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Gear

Vintage Vault: Identifying a Rare Japan-Made Four-Pickup Baritone

January 26, 2020
The Demian VN-4 shares DNA with Teisco, Guyatone, and Kawai relatives.
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Electro-Harmonix Mod 11 Modulator & 5MM Power Amp Demos | NAMM 2020

January 24, 2020
Check out the company's immeasurably deep modulation machine and a handy pedal-sized power amp.
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Sterling by MusicMan Jason Richardson 7 String Cutlass Demo | NAMM 2020

January 24, 2020
The shredder plays and talks about his new axe—the budget-priced sequel to his Music Man Cutlass HH 7-string—which has custom pickups, a 12 dB volume boost, and coil-splitting.
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ENKI AMG Professional Guitar and Bass Cases | NAMM 2020

January 24, 2020
Cushy, model-specific interiors meet lightweight-but-tough-as-nails materials in these intriguing new options for road warriors.
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Oopegg Guitars Trailbreaker Mk I Demo | NAMM 2020

January 24, 2020
A new Japanese guitar maker debuts its all-handbuilt 6-strings, boasting flexible pickup options, out-of-phase switching, coil-splitting, classic tones, and retro-space-age looks.
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Orange Bass Butler & Little Bass Thing Demos | NAMM 2020

January 24, 2020
Want the flexibility of a dual-amp bass rig without the doctor bills? Here's an oversized stomp that gives you a wealth of different routing options.
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Darkglass Electronics Harmonic Booster: The Premier Guitar Review

January 24, 2020
The Finnish company revives its first pedal and packs it with even more tone-shaping functionality.
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Huss & Dalton Statesboro SC Classic Custom Demo | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Yes, they still make luxurious acoustics, but now they’ve also got a lovely Lindy Fralin-equipped single-cut.
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Foxgear Anubi Ambient and Modulation Demos | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
The Italian effect crew packs this pair of pedals with warbling, atmospheric algorithms.
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Red Panda Context 2 Demo | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
The atmospheric reverb-plus-delay for the experimental set evolves with a bevy of powerful new features.
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Modulus Basses Modern J5 RevOLite Demo | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Legendary lightness and rigidity converge with absolutely thumping lows in a dynamic new fiver.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Killer V, Space Charged V2 & Splash Update Demos | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Listen to a hip take on a Magnatone-style circuit, plus the company's most popular pedals get updated with new features and tones.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost and MultiCab MkIII Demos | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Iconic mic, power-amp, and cab simulations make for an incredibly handy DI, while DIP switches for different EQ responses embolden a mini-but-mighty boost.
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Henriksen The Bud Head & Forte Demos | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Bluesy tones come to the previously jazz-centric amp line, while the company’s flagship is now available as a head.
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Totally Wycked Audio Wahxidizer & Microchasm Demos | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Witness one of the show's weirdest/coolest fuzzes, and see how the octave-down function from TWA’s more complex Great Divide pedal gets distilled into a simpler, tidier footprint.
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Maxon Apex 808 Demo | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Hear the world-famous OD808 alongside creator Susumu Tamura’s new iteration based on his favorite 808 of all time.
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Walrus Audio Mako Series D1 Stereo Delay & Julia MkII Demos | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
The debut Mako series stomp features a robust SHARC processor, 128 preset slots, and vibey “tape age” and delay-attack functions.
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Rig Rundown: Thom Bresh

January 22, 2020
The consummate thumbpicker demos his two-sided flattop and keeps his father Merle Travis’ memory alive with a collection of instruments made in tribute.
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Dedalo FX Beat Demo | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
The Argentine outfit shows off its new beat creator featuring unusual bit-crushing effects.
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Two-Rock TS1 & Silver Sterling Signature Demos | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Muscular tones, precision-dialed FET fatness, and gorgeous suede coverings—what’s not to love?
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