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Gear

Martin Guitars Introduces the Dreadnought Junior

February 3, 2016
The guitar comes factory-equipped with Fishman’s Sonitone sound reinforcement system and includes a nylon gig bag.
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NAMM '16 - Mod Kits DIY The Ring Resonator Deluxe and The Suspended Chime Demos

February 3, 2016
The company that's all about you doing the dirty work releases two new dual-function stomps—an octave-up fuzz (octave can be disengaged) and a chorus and chorus/delay.
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NAMM '16 - Teton Guitars STG150CENT-AR Demo

February 2, 2016
The acoustic brand unveils an affordable 6-string that features an armrest.
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NAMM '16 - Kiesel Guitar Aries A6H Demo

February 2, 2016
Guitarist Neil Zaza shreds on a 6-string from the SoCal brand's newest line of axes.
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Amptweaker Introduces the Amptweaker Jr. Distortion Series

February 2, 2016
The series includes the TightRock Jr., TightDrive Jr., and TightMetal Jr.
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John Page Classic Unveils AJ Model

February 2, 2016
A single-cutaway T-style guitar loaded with a P-90 in the neck.
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Fender Acoustic SFX Review

February 2, 2016
A stylish makeover of the SFX acoustic amps yields pretty sounds and sound-tweaking flexibility.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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NAMM '16 - Cole Clark Guitars CCFL2EC-RDBL-AE & CCAN1E-BM Demos

February 1, 2016
The Austrailian company shows off two new flattops made completely from sources of sustainable tonewoods.
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Universal Audio Releases the Marshall JMP 2203 Plugin

February 1, 2016
Apollo user’s guitar pickups will see the exact impedance load as if they’re plugged into a vintage Marshall amp.
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NAMM '16 - T-Rex Effects Replicator Analog Tape Echo Demo

February 1, 2016
See and hear this true-analog tape echo that features a chrome tape-based cassette mechanism and tap-tempo functionality.
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Washburn Guitars Expands the Priestess Line of Electrics

February 1, 2016
The line includes features that the most demanding rock/metal players have requested for years.
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NAMM '16 - Kemper Profiler OS 4.0 Demo

January 31, 2016
The digital masterminds show off their latest software overhaul.
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Quick Hit: Providence Bass Boot Comp

January 31, 2016
Providence delivers a little blue box for bassists that’s chock-full of compression tooling.
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NAMM '16 - TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper, Bonafide Buffer & Spectra Comp Demos

January 30, 2016
The Danish company brings three new stompboxes to this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - Ovation Viper Demo and 50th Anniversary Models

January 29, 2016
The carbon-fiber experts celebrate their golden anniversary with style by reworking several old favorites.
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Vintage Debuts V6P and V6H Electrics

January 29, 2016
Vintage adds four new models to their electric guitar line.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Introduces the Dude

January 29, 2016
A take on the legendary Dumble Overdrive Special.
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NAMM '16 - Schecter E 1, Solo II Special, & Synyster Gates SYN AC-GA SC Acoustic Demos

January 29, 2016
See and hear two new twists on classic solidbody designs. Plus, see what the Avenged Sevenfold lead guitarist's new signature flattop is all about.
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Washburn Presents Apprentice Series Acoustic Guitars

January 29, 2016
Both guitars feature a cutaway for superior upper fret access and a custom Barcus-Berry LX4 pickup system.
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