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Monthly Archives: June 2013

BearFoot FX Offers Pink Purple, Candy Apple Fuzz

 

Designed in Sweden by Bjorn Juhl, the latest offering by BearFoot FX includes the Pink Purple, a true-bypass hybrid with controls for Volume, Fuzz, and a non-standard EQ knob that adjusts bass and treble is various ways, and the Candy Apple Fuzz, which has controls for (more…)

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Bare Knuckle Offers 10th Anniversary Humbuckers

 

Bare Knuckle Pickups is marking its 10th anniversary with a limited run of pickups based on a pair of vintage-style humbuckers wound by company founder Tim Mills for one of his personal guitars. Mills winds each Anniversary pickup with 42-gauge plain-enamel wire, keeping (more…)

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Mojo Monkeys

Blessings & Curses
Medikull Records
 
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Mojo Monkeys is guitarist Billy Watts, bassist Taras Prodaniuk, and drummer David Raven. All three sing, and Blessings & Curses shows them mining a swampy rock feel that sometimes crosses into country. The lyrics can be funny and/or poignant, but they’re always interesting, as (more…)

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Godlyke Offers Maxon AD10, ASC10

 

Godlyke’s new Maxon AD10 Analog Delay offers 600-millisecond of delay with controls for Delay Time, Blend, and Repeat. It has a proprietary noise-filtering circuit for its delay repeats and is capable of self-oscillation effects. The ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus also uses an analog circuit and produces stereo split sounds, with controls for Rate and Depth. […]

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“The Rickenbacker Electric Bass” Offers In-Depth Study

 

The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom traces the history of the iconic Rick bass, from its prototypes through its popularity in bands such as the Beatles, Yes, Deep Purple, and Motörhead. 128 pages and illustrated with archival photographs, fans of rock (more…)

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AC/DC

AC/DC Live at River Plate
Columbia
 
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While most bands feel the need to evolve, jump on trends, or go to Africa and hire a rhythm section, AC/DC sticks to one simple principle: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” They’ve stuck to their guns and continue to do what they’ve done (more…)

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Levy’s Introduces Printed Classical Guitar Straps

 

Levy’s Leathers’ new printed classical guitar straps are designed for guitars (and ukuleles) without strap pins. Each 1″ wide sublimation-printed polyester strap has a plastic soundhole hook and tri-glide adjustments. Check them out at levysleathers.com. (more…)

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Fogerty to Perform on Leno

 

John Fogerty will appear this evening on NBC’s “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” performing his new single, “Mystic Highway.” The song is from his latest album, Wrote a Song For Everyone, which entered the Billboard album chart at #3 and marks theRock (more…)

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Stanley Slates Final Tour

 

Ralph Stanley, the revered country and bluegrass singer, will begin his final tour later this year. Slated to run from October, 2013, through December, 2014, the Man of Constant Sorrow Tour: The Dr.’s Farewell will include more than 80 performances accompanied by his band, the Clinch Mountain Boys. Various country and bluegrass artists will appear as […]

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Great American Guitar Show – Summer Philly 2013 – All photos courtesy Tom Dubas, We Buy Guitars

 

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