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Yamaha TRBX505 Review

September 22, 2014
A solidly built, multitasking 5-string bass for under $600.
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Weird Guitars: Vintage Freak Show

June 5, 2014
DrowningInGuitars.com’s Frank Meyers got hooked on weird guitars as a kid and never looked back. Here are some of the most bizarre guitars he’s come across in more than 30 years of collecting.
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Shredding Nylon: Rodrigo y Gabriela

April 18, 2014
The acoustic rockers return to their metal-tinged, dual-guitar roots with 9 Dead Alive.
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NAMM '14 - Yamaha LL16 Dreadnought & FG740SFM Demos

March 6, 2014
The Japanese company releases two new acoustics—see and hear what they sound like in this clip.
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John Frusciante: War and Peace

March 3, 2014
The former Red Hot Chili Pepper opens up about his under-the-radar musical journey, why he traded his Strat for a Yamaha SG2000, and achieving artistic freedom via electronica.
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Will Lee & Nathan East: Bass Brothers

February 24, 2014
Will interviews Nathan. Nathan interviews Will. It’s a super-bass summit!
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GALLERY: 2014 NAMM Day 4

January 26, 2014
Check out the latest and greatest gear from the final day of the 2014 Winter NAMM show.
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Yamaha Acquires Line 6

December 20, 2013
Under the terms of the agreement, Yamaha will operate Line 6 as a wholly owned subsidiary.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Yamaha THR10C Demo

July 30, 2013
Hear a demo of Yamaha's newest model amplifier -- the THR10C.
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Yamaha Now Shipping Pocketrak PR7 Recorder

July 9, 2013
Yamaha now shipping the Pocketrak PR7 linear recorder.
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Yamaha BB1025X Bass Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The Yamaha BB1025X has practical features, nice looks, and solid playability, and its versatility makes it an ideal choice for players who prefer to use one bass for an entire show, or bassists who have to change styles quickly.
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NAMM '12 - Yamaha THR 5 and THR 10 Demos

March 8, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Yamaha booth. In this segment we get a demo of the THR 5 and the THR 10.
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Yamaha A-Series A3M Acoustic Guitar Review

September 20, 2011
The A3M cutaway dreadnought reviewed here features solid tonewoods and an S.R.T (Studio Response Technology) microphone-modeling preamp, making this a guitar for serious gigging players, but at a price that won’t leave you destitute.
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Musikmesse '11 - Yamaha Guitars A1 Series & A3 Series Acoustic Guitar Demos

May 11, 2011
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, at the 2011 Musikmesse show where he visits the Yamaha Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of several of their newest acoustic models from their A1 & A3 Series.
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NAMM '10 - Yamaha FSX720 & FSX730 Acoustics

February 18, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where he visits the Yamaha Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see two of their newest acoustic models for 2010.

The new models are the FSX720 and FSX730, which are both derived from the FG series. The FSX720 has mahogany back and sides, rosewood bridge and neck. Also, it features piezo electronics.

The FSX730 has rosewood back and sides, rosewood bridge and neck. Also, it comes loaded with transducer electronics.

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NAMM '10 - Yamaha SBG Series, SBG1820, SBG1802

February 4, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where he visits the Yamaha Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see their updated line of SBG Series guitars.

Some of the changes to the beloved SBG Series guitars include, new hardware from Tune-o-matic and the option of having Seymour Duncan or EMG pickups. In addition, Yamaha is now offering new finishes on various models within the SBG series.

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NAMM '10 - Yamaha Rodrigo Y Gabriela Acoustics

February 4, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where he visits the Yamaha Guitars booth. In this segment, we get our first peek at the new line of Signature acoustics for Rodrigo Y Gabriela.

The line of Signature acoustics span the spectrum of style and price and built upon the platforms of the NTX and NCX series of guitars. The NTX has a more classical approach and a has a 12th fret joint while the NCX has a more modern approach with thinner bodies and thinner necks and has a 14th fret joint.

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Yamaha 40th Anniversary Limited Edition SBG3000

September 18, 2009
The reissued SBG3000 is a hefty axe with tone to spare
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Yamaha SG2000

March 17, 2009
Zach takes a look at a great-playing and valuable Yamaha SG2000
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