Fans and friends of guitarist Bruce Conte are teaming up to help Conte with medical expenses derived from his battle with leukemia. Anyone interested in contributing to the effort can go to www.towerofpower.com/news-and-updates/please_help_bruce_conte_in_his_battle_with_leukemia/.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Höfner will soon send dealers a new Limited Edition Black Violin Bass with close-spaced single-coil Toaster pickups (as used in 1960), a black control console with black knobs, vertical Höfner headstock logo, and a thin-coat glossy black finish. Made in Germany, it is available left- or right-handed configurations. Learn more at hofner.com.
Pete Anderson needs little introduction as a guitar slinger and producer with sublime guitar taste. For his production work on albums with Dwight Yoakam from 1986 to 2003, he has taken home a Grammy while the records have gone multi-platinum, selling more than 25 million copies and counting. While his guitar work with Yoakam was […]
Kenny Sultan is a best-selling author of music books and instructional videos covering blues guitar, and is the guitarist in a blues duo with Tom Bell. As a kid, Sultan’s older brother would take him to blues clubs like L.A.’s Ash Grove before he’d even reached his teens. An accomplished photographer, the elder Sultan built […]
The Siegmund Micro Tube Doppler Vibe is a tube version of the rotating speaker effect introduced in the ’40s with Leslie speaker cabinets. The Doppler Vibe uses a tuned and musically balanced circuit to get natural response from its micro tubes. It offers a range of speeds and intensity settings, while its Tone and Balance […]
Recording King’s RO-310 OOO has solid mahogany back and sides and a top made of Adirondack (a.k.a. Red) spruce, which is considered more resonant than Sitka and has an aesthetically unique wide-grain pattern. Its C-profile mahogany neck has a 1 3/4″ nut width, bone nut and saddle, and Grover Rotomatic tuners. Learn more at recordingking.com.
Taylor Guitars Fall Limited Edition Grand Auditorium, Grand Symphony, Grand Concert and Dreadnought shapes, as well as 12-fret and baritone eight-string models have backs and sides made of quilted sapele, flatsawn and lightly stained, then paired with European spruce tops. Appointments include the company’s Solitaire diamond fret inlays, sapele and Ivoroid rosette, Ivoroid binding, and a […]
The Sonuus Wahoo is a dual analog filter stompbox where each filter can be configured as low-pass or band-pass and operate independently in wah pedal, envelope, LFO, and pitch-tracking modes. The analog signal path is digitally controlled and offers 100 factory presets and 100 user presets. Its Drive knob lets the user control the overdrive […]
Julien’s Auctions has announced the October 27 sale of property from the collection of Ronnie and Jo Wood, including an array of fine and decorative art, antiques, music memorabilia, and personal property. Memorabilia set for sale includes items from the Rolling Stones, Faces, and Wood’s solo career as a musician and artist. It spans more than […]
The Carl Martin BassDrive pedal is designed to add a warm “tube” sound to modern digital bass amps. Its Drive control blends an instrument’s tones evenly, rather than having them “sit on top” in a mix, and naturally maintains a full low-end response. It also has controls for Gain, Bass-Mid-Treble, and Level, and uses a […]