October 2020

 

Gear

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Iso Lab: 1970s Ross Compressor

July 20, 2020
Nashville correspondent John Bohlinger shows off his first pedal, which he bought for $40 in 1979.
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Gibson

Gibson Summer 2020 Electric Guitar Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Get up close and personal with the new Gibson Custom Shop 60th-Anniversary 1960 Les Paul, Gibson USA ES-335, Historic Reissue ES-335, and Modern Collection ES-339.
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Rig Rundown Best Ofs - Wall of Amps

Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Walls of Amps

July 17, 2020
Deafened is as deafened does—from Sleep’s Matt Pike to EJ, Bonamassa, the Edge and more.
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Belltone

Belltone Guitars B1 Classic Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
The Miami-based company offers a brand-new model that is customizable with a handful of one-off pickups from TV Jones, Rio Grande, and more.
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Headrush

Headrush Releases Looperboard Update with Firmware 2.0

July 17, 2020
The update provides users with endless looping times, customizable footswitches, auto vocal harmony and tuning, auto bpm detection, a new enhanced user interface, and much more.
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FU-Tone Tremolo Upgrade - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Check out the variety of new metal and multihued hardware options available from the locking-trem gurus.
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Reverend

Reverend Guitars Unveils the Ron Asheton Jetstream 390 and the Pete Anderson Signature PA-1 RB

July 17, 2020
The PA-1 RB is loaded with the company's new Retroblast mini humbuckers.
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KRK

KRK Rokit G4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The famous maker of quality, affordable studio monitors unveils 4th-generation speakers with a killer new app that helps you choose preset EQ curves customized to your studio environment.
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IsoAcoustics Stage 1 Board - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
Check out the affordable new amp platforms that aim to make your recording and rehearsal spaces more manageable and professional sounding.
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Gibson Acoustics | The Original Collection - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The new Bozeman flattops take a handful of updated features and work them into their classic designs.
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Maxon Apex 808 Overdrive Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
A redesigned take on the Tube Screamer by the man who designed the original.
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Nordstrand Acinonyx Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
Noted pickup maker and luthier Carey Nordstrand's first import bass is inspired by a '60s Goya cult classic and comes in at a remarkably affordable price.
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Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter Guitar Products Luminator Systems - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
The Luminator is a touch capacitance switch with triple-pull/triple-throw action for endless possibilities.
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Rig Rundown: Butch Walker

July 15, 2020
The big-hit producer (Taylor Swift, Green Day, Weezer) and guitarist opens his RubyRed Productions to catalog his custom creations from the West and Far East. Plus, he reveals how Keith Urban forever changed his guitar-playing world.
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PRS SE Parlor P20E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
The company's first parlor-sized acoustic offers some serious punch and hip retro vibes.
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Martin D-X2E

Martin D-X2E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
An affordable new dread loaded with Fishman electronics.
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DIY: All About Your Electric Guitar's Knobs and Switches

DIY: All About Your Electric Guitar's Knobs and Switches

July 15, 2020
Confused by the wide variety of controls on your heroes’ favorite guitars? Watch this quick video to see how to get the most out of Strats, Les Pauls, Teles, and more!
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Kramer Guitars

Kramer Summer 2020 Guitars - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
The storied shred brand debuts new signature axes for Vivian Campbell, Dave "Snake" Sabo, and Charlie Parra.
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Walden B1E Baritone Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Dig into this demo of a throaty new bari with a pair of non-traditional soundholes.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Ocean Reverb - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Greek pedal guru Chris Tsakalis updates his flagship reverb with more nuanced algorithms for each of its three voicing modes.
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