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Articles by Charles Saufley

NAMM '15 - Walrus Audio Bellwether Delay, Luminary Octave, and Vanguard Phaser Demos

February 17, 2015
See and hear three new ultra-malleable pedals from the Oklahoma-based company.
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NAMM '15 - Two-Rock Amplification Akoya Demo

February 17, 2015
Amp master Bill Krinard shows off his latest combo—a 4x10 monster with onboard reverb and tremolo.
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NAMM '15 - Kiesel Guitars Neil Zaza Signature California Carved Top & Vader V8 Demos

February 16, 2015
The offspring of Carvin launches their first signature and 8-string axes.
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NAMM '15 - Santa Cruz Custom PJ, Custom 1929 OOO, and Tony Rice Pro Demos

February 15, 2015
Richard Hoover shares his building philosophy and inspiration behind three new handmade models.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus

February 15, 2015
A petite and powerfully tweakable chorus offering Tone Print technology.
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NAMM '15 - Source Audio Nemesis Delay, Vertigo Tremolo, and After Shock Bass Distortion Demos

February 14, 2015
The kings of flexibility simplify a new line of effects for guitar and bass.
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NAMM '15 - RJM Music Technology Mastermind PBC Switcher Demo

February 13, 2015
Ron Menelli shows off his first switching unit designed for use on a pedalboard.
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NAMM '15 - Friedman Jerry Cantrell Signature Amp, Phil X Signature Amp, & Custom Guitar Demos

February 13, 2015
The amp master creates three new rock boxes and unveils a new handmade collection of 6-strings.
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NAMM '15 - Washburn Guitars Americana Series

February 13, 2015
Check out a whole new stash of mandolins, banjos, resos, and more.
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NAMM '15 - Jackson Guitars Misha Mansoor Bulb HT 6 and EVH 5150III 100S Demos

February 12, 2015
See and hear two new signature pieces of gear in action.
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NAMM '15 - Tone King Imperial MK II & Fano Guitars ML6 Demos

February 12, 2015
See and hear Mark Bartel's reimagined combo that launched his company 20 years ago. Plus, get a taste of Dennis Fano's SG-meets-Telecaster solidbody.
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NAMM '15 - Peavey Vypyr Pro-100 Demo

February 11, 2015
Hartley Peavey revamps his flagship modeling amp with more features and flexibility.
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NAMM '15 - Diamond Guitars & Amps 327SD Amp, Hailfire EX, Zoltan Bathory Signature Halcyon ZB

February 11, 2015
The Houston brand unveils a handful of new models and updates, plus show off their newest head—the company's first one with 5881 tubes—that was designed and built with Mike Soldano.
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NAMM '15 - Stetsbar Wraparound-Bridge Stetsbar Demo

February 11, 2015
See and hear Eric Stets' newest, non-invasive tremolo system.
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NAMM '15 - Laney Ironheart IRT-Pulse Tube Preamp Demo

February 10, 2015
The Birmingham-based company puts their beloved high-gain amp into a small-but-dirty stompbox package.
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NAMM '15 - EarthQuaker Devices Park Fuzz, Fuzz Master General, and Hummingbird Demos

February 10, 2015
The wonky effects gurus from Akron bring two new fuzzes and update two old favorites with more extreme controls.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Il Torino Boost/Overdrive

February 6, 2015
Diode clipping and excellent EQ add up to a versatile and powerful boost/OD.
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Tone Bakery Creme Brulee Review

February 5, 2015
Superb “klone” tones on the cheap.
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NAMM '15 - Gretsch Professional Collection Brian Setzer Signature Demo

January 30, 2015
The rockabilly king has his beloved line of 6120s revamped with new pickups and additional tonewood options and colors.
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