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Articles by Rich Osweiler

NAMM '14 - Engl Amps Invader II & Tube Poweramp 810 Demos

February 6, 2014
Hear and see the German company's two versatile amps for 2014.
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NAMM '14 - TC Electronic Ditto X2 Looper Demo

February 6, 2014
See and hear a thorough test-drive of the Danish company's latest looper box.
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NAMM '14 - DigiTech Vocalist Live Harmony Demo

February 2, 2014
Watch a rundown of DigiTech's most recent update to their line of Vocalist harmonizers.
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Modern Builder Vault: Russell Guitars

January 30, 2014
When no one was willing to build him an acoustic with a scalloped fretboard for microtonal string bends, James Russell took on the project himself and became a full-time luthier.
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NAMM '14 - Magnatone Panoramic Demo

January 30, 2014
Check out a run-through of Magnatone's newest prototype amp.
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NAMM '14 - D'Angelico EX 59, EX 175, and Style B Demos

January 29, 2014
See and hear three new classically-influenced archtops in action.
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NAMM '14 - Bogner Zero, Lyndhurst, Burnley, Wessex, Harlow, La Grange, Helios Amp Demos

January 27, 2014
Amp guru Reinhold Bogner gives you a taste of his five new pedals and 100-watt head.
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NAMM '14 - Blackstar ID:Core Stereo 40 Demo

January 26, 2014
Watch a clip featuring Blackstar's brand new line of practice amps.
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NAMM '14 - Tone King Amps Majesty 45 Demo

January 26, 2014
Check out amp-builder Mark Bartel's first British-style amp in nearly 20 years.
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NAMM '14 - Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 Demo

January 26, 2014
Check out a video of NYC-based company's just-released multi-effect unit.
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NAMM '14 - Markbass Bass Multiamp S Demo

January 26, 2014
See a run-through of the Italian company's latest bass amp offering.
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NAMM '14 - Washburn Parallaxe Series & Ola Englund Solar Series Signature Demo

January 25, 2014
Watch a demo of Washburn's new Parallaxe series and see Ola Englund play his new signature model.
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NAMM '14 - Framus Idolmaker Demo

January 24, 2014
Watch a demo of Framus' brand new guitar model with a fresh body design.
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NAMM '14 - Fishman Fluence Single-Coil Demo

January 24, 2014
Watch a demo of Fishman's first electric guitar pickup.
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Fender Pawn Shop Mustang Bass Review

December 23, 2013
Fender’s new humbucker-powered take on their short-scale 1960s design.
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Modern Builder Vault: Bad Seed Guitars

December 20, 2013
A racecar builder uses his engineering know-how to build guitars out of titanium and other metals.
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Modern Builder Vault: Lowland Guitars

December 2, 2013
Handmade guitars from the Netherlands.
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Mark Orton's "Music from the Motion Picture Nebraska" Album Review

November 10, 2013
Orton's haunting guitar-driven tunes that are sprinkled with dobro, violin, accordion, and other antique instruments have a gorgeously melancholy nature about them.
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Modern Builder Vault: KOZM Guitars

November 8, 2013
“Modern guitars for modern times,” is a fitting mission statement for Jeff Kosmoski’s KOZM Guitars.
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Modern Builder Vault: Red Rocket Guitars

October 11, 2013
North Carolina artist Matthew Nowicki taught himself how to build guitars five years ago and hasn't looked back.
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