Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bo Diddley, Booker T, Hoopi, Parliament Tunes Named to National Recording Registry

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today selected 25 sound recordings that will be preserved as cultural, artistic and/or historical treasures for generations to...

Buffalo Fx Intros Germanium Fuzz, Tonebender Mkii

Buffalo Fx is set to release its take on the classic Tone bender Mkii circuit and a revised version of the original Buffalo Fuzz....

Osiamo Set to Offer Mooer Micro Pedals

Osiamo will introduce Mooer Micro effect pedals to the U.S. market at this summer's NAMM show. The pedals are compact, use true-bypass switching, and...

Los Lobos Releasing Anniversary Edition of “Kiko Live”

Los Lobos will release  the 20th Anniversary Edition of  Kiko Live on CD, DVD and a 2-disc Blu-ray/CD set on August 21. Released in...

Recording King Updates Slope Shoulder Guitars

The updated Slope Shoulder guitars are available in two different models and have an extended scale length and vintage styling.  Both guitars have a...

Tab Benoit Wins Blues Music Awards

Tab Benoit took top honors at the 33rd Blues Music Awards, receiving three awards: Contemporary Male Artist, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and Contemporary Blues...

IBMA Preps to Move Annual Conference

The International Bluegrass Music Association will move its World of Bluegrass events to Raleigh, North Carolina for the next three years. World of Bluegrass...

Höfner Ignition Club Bass

The new Höfner Ignition Club Bass offers classic style and tone with a definite 60s vibe. Lightweight and short-scale, the Club bass offers real playability,...

DigiTech Introduces the Whammy with Chordal Pitch-Shifting

DigiTech's new Whammy pedal introduces chordal Whammy pitch-shifting, additional Whammy intervals, and true bypass.The Whammy lets guitar and bass players raise and lower their...

Legendary Bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn Passes

Donald “Duck” Dunn, the bassist who, alongside guitarist Steve Cropper, helped create the sound of Memphis soul at Stax Records as part of Booker...
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