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Gretsch

Gretsch Releases the G5230T Nick 13 Signature Electromatic Tiger Jet with Bigsby

August 13, 2020
The Tiger Army guitarist's namesake model features Black Top Filter'Tron pickups, a master volume with treble bleed circuit, and a Bigsby B50 vibrato tailpiece.
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Seymour Duncan Polaron: The Premier Guitar Review

August 13, 2020
This multi-stage analog phaser/envelope filter generates a trove of mad, moody modulation flavors you can manage and store via digital control.
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Rig Rundown: All Souls' Antonio Aguilar

August 12, 2020
Strats with presto-chango pickguards power folk and flamenco flourishes mingled with kerranging rock and Melvins-esque metal.
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Gretsch

Gretsch Introduces the G6636TSL Players Edition Silver Falcon

August 12, 2020
An innovative new version of the venerable Falcon with a slightly smaller 16” double-cutaway body and a chambered spruce center block.
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Gibson Releases the Lukas Nelson ’56 Les Paul Junior

August 11, 2020
The Americana rocker (and a son of an outlaw legend) adds subtle modernity to a classic profile.
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Fender Announces the Stories Collection Brent Mason Telecaster

August 11, 2020
One of the most-recorded guitarists gets the spitting-image signature treatment on his heavily-modified 1967 solidbody.
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Fender Player Series Duo-Sonic demo

First Look: Fender Player Duo-Sonic

August 10, 2020
A streamlined, short-scale solidbody that spans Stratocaster tones and Telecaster simplicity.
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Billy Bought a Guitar ... Company

August 9, 2020
This is what happened when Nashville hit-maker Billy Grammer decided to fund his own “perfect” flattop.
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KHE

KHE Audio Expands ACS Series of Amp Switchers

August 7, 2020
A line of seven different switchers that allow you to move between various amps, cabs, and load boxes.
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DIY: Relic’ing Tuners, Part 1

August 7, 2020
Our relic’ing series continues. Here’s an easy way to age the metal casings of guitar tuners.
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Eventide

Eventide Releases the ShimmerVerb Plug-In

August 6, 2020
An emulation of an iconic sound popularized by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno.
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Keeley Neutrino homepage

Keeley Neutrino: The Premier Guitar Review

August 6, 2020
The Oklahoma outfit's latest is an addicting auto-wah filled with useful features and wicked tones.
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Serek

Serek Basses Announces the Grand Bass Guitar

August 5, 2020
A short-scale bass loaded with the company's passive fuzz circuit.
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Fender

Fender Announces Guitar Collaboration with the Shawn Mendes Foundation

August 5, 2020
The signature Musicmaster features a Tex-Mex single-coil Strat pickup, a Player Series humbucker, medium jumbo frets, and a custom neckplate.
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Rig Rundown: Brother Hawk

August 5, 2020
Graduating beyond his hardcore roots, guitarist/vocalist JB Brisendine marries the sting of Neil Young’s “Old Black” with searing and spacey Southern-rock grooves.
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Sitek

Sitek Guitar Electronics Introduces the Freya Overdrive/Booster

August 3, 2020
The company's first dual pedal was designed in collaboration with YouTuber Joss Allen.
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Gibson ES-335, ES-355, ES-150, ES-336 Demos

Iso Lab: Gibson ES-335, ES-336, ES-355 & ES-150

August 3, 2020
The Rig Rundown host offers taste tests from his personal collection of "Electric Spanish" guitars, including pieces vintage and modern.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: "Hot Wonderful" Circuit-Board 6-String

August 3, 2020
A guitarist finds a shipping shortcut through Amazon and tries out a no-frills, peel-and-stick body customization.
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Dialing 9-1-1 for a Hoyer 725

August 2, 2020
Resuscitating a quirky, heavily damaged ’60s-era electric is made possible by a skilled technician and friend.
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Caparison

Caparison Guitars Announces the Mattias "IA" Eklundh Signature Model

July 30, 2020
The otherworldly shredder's namesake model features stainless steel frets, brass tremolo block, and noiseless springs.
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