Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Gear-Show Demo

NAMM '08 - VAM Acoustics

April 23, 2008
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at Winter NAMM '08 where he visits the VAM Acoustics booth. Here, creator Byron Cancelmo, walks us through his microphone-attachment product which is designed to help any and all vocalists and singers hear themselves better during rehearsals, recordings and most importantly, on stage.
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Zzyzx Snap Jack Cable

April 23, 2008
Here's a cable that has been a hit guitar shows in the last year -- the Snap Jack cable. The Snap Jack uses magnets for quick release quiet switches.
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Nik Huber 10th Anniversary Models

April 23, 2008
Nik Huber shows Premier Guitar his 10th Anniversary Models and more at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2008. These very limited edition Orca and Dolphin models are made with incredible maple tops and stunning inlays. Also: check out Huber's Juniors and his California Redwood Dolphins.
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Taylor Guitars Road Show: Solid Body Demo

April 9, 2008
Taylor's Brian Swerdfeger fires up a Solidbody through three different amps: a VOX AC30, an EVH 5150III, and a Fender Twin.
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Taylor Guitars Road Show: The Solid Body Story

April 8, 2008
Here's the backstory of how Taylor's Solid Body guitar came about. This video features Taylor's Brian Swerdfeger explaining how the guitar's unique pickup started it all. Check out the accompanying video of Brian playing a solidbody through 3 different amps. This video was shot April 1, 2008 at Sweetwater Music's corporate headquarters in Ft. Wayne, IN
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Kickstand

March 15, 2008
Introduced in '07, this ingenius product continues to wow guitarists for its simplistic, problem-solving design and ease of use.
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Martin Flexible Core Strings

March 15, 2008
Here's the rundown on Martin's new FX Flex Core Strings.
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Radial Engineering ToneBone PZ-Pre, Big Shot PZ-DI

March 15, 2008
Known for making top-of-the-line direct boxes, Radial Engineering continues to make products tailored toward professional needs. In this NAMM 2008 video, Radial's Peter Janis runs down the TonBone PZ-Pre, the Big Shot PZ-DI and the Big Shot MIX.
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Alleva~Coppolo Basses & Guitars

March 13, 2008
Here's an interview with Jimmy Coppolo and his colleagues at Alleva~Coppolo. These guys make make an assortment of boutique gear in NYC. In addition to basses and guitars, they're now making cables, too.
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IK Multimedia StompIO

March 13, 2008
Here's a rundown of how StompIO can help you bridge the gap between studio precision and on stage performance -- this USB controller allows you to control your AmpliTube software like you would a floor processor.
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