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SNAMM '18 - Mythos Pedals High Road Fuzz, Herculean V2 & Cestus Demos

July 16, 2018
Roots-rocker Joey Landreth uses a Ry Cooder-inspired axe to demo his signature fuzz, as well as a boost and a dual-op-amp overdrive.
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First Look: Wilson Effects Slapback

July 16, 2018
Nashville correspondent John Bohlinger uses his custom big-bodied PRS jazzbox to demo the dual delays that swarm from subtle waves to oscillation escapades.
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Orangewood Launches the Overland Collection

July 16, 2018
A new collection of solid-top acoustic guitars starting at $195.
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SNAMM '18 - Nu-X Stageman Acoustic Amplifier Demo

July 16, 2018
A compact acoustic combo comes packed with the usual must-haves and a cordless Bluetooth footcontroller to govern drum beats and looping functionality.
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Yamaha CSF3M Review

July 16, 2018
Silky playability, sublime sounds, and top quality add up to a small-body super value.
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SNAMM '18 - Park Amplifiers Park 18 Demo

July 15, 2018
Former Marshall guru Mitch Colby drives his new British-style 18-watter (which is also equipped with lovely tube-driven tremolo) with both a Tele and humbuckers.
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Trash or Treasure: Epiphone PR7E

July 15, 2018
A reader’s curious preschooler finds an old guitar in a spare room. The reader smartly inquiries about its value before handing it over to a 4-year-old.
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Stoppin’ on a Dime: Using Double- and Triple-Stops to Enhance Your Grooves

July 14, 2018
Get on the good foot with a handful of soulful, gospel-inspired riffs from Snarky Puppy’s guitarist.
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Vertex Effects Announces the Ultraphonix Overdrive

July 13, 2018
The pedal aims to capture Dumble-style tones and is modeled after four generations of Overdrive Special amps.
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Anatomy of an Amp Cab

July 13, 2018
It may not be the sexiest part of your rig, but the speaker enclosure plays a crucial role in the signal chain. Here’s what’s going on inside.
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Karma Guitar Amps Unveils the 20T Amp Kit

July 13, 2018
The dual-channel amp is available as a kit or pre-built head.
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Fender Launches Modern Squier Offerings with New Contemporary Series Electric Guitars and Basses

July 13, 2018
The additions include 4- and 5-string Active Jazz Basses, and a new Jazzmaster model.
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Tools for the Task: P-90 Pickups

July 13, 2018
Who doesn’t love the crisp and clear sound (or raw raunch) from a P-90-packed guitar?
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SNAMM '18 - Pigtronix Philosopher Micro Bass Compressor/Sustain Pedal Demo

July 13, 2018
Living Colour bass behemoth Doug Wimbish gives a stadium-worthy demo of the company’s tiny—but mighty—new compressor/sustainer.
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SNAMM '18 - 10S Guitars ICC II Set Neck Goldleaf & Flame Maple Relic Demo

July 13, 2018
Check out how one of the biggest guitar makers in China have brought their custom-shop ethos to America.
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SNAMM '18 - Epiphone Ltd Edition 100th Anniversary John Lee Hooker Zephyr Demo

July 13, 2018
Check out the killer looks and sounds of the first modern-day offering of a semi-hollow favored by one of the greatest blues guitarists ever.
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SNAMM '18 - Dwarfcraft Devices Reese Lightning & Witch Shifter Demos

July 12, 2018
Ben Hinz scrambles our heads with a destructomatic fuzz machine and an eminently twiddle-able pitch shifter.
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SNAMM '18 - Gibson 2019 Guitar Line Preview

July 12, 2018
Enthusiastic and optimistic, the American guitar giant’s crew shows off a slew of upcoming designs, from Memphis semi-hollows to Historic and USA Les Pauls, and more.
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SNAMM '18 - Devilcat Amps | CMG Guitars Gussie 317 & Missy Demos | Mark & Ashlee Demos

July 12, 2018
Amp and guitar builder Chris Mitchell uses his T-style and LP-style axes to rock through two growling heads loaded with spring reverb and 6L6s.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic AEON

July 12, 2018
A more affordable ticket to infinite sustain.
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