October 2016

Articles by Shawn Hammond

NAMM '14 - Peavey Vypyr Pro-100 Demo

March 4, 2014
Pushing their modeling technology further, they advance the amp series by including analog distortion, instrument models, and over 100 effects and amps.
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NAMM '14 - Silvertone 1444 Bass Demo

March 3, 2014
The kitschy classic company revives one of their most-popular basses from the '60s.
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NAMM '14 - Novax Sweet Annie & Sassy Annie Demos

March 3, 2014
Master luthier Ralph Novak introduced two new custom-built models featuring fanned frets.
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NAMM '14 - Diamond Pedals Blaze, Memory Lane Jr. 2, and Nine Zero Two Demos

March 2, 2014
The Canadian boutique pedal company shows and plays through three new pedals including a fuzz, overdrive, and delay.
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NAMM '14 - Demeter Amplification TGA-1-180D & VTBP-M-800D Demos

March 1, 2014
Covering bases for 4-strings and 6-stringers, they brought a pedalboard-ready amp and a heavy-duty thumping bass head.
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NAMM '14 - Satellite Amplifiers The Fury and Barracuda Demos

February 28, 2014
Adam Grimm shows off two new products -- a KT66-powered beastly amp and 6K6-driven outboard reverb unit.
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NAMM '14 - F-Pedals Edstortion and Phasevibe Demos

February 28, 2014
Two new stomps from the young company including a pedal inspired by the sounds of the legendary producer/engineer Eddie Kramer.
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NAMM '14 - Kauer Guitars Acadian & Crusader 7-String Demos

February 28, 2014
Luthier Doug Kauer shows off a semi-hollow addition to his Starliner family and his first-ever 7-string model.
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NAMM '14 - Cole Clark Triumph 2, Talisman, and FL3 Series Demos

February 27, 2014
The Australian guitar manufacturer came to this year's show bearing three new acoustic treats.
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NAMM '14 - Paul Rhoney Guitars Oceana Duo-Tone Demo

February 27, 2014
First-time exhibitor brings his pride and joy to the show for y'all to see and hear in this clip.
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NAMM '14 - Z.Vex Effects Fat Fuzz Probe Demo

February 20, 2014
Adding to their Probe line, twisted pedal guru Zachary Vex & Co. update the Fat Fuzz with a theremin pad for ultimate flexibility.
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NAMM '14 - EBS Sweden Classic 500, ClassicLine 210 & Fuzzmo Demos

February 20, 2014
At this show, they brought a trifecta of new gear—a bass amp, 2x10 cabinet, and fuzz pedal.
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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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