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Gear

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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Farida OT-65 Review

April 23, 2019
Vintage style and excellent build quality in an affordable, all-solid, slope-shoulder dread.
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Aclam Guitars Releases the Dr. Robert Overdrive

April 23, 2019
A meticulously designed circuit based on the normal channel of the Vox UL730.
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Bootlegger Guitars Unveils the Spade Travel Guitar

April 22, 2019
The guitar features a three-piece maple neck, ash wings, and a Brazilian Cherry Jatoba fretboard.
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Electro-Harmonix Delivers the Switchblade Pro

April 22, 2019
The pedal features two independent loops that can be set up in either series or parallel to switch between effects loops, command a multi-instrument set-up, or feed up to three amplifiers.
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Tone Tips: Know Your Rig, Inside and Out

April 22, 2019
If you lost your signal during a gig, would you panic and freeze or find and fix the issue with ninja-like precision?
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String Theory EFX Announces Updated Tevatron Fuzz and KE/64 Overdrive

April 22, 2019
The new versions are still handwired one at a time using the exact same through-hole circuit components as the originals.
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RJM Music Unveils the PBC/6X

April 22, 2019
An all-in-one loop switching system and MIDI controller.
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First Look: Kay Barney Kessel K6700V Artist

April 22, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger try out the revamped, reintroduced signature model designed for the jazz guitar giant.
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Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.
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Magnetic Effects Lonely Robot Review

April 19, 2019
A malleable, many-headed RAT clone that can be menacing or mellow.
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Kepma Guitar Company Introduces the AcoustiFex GO Pickup

April 19, 2019
Acoustic players can add reverb, delay, and chorus to their guitar while playing acoustically.
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GR Bass Unveils the Pure Drive

April 19, 2019
An ultra-compact bass toolbox packed with an overdrive, 4-band EQ, and more.
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Rocket Surgeon Introduces the Starlifter Bass Preamp/DI

April 19, 2019
A handy bass preamp/DI that features a 3-band EQ and a sweepable mid control.
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Sunnaudio Releases the Rabbithead RH-1

April 18, 2019
An integrated preamp and overdrive circuit designed for guitars, basses, and just about any other acoustic/electric instrument.
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Headrush Unveils the Looperboard

April 18, 2019
A full-featured looping workstation that features four inputs, touch display, and loads of built-in effects.
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Quick Hit: Carvin X1 Tube Preamp Review

April 18, 2019
Vai’s “Blue Powder” amp gets distilled into a hefty-ass pedal with convenient recording and practice capabilities.
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Tone King Unveils the Iron-Man II Precision Compensated Reactive Power Attenuator

April 17, 2019
Reduce the volume level of the speakers while allowing your amplifier to rock at full power.
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