-amp with less compression, fuller/fatter midrange, and a stout low-end sound.
Suhr Unveils the Dual Boost

Suhr Unveils the Dual Boost

February 9, 2016
The Dual Boost features two independent modes each with their own Boost and Hi-Cut controls.
Vintage Vault: 1962 Gibson ES-175D

Vintage Vault: 1962 Gibson ES-175D

February 9, 2016
Though introduced 67 years ago, this classic archtop is still embraced by professional jazz guitarists.
NAMM '16 - Tone King Amplifiers Royalist 45 MK II Head & Combo, and Ironman II Mini Demos

NAMM '16 - Tone King Amplifiers Royalist 45 MK II Head & Combo, and Ironman II Mini Demos

February 8, 2016
Amp builder Mark Bartel adds some tweaks and updates to an old favorite for more of a sweet, singing JTM45 to raging Plexi/Super Lead sound and downsizes the footprint of his attenuator.
Ride’s Andy Bell: Addicted to Noise

Ride’s Andy Bell: Addicted to Noise

February 8, 2016
The shoegaze vet details his subversive sonic strategies and the creation of the reunited band’s '90s classics.