October 2016

Articles by Charles Saufley

Summer NAMM '14 - Blue Note Woodworks Acousta-Electra “Crossover” Demo

August 11, 2014
Oregon-based luthier shows off his latest piezo-equipped 6-string electric.
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Stomp Under Foot Hellephant Review

August 8, 2014
This killer silicon Fuzz Face-style stomp is dynamic and brimming with colors.
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Summer NAMM '14 - La Bella Olinto Bass Demo

August 7, 2014
The La Bella family introduces a handmade 4-string model that was made in their Lower East Side shop.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Saint Blues Guitars Scoundrel, 30th Anniversary Bluesmaster, Memphis 10 Demos

August 7, 2014
The Memphis crew break out two new guitars, an all-tube 15-watt combo, and a solid-state amp built into a hip, retro piece of luggage.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Walden Guitars CD741CE Acoustic Demo

August 6, 2014
The acoustic brand delivers a new limited-edition run of their updated 740 series.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Zemaitis Guitars Generation 2 Metal Top Demo

August 6, 2014
Tony Zematitis' company returns with a 2nd generation of instruments that offer the handmade axes at a lower price point.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Übermut Tone Pack Overdrive Demo

August 6, 2014
Pedal-builder Gordon Crum brings a stompbox to the market with an interchangeable overdrive that let's you switch germanium to MOSFET to silicon diodes in seconds.
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Beigel Sound Lab/Mu-FX Tru-Tron 3X Review

August 3, 2014
Mike Beigel updates his classic Mu-Tron III envelope filter.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Warrior Guitars 20th Anniversary Dran Michael Demo

August 1, 2014
The Georgia shop celebrates their platinum anniversary with an extra special 6-string.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Dialtone Pickups Prototype Humbucker Demo

July 31, 2014
See and hear brand new humbuckers that have onboard controls to alter and change frequencies on the fly.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Swan Song Guitars 4Directions Bass Demo

July 29, 2014
Luthier Nelson Joyce welcomes a new 5-string to his arsenal of low-end monsters.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Riversong Trad-3-DLX-12 12-String Demo

July 28, 2014
The Canadian crew introduces a new 12-string acoustic with a few added bells and whistles.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Giannini GCPPM CEQ BB and GSCRA PRO F Demos

July 28, 2014
See and hear two new classical models built the Brazilian company.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Emerson Custom Guitars Paramount and Em-Drive Demos

July 22, 2014
The family-owned Oklahoma posse introduce two new stomps at this year's show.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Reverend Bayonet FM and Warhawk RT Demos

July 22, 2014
The Michigan-based guitar company releases two new 6-string models.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Lanikai Sailor Jerry, Tuna Uke, and Makau Series

July 20, 2014
Check out a trio of new ukes from the esteemed Hawaiian builder.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Bad Seed Guitars TiLP Aqua Demo

July 20, 2014
See and hear the New Zealand-based company's titanium-bodied model.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Red Rocket Guitars RocketMaster Demo

July 20, 2014
See and hear the latest sparkle-covered creation from luthier Matt Nowicki.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Schecter USA PT Custom Ace Burst & Jeff Loomis JL-7 FR Demos

July 20, 2014
Watch Jeff Loomis walk us through his updated signature model.
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