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NAMM '10 - EMG Pickups SRO Series, X Series Gold

January 28, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he swings by the EMG Pickups booth. In this segment, we get introduced to a whole bunch of new products offered by EMG in 2010.

The new products include SRO Series pickups (SRO SC1-B, SRO, OC1-N), Gold and Chrome X Series pickups, Solderless pickups, ALX Alexi Laiho Signature Series and ZW Zakk Wylde 81 & 85 Combo.

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NAMM '10 - Charvel Custom Shop Warren DeMartini

January 28, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Charvel Custom Shop. In this segment, we get to see some of the Charvel Custom Warren DeMartini Custom Series and other custom shop models.

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NAMM '10 - Fender 50th Anniversary Jazz Bass

January 26, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Fender Guitars booth. In this segment, we get introduced to Fender's 50th Anniversary Jazz bass.

Their limited edition 50th anniversary Jazz Bass is a distinctive instrument in that it boasts design touches from several periods in Jazz Bass history, including '60s-era lacquer finish, headstock logo, chrome bridge and pickup covers; '70s-era thumb rest and bridge pickup positioning; and modern-era high-mass bridge and graphite neck support rods. It features an alder body, graphite maple neck with C-shape and rosewood fingerboard.

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NAMM '10 - Z.Vex Effects Inventobox

January 26, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Z.Vex Effects booth. In this segment, we get a thoroughly insightful demonstration from Mr. Z.Vex himself, on his latest effects pedal the Inventobox. The Inventobox is a DIY pedal lover's dream come true as it includes several Z.Vex modules in a non-assembled, build-it-yourself kit.
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NAMM '10 - Carr Amplifiers Artemus Demo

January 26, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Carr Amplifiers booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear Carr's newest amp, the Artemus.

The Artemus is a 30W (switchable down to 15W) combo that features a control panel with Volume, Edge (toggle switch, bright and upper mid-boost), Bass, Mid (toggle switch between '60s American mid voice to a British AC voice), Treble and 30W/15W switch. Its loaded with EL84, 5AR4/GZ34 rectifier tube and 12AX7 (emulates a EF86thickness and gain) preamp tubes. Available in a 1x12, 2x12, 1x15 and head configurations.

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NAMM '10 - Godin Session, Richmond Belmont & More

January 25, 2010
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Godin Guitars area. In this segment, we get a taste of all Godin's newest models and upgrades from all their brands, including the Richmond Belmont & Dorchester, Redline Custom Original Art Series, Godin Session Guitar and Shifter Bass, Norman ST40 Folk acoustic and the Simon & Patrick Cutaway GT Series.

The Richmond Belmont now comes with 3 Seymour Duncan pickups a '59 (bridge) and two lipstick singlecoils, licensed Bigsby trem and a new white body color. The Richmond Dorchester now comes in vintage cream with black binding and natural wood finishes and licensed Bigsby trems.

The Redline Custom Original Art Series are new graphic finishes within the Redline III framework with Floyd Rose trems and EMG 81 & 85 pickups. The graphic art finishes are designed by Montreal artist Giulio Pampena and the four model names are the Redline III Roadkill HG, Redline III Cherry-Bomb HG, Redline III Carnage SG and the Redline III Celtic-Tatt HG.

The Godin Session has two Godin singlecoils and a Godin humbucker with push-pull coil-taps and features a Canadian Laurentian basswood body and rock maple neck.

The Godin Shifter bass features three soapbar pickups with a Canadian Laurentian basswood body and rock maple neck and either a maple or rosewood fingerboard. Also, it has a double-functioning bridge for modern or vintage tones.

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NAMM '10 - Normandy Guitars Alumicaster Demo

January 25, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Normandy Guitars booth. In this segment, we get introduced to Normandy's newest model, a "chicken pickin'" Alumicaster.

The Alumicaster is Jim Normandy's take on tele-style guitars. Its a hollowbody guitar made of aluminum. There are aluminum blocks under the bridge and where the neck bolts onto the body. The pickkups on this model are a Seymour Duncan Classic Classic (bridge) and '59 (neck), but pickups, pickguards and fretboards can change per player's request.

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NAMM '10 - Way Huge Aqua Puss Demo w/ Uli Jon Roth

January 24, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Dunlop and Way Huge area. In this segment, Jordan speaks with Way Huge Electronics creator Jeorge Tripps, about the reissue of Way Huge's Aqua Puss analog delay. The reissue pedal features all original specs and construction as the original Aqua Puss. This video features Scorpions' guitarist Uli Jon Roth demoing the delay through an Orange Amplification 1x12.

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NAMM '10 - Jackson Guitars Custom Shop Models

January 23, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Jackson Guitars Custom Shop booth. In this segment, she gets the tour through several of Jackson's newest models, shapes, graphic designs. Also, we get to see some new guitars and appointments for their 30th Anniversary.

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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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