Our editors pick their favorites from the 2013 Summer NAMM floor.

Here are two new examples of what the Martin Custom Shop is turning out. On the left we have a CEO-7 with a spruce top and mahogany back and sides. On the right is a Grand J12-16GTE, a 17" 12-string jumbo model.

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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