What our editors saw on the final day of Winter NAMM 2013.

"Minarik Guitars' NAMM booth was stuffed full of colorful, highly sculpted guitars with tons of figured maple and ornate inlay work. This centerpiece of their display is reminiscent of a devilish, mutated octopus, and its fretboard and headstock are inlaid with very impressive ""Alice in Wonderland"" images."
Fender Hammertone Pedals Demo | First Look

John Bohlinger tests out a handful of the compact, budget-friendly gray tone boxes designed by effects guru Stan Cotey.

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A lightweight, portable amp series developed after months of forensic examination of vintage valve amps.

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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