August

Music News

Epiphone Celebrates 140th Anniversary

September 13, 2013
To mark its 140th anniversary, Epiphone has produced a video to honor its rich heritage and to show how it has maintained its popularity through the years as the “working musician’s guitar.”
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La Bella Strings Presents Lord of the Low End

September 4, 2013
La Bella Strings presents an all-bass event that will benefit Little Kids Rock, a non-profit organization aimed at helping revitalize music education.
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Aguilar Amplification Announces Masterclass with Bassist Kaveh Rastegar

September 3, 2013
Kneebody bassist Kaveh Rastegar will hold a masterclass at Aguilar's Artist Loft in NYC.
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Jeff Beck and Brian Wilson Announce Co-Headlining Tour

August 27, 2013
Beck and Wilson will kick off their tour on September 28 in Tampa, FL and will visit over a dozen cities.
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Yes and Marillion Announce Cruise to the Edge 2014

August 26, 2013
Prog legends Yes and Marillion team up for the second annual Cruise to the Edge, a five-day music festival that will travel from Miami to Cozumel, Mexico.
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Lollar Pickups Release Gold Foil Pickups

August 23, 2013
With these Gold Foils, expect crystal clear top end with lots of in-your-face harmonic overtones, and a wide dynamic range that can make a typical tube amp give up the dirt - while retaining all the detail and “3D” you expect from a Lollar.
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Aguilar Announces The AG 5P-60 and AG 5P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Sets

August 23, 2013
The AG 5P/J-HC set brings together matched five-string Precision and Jazz-style pickups including Aguilar’s AG 5P-60 P-Bass pickup and an AG 5J-HC bridge pickup.
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Electro-Harmonix Reissues The CMOS Hot Tubes Overdrive

August 22, 2013
The EHX Hot Tubes was designed to replicate the organic overdrive of a vintage tube amp and the reissue is a faithful re-creation of the original design, but presented in a compact nano-sized chassis.
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Worland Guitars Introduces New Prairie Model Acoustic

August 22, 2013
With the Prairie model, luthier Jim Worland focused his 20 years of experience to create a truly great OM-style guitar that exceeds the musical expectations of the most discerning musician.
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PreSonus Unveils the RC 500 Class A Channel Strip with Preamp

August 22, 2013
The RC 500 combines an ultra-low-distortion, high-gain, solid-state Class A preamplifier with the same custom-designed FET compressor and semi-parametric EQ circuitry found in the highly lauded PreSonus ADL 700 tube channel strip.
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Radial Engineering Introduces the USB-Pro High-Resolution Stereo Direct Box

August 21, 2013
The USB-Pro is a high-resolution stereo direct box designed to convert sound files from a laptop computer and seamlessly transfer them to a pair of balanced audio outputs to feed a PA, recording or broadcast mixing console.
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Dean Markley Releases New Signature Series Guitar Strings

August 21, 2013
Dean Markley's new Signature Series utilizes a nickel plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio.
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Budda Amplification Bully Amplifier Head Shipping Now

August 15, 2013
Budda Amps shipping their newest 120-watt head: the Bully.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Ushers in Collaboration with Mark Sampson and Unveils Hightop Boost/EQ

August 15, 2013
J. Rockett Audio Designs collaborates with Matchless Amps founder Mark Sampson to create the Hightop Boost/EQ.
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ToneVille Amplifiers Introduces Four New Custom Amps

August 15, 2013
ToneVille Amps unveil the Beale Street, Broadway, Rio Grande, and Sunset Strip custom amps.
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TC Electronic Announces PolyTune 2

August 13, 2013
TC Electronic announces PolyTune 2.
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Cancel European Tour After Accident

August 8, 2013
Due to an injury, Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled their European tour.
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PRS Announces Details for Experience 2013

August 6, 2013
PRS has announced details about their 2013 Experience event with Brad Whitford, Brent Mason, and more.
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Lowertown Guitar Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

July 29, 2013
Scott Henderson, Marc Ribot, Greg Koch, and Pat Donohue are among the headliners for the 2013 Lowertown Guitar Festival.
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