Reinhold Bogner, a modern-day legend who has made his own significant contributions to guitar tone, recently joined forces with Rupert Neve to produce a trio of pedals—the Burnley, Harlow and Wessex—that take an entirely different approach to overdrive and distortion.
TC Electronic announces PolyTune 2 BlackLight, the new ultra-cool and visually stunning addition to the company's line of polyphonic tuners. PolyTune 2 BlackLight sports everything that's made TC Electronic's polyphonic tuners the new tuning standard on pedal boards.
Has any piece of musical equipment proliferated more, or more rapidly, than the humble electric guitar effect unit? Though there is no official tally, suffice it to say that thousands of stomp boxes, effect devices and processors have been created for the electric guitar over the past 60 years (and that’s not including rackmount effects). Conceivably, more than half of those devices are distortion, fuzz and overdrive effects.
In this new video, guitarist Steve Lukather walks you through his signature Luke III model electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. For more about this guitar, check out the specs below and visit its page on music-man.com
Fans of Jeff Beck—and of vintage gear in general—might get a kick out of the video below. In the nearly 15-minute-long clip, which appears as bonus content on Beck's 2011 Rock 'n' Roll Party DVD, Beck shows off some of his favorite guitars.
The winning bid of $117,500 for a factory-fresh Gibson Les Paul Standard Special—in a satin finish of red, gun-metal grey and viper blue, and sporting bullet shell knobs, no less—caught even its country-rock instigator off guard.
Vox has revived the classic all-tube AC10 with the Custom Series AC10C1, which brilliantly reproduces Vox’s legendary Top Boost sound in a lower-wattage amp with the addition of an onboard studio quality reverb for even more versatility.
Guitar World takes a look at Danelectro’s new Baby Sitar, which is based on the Danelectro Sitar from the late Sixties that the company offered as a lower-cost alternative to the Vinnie Bell Coral Sitar.
JJB Electronics sells acoustic-guitar pickups kits from basic to complex. The Prestige 330 made a good fit for my first attempt. It is a passive three-piezo transducer set wired straight to an output jack. This means no soldering or hacking out battery or preamp cavities.