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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 info_sgm@equipespectra.ca, or (514) 871-1881 or (888)-515-0515, montrealguitarshow.com.

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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, (more…)

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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, (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 fundable.com/arachnid-amp-cabs-usa. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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