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D’Angelico Guitars

D’Angelico Guitars Introduces 2021 Lineup

January 26, 2021
The new models span across the Premier, Excel, and Deluxe series.
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Walrus Audio R1 Reverb First Look

First Look: Walrus Audio R1 Reverb

January 26, 2021
From spring to deep space, lo-fi glitch to pristine plates, this super-tunable, one-stop reverb shop is a breeze to use, too.
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Kemper

Kemper Releases OS Version 8.0.5

January 26, 2021
The new firmware sports a pile of new drives that aims to recreate classic and sought-after tones.
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Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball Introduces the Volt Pedalboard Power Supply

January 25, 2021
An ultra-compact, road-ready pedalboard unit that features 9 and 18 volt outputs.
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Gibson

Gibson Reveals New 2021 Lineup

January 25, 2021
Gibson has expanded artist collaborations including the addition of the new Kirk Douglas SG, developed alongside Captain Kirk Douglas of The Roots, the Slim Harpo ES 330, the and the forthcoming line of Thunderbird basses, guitars and more with the G2 Gene Simmons and Gibson partnership.
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EHX 1440 Stereo Looper Review homepage

Electro-Harmonix 1440 Stereo Looper: The Premier Guitar Review

January 25, 2021
The middle kid in EHX’s expansive family of loopers inhabits a sweet spot between deep functionality and accessible, intuitive operation.
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Faith Guitars

Faith Guitars Releases the Blue Moon Series Venus Acoustic

January 25, 2021
The guitar uses solid figured Java Mango tonewoods throughout the top, back, and sides, and is matched with a flamed maple binding.
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EMG

EMG Releases the Les Claypool Signature ‘Pachyderm Gold’ P-Bass Pickup

January 25, 2021
This set pairs a custom version of the EMG PA with a new brushed gold cover.
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Mato Nanji Fender 75 homepage

Loud, Fat, and Flat-Out Awesome

January 25, 2021
How Indigenous’ Mato Nanji gets roaring Hendrix-inspired tones from his Fender 75s.
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Walrus

Walrus Audio Unveils the ACS1 Amplifier & Cab Simulator

January 22, 2021
The ACS1 is an amplifier and speaker cab simulator that aims to deliver the sound and feel of world-class amplifiers, complimentary speaker cabinets, and controllable room size.
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Gibson

Gibson Releases the Peter Frampton “Phenix” Les Paul Custom VOS

January 22, 2021
The Custom Shop model was based on one of Frampton's most famous instruments.
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Swiss Cheese and Vibrating Instruments homepage

Swiss Cheese and Vibrating Instruments

January 22, 2021
Does artificially breaking in a guitar by “exciting” it really work—at least in the manner we hope it will? And what does that have to do with cheese?
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Way Huge

Way Huge Unveils the Atreides Analog Weirding Module

January 21, 2021
This new creation was inspired by a vintage mini-synth pedal and features individual sliders for each parameter.
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EQD Astral Destiny First Look

First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Astral Destiny

January 21, 2021
Reverb goes wiggly, wobbly, and wild in a new pitch-shifting, modulated ambience machine.
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Holeyboard Pedalboards

Holeyboard Unveils New Expandable Pedalboard

January 20, 2021
The 123 model is fully customizable and accommodates nearly any power supply.
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Tori Ruffin RR homepage

Rig Rundown: Tori Ruffin

January 20, 2021
Morris Day and the Time’s lead axeman gets funky with Prince-influenced Schecters, JCM900s, and stomps that range from simple to sophisticated.
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Walrus Audio

Walrus Audio Releases the R1 Reverb

January 20, 2021
A deeply tweakable reverb that feature six modes, MIDI control, and stores up to nine presets.
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Lee Malia Hooked

Hooked: Bring Me the Horizon's Lee Malia on Metallica

January 19, 2021
The metalcore maestro highlights tunes from the Bay Area thrash icons that helped hone his picking technique.
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Ibanez

Ibanez Introduces New Jon Gomm Signature Models

January 19, 2021
The instrument makes use of a number of specifically tailored design elements including a distinctively-shaped asymmetrical jumbo body shape.
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Taylor Guitars

Taylor Guitars Expands GT Series

January 19, 2021
The new additions include the rosewood and spruce GT 811e and the all-koa GT K21e.
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