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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Montreal Guitar Show


7/1/2011 – 7/3/2011

at the Hyatt Regency, Montreal, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, Canada. For more info, contact, or (514) 871-1881 or (888)-515-0515,

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Ernie Ball Announces Cobalt Slinky Strings


Ernie Ball will unveil a new line of electric bass and guitar strings made out of Cobalt. The company says Cobalt provides a stronger magnetic relationship between the pickups and strings, resulting in a string set that provides extended dynamic range, harmonic response, increased low-end, and crisp, clean highs. Learn more at  

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John Harrison, Creator of Tone Tubby Speakers, Passes


John Harrison, creator of the Tone Tubby hemp-cone speaker, died June 25. He was 59. Harrison opened in his California shop, A Brown Soun, in 1973, which became known for its speaker reconing and reconditioning. In 2000, he created  the Tone Tubby speaker, and through the years offered several speaker models, both for pro-sound applications as well […]

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Eastwood Guitars Releases Airline G. Love Signature


Eastwood Guitars has teamed up with G. Love to produce a signature model guitar based on the Airline ’59. It has a rubber-bound, tone-chambered mahogany body, 25.5″-scale bolt-on maple neck, individual volume and tone pots for each pickup, a five-way selector switch and a master Volume control. It has a metallic blue finish and three Vintage Voiced single-coil […]

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Andrews Amplification Releases Para-Dyne Amps


Andrews Amplification introduces the Para-Dyne 20 and the Para-Dyne 50. The Para-Dyne name signifies the two channels of extremely dynamic tone produced by these amps. The new amps deliver a smooth, touch sensitive response and complex warm harmonics. Both amps are available in heads and 1X12 combos, with 2X12 combos coming soon. All have heavy-duty […]

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Dynamo Amps Intros M50X


Dynamo Amplification’s M50X is a 50-watt single-channel high-gain amp with four 12AX7 preamp tubes, a pair of EL34 power tubes. Hand-built in Texas to military specs, it uses Mercury Magnetics transformers and is matched to Dynamo’s GT212 cab, which can be loaded with a range of speakers. Check it out at

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E-H Reissues Knockout Attack Equalizer


The Electro-Harmonix Knockout Attack Equalizer reissue is a two-filter effect designed to help boost signal when used after a distortion box. It has a seven-pole filter for sculpting the low end of a guitar’s mids and a six-pole filter to shape the high end of the mids. Built in a die-cast chassis, it has true-bypass […]

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Arachnid Cabinets Launched


Arachnid Cabinets are custom-built using pine and dovetail joints. They are covered in an automotive/truck-bed liner coating that is applied throughout the cabinet. The cabs utilize Neutrik 1/4″ input jacks, 12-gauge speaker wire, and ship with Emience Legend 1258 speakers. Learn more at

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Summer Philly Photos

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G&L Offers New Tribute Series M-2000 and M-2500 Basses


The new Tribute Series M-2000 and M-2500 have Leo’s MFD hum buckers that voice a studio-quality 18v preamp system that incorporates volume, pickup blend, treble, middle and bass controls. The new M-Series preamp harnesses the power of those meaty MFD humbuckers without a hint of clipping. Body and neck options include: Honeyburst over swamp ash, clear satin […]

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