June Issue

New Gear

Daring Audio Launches With Line of Bass Effect Pedals

January 6, 2011
The bass pedals are the Partical Beam, Laser Cannon, Edge Activator, and Phat Beam
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Orange Amps Launches DIVO Tube Bias Technology

January 6, 2011
DIVO technology automatically adjusts the bias of output power tubes for optimal performance
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RainSong Graphite Guitars Introduces Studio Series

January 5, 2011
The Studio Series instruments scale back on flashy appointments to deliver the signature RainSong sound and playability in a rugged, road-worthy package priced for the working musician.
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ESP Announces 2011 Models, Including Metallica and Slayer Guitars

January 5, 2011
2011 lineup includes models in the ESP and LTD lines, including James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Slayer, DevilDriver, and Max Cavalera guitars, and more.
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CAD Adds To USB Microphone Line With New U9 MiniMic

January 5, 2011
The U9 plugs directly into computers with a headphone out for playback monitoring and Skype.
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3rd Power Introduces the British Dream Amp and Switchback 312 Cabinet

January 3, 2011
The new amp delivers iconic guitar tones inspired by two British classics, the 1959 AC30 and the 1968 Marshall Plexi
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Tanglewood Introduces Sundance Historic Line of Acoustics

January 3, 2011
Sundance Historic line aims to meet the market demand for simple, understated, 1940s-style solid-top guitars.
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AER Announces Pocket Tools Line of Acoustic Sound Editing Tools

January 3, 2011
The new line launches with three stomp-box sized units including two preamps and one EQ
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T-Rex Announces Reptile 2, Twister 2, and Tonebug Sustainer for 2011

December 31, 2010
The Reptile and Twister get updates with new features, while the Tonebug line gets a Sustainer.
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AXL Introduces MJZ Guitars

December 30, 2010
The new offset body guitar from AXL is loaded with P-90s the company says are among the hottest pickups they use
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Carvin Announces TLB60 Vintage Bolt-On Neck Guitar

December 30, 2010
The TLB60 is a bolt-on version of the company''s TL60 guitar with vintage styling
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ENGL Announces Victor Smolski E 646 and GigMaster Series

December 29, 2010
ENGL Amps has announced a new limited edition signature amp and a low-watt tube amp line to debut at Winter NAMM 2011.
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Godin Unveils MultiOud and 5th Avenue Jazz

December 28, 2010
Godin expands their Multiac and 5th Avenue lines for 2011
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Collings Announces 290 DC S

December 28, 2010
Collings Guitars has modified their popular 290 into a double cutaway shape with a single Lollar Dog Ear P-90 to create the 290 DC S.
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Flaxwood Introduces Hybrid Bolt-On Guitars

December 21, 2010
Flaxwood is combining their patented composite material with solid wood in their latest solidbody guitars
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Electroplex to Debut EL34-Powered Rocket 50-EL

December 21, 2010
The Rocket 50-EL retains all of the performance and features that have made the venerable Rocket 50 the amp of choice for performing guitarists worldwide, and adds the authoritative punch and distinctly “British” character of EL34 power tubes.
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Pigtronix Introduces the Keymaster Impedance Matching Effects DI

December 17, 2010
The Pigtronix Keymaster is an impedance matching, effects mixing direct box that allows musicians to do more with the gear they already own.
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Nordstrand Pickups Releases NM4 Mustang Bass Replacement Pickups

December 17, 2010
The replacement pickups feature angled pole pieces and split coil hum cancelling, and are a direct replacement size.
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Fryette Amplification Announces Pedal Line with S.A.S. and Boostassio

December 17, 2010
Fryette Amplification has announced a new line of tube-driven pedals called the Sound Effects Series
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Diago Introduces LS01 Little Smasher Portable Amp Head

December 16, 2010
The Little Smasher is a 5-watt pedal-sized guitar amp head designed to fit on a pedalboard alongside effects.
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