October 2016

What's New

SNAMM '16 - Revv Amplification Dynamis Demo

June 29, 2016
See what this 6V6-loaded combo can do with its 2-channel platform and three reverb-decay options.
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Scotty Moore: 1931–2016

June 29, 2016
As sideman to Elvis Presley, he helped define the sound of rock ’n’ roll with his fluid picking and unique blend of country, blues, and jazz, and in the process inspired everyone from rockabilly idol Eddie Cochran to guitar gods Keith Richards and Eric Clapton.
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SNAMM '16 - Daredevil Pedals Fearless & Red Light District Demos

June 29, 2016
Johnny Wator shows off a pair of flexible dirtboxes that go from Ms. Priss to gnarly in a heartbeat.
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SNAMM '16 - Broken Crow Amplification BC-T20 and BC-B30 Demos

June 29, 2016
The Kentucky tone hunters enjoy their first NAMM show by introducing a head powered by 6V6s and another working with EL84s.
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Rig Rundown: Black Mountain's Stephen McBean

June 29, 2016
This Vancouver psych-rock quintet is building quite a buzz with its vibey grooves, so we decided to find out which gear gives bandleader McBean his 6-string buzz.
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Orange Amplification Introduces the Crush Bass Series

June 29, 2016
In addition to a handy onboard tuner, the headphone output on all models features CabSim filtering to emulate the response of Orange’s stage-ready OBC bass cabinets.
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Tuning Up: Poor, Unappreciated Steel

June 29, 2016
Forget pedals, guitars, and amps! Dollar for dollar, a metal flatpick may be the most liberating and impactful tone discovery you ever make.
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On Bass: Spotlight on Sonny T.

June 28, 2016
When Prince wasn’t playing bass himself, he employed top-shelf bassists like Sonny T. to tackle the low end.
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The Kills: The Beautiful Chaos of Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart

June 28, 2016
The punch-packing duo digs into the wide-ranging influences, weird alchemy, and haunted guitars on their fifth album together, Ash & Ice.
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PRS Guitars Unveils SE Signature Model with Periphery’s Mark Holcomb

June 28, 2016
A more affordable signature model that features Seymour Duncan Alpha and Omega pickups and 3-way blade pickup switch with push/pull tone knob for coil splitting.
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces the Greyfly

June 28, 2016
The pedal combines Electro-Faustus’ Blackfly spring-activated noise generator with Fuzzrocious’ Grey Stache fuzz.
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Tone Tips: The Power of Intuitive Thinking

June 28, 2016
Your chops and attitude might be fantastic, but a high degree of intuition is just as important for taking things to the next level.
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Laney GH50R-212 Review

June 27, 2016
Classic Laney high-gain sounds become impressively configurable in this potent new 2-channel combo.
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Greer Amps Anounces the Super Hornet

June 27, 2016
A fire-breathing octave fuzz based around NOS BC-107B transistors.
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Vintage Vault: 1978 Hamer Sunburst

June 27, 2016
A vintage-inspired design reflecting the best features of classic ’50s and ’60s electrics.
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SNAMM '16 - Greer Amps Super Hornet and Silver Streak Demos

June 26, 2016
Nick Greer shows off a new octave fuzz and a 5-watt amp powered by a single KT66 tube.
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SNAMM '16 - Alexander Pedals Chesapeake and Equilibrium Demos

June 26, 2016
Ride the dizzying waves of tones offered by the new chorus/vibrato stomp and versatile tremolo unit.
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SNAMM '16 - Breedlove Guitars Oregon Concert Bourbon and Manzanita Demos

June 26, 2016
Get a glimpse of new offerings within the brand's Homeland series.
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SNAMM '16 - Taylor Guitars 712 12-Fret and 810 Deluxe Demos

June 26, 2016
Master builder Andy Powers talks about giving facelifts to two popular flattops.
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