December 2016

What's New

Mesa/Boogie Launches the Triple Crown TC-50

December 6, 2016
The amp includes a bias select switch to move between EL34 and 6L6 tubes.
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Jackson Audio Introduces the Prism

December 6, 2016
A buffer, boost, preamp, EQ, and overdrive.
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Gretsch Unveils Updated Versions of the Penguin, Falcon, and Electromatic Pro Jet

December 6, 2016
The three small-batch runs are designed for players seeking a more individualized edge.
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State of the Stomp: Be the Change

December 6, 2016
Breaking with routine can be the best way to make real trouble and noise. Do it!
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Do the Lingo Limbo: A Gear-Shopper’s Guide to Misunderstood Terms

December 5, 2016
38 confusing concepts to conquer before buying your next axe, amp, or stomp.
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IK Multimedia and Fender Announce Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube

December 5, 2016
The collection features seven of Fender’s most sought-after vintage amplifiers and reissues.
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Killer Guitar Components Introduces Brass Vintage Telecaster Bridge

December 5, 2016
The bridge features machined musical brass material, compensated saddles, and a short-side cutout.
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Quick Hit: Tech 21 Bass Fly Rig

December 5, 2016
This sleek and slim multi-effects unit keeps it real with some very usable effects.
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Vintage Vault: 1959 Rickenbacker 360

December 4, 2016
A classic Rick stays sharp thanks to European styling and its historic “glo.”
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KHDK Electronics Introduces the Dark Blood Overdrive

December 3, 2016
The Dark Blood delivers an angry, merciless amp-like distortion, with tube-like, mid-heavy tone.
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Future Rock: Shredding Enclosures

December 3, 2016
Step outside the comfort of your well-worn fingerings and create new sounds with an old bebop trick.
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Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible Review

December 2, 2016
Here’s a well-crafted triple-threat axe that lives up to the do-it-all hype.
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Hughes & Kettner Introduces the GrandMeister Deluxe 40

December 2, 2016
The amp pairs analog all-tube tone with smart control features.
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Supro Unveils Tremolo Pedal

December 2, 2016
An analog tremolo designed to recreate two of the most desirable vacuum-tube-based modulation effects.
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a Worn Regal’s Royal Tone

December 2, 2016
Some new components and a speaker might make an old Canadian tuber sound über.
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Sianvar’s Will Swan: Beautiful Intensity

December 1, 2016
A driven, eclectic indie guitar player and his post-hardcore pals shatter expectations and the charts with their debut album Stay Lost. His trusty Shawbucker-rigged Les Paul, a stock Strat, and a secret-weapon Orange Rockerverb 100 come along for the ride.
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Lollar Pickups Introduces the Senn Model One Pickup

December 1, 2016
A humbucker in function, but with the voice of a single-coil pickup.
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The Stone Guitar Company Launches in the US

December 1, 2016
The range initially comprises of four models: Revenge, California, Liberty, and Crossroads
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: A Wing and a Player

December 1, 2016
If imitation is flattery, there’s plenty of flattery in guitar design. And that’s okay.
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Rig Rundown: Chris Robinson Brotherhood

November 30, 2016
Psychedelia reigns with the band’s stash of boutique guitars, workhorse amps, and tone-shaping stomps.
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