With all the new guitars and basses, it's easy to lose track of all the amazing innovations happening in the string world at this year's NAMM show. Case in point, the brand new cobalt alloy guitar and bass strings from the folks at Ernie Ball.
In the following video, Guitar World's Paul Riario reviews two of Yamaha's A Series acoustic-electric guitars, the A1M and the A3R. Both models are dreadnought cutaways that feature built-in preamps and saddle piezo pickups.
Pigtronix has introduced the all-new FAT Drive pedal, which sets a new standard for tube distortion in stompbox form. The pedal's name represents the essence of the Pigtronix mission, and its unique overdrive circuit hits the mark in every way.