October 2016

Gear

Ashdown Rootmaster RM-500-EVO and RM-210T-EVO Review

August 15, 2016
Ashdown’s new 500-watt, 11-pound bass amp brings tweakability aplenty for less than 500 bucks.
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Quick Hit: Ibanez Analog Chorus Mini

August 14, 2016
Killer analog sounds in a mini pedal with a micro price.
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Iron Age Guitar Accessories Announces Agate Stone Picks

August 12, 2016
The picks are available in both Jazz3 and Standard shapes.
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Radial Introduces Updated Tonebone BigShot

August 12, 2016
A passive instrument selector that lets you select between two instruments using a footswitch.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Unveils the Hooligan Fuzz

August 12, 2016
You can go from a very smooth, Rat-type overdrive to the famous Trombetta horn sounds.
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Charvel Introduces Limited-Edition Guthrie Govan Model

August 11, 2016
The next evolution of Govan's popular signature model.
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Breedlove Guitars Unveils the USA Concert Moon Light

August 11, 2016
A Concert-sized acoustic that's surprisingly light.
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Railhammer Pickups Launches the Huevos 90

August 11, 2016
Classic P-90 tone with extra fat and punch.
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Alvarez Delta00EDLX/SHB Review

August 11, 2016
A pre-war style blues machine with a modern-leaning sound.
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Rig Rundown: Intronaut

August 10, 2016
The prog-metal upstarts demonstrate the handmade tools they use and prove that it always helps to have a bona fide luthier in the band.
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Fender Introduces iOS Tuner App

August 10, 2016
It is currently designed to tune acoustic guitars, amplified electric guitars, and basses.
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Mesa/Boogie Launches Line of Signal Management Products

August 10, 2016
New line includes buffers, line drivers and line balancers focused on optimizing signal quality and ultimately guitar tone.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Bass Preacher

August 10, 2016
A simple-to-use 2-knob compressor for bassists that’ll set you back less than $100.
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GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2016

August 9, 2016
Relive all the guitar highlights from one of the longest-running U.S. festivals that celebrated its silver anniversary with sun, fun, and tunes.
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Alexander La Calavera Phaser Review

August 8, 2016
See how this new stomp conjures classic phasing sound and adds some cool, quirky twists.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces the Buzzer

August 8, 2016
A limited-edition clone of the Baldwin Burns Buzzaround fuzz.
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Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Pedals

August 8, 2016
Each expression pedal offers dynamic foot control with more sonic expression.
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The Recording Guitarist: Trashy Good Tones

August 8, 2016
Can you get great studio sounds from crappy guitars?
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Guitar Shop 101: Using Super Glue in Guitar Repair

August 7, 2016
The fast-acting adhesive can work wonders ... if you know how to handle it safely.
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GMF Music Announces the AT-1 Acoustic Transducer Pickup

August 5, 2016
Designed to pick up vibrations from any acoustic soundboard.
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