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V Boutique Releases the V Board Pro

November 1, 2016
A rugged pedalboard designed for both recording and touring professionals.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Water’s War on Wood

November 1, 2016
Taylor Guitars master luthier Andy Powers explains weather and humidity's affects on guitars so you can help your instruments live less stressful lives.
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Dean Markley Unveils Blackhawk Coated Guitar Strings

October 31, 2016
The wound strings on the electric sets have a hexagonal core made of high-carbon steel.
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Parson 1975HW Review

October 31, 2016
A mid-’70s Marshall-style head at a budget-friendly price.
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Chemistry Design Werks Announces the Holeyboard Dragonfly

October 31, 2016
The pedalboard offers 10 configurations possible with no additional parts needed.
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Xotic Effects Announces the Soul Driven AH

October 31, 2016
The pedal offers creamy boost and overdriven tones that enhance the harmonics while maintaining the transparency of your guitar tone.
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Studious Amplifiers Introduces the Moseley

October 31, 2016
A simple and pure amplifier that’s perfect for anything from jazz to classic rock.
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Tone Tips: A Crash Course on Buffers

October 31, 2016
Preserve your core tone by strategically placing a buffer in your signal chain.
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Journey Instruments OB660 Review

October 30, 2016
Carbon-fiber construction and a removable/stowable neck make airline travel a cinch.
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Western Swing 101

October 29, 2016
Country, jazz, and blues meld in one of America’s most treasured musical genres.
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Danelectro ’64 Review

October 28, 2016
Dano channels Semie Moseley’s design sensibilities in an updated take on a ’60s classic.
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BBE Launches the Mini Sonic Stomp

October 28, 2016
The same all-analog BBE processor IC for equivalent performance to the larger SS-92, with a new circuit board and control layout.
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Tech 21 Introduces the Brit Fly Rig 5 and Cali Fly Rig 5

October 28, 2016
The Brit and Cali sections can painlessly transform your sound at the kick of a switch.
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BOSS Announces the CP-1X Compressor Pedal and AD-2 Acoustic Preamp

October 28, 2016
A next-generation guitar compressor pedal and an advanced sound processor for performing live with acoustic-electric guitars.
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Raw Vintage Unveils RV-50 & RV-60 Single-Coil Pickups

October 28, 2016
The American-style pickups have vintage specs with alnico 5 magnets.
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Bass Bench: The Magic Truss Rod

October 28, 2016
How does the relentless pull of bass strings affect the mechanically weakest part of the instrument?
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Roland Releases the JC-22 Jazz Chorus

October 27, 2016
A scaled-down version of the classic amp.
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Flower Power Trio: The Stargazer Lilies

October 27, 2016
Guitarist John Cep and bassist Kim Field plant roots in songwriting terra firma while expanding their universe with stereo Marshalls, myriad pedals, vintage gear, and influences ranging from Kevin Shields to bossa nova.
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IK Multimedia Introduces the iLoud Micro Monitor

October 27, 2016
Ultra-compact reference studio monitors that give musicians, producers, and engineers ultra-accurate linear frequency response.
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Matthews Effects Unveils the Harbinger

October 27, 2016
A classic Rat-type distortion that uses original LM308 chips.
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