During last week's 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Guitar World crew visited the Supro booth to check out the company's new line of amps. In the clip, which you can check out below, Supro's Matt Smith's provides a guided tour of the Dual-Tone, Thunderstorm and Coronado.
During last week's 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Guitar World crew visited the Line 6 booth to check out the company's new AMPLIFi guitar amp and stereo bluetooth speaker system with iOS integration. In the clip, which you can check out below, Line 6's Paul Hindmarsh explains and demos the new amp.
During last week's 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Guitar World crew visited the Taylor Guitars booth to check out the company's new redesigned 800 Series of guitars. In the clip, which you can check out below, Taylor's Andy Powers gives us the low-down on the series.
Rotosound has introduced its entire range of strings with new color-coded ball ends in environmentally friendly airtight packaging — with new artwork. The innovative, air-tight packaging is made from foil. It provides an unparalleled moisture barrier ensuring strings will not tarnish or fade while in the packs keeping them factory fresh until ready for use.
Another Winter NAMM Show has come and gone! As always, Guitar World was there in force, shooting photos and videos, gathering endless gear news and trying out (and gawking at) all the new cool stuff being introduced for 2014.
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."
Fishman has taken on the challenge of rethinking and improving pickup technology for electric guitars. The result of this effort: Fishman Fluence pickups, the first truly new electric pickup system design in more than 80 years. Fluence pickups incorporate a combination of new technologies including Fluence Core “coils” and true Multi-Voice electronics to consistently create the idealized versions of classic sounds guitarists demand.
Absara Audio, the New York-based manufacturer of Pigtronix effects and Supro amplifiers, has unveiled its debut lineup of re-issue Supro tube amps. The new Supro amps — reimagined by award-winning product designer David Koltai with circuits curated by Bruce Zinky — bring back the instantly recognizable looks, tactile feel and raw tone that defines the Supro sound.