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Acoustic Amplification Launches A20


Acoustic Amplification’s A20 amplifier uses a full-range 8″ coaxial speaker, a ported /wedge-shaped cabinet, and produces 20 watts of clean power. It has two 1/4″ XLR inputs with independent Level controls, three-band EQ, digital reverb and chorus, effects loop, and Acoustic’s Vari-Control feedback eliminator, plus, it (more…)

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West Coast Pedal Board Intros Little Rock Model


West Coast Pedal Boards’ Little Rock board is designed to hold from one to five pedals. It measures 7″ by 12″ and weighs 3.5 pounds. Hand-made in the U.S. using locally sourced materials, it is available in larger dimensions and in flat or wedge (more…)

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Wall-Axe Offers Soloist Guitar and Accessory Hanger


Wall-Axe Custom Guitar Hangers’ Soloist uses a configured triangular shape to hold one guitar plus common accessories including straps, clip-on tuners, capos, picks, fingerpicks, finger slides, and instrument cable. It’s made in the U.S. from solid oak and fitted with a premium hanger. (more…)

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EVH Introduces Stripe Series “Circles” Guitar


EVH’s Stripe Series “Circles” guitar is a replica of the axe made famous in Van Halen’s video for the 1981 song, “Unchained.” It has a black-and-white “circles” graphic gloss finish on a basswood body, with a quartersawn maple neck given an oiled finish, compound-radius (more…)

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Vox Offers Limited-Edition Lil’ Night Train set


Vox’s limited-edition Lil’ Night Train set includes the 15-watt/EL84-powered NT15C1-CL head in matte-gold finish paired with a speaker cabinet sporting the traditional Vox diamond grillecloth and basket-weave leather. The amp has Bright and Girth channels, digital reverb, and Thick mode, which bypasses the tone circuit and provides (more…)

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Jensen Intros P10R-F Speaker


Jensen Musical Instrument Speakers’ P10R-F was designed by Jensen for Fender’s ’57 Bandmaster and 20th Anniversary Vibro King. It uses an Alnico speaker and is intended to create  a broken-in/worn sound with full-bodied low-end response and classic tonalities. For more, visit jensentone.com. (more…)

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Charvel Offers Pro Mod Super Stock Special Edition


Charvel’s Pro Mod Series Super Stock SD1 FR Special Edition wraps a Sunset Orange Flake gloss finish around a classic body. It has a quartersawn maple neck with an oil finish and Pro Mod profile, compound-radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo (more…)

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Xotic Offers Guitar and Bass Strings


Xotic is now offering its own brand of guitar and bass strings.  The guitar strings use a steel hex core and nickel-plated steel, while the bass strings are offered in nickel-plated stainless steel. Learn more at www.xotic.us/strings.   (more…)

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Louis Electric Releases Black Line Amps


Louis Electric Amplifiers’ Black Line combo amps are designed to emulate the sounds of pre-CBS/blackface Fenders. The line includes the Princetone (18 watts output, 1×12), the Deltone (30 watts 1×12), and the Vibrotone (35 watt, 2×10). In the Deltone and Vibrotone, the tremolo circuit was modified from the opto-coupled of the vintage amps to a bias-modulated circuit. The […]

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Guitar Great Dick Wagner Passes


Guitar great Dick Wagner passed away July 30 after being hospitalized for respiratory failure. He had undergone a cardiac procedure two weeks prior. Wagner was 71. Wagner emerged in the Michigan rock scene of the ’60s, making a name for himself with his bands, the Bossmen and the Frosts, before becoming one of producer Bob […]

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