The latest and greatest from the third day of NAMM.

Doug and the Kauer Guitars gang always brings a bunch of radness to their NAMM booth, and this year is no exception. The new Arcturus features a bolt-on maple neck, Spanish cedar body, Mastery bridge and JM-style vibrato, and Wide Range-style humbuckers by Arcane Pickups.

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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