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Monthly Archives: October 2010

MOD Kits DIY Releases MOD102

 

The MOD Kits DIY MOD102 is based on American tube circuit design combined with a British-style Class A output tube section. The kit includes all parts needed to build an amp, including a pre-drilled aluminum chassis, wire, and tubes (one EL84 and one 1…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Honors Devo

 

As part of its new exhibition <em>The Artist’s Museum</em> – a showcase of work by more than 140 artists who have helped shape the artistic dialogue in Los Angeles over the past 30 years-The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), w…

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Harvey, Pro Tone Offer DBH Tremolo pedal

 

Pro Tone Pedals and rockabilly guitarist Danny B. Harvey have developed an all-analog tremolo pedal with Vactrol opto-isolator design. Features include an LED indicator pulsates with tremolo speed for easy tempo setting, an internal trim control to fin…

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Eric Johnson Set to Release Up Close December 7

 

Eric Johnson will release his sixth studio album, <em>Up Close</em>, on December 7. The 15-track disc presents 14 new Johnson compositions plus his version of the Electric Flag song "Texas," and features guest appearances by fel…

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Sommatone Intros Vibe 45

 

Sommatone Amplification’s Vibe-45 45-watt Class A amp with a tube-driven tremolo. It has a heavy-gauge welded aluminum chassis, point-to-point wiring, 13-ply birch cabinet with Eminence Private Jack speakers, custom Mercury Magnetics transformer, stain…

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Guitars in the Classroom Announces Online Auction

 

C.F. Martin &amp; Co., D’Addario &amp; Sons, Samick Music Corp., Godin Guitars, KAMAN, Levy’s Leathers, Luna Guitars, Paul Reed Smith, American Music and Sound, Washburn Guitars, and Peak International are partnering with NAMM grantee Guitars i…

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Sheptone Improvises with the Jazzmaster

 

Guitar-pickup manufacturer Sheptone’s new Jazzbucker is a custom humbucking pickup that will fit into a Jazzmaster guitar without modification. It uses butyrate bobbins, rough-finished Alnico magnets, 42-plain enamel wire, and standard pole spacing.

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Fretted Americana Intros Evil Robot Guitar Amp

 

Fretted Americana is now in the electronic production business with the release of its new Evil Robot guitar amplifier. The first production run of 100 pieces, all made by hand in the USA, are now available for order.

Inspiration for the new Evil R…

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Bonamassa Releases Blu-ray and CD Editions of Live From The Royal Albert Hall

 

Due to many fan requests and the great success of the DVD edition of <em>Joe Bonamassa Live From The Royal Albert Hall</em>, initially released last October, J&amp;R Adventures will release the Blu-Ray and Double CD editions on October …

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Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band Unreleased Live Album And Reissue Coming In November

 

Before the Grateful Dead, the Warlocks, and even Mother McCree’s Uptown Jug Champions, Jerry Garcia played in the Black Mountain Boys, a band he formed in the early 1960s with the exceptionally talented Sandy Rothman and David Nelson. Together only a s…

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