Monthly Archives: September 2012

Guitarist Bruce Conte Battling Leukemia


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/. (more…)

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Hofner Offers Black Violin Bass


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 (more…)

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Pete Anderson

Even Things Up
Little Dog Records

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 (more…)

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Kenny Sultan

Left-Coast Blues Machine

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 […]

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Siegmund Introduces Doppler Vibe


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 (more…)

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Recording King Offers New RO-310 OOO


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, (more…)

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Taylor Guitars Intros Fall Limited Models


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 […]

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Sonuus Offers Wahoo Analog Wah/Filter


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 (more…)

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Julien’s to Auction Ron Wood Memorabilia, Guitars


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 (more…)

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Carl Martin Offers BassDrive


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 (more…)

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