November 2020

Summer Gear Slam 2020


ARTICLES

Gibson

Gibson Summer 2020 Electric Guitar Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Get up close and personal with the new Gibson Custom Shop 60th-Anniversary 1960 Les Paul, Gibson USA ES-335, Historic Reissue ES-335, and Modern Collection ES-339.
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Belltone

Belltone Guitars B1 Classic Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
The Miami-based company offers a brand-new model that is customizable with a handful of one-off pickups from TV Jones, Rio Grande, and more.
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FU-Tone Tremolo Upgrade - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Check out the variety of new metal and multihued hardware options available from the locking-trem gurus.
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KRK

KRK Rokit G4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The famous maker of quality, affordable studio monitors unveils 4th-generation speakers with a killer new app that helps you choose preset EQ curves customized to your studio environment.
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IsoAcoustics Stage 1 Board - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
Check out the affordable new amp platforms that aim to make your recording and rehearsal spaces more manageable and professional sounding.
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Gibson Acoustics | The Original Collection - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The new Bozeman flattops take a handful of updated features and work them into their classic designs.
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Maxon Apex 808 Overdrive Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
A redesigned take on the Tube Screamer by the man who designed the original.
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Nordstrand Acinonyx Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
Noted pickup maker and luthier Carey Nordstrand's first import bass is inspired by a '60s Goya cult classic and comes in at a remarkably affordable price.
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Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter Guitar Products Luminator Systems - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
The Luminator is a touch capacitance switch with triple-pull/triple-throw action for endless possibilities.
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PRS SE Parlor P20E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
The company's first parlor-sized acoustic offers some serious punch and hip retro vibes.
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Martin D-X2E

Martin D-X2E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
An affordable new dread loaded with Fishman electronics.
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Kramer Guitars

Kramer Summer 2020 Guitars - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
The storied shred brand debuts new signature axes for Vivian Campbell, Dave "Snake" Sabo, and Charlie Parra.
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Walden B1E Baritone Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Dig into this demo of a throaty new bari with a pair of non-traditional soundholes.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Ocean Reverb - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Greek pedal guru Chris Tsakalis updates his flagship reverb with more nuanced algorithms for each of its three voicing modes.
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Summer Gear Slam 2020 Coverage!

July 14, 2020
Check out demo videos and photo galleries of brand-new axes, amps, pedals, recording gear, and more!
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Victory Amplifiers Duchess V4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Rabea Massaad digs into a stompbox-sized amp boasting a whopping 180 watts—plus reverb, tremolo, and a quartet of unusual tubes.
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Kepma

Kepma D2-120 & GA 1-130 Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
Casper Esmann busts out killer fingerstyle chops on new dread and auditorium models.
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Epiphone Summer 2020

Epiphone Guitars 2020 Electrics Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
Check out brand-new Epiphone collaborations with the Gibson Custom Shop, including a '59 Les Paul Standard, Wilshire P-90, and Fluence-equipped Prophecy and Extura models.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs APE - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
See how you can add analog warmth and Echoplex-style drive to your sterile digital delay.
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PRS Hollowbody

PRS Guitars SE Hollowbody II Piezo Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
Listen to Bryan Ewald take this double-headed workhorse through its paces and demos how to blend the two distinct voices.
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