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Carl Martin Dual Offers Dual Injection


The Carl Martin Dual Injection combines two transparent boosts, each with its own Level control and true-bypass footswitch. A toggle switches between Serial and Parallel modes. Serial engages an Input/Output 1, which places the boost anywhere in the signal chain. Parallel mode connects Output (more…)

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’70s Electro-Harmonix Polyphase


VG reader Jesse Moreno has tried his share of phaser effects and says, “I’ve never really come across another quite like the ’70s Electro-Harmonix Polyphase. With six stages of LDR-modulated analog goodness that rival the sound of the most sought-after phase effects ever made, it has all (more…)

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Taurus Introduces Amp Stomp-Head 2 Classic


Taurus Amplification’s stomp-box shaped Stomp-Head 2 Classic produces 60 watts output based on the company’s Master Tube Design (MTD) technology. It weighs less than four pounds, has Clean and Lead channels with a Crunch voicing, a built-in attenuator to drop output to 25 watts, effects (more…)

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PRS Offers Archon 25 in Combo Format


The PRS Archon 25 offers 25 watts output switchable to 13 watts using a 6L6, EL34, or 5881 output tube. Each of its two channels has controls for Volume, Treble, Middle, and Bass, along with Master Volume control for each channel and global Depth and (more…)

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27th Annual Elgin Vintage Guitar Show


September 28, at the Elgin Holiday Inn, 495 Airport Rd., Elgin, IL. For more info, contact R&B Productions at (847) 931-0707 or email Bakesguitar@aol.com. (more…)

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Gibraltar Guitar & Music Equipment Swap


August 23 & 24, at the Gibraltar Trade Center, 15525 Racho Road, Taylor, MI. Show hours 10-6. For more info, contact Mickey (734) 287-2000, mickeyk@gibraltartrade.com. (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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2014 Instro-Summit


May 16-18, at the Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham, NC. For more info, contact Facebook: The Instro-Summit. (more…)

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John Jorgenson Sets Tour of Europe Playing Custom Fret-King


Guitarist John Jorgenson, who has worked with Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Sting, Bob Dylan, and Luciano Pavarotti, is set to embark on a tour of Europe with The John Jorgenson Electric Band. Jorgenson will tour with a Fret-King Country Squire Semitone guitar custom-built by Trev Wilkinson. Comprised of Alan Thomson on bass, Cesare Valbusa on drums, and Franz Bazzani on keyboards, the group plays an eclectic mix of music […]

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Eddie Clarke


Ex-Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke is back with his first Fastway album in more than two decades. It’s called Eat Dog, Eat and it’s a hard-hitting heavy-duty rock record with the kind of blazing guitar tones that brought Clarke to prominence. The current lineup of Fastway (more…)

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