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NAMM 2009

Elixir Strings and Cables

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Elixir Strings and Cables booth. In this clip, we get introduced to a new line of nanoweb, anti-rust acoustic strings and an instrument cable to ensure no high-end roll-off. As advertised in this video, the 20 ft. cable has the ability to support conductivity of a 6" cable.
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Auralex acoustics-Room Analyzer, GRAMMA,SonicPrint

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Auralex acoustics booth. In this segment, we get introduced to some sonic-boosting products. The Room Analyzer Plus is a home/studio kit that can be used to determine a room's sonic qualities and shortcomings, which then can be enhanced by Auralex. The GRAMMA is an amp stand that boosts the amp off the floor and allows it to properly breathe and distribute gritty tones. The SonicPrint Panels are colorful and creative way to soundproof a room effectively but with an aesthetic appeal.
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Flaxwood Guitars-Rautia, Laine, Liekki & more

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Flaxwood Guitars booth. In this video, we get an up close and personal look at Flaxwood who has developed an alternative tonewood for guitars with a hollowbody. Check out this video as Harry Orlove demos a Flaxwood model and shows of their tonal repertoire.
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Jet Fretz-Custom Guitar Frets

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Jet Fretz booth. In this clip we talk with Jet Fretz founder Jason Rivera as we gives us the inside scoop behind his new frets and what they can do for your guitar. In addition, we get to hear these babies in action as Jason plays us a little demo.
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Mighty Mite - Guitar Parts and Accessories

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Mighty Mite booth. In this clip, we hear from the man himself, Jeff Kylloe as he walks us through his wide assortment of accessories, knobs, necks, bodies, pickups and bridges. If you're looking for Fender licensed parts or one-stop shop to build your own hot-rod, Mighty Mite will surely have the parts to help with the job.
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Neutrik-convertCON & crystalCON XLR Products

January 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits Neutrik's booth. In this clip, we get to see some new Neutrik products to offer some night time relief for gigging guitarists. The convertCON eases away any headaches of unprepared colleagues or ill-equipped clubs by having an XLR connector that can go both ways; male or female.
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Tech 21 at Winter NAMM 2009

January 30, 2009
Tech 21 showed off new Boost D.L.A and SansAmp Classic at Winter NAMM 2009
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NAMM '09: New from Seymour Duncan

January 28, 2009
Santa Barbara, CA (January 28, 2009) -- Seymour Duncan unveiled a number of pickups and pedals at NAMM. Here''s what you can expect from the company in 2009: Blackouts for
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Steve Vai Carvin Legacy II Amp Press Conference

January 27, 2009
PG's On Location at NAMM '09 where we sit in during the Carvin Press Conference. During this clip you'll get to hear from Carvin CEO, Carson Kiesel and Steve Vai as they describe the long journey and hard work in which they and Carvin put into creating Steve Vai's Legacy II amp.
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Eden Electronics-World Tour Black Series Amp

January 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she visits the Eden Electronics booth. In this clip, we get our first glance at the new World Tour Black Series created by Eden Electronics. With more watts than you'll ever need and an onboard EQ, this amp should hang tough with the rock and metal crowds.
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Parker Guitars-Adrian Belew Signature and more

January 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Parker Guitars booth. In this clip, we get to see one of the elusive Adrian Belew signature guitars which features a Line 6 variax that includes 25 tones and instrument models. We also get a chance to check out Adam Dutkiewiez's (Killswitch Engage) signature guitar which is the first to feature EMG pickups. In addition, we get our hands on their latest project, the MIDIFly. It includes a fully-operating midi system built into the guitar.
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Randall Amps-Nuno Bettencourt and RM 12 models

January 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 as she stops by the Randall Amplifiers booth. In this video, you'll get to see Randall's latest signature amp for Nuno Bettencourt which is the first Randall amp to be built with all tubes and it also features a VU meter. In addition, we get a chance to see Randall's latest modular series amp, the RM 12.
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Dean Guitars-Buddy Blaze ML

January 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Dean booth. Here, she talks with Elliott Rubinson (Dean CEO) Buddy Blaze (famous luthier) and Pat Baker (Dean US Custom Shop) as they talk about their latest project, the Dean Buddy Blaze ML. All three guys describe their part in the process and how they wanted to create a whole new guitar that met Buddy's standards. Pat Baker takes the Buddy Blaze ML for a ride through the new Dean Dime amp.
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RJM Announces Mini Series, Effect Gizmo for 2009

January 27, 2009
RJM announces their newest products for 2009
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Dean Guitars Dime Amp Demo

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she goes to to the Dean booth. In this video, we talk with Elliott Rubinson, Dean's CEO, about their latest amp endeavor; the Dime Amp. These amps and combo sets are designed after the legendary sounds and tones of Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott of Pantera/Damageplan fame. With the help of Darrell's long-time tech, Grady Champion and Dean's technicians, they feel these amps will get guitarists as close as possible to his epic tone.
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Dean Guitars USA Models & Private Stash

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Dean booth. In this video, we talk with Elliott Rubinson, Dean's CEO, as he walks us through some US Custom Shop Exotic Woods models and also some US Custom Shop Private Stash models which are one-off models created by Dean in Tampa, FL.
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Dean Guitars-Artist Models and New Deceiver model

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she visits the Dean booth. In this clip, we get an up close and personal look at some of Dean's latest artist models including Michael Schenker, Michael Angelo Batio, Vinnie Moore, Eric Peterson. Also in this video we get to look at Dean's latest model, the Deceiver.
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Brown's Guitar Factory-Fretted/less bass & more

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Brown's Guitar Factory booth. In this clip, John Brown walks us through BGF's arsenal of basses, both fully fretted and an assortment of fretted/less, guitars and tools/repair accessories that'll surely help during your next repair endeavor.
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65 Amps Lil' Elvis Amp Demo

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she swings by the 65 Amps booth. In this video, we get a chance to hear from 65 Amps co-founders Dan Boul and Peter Stroud, as they walk us through their latest "small-big" amp, the Lil' Elvis. While this sucker doesn't carry all the watts like many other 65 Amp models, it still provides that punch and ability to clean up when neccessary. Also, this amp marks a first for 65 Amps as the Lil' Elvis is their first amp to come in under $2000.
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Marshall Announces MB Series Bass Amps

January 23, 2009
Marshall''s bass amp offerings are expanded
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