Hot new products from the first day of Summer NAMM

Here's a first look at some of the cool new gear we've seen at this year's Summer NAMM so far. You can see up-to-the-minute updates by following us on Twitter, where these updates originated (hence the lower-quality photos). Keep watch for more coverage, including product demo videos and more photos from the show throughout the weekend.

Latest reverb pedal from EHX: the Cathedral Stereo Reverb.

New TV Jones Model 10 electric guitars

65Amps give some love to the low end with this bass amp prototype

Vans Warped Distortion pedal from Visual Sound

Red Witch Analog Pedals from New Zealand debuted the Titan delay which features three blendable delays in one and runs in series or parallel.

Reissue of Neil Schon's Aria PE-RX80 from 1980

Funky hand hangers from

Triangle-shaped cabs from 3rd Power Amplification

Jason Schroeder with his Radio Lanes. Check out the Tweed top!

Wood construction piezo system from Lashbrook

EMG solderless installation system

New Levy's straps for Christian rockers

Editor in Chief Chris Burgess takes a look at a 1 of 15 Ibanez 30th Anniversary Limited Run Musician bass.

New Vai JEM7VWHL from Ibanez

Killer pedalboard management riser from a new company called StageTrix. Simple but ingenious!!

The Double D and the Tit from Boobtone amps. Yup, that's what they're called. Not making this up!

New Ibanez RG3520ZEBK

New Ibanez PGM300 REWH with Wizard Prestige neck and three DiMarzio pickups (2x PAF-Pro, FS-1)

New Satch guitar from Ibanez- JS1200CAL

New Hal Leonard DVD on Guitar Setup and Maintenance released at NAMM

Equipped with noise reduction and noise gate modes, the Integrated Gate has a signal monitoring function that constantly monitors the input signal.

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A blind horse wouldn’t be impressed, but this beautiful, double-horned instrument with one-of-a-kind engravings helped make luthier Tony Zemaitis famous.

Though they never reached the commercial success of some of their peers, the Faces have no doubt earned a place as one of the seminal rock ’n’ roll bands of the late ’60s and early ’70s. Combining influences as varied as instrumental funk à la the Meters, traditional folk music, and a heavy dose of rhythm and blues, the Faces brand of rock ’n’ roll can be heard in some way or another in the music of countless bands that followed. After the Faces folded in 1975, all five members went on to continue making great music, but their chemistry together was undeniable.

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Oh no—it finally happened! Now the big question: How long before my verve for guitar recovers from Covid?

This past Sunday I awoke to a very un-Sunday sensation. Hovering on the edge of consciousness, as yet still incapable of contemplating what Sunday mornings are for (lounging in bed till coffee’s made and lunch plans are set, of course!), I was suddenly struck by a godawful stench. As one does, I wrinkled up my nose, lifted my head to look around in disgust, and took a couple more sniffs to see if … I don’t know—maybe I’d dreamt it? Or woke up incontinent? Then I tasted the putrescence. Then … nothing.


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