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Electro-Harmonix Announces Deluxe Memory Man with Tap Tempo, Expression Pedal Control, and Effects Loops

Anaheim, CA (January 14, 2011) — Electro-Harmonix (booth 5396) proudly announces the introduction of the most powerful version of the Deluxe Memory Man analog delay ever. Based on the legendary

Anaheim, CA (January 14, 2011) — Electro-Harmonix (booth 5396) proudly announces the introduction of the most powerful version of the Deluxe Memory Man analog delay ever. Based on the legendary design which has been an industry standard for over three decades, this new pedal provides sweet organic delay and modulation, along with a host of desirable performance functions.


The DMM’s Tap Tempo feature is highly desired by musicians because it enables them to quickly and accurately set a delay time that is in sync with a song by simply pressing the Tap button in time to the music. This new delay takes that a step further by providing five Tap Divide subdivisions. The pedal always assumes that the musician taps in a quarter note. That quarter note can then be divided down to five other types of notes: dotted eighth note, quarter note triplet, eighth note, eighth note triplet and sixteenth note, to create rhythmic interest and variety.

The Expression Pedal Input permits real time control over Blend, Rate, Depth, Feedback and Delay while the Effects Loop lets you insert effects into your wet signal without changing your dry signal. Equipped with true bypass and a standard 9.6-Volt/DC200mA AC adapter, the new Deluxe Memory Man w/Tap Tempo will begin shipping in late March 2011 with a U.S. retail list price of $504.

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This 1968 Epiphone Al Caiola Standard came stocked with P-90s and a 5-switch Tone Expressor system.

Photo courtesy of Guitar Point (guitarpoint.de)

Photo courtesy of Guitar Point (guitarpoint.de)

The session ace’s signature model offers a wide range of tones at the flip of a switch … or five.

Hello and welcome back to Mod Garage. Not long ago, I came home late from a band rehearsal, still overly excited about the new songs we played. I got myself a coffee (I know, it's a crazy procedure to calm down) and turned on the TV. I ended up with an old Bonanza episode from the ’60s, the mother of all Western TV series. Hearing the theme after a long time instantly reminded me of the great Al Caiola, who is the prolific session guitarist who plays on the song. With him in mind, I looked up the ’60s Epiphone “Al Caiola” model and decided I want to talk about the Epiphone/Gibson Tone Expressor system that was used in this guitar.

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Mdou Moctar has led his Tuareg crew around the world, but their hometown performances in Agadez, Niger, last year were their most treasured.

Photo by Ebru Yildiz

On the Tuareg band’s Funeral for Justice, they light a fiery, mournful pyre of razor-sharp desert-blues riffs and political calls to arms.

Mdou Moctar, the performing moniker of Tuareg guitar icon Mahamadou “Mdou” Souleymane, has played some pretty big gigs. Alongside guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane, drummer Souleymane Ibrahim, and bassist Mikey Coltun, Moctar has led his band’s kinetic blend of rock, psych, and Tuareg cultural traditions like assouf and takamba to Newport Folk Festival, Pitchfork Music Festival, and, just this past April, to the luxe fields of Indio, California, for Coachella. Off-kilter indie-rock darlings Parquet Courts brought them across the United States in 2022, after which they hit Europe for a run of headline dates.

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How do you capture what is so special about Bill Frisell’s guitar playing in one episode? Is it his melodies, his unique chord voicings, his rhythmic concept, his revolutionary approach to pedals and sounds…? It’s all of that and much more.

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U.S.-made electronics and PRS’s most unique body profile make this all-American S2 a feast of tones at a great price.

Many sonic surprises. Great versatility. Excellent build quality

The pickup selector switch might be in a slightly awkward position for some players.

$2,029

PRS S2 Vela
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Since its introduction in 2013, PRS’s S2 range has worked to bridge the gap between the company’s most affordable and most expensive guitars. PRS’s cost-savings strategy for the S2 was simple. The company fitted U.S.-made bodies and necks, built using the more streamlined manufacturing processes of PRS’s Stevensville 2 facility, with Asia-made electronics from the SE line.

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