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NAMM '10 - Taylor Guitars Solidbodies, New Trem

January 23, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he swings by the Taylor Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see some new appointments within the Taylor's solidbody line, including a new trem system, expanded color selections and various pickguard configurations.
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NAMM '10-Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Demo

January 22, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Reverend Guitars booth. In this segment, we get a special treat as guitarist Reeves Gabrels (long-time guitarist for David Bowie among others) demos his signature Reverend Reeves Gabrels model.

The Reeves Gabrels Reverend features a maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, flame maple top on a solid korina body with cream binding. Other appointments include a Reverend humbucker (bridge and DiMarzio Fast Track single-coil (neck) pickups, Tune O Matic stop-tail bridge and the bass contour that is described by Reverend's Joe Naylor as the guitar's "special weapon."


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NAMM '10: Tech 21 Demos: Leeds, Oxford, U.S. Steel

January 22, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he swings by the Tech 21 booth.

In this segment, we get introduced to a bunch of their newest effects pedals, including the Leeds, Oxford, U.S. Steel, Red Ripper bass distortion and VT Bass.

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NAMM '10 - Ovation Kaki King Signature Model

January 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Ovation booth. In this segment, we get our first glimpse at Ovation's Kaki King Signature model.

It is a carbon fiber guitar, Adamas Fan bracing, 25 1/4" scale, rosewood fretboard, walnut bridge with rosewood stain and Ovation High Output onboard pickup.

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NAMM '10 - Ovation DJ Ashba Limited Collection

January 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he stops by the Ovation booth. In this segment, we get to see their collaboration with Guns 'N' Roses' guitarist DJ Ashba as they've created the Demented Collection.

The Demented Collection includes four guitars featuring DJ Ashba artwork and tattoos on the top of the guitars with spruce tops and X-style bracing. All the guitars come loaded with Ovation Slimline pickups and has a rosewood fretboard with satin gloss finish.

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NAMM '10 - Jackson Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she stops by the Jackson Guitars booth. In this segment, she speaks with Nick Bowcott about the Jackson Custom Shop Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar.

The Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar will only have 60 exact replica units (30 available in the US). Nick and a handful of others went over to the UK and spec'd out Randy's original Jackson (the first one ever) and brought all the info, pictures and details back to the US and built a dead-on replica ... down to the black duct tape on the back that Rhoads used so he and his Ozzy Osbourne bandmates could be on stage undetected prior to commencing the set.

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NAMM - Line 6 Spider Valve & POD X3 Free Upgrades

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Line 6 booth. In this segment, we hear what's new from the Line 6, particularly what free upgrades their offering loyal Line 6 customers.

Line 6 will be offering free upgrades for Spider Valve IV, Spider Valve MkII, POD X3, POD X3 Live and POD X3 Pro. In addition, we hear about their new Relay Digital Guitar Wireless Systems (G30, G50 and G90).

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NAMM '10 - DigiTech Vocalist Live 3 Demo

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she stops by the DigiTech booth. In this segment, we get to check out their new Vocalist Live 3 pedal, which is a 3-part harmony and pitch correction unit for gigging guitarists.

The Vocalist Live 3 includes 3-part harmony capability with intelligent, musically correct harmonies using musIQ technology that follows your chord progression no matter what you play. The character of the harmony voices can be altered to either that of male or female backup vocalists. In addition, it features pitch correction, vocal pre-effects: warmth (tube preamp), compressor, 2-band EQ, low cut and noise gate, reverb (with three different room sizes), delay (five settings) and the ability to mix guitar and vocal sounds on the fly.


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NAMM '10 - Fender G-DEC 3 Thirty Demo & More

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Fender Amps booth. In this segment we get our first taste of their new G-DEC 3 Thirty.

The G-DEC 3 Thirty a tool for recording and rehearsing. To begin with, you don't just get the sound of a single amplifier, you get an entire room of amplifiers. No matter your playing style, you'll never be without a ton of incredible tones with 100 presets.

Start off by using the G-DEC 3 Thirty's simple interface to design and perfect your own signature sounds. Then, dive into the limitless training power of the G-DEC 3 Thirty's incredible play-along function. Some of the greatest guitar players from around the world contributed to the 100 backtracks. The G-DEC 3 Thirty also give you access to MP3 and WAV file storage and playback, so you can play along with all of your favorite music. Use the included version of Ableton Live Lite 8 Fender Edition to record the rest of your band for private practice, or arrange all new tracks and load them up on your G-DEC 3 Thirty to work out the guitars.

The G-DEC 3 includes 1/4" Guitar input, stereo line-out, USB, Aux input for CD/MP3 player and footswitch (expression pedal) input. The G-DEC 3 Thirty is a solid-state amp packed with 30 watts and features a 10" Fender Special Design with high-frequency tweeter .

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NAMM '10 - Music Man Classic Collection StingRay

January 20, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Ernie Ball Music Man booth. In this segment, we get to check out Music Man's Classic Collection 4-string StingRay Bass.

This StingRay features several appointments on the original basses from the 70s, including the mute pads, old Music Man logo, 2-band EQ and single humbucker. The bass comes with either a maple or rosewood fingerboard and will come in a variation of colors.

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