August Issue

What's New

Schecter Guitar Research Debuts Solo Vintage & Solo Special Guitars

January 25, 2010
Schecter Guitars has released their two latest single-cut models, the Solo Vintage and Solo Special. The company aims to capture traditional, vintage-styled features at a sub-$1000 price point.
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Detailed Diminished II

January 22, 2010
Continue learning the fundamentals that Jeff Beasley is presenting in this series on the Locrian/diminished scale.
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Jason Bonham, Glenn Hughes, Derek Sherinian, and Joe Bonamassa Form New Supergroup: Black Country

January 22, 2010
The band is currently in the studio with producer Kevin Shirley (Black Crowes, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin) cutting tracks for an upcoming album to be released in late 2010 or early 2011.
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Zon Introduces The Standard Series Import Line of Basses

January 22, 2010
Boutique bass manufacturer Zon Guitars announces a Korean-built line of his high-performance instruments
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Tascam Announces DR-680 8-Track Portable Recorder

January 22, 2010
The TASCAM DR-680 brings multi-channel recording to a portable, digital format.
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Acoustic EQ for Stage: Part 3

January 22, 2010
Moving along in her quest to help optimize your acoustic tone on stage, Gayla Drake Paul delves into sounding balanced, and how compression factors into that.
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65amps Introduces the Tupelo 20-Watt, 6V6 Amp

January 21, 2010
The Tupelo aims to recreate sixties American tones without those amps'' "bad habits"
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Breedlove Stops Electric Production to Focus on New Acoustic Lines

January 20, 2010
The company hopes to turn their hometown, Bend, Oregon, into an acoustic Mecca in the next decade, focusing on their new American Series and Passport Series, in addition to their legendary Custom Shop acoustics.
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Vox Introduces the Custom Series with AC30 and AC15 Models

January 20, 2010
VOX Amplification has updated its classic AC30 and AC15 guitar amplifiers to create the new Custom Series. Models in the new series include the AC30C2X, AC30C2 and AC15C1.
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LÂG Debuts Tramontane Guitar Line in the US

January 20, 2010
LÂG comes to the United States with an all-new line of acoustic and acoustic-electric instruments ranging from $280 - $2100.
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