December 2016

Articles by Shawn Hammond

NAMM '15 - Kauer Guitars Arcturus & Banshee V2.0 Demos

February 3, 2015
The boutique guitar builder shows off what he thinks a Strat should look and sound like.
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NAMM '15 - D'Angelico Guitars EX-63 and Gramercy Grand Auditorium Demos

February 3, 2015
The brand continues to carry on the famed NYC luthier's legacy by introducing a new line of acoustics and a few new archtops.
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NAMM '15 - RainSong Guitars Al Petteway Limited Edition Demo

February 3, 2015
The Wayfaring Stranger gets an OM-bodied signature model featuring a carbon-graphite construction.
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NAMM '15 - Collings Guitars 360 LT Demo

February 2, 2015
The boutique builders based in Austin update a solidbody standby with Lollar Gold Foil pickups.
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NAMM '15 - Huss and Dalton 20th Anniversary CM Demo

February 2, 2015
Longtime luthier Mark Dalton explains and demos his company's platinum-anny Crossroads model.
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NAMM '15 - Weber Renegade Resonator & Diamondback Octar Demos

February 2, 2015
See and hear a demo featuring a biscuit-cone reso.
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NAMM '15 - Bedell Guitars Angelica Bella Voce & Angelica Belissima Demos

February 1, 2015
The Two Old Hippies brand introduces two new classically-influenced flattops.
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NAMM '15 - PureSalem Guitars La Flaca Demo

January 31, 2015
See and hear a new 6-string that is a blast from the past.
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NAMM '15 - Line 6 Variax Standard, Firehawk FX, Relay G70, & Relay G75 Demos

January 30, 2015
See and hear about new additions to their guitar, multi-effect unit, and wireless equipment lines.
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NAMM '15 - Zemaitis Superior Series Diamond Demo

January 29, 2015
The metal-top guitar company releases a new 6-string to continue the tradition of famed luthier Tony Zemaitis.
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NAMM '15 - Ampeg SCR-DI Bass Scrambler Demo

January 29, 2015
The bass juggernaut shows off their latest pedalboard-ready direct box.
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NAMM '15 - Cole Clark Guitars Angel 3 Demo

January 29, 2015
The Australian guitar maker revamps their flagship model with new tonewoods.
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NAMM '15 - Silvertone 2015 Acoustic Demos

January 28, 2015
Known for their hip electrics, the retro brand unveils a complete line of flattops.
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NAMM '15 - Danelectro '63, Baby Sitar, & Convertible Demos

January 28, 2015
The kitschy company relaunches two favored electrics and releases an instrument from the lute family.
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NAMM '15 - ZVEX Effects Woolly Mammoth, Pedal Thief, & Zvex Midi Light Show Demos

January 28, 2015
The zany stompbox company revamps an old fuzz favorite, creates a pedal that you can use with your singer, and offers up a solution for bands lacking a light show.
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NAMM '15 - Martin Guitars D-35 50th Anniversary, OM-45, Dreadnought Jr & CEO-8 Demos

January 27, 2015
The forefathers of acoustic guitar show off five new exquisite flattops.
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NAMM '15 - ESP Guitars V 407 and M 1000 Special Edition Demos

January 26, 2015
See and hear two new shred machines from the Japanese brand.
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NAMM '15 - PRS Guitars P245, S2 Single Cut Standard, & Anniversary Custom 24 Demos

January 26, 2015
The Maryland guitar maker shows off and gives us a taste of three new electric models.
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NAMM '15 - Keeley Psi Fuzz, Katana Mini, Aurora Reverb, Compressor Pro Demos

January 25, 2015
The legendary pedal builder shows off several new stomps.
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NAMM '15 - Yamaha A6R & AC6R Demos

January 25, 2015
Two limited-edition acoustics from the company's Japan factory.
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