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What's New

Hosa Technology Unveils the PDX Series Power Distribution Cord

March 18, 2016
Each distribution cord consists of evenly spaced NEMA 5-15R outlets to facilitate power to various devices.
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ZenZero Electronics Introduces the Red Crown Overdrive

March 18, 2016
Designed in collaboration with legendary pedal builder Scotty Smith of ProAnalog Devices.
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Tuning Up: Burn Your Woodshed (Gambling and the Creativity Paradox)

March 18, 2016
What science says about the likelihood of you hitting guitar gold.
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Carvin Introduces VX Series Birch Guitar Cabinets

March 17, 2016
Available in open back or closed back designs in 1x12, 2x12 and 4x12 configurations.
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Mu-Fx Unveils the Boostron 3

March 17, 2016
A three-in-one pedal that was created in cooperation with Rand Anderson.
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Warwick Rockbass Adam Clayton Artist Line Review

March 17, 2016
Warwick brings a less-expensive version of their Adam Clayton Custom Shop signature model bass to the table.
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On Bass: Varying Techniques in a Song

March 17, 2016
How to practice staying even when bass lines get odd.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Palladium Gain Stage Pedal

March 16, 2016
The pedal features three gain stages that can go from classic rock at lower settings to modern metal at higher-gain settings.
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Rig Rundown: All Them Witches

March 16, 2016
The Nashville psych-rockers demo the bastardized, oddball vintage gear that fuels their sonic mayhem.
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Spellbinders: Ben McLeod and Charles Michael Parks, Jr. of All Them Witches

March 16, 2016
Nashville-based psychedelic tag-team avoids clichés as they use big tones, open spaces, and surprising improvisations to conjure a new vision of Southern rock’s dark side.
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Lucinda Williams: Ghost Whisperer

March 15, 2016
Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz unite with the songwriting giant to create a haunting, cosmic folk-rock guitar masterpiece built atop her own acoustic 6-string “launching pad.”
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Graph Tech Unveils Inviso-Match Mounting Plate System

March 15, 2016
These newly-patented plates were invented for guitarists and repair shops to expedite and simplify the installation of machine heads.
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Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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Rock N' Roll Relics Announces the Thunders Bass

March 14, 2016
The company's first set-neck Bass is available in various classic colors and aged and non-aged levels.
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Mel9 Tape Replay Machine

March 14, 2016
Nine of the most distinctive emulations are included: Orchestra, Cello, Strings, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Low Choir and High Choir.
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Recording Guitarist: A Music Memo Demo

March 14, 2016
Apple’s new Music Memos app is a godsend for guitarists on the go.
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Magnetic Effects White Atom Fuzz Review

March 14, 2016
This germanium/silicon hybrid fuzz ranges from classically tough to twistedly demented.
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Staff Picks: Golden Guitar

March 13, 2016
Filter frontman and guitarist Richard Patrick joins us in naming our favorite pioneering players of early rock ’n’ roll.
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Acoustic Adventures: Harmonic Visions

March 12, 2016
There are sparkling, harp-like notes lurking just above your fretboard that can add a magical touch to any composition. We’ll show you where they are and how to coax them out.
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Kyser Introduces Instrument Cleaning Wipes

March 11, 2016
Each canister contains 35 wipes that are 4"x6" and contain the perfect amount of liquid.
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