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Gear

Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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Rock N' Roll Relics Announces the Thunders Bass

March 14, 2016
The company's first set-neck Bass is available in various classic colors and aged and non-aged levels.
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Mel9 Tape Replay Machine

March 14, 2016
Nine of the most distinctive emulations are included: Orchestra, Cello, Strings, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Low Choir and High Choir.
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Magnetic Effects White Atom Fuzz Review

March 14, 2016
This germanium/silicon hybrid fuzz ranges from classically tough to twistedly demented.
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Kyser Introduces Instrument Cleaning Wipes

March 11, 2016
Each canister contains 35 wipes that are 4"x6" and contain the perfect amount of liquid.
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PRS Guitars and John Mayer Introduce Limited-Edition Private Stock Super Eagle

March 11, 2016
The guitar features a scale length of 25.375”, specially-wound 58/15 JM treble and bass pickups with a specially-wound Narrowfield JM pickup in the middle position, and a JCF Audio preamp.
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Providence Introduces the Vitalizer BF VZF-1

March 11, 2016
An active impedance converter specifically designed for bass guitars.
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Acoustic BN6210 Review

March 11, 2016
Acoustic packs 600 watts of power, a pair of 10" neo speakers, and loads of features into their new ultra-portable combo.
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CAST Engineering Releases the Pulse Drive

March 11, 2016
Classic analog tremolo sounds with 30db of boost.
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Jeff Loomis Blackout Pickups

March 10, 2016
High–output active humbuckers developed to deliver the dynamic performance unique to active pickups, with the look, tone, and feel of a great set of passive pickups.
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Vox Launches AV Series of Amps

March 10, 2016
The series features 12AX7-driven preamp and power amp sections.
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Rig Rundown: Kurt Vile & The Violators

March 9, 2016
The Philly-based group explains how they use vintage Fender gear, classic tube amps, and a few homemade pedals to produce their brand of psychedelic folk-rock.
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Radial Engineering Unveils the Mix-Blender

March 9, 2016
A completely new dual-function pedal that enables the user to mix two instruments or effects signals together and then blend in effects.
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Billy Corgan and Railhammer Pickups Team Up for Signature Model

March 9, 2016
The unique EQ features a mild midrange bump that imparts a slight "cocked wah" effect.
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Quick Hit: Roland JC-40

March 9, 2016
Who needs tubes when you have some of the most recognizable chorus and vibrato tones around?
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Quick Hit: MXR Carbon Copy Bright

March 8, 2016
Enhanced top end makes this take on a classic delay a cool way to bridge the digital/analog divide.
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Hofner Releases the 60th Anniversary 500/1 Violin Bass

March 8, 2016
A strictly limited edition of 60 instruments to celebrate 60 years of the 500/1 Violin Bass.
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SIB Unveils the Charger

March 8, 2016
A fully-functional amp housed inside a pedal.
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the Anomalies and Feed Me

March 7, 2016
A lo-fi, dirty delay based on the PT2399 chip and a tone shaper boasting four 12-position rotary pots.
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