Samick Motherlode

December 2014

What's New

Amptweaker TightDrive Pro Review

November 25, 2014
The TightDrive evolves into beast of overdrive versatility.
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The Recording Guitarist: Dances with Compressors

November 25, 2014
Compressors are easy to understand but often difficult to use. These tips can help.
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Eastwood Guitars Introduces the Link Wray Tribute Model

November 24, 2014
The new model features a graphic tribute to "The Father of the Power Chord" by artist Vince Ray.
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Black Veil Brides’ Jinxx and Jake Pitts: Brides of Bob

November 24, 2014
The hair-metal revivalists recruit legendary producer Bob Rock for their shred-emo release, Black Veil Brides IV.
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Fishman Releases the ToneDEQ Preamp and Neo-Buster Pickup

November 24, 2014
The Neo-Buster combines the Neo-D single-coil pickup with a feedback-fighting soundhole cover.
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On Bass: The Wrecking Crew—Basses You Need to Get the Job Done

November 24, 2014
Though seasoned bassists can coax a variety of tones from a single instrument, sometimes it’s necessary to bring an arsenal.
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Esoterica Electrica: Bending to Your Will—The Simple Little Rod, Pt. 2

November 23, 2014
Ponder the pros and cons of common truss-rod designs.
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Future Rock: Open Season on Open Strings

November 22, 2014
From bluegrass to metal, you can’t underestimate the power of the open string.
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Livid Guitar Wing Review

November 21, 2014
The wireless MIDI controller digital guitarists have been waiting for.
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Visual Sound Unveils the V3 Route 66 American Overdrive

November 21, 2014
The overdrive is based on the classic Reverend Drivetrain circuit developed by Bob Weil and Joe Naylor.
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