The value of Yamaha acoustics doesn’t stop at their entry-level instruments, as the company offers many models that deliver surprising bang for the buck throughout their entire acoustic range. Yamaha’s new AC6R is certainly one such example.
The Pettyjohn Electronics PettyDrive is a studio grade, dual channel analog overdrive pedal. This pedal is engineered to deliver the powerful tone and dynamic feel of boutique tube amps pushed to the edge of breakup.
Eventide has announced the availability of a new algorithm, CrushStation, for its H9 Harmonizer. With the introduction of CrushStation, the H9 introduces a new world of overdrive effects with extensive creative parametric control.
After many years of shooting our annual Buyer’s Guide in California’s sun-drenched warm weather, under beautiful blue skies and on idyllic sand beaches, my photo director, Jimmy Hubbard, decided to change things up this year and head toward the sunny and bucolic shores of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
PRS Guitars has announced the release of the Floyd Rose-Equipped 30th Anniversary SE Custom 24 Model. The newest model of PRS' SE series was created to celebrate the company's 30th anniversary, and the company's Floyd Rose 1000 series tremolo.
Stevie Ray Vaughan’s guitar tone was as dry as a San Antonio summer and as sparkling clean as a Dallas debutante, the product of the natural sound of amps with ample clean headroom. However, Vaughan occasionally used pedals to augment his sound, mainly to boost the signal, although he occasionally employed a rotating speaker cabinet and wah pedals for added textural flair.
Responding to the needs of pedalboard users and players whose high-gain effects create difficult-to-ontrol hum and noise, EHX has developed The Silencer, a sophisticated noise gate that can tame a single pedal or an entire effects loop.