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Rivera Shaman Series Pedals

Holy Tones

Rivera Shaman Series Pedals Price: $299 each (street) Info: With roots stretching to the late ’70s, SoCal-based Rivera Amplification is best known for their handbuilt-in-the-U.S.A. tube amps. Not to be overlooked, however, are the firm’s pedal offerings, specifically their Shaman series of effects boxes. (more…)

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Sebago Sound DT50

Texas Tone – And More

Sebago Sound DT50 Price: $1,999 Contact: The DT50 is the 50-watt version of Sebago Sound’s acclaime d Double Trouble amp line. Its mission? To capture classic Texas tone – and then some. The DT50 is packed with many high-end features that complement the quality (more…)

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Effectrode Tube-Vibe and Goran Fat Boy

Premium Pedalin’

Effectrode Tube-Vibe Price: $429 (Tube-Vibe) Contact: Goran Fat Boy Price: $429 Contact: In the annals of guitar stompboxes, there are no tones more elusive than the mystical swirls of a modulation pedal and the warm roar of an overdrive box. Builders (more…)

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Tech 21’s Boost Series Pedals

The Way Up

Tech 21 Boost Pedals Price: $149 each, street Contact: Tech 21’s new Boost Series of fuzz, overdrive, and distortion pedals offers a compelling concept – premium effects with the ability to deliver a healthy output kick for solos or that big riff to bring (more…)

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Mike Lipe Virtuoso

Back to the Future

Mike Lipe Virtuoso Price: $4,000 Contact:; phone (818) 352-6212 Mike Lipe has built guitars for top players and guitar companies (notably heading up the Ibanez Custom Shop in the ’90s). In 2000, he struck out on his own. His Virtuoso model is a (more…)

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