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Gear

NAMM '16 - Collings Guitars 360 LTM Ash Demo

February 18, 2016
Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton plays a new single-cut outfitted with Mastery hardware and Lollar P-90s.
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Thorpy FX Muffroom Cloud Review

February 18, 2016
The Rolls Royce of Muff clones delivers unique tone-shaping capabilities and incredible articulation.
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NAMM '16 - Mojo Hand Fx M3 Wonder Filter & C-1 Buffer Demos

February 17, 2016
Jon Cusack of Cusack Music reintroduces the Mojo brand with a new envelope filter.
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Breedlove Unveils the Pursuit Concert Koa

February 17, 2016
The guitar includes built-in Fishman Isys + USB port for amplification and easy interfacing with recording software.
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NAMM '16 - Bad Cat Cub 40R Demo

February 17, 2016
Get introduced to the new handwired EL34-powered head that features onboard reverb.
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Radial Engineering Introduces the Shotgun

February 17, 2016
A guitar-signal distribution amplifier that is able to drive up to four amps simultaneously.
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NAMM '16 - Boulder Creek Guitars ECR6 N Koa Dreadnought and Travel Bass Series Demos

February 17, 2016
The California brand releases 6-string and 4-string acoustic models.
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NAMM '16 - Aguilar SL 410x Cabinet Demo

February 16, 2016
Dave Boonshoft shares details on the new 4x10 cabinet while bassist Oskar Cartaya plays through it.
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NAMM '16 - Santa Cruz Guitars FTC Limited Edition and Ghost Oak Demos

February 16, 2016
Hear a reissue of the guitar that thrilled Eric Clapton and put Santa Cruz on the map in the '70s, and see the gorgeous, one-of-a-kind instrument with 8,000-year-old reclaimed oak
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Magnetic Effects Releases the Satellite

February 16, 2016
A natural-sounding and dynamic overdrive/booster.
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NAMM '16 - Alvarez AAT34 & Delta00 Demos

February 16, 2016
See and hear two new sub-$1,000 6-strings—a hollowbody electric and a small-bodied acoustic blues machine.
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NAMM '16 - Pedal Projects Glacial Chorus Demo

February 16, 2016
The Icelandic company introduces one of their first modulation stomps.
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J Design Introduces the Add-a-Baffle

February 16, 2016
An innovative adapter that allows players to switch speaker sizes in the same speaker cabinet.
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DR Strings Announces Veritas Strings

February 16, 2016
A new type of Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings with longer life and no surface coating or treatment.
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NAMM '16 - Bogner Goldfinger 54 Phi Demo

February 15, 2016
Check out Reinhold Bogner's new head that can switch between 6L6 and 6V6 power tubes.
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Quick Hit: Decibel 11 Dirt Clod Review

February 15, 2016
Get up to 10 overdrive and distortion flavors in one smart, surprisingly easy-to-use stompbox.
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NAMM '16 - Wren and Cuff Irkalla, Sonder, and Elephant Skin Demos

February 15, 2016
Get a sneak peek of this trifecta of new handmade stompboxes.
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NAMM '16 - EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe & Magni 500 1x15 Demos

February 15, 2016
The bass legend's signature drive gets a tonal facelift and new options, and we hear it through the Swedish brand's newest 1x15 combo.
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NAMM '16 - Michael Kelly Guitars TV50 FOR, Mod Shop Series & Custom Collection Demos

February 14, 2016
Get a taste of the brand's newest T-style that's loaded with TV Jones Duo-Trons.
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Quick Hit: PG Music Band-in-a-Box 2015 Review

February 14, 2016
The classic accompaniment software brings in some real players like Brent Mason and Pat Martino to create an immensely useful practice tool.
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