A few highlights from Day 3 of NAMM.

Responding to the call of bassists who have been asking for one since the Fly Rig 5 was introduced,Tech 21 NYC came to NAMM with the Bass Fly Rig in tow. This svelte unit features SansAmp technology as its centerpiece but brings so much more with the onboard octafilter, compression, switchable pre/post boost, chorus, and, yes, a chromatic tuner.

From channeling life experiences through his playing to his gospel influences and learning from right-handed players, Gales digs deep.

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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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Developed with Nashville session ace Shawn Tubbs, this compact dual pedal provides organic, vintage tones, and the innovative "tilt boost."

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