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Bayou Guitarworks Hardware

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Players often buy a factory aged guitar and swap the plastics and hardware to more accurately represent the overall aesthetic. Bayou Guitarworks’ custom relic’d...

Fender Micro Mustang

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Fender’s Micro Mustang is a pocket-sized contraption offering 12 amplifier models including classic Fender, “British,” and “American,” along with 12 time-based effects. It uses...

Axe-Calibur Guitar Stand

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While guitar stands are a dime a dozen, few bring a sense of style nice enough for the living room. Axe-Calibur’s stand combines functionality...

Cable Porter

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Much of a musician’s setup time is relegated to detangling cable thought to be wrapped pristinely at the previous gig. Even if you use...

The MXR Eric Gales EG74 Raw Dawg

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During a recording career that spans three decades and includes 19 albums, blues guitarist Eric Gales has achieved a reputation for solos that are...

Orangewood Guitars’ Echo 12 Live

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Twelve-string sales ebb and flow in part with the popularity of a song featuring one. Orangewood Guitars aims to change such fickle trends with...

The Universal Audio Astra Modulation Machine

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Famous for well-regarded interfaces, plug-ins, and vintage-gear emulations, Universal Audio has entered the pedal business with the Astra Modulation Machine, Starlight Echo Station, and...

The Cicognani SexyBoost2

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Italy’s Cicognani Engineering makes amplifiers, pedals, and nifty accessories. With a client list that includes Robben Ford, Richard Fortus, and Kee Marcello, Cicognani is...

The Eastman SB55

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When re-creating a classic, it’s all too easy to feel hidebound to the original – especially if it’s an icon. In launching its first...

McGregor Pedals’ Crunch and Crunch Plus

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McGregor Pedals founder and self-proclaimed “Chief Mad Scientist” Garth McGregor Heslop hand-wires pedals in his Vancouver shop. Two of them – the Crunch and...