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Cort Introduces the B4 Plus AS RM

May 1, 2019
This new model combines four tonal woods—including an all-new roasted maple fretboard treatment—in one balanced instrument.
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The Stray Cats Releases "Rock It Off"

May 1, 2019
Brian Setzer & Co. unleash a bluesy rockabilly number from 40—the band's first album of new material in 25 years.
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Gibson Announces the Original, Modern, and Custom Shop Original Collections

April 29, 2019
The Gibson Original Collection includes the Les Paul Standard '50s, Les Paul Standard '60s, Les Paul Special in TV Yellow, Les Paul Junior in Tobacco Burst, the SG '61 Standard with factory stop-tail, Maestro and Sideways vibrolas, SG Special and Junior, the classic ES-335 Figured and DOT, Firebird, Flying V, and Explorer, as well as, the J-45, Hummingbird and J-200.
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First Look: Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster

April 29, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger use and abuse the guitar god's signature Tele that's based on a '59 that was gifted to him from Jeff Beck and helped build Led Zeppelin I.
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Haunted Labs Introduces the Carolina Reaper

April 26, 2019
The new dual-function pedal (overdrive/fuzz) is the latest device from Haunted Labs and the spawn of a diabolical collaboration with Cusack Music.
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Sitek Guitar Electronics Releases the Pandora Fuzz

April 26, 2019
Designed to be a versatile, high-gain fuzz that offers a variety of original tones ranging from warm classic fuzz to a rich, top-end sound and when goosed, a natural, upper octave becomes prominent.
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Fractal Audio Systems Announces the FM3

April 26, 2019
The compact floor unit captures the subtle sonic characteristics of real tube amps, with 265+ models offering an impressive range of clean tones, elusive “edge of breakup”, and everything from warm, touch-sensitive overdrive to face-melting modern distortion.
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MXR Releases the Raijin Drive

April 26, 2019
The newest collaboration with Shin Suzuki reinvents two iconic Japanese stompboxes—an overdrive and a distortion—with greater tonal range and usability so that those beloved sounds can keep up with the modern tone chase.
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Joyo Audio Introduces the MA-10 Combo & Gem Box III

April 26, 2019
The Chinese brand now offers a series of portable amps specially designed for different instruments and a multi-effect unit with 150+ effect types and 300 presets.
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Yamaha Launches FG Red Label Acoustic Guitars

April 26, 2019
These flattops are inspired by the original FG Red Label instruments of the '60s—the company’s very first steel-string guitars, which became widely known for their high-end Japanese craftsmanship.
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Orangewood Reveals the Oliver Jr.

April 26, 2019
Modeled after their full-sized Oliver guitar, one of the company’s most-popular selling models, the Jr. is 3/4 of the size and delivers a bold and bright tone.
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Wampler Fuzztration Review

April 26, 2019
A beast of an octave fuzz with versatility in mind.
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DiMarzio Releases the Vintage P90

April 25, 2019
With three variations (soapbar, dog ear, and full-size humbucker cover), the new pickup is a recreation of the late '50s Gibson single-coil with all of the midrange grittiness we know and love.
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Aristides Debuts Raw Series Guitars

April 25, 2019
The new lineup of guitars aim to give players the same quality and design, but with a simple and rugged finish process that lowers price while also decreasing build time.
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Lawrence Petross Design Releases the Seventy 4 Overdrive

April 25, 2019
The handcrafted stomp is an all-analog overdrive based on classic '70s British amps.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Swiss Things Review

April 25, 2019
Simplifying switching for switcher haters.
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Rig Rundown: Liz Cooper & the Stampede

April 24, 2019
The dreamy, psychedelic-folk rocker explains how a salvaged-spruce offset colored with gobs of vibe, chorus, and trem give her freewheeling, Dead-inspired journeys constant movement and flow.
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Strandberg Introduces the Boden Bass Series

April 24, 2019
More than a mere “bass version” of the Boden guitar models, the 4- and 5-strings were developed from the ground up to meet the requirements of the most discriminating and demanding bassists in the world.
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Vintage Vault: 1921 Washburn Model 1915 Style 1222

April 24, 2019
A little giant of the original parlor-guitar style still has stories to tell.
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