August Issue

Gear-Show Demo

Teye Guitars A Series, S Series & More

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Teye Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear some of Teye's newest handmade guitars with their special pickups designed to adjust to a particular sound without changing amp settings. In addition we get to see some of the detailed body and neck work done by Teye.
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Elmwood Amps M90 & M60 Modena Models & Stinger 30

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Elmwood Amps booth. In this clip, we get to check out the M90 Modena (90 Watts with KT88 tubes), M60 Modena (60 Watts with Preamp tubes 4 pieces ECC83 and Poweramp tubes 2 pieces EL34 operating in class AB push pull) and was just released in a rackmount edition too. Also, we get to check out the Stinger 30 (with EL 84 tubes at 30 watts).
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Diezel Amps Schmidt Amp Demo

March 3, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Diezel Amps booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear Diezel's newest amp, the Schmidt. This 30 watt, class A amp features either 6550, KT88, EL34 or 6L6 tubes or alternatively as a 15 watt class A amp with 6V6 tubes. Also, it has three channels and two EQs.
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PRS Artist Interview-Tony McManus

March 3, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the PRS area. In this clip, we catch up with PRS acoustic artist, Tony McManus. He fills us in on his attraction to PRS acoustics and his recently finished CD which features 14 different boutique acoustic guitars (and yes, of course, a PRS) throughout the entire disc.
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EMG Pickups Alexi Laiho Models, X Series & More

March 3, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the EMG Pickups booth. In this segment, we get to check out some preliminary renditions of the new Alexi Laiho signature models, the new 81/85/60 X Series models and finally, the long-awaited 81/85/60 Gold & Chrome humbuckers! Talk about bling!
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Diezel Amps Interview

March 3, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Diezel Amps booth. In this segment, we get the latest scoop from Terry Hicks, Diezel USA, about how we'll be seeing more and more Diezel Amps across the US in the coming months because they have started a specific branch within Diezel to help spread to sound of their amps nationwide. They also talk about the new Schmidt model, which was released at this year's NAMM show.
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Bugera Amps 1990 Amp Demo

March 2, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Bugera Amps booth. In this segment, we get our first peek and listen to one of their latest, stripped done, but still rocking amps, the 1990.
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Seymour Duncan Double Back Compressor Demo

March 2, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Seymour Duncan booth. In this clip, we get to see and hear the new SD Double Back Compressor, which is described by Frank Falbo as "the compressor for guys who hate compressors." With control over High blends, Mid blends and the Full for overall dynamics.
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Seymour Duncan Deja Vu Tap Delay Demo

March 2, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Seymour Duncan booth. In this clip, we our first chance to see and one of SD's newest pedals, the Deja Vu Tap Delay pedal. It includes the standard wet/dry blend control and the required delay time adjustment and offers the unique feature of an an analog/digital blend control, to achieve any desired level of balance between the warmth of a real Bucket Brigade delay and the squeaky clean sound of a microprocessor-based digital delay.
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Seymour Duncan Twin Tube Blue Demo

March 2, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Seymour Duncan booth. In this segment, we get our first chance to see and hear the latest pedal installment in the Twin Tube family, the Twin Tube Blue. It features a two-channel, guitar preamp voiced for the blues. Also, it ses a duet of premium, mil-spec, subminiature, USA-made Phillips-Sylvania 6111 dual triode tubes.
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