August Issue

New Gear

Charvel Introduces Desolation Series Guitars

August 15, 2011
There are 10 new guitars in the “first wave” of the Charvel Desolation series—four single-cutaway “DS” models, three double-cutaway “DC” models and three highly distinctive Skatecaster “SK” models loosely based on the Charvel Surfcaster of the early 1990s.
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Delaney Guitars Unveils the Wedge Guitar

August 11, 2011
The guitar is a rounded-corner take on the classic V design with custom options
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Fender Introduces New Acoustasonic Combo Amps

August 5, 2011
The new Acoustasonic 100 Combo and Acoustasonic 150 Combo amps are now lighter, louder and more fully-featured than their predecessors.
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BC Audio Announces Combo Amps

August 4, 2011
BC Audio introduces 1x12 combo versions of its critically acclaimed line of boutique tube guitar amps.
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Mod Kits DIY Introduces Trill Tremolo Pedal Kit

August 3, 2011
The Trill Tremolo pedal offers classic tremolo tones in an easy-to-build kit.
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T-Rex and Guitar Center Launch Exclusive Pedal Line With Yellow Drive

August 1, 2011
The Yellow Drive features two channels of killer vintage gain.
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Kala Introduces Subductive Solid Body U-Basses Series

August 1, 2011
The Kala S-U-B Series offers an affordable alternative to Kala''s California series of USA manufactured solid body basses.
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Avid Launches Sibelius 7 Musical Notation Software

August 1, 2011
It comes complete with a newly recorded professional-quality sampled sound library, native 64-bit performance, full MusicXML interchange support, and advanced typography and graphics features.
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Collings Unveils Pete Huttlinger Signature OM1 Guitar

July 27, 2011
The Pete Huttlinger model is an OM1 Cutaway with Pete''s signature elegantly inlaid in the 12th fret. They''re offering the guitar in both Sitka and Adirondack top versions to reflect Pete''s two main touring guitars.
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Empress Effects Launches Compressor Pedal

July 27, 2011
Attack and release controls give you precise control over the compression characteristics of the guitar signal.
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