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Kemper Releases Free Profiler OS 6.0 Upgrade

July 16, 2019
The update includes a pair of studio-grade ambient reverbs.
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Blackstar Amplification Launches the amPlug 2 FLY

July 16, 2019
The guitar version has three channels and includes Blackstar’s patented ISF tone control, plus chorus, delay, and reverb effects.
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Quick Hit: Laney Mini-Bass-NX Review

July 15, 2019
What’s smaller than a half-loaf of bread, runs on batteries, and just may inspire you to practice more?
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Walrus Audio Unveils the Kangra Filter Fuzz

July 15, 2019
Designed alongside SNL guitarist Jared Scharff, the pedal takes inspiration from the classic Kay Fuzz Tone.
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First Look: Mad Professor Double Moon

July 15, 2019
With 11 different modulation sounds under its hood, the Finnish tone-chaser's newest box bridges classic faux Leslie and spacey swoosh sounds to the wobbly weirdness needed for the 21st-century guitarist.
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Audient Sono Review

July 14, 2019
A recording interface packed with guitar-friendly features.
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Tools for the Task: Coiled Cables

July 12, 2019
Ten leads primed to handle the bridge between your guitar and what you’re plugging into—with a twist.
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Retro-Sonic Unveils New Flanger

July 12, 2019
An analog recreation of a classic '70s flanger.
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Farm Pedals Introduces the Fly Agaric Phaser

July 12, 2019
A vintage-style, four-stage phaser with two independent LFOs.
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Fender ’62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition Review

July 12, 2019
A bigger speaker and a leap back to handwired brownface circuitry make Chris Stapleton’s signature Princeton a sparkling, sophisticated, and bellowing bruiser.
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Solid-State Smackdown: Six Vintage Transistor Amps

July 11, 2019
Silicon sluggers with brains and brawn for stage and studio.
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Boss Introduces the SY-1 Synth and RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station

July 11, 2019
Equipped with a polyphonic engine, the SY-1 delivers 121 ultra-responsive synth sounds.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Headless Minimalist

July 11, 2019
A Steinberger fan builds guitars out of unlikely materials, including nylon fishing line wrapped around the neck for frets.
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Rig Rundown: Joanne Shaw Taylor

July 10, 2019
The British blues player’s simple-but-brawny tool kit for tough tones.
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Martin Guitars Announces New Models for Summer NAMM 2019

July 10, 2019
Updates include LX travel guitars, new Junior Series guitars, new 16 Series guitars, and several Special and Limited Edition models.
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3rd Power Releases the Clean Sink and Dirty Sink Combos

July 10, 2019
A pair of offshoot models based on the company's Kitchen Sink amp.
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Rocket Surgeon StarLifter Review

July 10, 2019
A combination preamp/DI with a host of goodies takes bass tone-sculpting to celestial heights.
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Ciari Guitars Unveils the Ascender Travel Guitar

July 9, 2019
The initial run of 100 will be available at the introductory price of $2,999.
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Fender Unveils the Rarities Series Chambered Flame Top Telecaster

July 9, 2019
The guitar features a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body with a natural flame maple top and a pair of Tim Shaw-designed pickups.
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D&A Guitar Gear Announces the Hammerhead + Folding Music Stand

July 9, 2019
The stand features an ultra-stable and safe five-leg footprint.
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