June Issue

New Gear

Fender Announces New Hot Rod III Series Amps

September 9, 2010
The Hot Rod III series features upgrades based on player feedback, including improved speakers, enhanced circuits and revised cosmetic appointments
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Xotic Effects Announces Custom Shop AC-Comp

September 8, 2010
Based on the company''s popular AC-Booster circuit, the AC-Comp has been tweaked for a tighter yet smooth overdrive sound.
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Primacoustic Launches TelePad-4 iPhone Mic Stand Adaptor

September 8, 2010
The TelePad-4 enables musicians to mount their iPhone directly on a mic stand, music stand or hi-hat
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Eastwood Guitars Introduces the Warren Ellis Signature Tenor Guitar

September 8, 2010
The tenor for multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis (The Dirty Three, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Grinderman) is Eastwood''s fourth original release
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Nik Huber Releases Krautster II

September 6, 2010
Huber adds a second pickup and tone control to his Krautster model
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Lollar Pickups Introduces Regal Humbucker

September 6, 2010
The Regal humbuckers are a reproduction of the wide-range humbucker
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Liquid Metal Guitars Releases LMG-T Paisley

September 6, 2010
The guitar is all-aluminum etched in paisley as an homage to Bill Crook and Brad Paisley
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Gibson Custom Introduces the Don Felder "Hotel California" 1959 Les Paul

September 2, 2010
The guitar is created in the image of Felder''s original 1959 ''Burst used for nearly all of the solos on the Eagles'' Hotel California album
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Vox Announces NT2 Lil' Night Train

September 2, 2010
The 2-watt Lil'' Night Train weighs under 5 pounds
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Vox Announces New Hand-Wired AC15 and AC30 Amplifiers

September 2, 2010
All-tube amp line offers classic designs with hand-wired turret board construction
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Rothwell Audio Products Releases the Tornado

September 2, 2010
The Tornado overdrive uses JFETs and a Shift control to produce flexible, tube-like overdriven tones
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Boss Introduces ST-2 Power Stack Pedal

September 1, 2010
The ST-2 emulates the sound and feel of a cranked stack tube amp
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Boss Introduces PS-6 Harmonist Pedal

September 1, 2010
The PS-6 combines four pitch-shift effects and three-voice harmony in one pedal
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Aguilar Amplification Announces AG 5J-60 5-String Bass Pickups

August 31, 2010
The AG 5J-50 pickups are modeled after mid-''60s Jazz Bass pickups
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Peterson Shipping StroboClip Tuner

August 31, 2010
The StroboClip is designed for acoustic instruments and contains many new features not found in traditional clip-on tuners.
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Wampler Pedals Releases Black '65 Overdrive Pedal

August 30, 2010
The Black ''65 is an amp-in-a-box designed to emulate a mid-sixties "blackface" amp
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The Loar Introduces LH-300 and LH-350 Archtops

August 29, 2010
More affordable versions of the LH-600 and LH-650 archtops
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Yellow Jackets Announce YJR Rectifier Tube Converter

August 29, 2010
The new device converts 5U4, 5AR4, or 5Y3 tubes to a solid state rectifier.
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GALLERY: Nashville Amp Expo 2010

August 27, 2010
A sampling of the new, cool, and wacky amps at the second annual Nashville Amp Expo
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Plugging Into the Palm of Your Hand: iPhone & iPod Guitar Interface Roundup

August 27, 2010
Peterson iStroboSoft Adapter Cable (with iStroboSoft), Griffin Technology GuitarConnect (with iShred), IK Multimedia iRig (with Amplitube), Sonoma Wireworks Guitar Jack (with FourTrack), Peavey AmpKit LINK (with AmpKit), and PRS Cables GuitarBud Cable
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