The latest and greatest axes, amps, and effects from day 1 of the 2015 Summer NAMM show.

Yamaha expanded its affordable FS line with the new FS370, which features dread depth with a slimmer outline, a solid Sitka spruce top, rosewood-laminate sides, and solid rosewood fretboard and bridge. Available in a traditional finish and the dusk sun red option shown here, they go for under $300.

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

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