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Articles by Shawn Hammond

NAMM '14 - Buzz Feiten Guitars Signature Elite Demo

February 19, 2014
The man behind the tempered tuning system for guitar and bass steps out in 2014 and created his first 6-string models.
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NAMM '14 - J. Rockett Audio Designs Tour Series Pedals Demos

February 19, 2014
JRAD shows off a handful of stompers for their new line of effects. (Plus, PG columnist Pete Thorn plays through all the units.)
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NAMM '14 - Viktorian Guitars Steampunk Demo

February 18, 2014
The composite-materials experts apply their 21st-century approach to an old standby body style.
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NAMM '14 - Ozztosh Guitars T-Style Demo

February 17, 2014
Their newest guitar is machined from a solid-aluminum billet and is assembled and hand-finished in the USA.
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NAMM '14 - Analog Alien Alien Bass Station Demo

February 17, 2014
The tone-tweakers are back with a bass multi-effect stompbox (that also sounds pretty good with a guitar, too).
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NAMM '14 - Jim Dunlop, MXR, Way Huge: Echoplex Preamp, Uni-Vibe, Micro Amp +, Phaser 99 Demos

February 14, 2014
The three effects brands came to NAMM with nearly a dozen new tasty tonal wares.
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NAMM '14 - ESP Andy James Signature 7-String and E2 Horizon Demos

February 14, 2014
The metal-centric guitar brand adds two new shred-tastic axes to their quiver.
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NAMM '14 - Keeley Electronics Bassist Compressor and Seafoam Chorus Demos

February 13, 2014
The mod scientist breaks open 2014 with two new original circuits -- a bass compressor and a new chorus.
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NAMM '14 - Peerless Guitars Retromatic 131 and Retromatic Bass Demos

February 12, 2014
See and hear test-drives of the company's new hollowbody guitar and their first semi-hollow bass.
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NAMM '14 - Lace Bill Kelliher Dissonant Aggressor & Brent Hinds Hammerclaw Signature Pickups

February 11, 2014
Hear and see a demo of the new signature passive pickups designed for and by Mastodon's guitar duo.
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NAMM '14 - Aristides 070 7-String Demo

February 10, 2014
This Netherlands-based company that specializes in building guitars with Arium releases its first 7-string model.
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NAMM '14 - Sonuus Voluum Pedal Demo

February 7, 2014
The UK-based company unveils a volume pedal with a few tricks up its sleeve.
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NAMM '14 - Walrus Audio Descent Reverb Demo

February 7, 2014
Check out this clip featuring Walrus Audio's take on applicable-but-trippy reverb.
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NAMM '14 - The Loar LH-301-T, LH-309-BK, and US Custom Demos

February 5, 2014
Check out the company's three new archtop offerings.
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NAMM '14 - Amptweaker BigRock Pro Demo

February 4, 2014
See and hear an extensive run-through of James Brown's most versatile dirt box to date.
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Tuning Up: The Bluetooth Bastardizer™—the Hi-Tech Pedal for Neanderthals

February 3, 2014
PG's chief brainstorms an off-the-wall box based on an $80 after-market car stereo.
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NAMM '14 - Cordoba Rodriguez and D11-CE Demos

February 3, 2014
Check out this clip of two new acoustic guitars—one steel-string flattop and one spanish-style nylon-string model.
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NAMM '14 - Rock N' Roll Relics Bruce Kulick Signature Demo

February 2, 2014
See and hear as the guitar's namesake talks about and plays his newest axe. (Bonus: hear the guitar through Friedman Jerry Cantrell Signature head.)
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NAMM '14 - AXL Guitars USA Bel Air Demo

January 31, 2014
See and hear AXL's fresh take on the classic Filter'Tron-and-Bigsby formula.
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NAMM '14 - Collings SoCo LC, SoCo Custom, and Tenor Demos

January 31, 2014
Check out a clip featuring three new beauties from the Texas-based guitar shop.
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