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Wampler Pedals Intros Low Blow Bass OD, Latitude Standard Tremolo

 

Wampler Pedals’ Low Blow bass OD is hand-built in the U.S. and has two clipping modes (Smooth and Jagged), along with three-band EQ, Notch Filter switch, top mounted jacks, soft-click true-bypass switch, and high-grade film capacitors and resistors.

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Recording King, Gruhn to Host Renowned Banjo Designer

 

Recording King and Gruhn Guitars are teaming up to host banjo designer Greg Rich during a meet and greet July 8 at Gruhn Guitars, 2120 8th Ave. South, Nashville. Rich will answer banjo-related questions, and attendees can win a Recording King Elite Hearts & (more…)

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Xotic Effects Offers Ltd. Ed. SL Drive Chrome

 

Xotic Effects’ Limited Edition SL Drive Chrome operates in selectable configuration (Super Lead and Super Bass) and has controls for Volume, Tone, and Drive, along with true-bypass switching, a compact housing, LED indicator, and internal DPT switches. (more…)

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DLS Effects Launches RotoSpin

 

The DLS Effects RotoSpin has controls to set simulated  horn rotation intensities, Doppler, depth, Cabinet Style, and Mic distance. Fast and Slow knobs set speaker-rotation speeds, the Ramp knob sets the time to change between the Fast and Slow. It also has a switchable Overdrive (more…)

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Diamond Amplification Offers Dual Amp Selector

 

The Diamond Amplification Dual Amp Selector allows a player to switch between two amps (including combos) and run them into a single cabinet. It has passive and buffered inputs, two parallel speaker outs, separate footswitchable direct out, isolated outputs, and can be used for tube or (more…)

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Supro/Pigtronix Expand into New Factory

 

Absara Audio, manufacturer of Supro amplifiers and Pigtronix pedals, has moved to a new facility in Port Jefferson Station, New York. Located adjacent to the previous factory, the new building has a production floor measuring 15,000 square feet and is designed to (more…)

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Bassist Chris Squire Dies

 

Chris Squire, co-founder of the legendary British progressive rock band Yes, died June 27, following a brief battle with acute erythroid leukemia, a rare and aggressive form of the blood malignancy. He was 67. Yes formed in 1968 and quickly earned praise for its complex arrangements of original material and unique reworkings of songs by other artists. The band eventually […]

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Weller Guitars Offers Fleetwood, Stageliner Series

 

Weller Guitars Fleetwood series have solid mahogany bodies, mahogany necks, ebony fretboards, a three-position pickup selector with controls for master Volume and Tone, Gotoh bridges, Kluson tuners, and Seymour Duncan pickups. The company’s Fleetwood Woody series offer the same specs but with ash bodies and tops made of rosewood and mahogany, while the Stageliner series […]

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Harry Joyce USA Offers HJ Custom Amps

 

Harry Joyce USA recently relaunched by offering the H.J. Custom line of amps with 30, 50, and 100 watts output. Each has controls for Bass, Treble, and Middle, 8-/16-ohm impedence selection, effects loop, and variable volt selections. All models have stainless-steel chassis, enlarged filtering (more…)

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Keisel Offers Luminlay Side Dots

 

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop are offering Luminlay Super Blue Side Dots. The dots glow in the dark to improve fretboard awareness in low-light conditions and can be “charged” using florescent lighting, or Luminlay’s LL-1 LED light charger. They are available on any (more…)

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