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Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces the Experience Fuzz Octave

December 13, 2016
A dual-channel effect that goes after classic tones from the '70s.
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Strymon Announces the Riverside Multistage Drive

December 13, 2016
The company's first drive pedal offers both analog and DSP gain stages.
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Batson GC22 Americana Review

December 13, 2016
A Nashville guitar designer delivers a lower-price boutique spin-off.
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JAM Pedals Delay Llama Supreme Review

December 12, 2016
Wicked modern twists give this true analog delay a big palette.
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Black Cat Announces the Deluxe Edition OD-Fuzz

December 12, 2016
A versatile, two-channel distortion/fuzz box that combines the Black Cat OD-1 with a modified Fuzz Face-style circuit.
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Mitchell Unveils the FB700 Bass

December 12, 2016
The FB700 features an offset double-cutaway body made of rich carved mahogany.
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Maytech Music Systems Announces the DuGyte GP521 and GP721

December 12, 2016
A powerful pedalboard connection system with three signal returns and an isolated power supply.
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The Recording Guitarist: Is Neutron the Bomb?

December 12, 2016
A new plug-in aims to do some of the mixing for you.
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Quick Hit: Tsakalis AudioWorks Ocean Reverb

December 11, 2016
This forward-thinking reverb moves from ambient to traditional with ease.
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Free Your Mind: A New Way to Approach Open Strings

December 10, 2016
Find new horizons with a few basic scales, some adventurous tunings, and a healthy dose of unfretted notes.
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B.A. Ferguson Classic Class Shirley Review

December 9, 2016
A sweet handbuilt solidbody deftly walks the tightrope between Fender and Gibson.
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Gallery: 2016 Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration

December 9, 2016
Showcasing hundreds of drool-worthy, handcrafted instruments, a new U.S. guitar show makes its successful debut.
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Godin Guitars Announces New Art & Lutherie Series

December 9, 2016
The Americana and Legacy series are available in Cutaway versions, and the Legacy is also offered in a 12-string or left-handed Cutaway model.
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Bass Bench: Shh! The Secret of Asymmetrical Neck Relief

December 9, 2016
Computer analysis can help us adjust a bass for optimally low action.
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IK Multimedia Announces the iRig Nano Amp

December 8, 2016
An ultra-portable, battery-powered micro guitar amplifier and interface for iPhone and iPad.
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Body/Head: Kim Gordon and Bill Nace’s Natural Selection

December 8, 2016
The Sonic Youth legend’s improv-performance duo thrives on a catalytic, reactionary alchemy where two guitarists turn free-form sheets of noise into avant-rock gold.
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Rock Stock Pedals Release the Skyline Reverb V2

December 8, 2016
A spring-style reverb with an independent drive control.
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Gretsch Announces Cliff Gallup Signature Model and Expands Duane Eddy's Lineup

December 8, 2016
The Duo Jet features dual DynaSonic pickups, rosewood fretboard with “big block” pearloid inlays, compensated aluminum bridge with aluminum base, and a Bigsby B3BBST vibrato tailpiece.
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Empress Effects Unveils 10th Anniversary Tremolo

December 8, 2016
Only 250 will be made, each with its serial number engraved on the front of the pedal.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Appreciating the Beauty of Underused Guitars

December 8, 2016
Why some guitars don’t get played, and why we should stop worrying about it.
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