June Issue

Gear-Show Demo

NAMM '18 - Mad Professor Little Tweedy Drive & Kosmos Demos

February 7, 2018
Finnish tone-chaser Harri Koski comes to Anaheim a little retro and a little spacey—with some twists.
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NAMM '18 - Victory Amps Countess V4 Preamp Pedal, V30 Countess MkII & VX100 Super Kraken Demos

February 7, 2018
British circuit guru Martin Kidd debuts a line of preamp pedals and an update to a high-gain monster.
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NAMM '18 - J. Rockett Mark Lettieri Melody Overdrive, Squeegee, Touch, Steampunk & Immortal Demos

February 7, 2018
The Klon-code crackers debut a line of smaller $99 stomps, as well as a signature Q-series box for the popular Snarky Puppy guitarist.
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NAMM '18 - EVH 5150III 50W 6L6 Head Demo

February 6, 2018
Eddie’s latest iteration of his 5150 line includes 6L6 tubes and better handling of individual gain and volume controls.
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NAMM '18 - Blackstar Unity Bass Series

February 6, 2018
After years of requests, the British amp builders release a line of power-packed bass combos.
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NAMM '18 - Spector Legend Classic, Bantam4 & Timbre Jr

February 6, 2018
Watch a demo of three new—and completely different—models from one of bassdom’s most revered names.
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NAMM '18 - Empress Zoia Demo

February 6, 2018
A wickedly cool modular approach to coaxing otherworldly sounds out of your axe.
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NAMM '18 - Eastman T64/V & SB59/v GB

February 6, 2018
The California outfit highlights a P-90-packed hollowbody and a beefy solid body.
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NAMM '18 - Alvarez FYM66HD

February 6, 2018
Thanks to a newly discovered stash of 50-year-old wood, the company’s latest model feature some dynamite Honduran mahogany.
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NAMM '18 - Teisco Fuzz, Delay & Boost

February 6, 2018
Listen to a handful of new stomps that feature ’60s-inspired styling.
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NAMM '18 - Harmony Silhouette, Rebel, Jupiter & Series 6 Amps

February 6, 2018
The revitalized brand is back with a trio of new guitars and amps packed with hip retro vibes.
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NAMM '18 - Heritage Guitars Standard Series & Golden Eagle Custom

February 6, 2018
Kalamazoo’s finest shows off some modern takes on classic designs and an immaculate jazz box.
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NAMM '18 - Line 6 HX Effects

February 6, 2018
Check out the elegant new option that lets you use Helix effects with a traditional amp setup.
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NAMM '18 - Abasi Guitars 2018 Guitar & Bass Prototypes

February 6, 2018
Listen in as Tosin Abasi and luthier Frank Falbo walk through the inspiration and plans for their ergonomic line of guitars and basses.
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NAMM '18 - Fuzzrocious Pedals Octave Jawn Demo

February 5, 2018
A literal new-twist mod/retrofit that yields gnarly octave fuzz sounds.
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NAMM '18 - Mojotone Hot Quiet Coil P-90, '58 Quiet Coil HSS & Slammins 2x12 Cabinet Demos

February 5, 2018
Updates on classic pickups, plus a new ready-for-speakers cab designed especially for live performance.
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NAMM '18 - Crazy Tube Circuits Constellation, Ziggy V2, Stoned Hz & Locomotive Demos

February 5, 2018
See and hear three new guitar pedals—a fuzz, an overdrive, and a micro modulation unit—plus a bass dirtbox from a Greek stomp company with a big worldview.
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NAMM '18 - Bartel Amplifiers Roseland Demo

February 4, 2018
Former Tone King designer Mark Bartel makes his NAMM debut with a luscious, JTM-inspired combo.
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NAMM '18 - Way Huge Pork & Pickle Demo

February 3, 2018
Jeorge Tripps' first bass-oriented pedal combines two of his classic guitar effects into one box—with added low-end tweakability.
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NAMM '18 - Bourgeois Guitars Large Soundhole OM & Generation Series

February 2, 2018
Dana B. applies a larger soundhole to his previous OM outline in a design inspired by Tony Rice's road-ravaged flattop. Plus, we see a stealthy new take on the dreadnought formula.
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