Tech 21 has begun shipping a deluxe version of their popular Blonde pedal from the SansAmp Character Series through their Private Stock division. Last year, a deluxe version of their Liverpool pedal sold out quicker than anticipated, and caused a flurry of requests to create a Blonde Deluxe next. Quantities are limited and available directly through Tech 21 only.
A pack of Howling Monkey guitar picks arrived at the office. I wound up with two of them, and Brad Tolinski — or was it Paul Riario? — got a nice red one. Howling Monkey picks are unique because they are handmade in Batavia, New York (Wait, there's more!), out of a nut found in South America called the tagua nut, also known as "vegetable ivory."
Graph Tech Guitar Labs, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium guitar nuts and saddles, is pleased to announce the launch of possibly its greatest product innovation in 30 years. Ratio Tuned Machine Heads.
The Guitar World video crew visited the Eventide booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville earlier this month. While we were there, we caught up with Eventide's Alan Chaput, who showed us some of the company's newest products, including the H9 Harmonizer.
ZT Amps recently came out with the Extortion pedal. Now, before you go thinking Bernie Madoff has his own signature distortion pedal, let me explain. The pedal gets its name from the words "expressive" and "distortion." So what’s in a name?
Danish effect manufacturer T-Rex Effects, in partnership with Guitar Center, announce the new Magnus boutique tone controller available exclusively at Guitar Center stores, guitarcenter.com and musiciansfriend.com.
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