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GALLERY: 2014 NAMM Day 2

Check out the latest and greatest gear from the second day of the 2014 Winter NAMM show.

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Jim Dunlop Guitar Products brought several smokin' pedals to NAMM. MXR's Phase 99 pairs two Phase 90 circuits that can be sync'd or run in series or parallel, and in "script" or "block" modes. The MXR Micro Amp+ offers 26 dB of gain and super-interactive bass and treble knobs. The redesigned Way Huge Swollen Pickle features a smaller chassis and custom graphics, and puts controls that were previously internal on the top of the unit. MXR's La Machina is a Foxx Tone Machine-style fuzz, and the Uni-Vibe is back in a smaller enclosure with dual modes. The Echoplex pedal features a preamp styled after the front end of a vintage EP-1, and the new Cry Baby CM-95 Clyde McCoy features a halo inductor for warm, rounded vintage tones.

Andy Timmons records rare Lennon/McCartney song "I'm In Love" at Abbey Road Studio Two.

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Caleb Followill's Kings of Leon Live Rig Explained
Caleb Followill's Kings of Leon Live Rig Explained by Builder Xact Tone Solutions' Barry O'Neal

The Xact Tone Solutions chief pedal puzzle solver Barry O'Neal goes over the gear in Caleb Followill's rack and explains all the ins and outs of its configuration to pull off the Can We Please Have Fun tour hitting U.S. arenas this summer and fall.

DØVYDAS & John Bohlinger Busk in Downtown Nashville
DØVYDAS & Bohlinger Busk in Downtown Nashville Before We Give Takamine Guitar & Fishman Amp to Local

Then we give a Takamine guitar & Fishman amp to an up-and-coming Nashville musician.

Music City is always swirling with top-notch musicians performing anywhere they can, so Takamine and Fishman challenged PG's John Bohlinger to take his talents downtown to—gig on the street—where he ran into YouTube sensation DØVYDAS and hands over his gear to rising star Tera Lynne Fister.

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Alex LIfeson, Victor

Anthem Records in Canada and Rhino Records will reissue the first-ever solo albums of Rush's Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee. Lifeson’s 1996 album Victor and Lee’s 2000 offering My Favourite Headache will be re-released on August 9, 2024.

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