Monthly Archives: October 2011

Truetone Music Opens Fender Factory Store


Truetone Music, Santa Monica, is set to open a Fender Factory Store it is calling Club Fender. The 2,000-square-foot addition will have a music-museum feel complete with memorabilia, and will stock rare, unusual, vintage, and Limited Edition guitars and basses by Fender, Guild, and Gretsch. A grand opening is set for October 20-23, which will be highlighted […]

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Michigan Player Victim of Theft


Scott Dailey, Farmington Hills, Michigan, told VG that on or about August 21, several of his guitars were stolen from a storage unit. If you could list these in your magazine, I would be grateful. The guitars include a 1992 Gibson Les Paul Standard, Wine Red, with serial number  92122481 with original case; a ’71 Gibson […]

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Fender Offers EC Series Amps


Fender’s EC Series guitar amplifiers—the EC Twinolux, EC Tremolux, and EC Vibro-Champ are specific variations based on late-’50s tweed amps favored  by Clapton for specific sounds at various points throughout his career. All are handmade in the U.S. with mods specified by Clapton, including a ’50s-era output-tube-bias tremolo circuit and a switchable power attenuator. The […]

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Majik Box Unveils Matt Roberts Kryptonite Overdrive


Majik Box is set to release the Kryptonite Overdrive pedal, designed to produce the signature guitar tones of Matt Roberts, lead guitarist for 3 Doors Down.  The pedal has  controls for Drive, Level and Tone, true-bypass switching, hand-wired assembly, and is tuned to produce thick rhythm and saturated lead tones. Read more at majikboxusa.com. (more…)

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Gibson Releases Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass


On the heels of the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind album, Gibson is set to release the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass. It has a body and glued-in neck made of maple, with a string-through-body design and three-point bridge. Its headstock is back-angled (more…)

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LoC Presents Country Music Association Series


Clint Black, Patty Loveless, along with Tim Nichols and Bob DiPiero will headline an intimate evening of country music November 16  in the Coolidge Auditorium, on the ground floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. The concert, presented jointly with the Country Music Association, is part of the 2011-2012 season of the Concerts from […]

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PRS Offers Collection Series


PRS Guitars’ new Collection Series guitars are built in small batches (about a dozen at a time) and use materials from the company’s Private Stock select stash of woods. Paul Smith will oversee the design, wood selection, and construction of each Collection Series guitar. Approximately 70 acoustics and 70 electric Collection Series instruments will be made […]

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Halifax Musicians Swap Meet & Guitar Show


October 1, at the Maritime Hall, Halifax Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Show hours 11-4. For more info, contact (902) 826-2026 or audiorep@ns.sympatico.ca (more…)

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