Amy Winehouse received so much acclaim for her voice that everyone forgot that she was also a fairly decent guitarist. Winehouse was a devoted Strat player, and she appears in several videos—with her Strat—as in the “Stronger Than Me” video below.
After the successful introduction of two new LTD Signature Series basses for jazz fusion bassist Bunny Brunel at the NAMM Show in January, ESP Guitars (Summer NAMM booth 1232) is adding to the bass player’s arsenal with two more signature instruments at the 2015 Summer NAMM Show.
The new models are the EC-1000 KOA and the M-1000 KOA, and they make use of exotic Hawaiian koa wood tops. The new koa models will have limited availability through select ESP dealers and international distributors.
ESP Guitars (Summer NAMM booth 1232) has introduced an entirely new series to the LTD guitar brand. The new SN Series, with six new guitar models, is based on a popular ESP model often requested but never before available outside Japan.
No, it's not a leftover video from Y2K! It's actually a new-ish video of Paul Gilbert playing Procol Harem's "A Whiter Shade of Pale" on a custom Ibanez "2000" light-show guitar in honor of the 2,000th "Video Exchange" from his Rock Online Guitar School.
Since I already use TC Electronic’s famed PolyTune polyphonic pedal tuner, which features an intuitive display to let you see all six-strings simultaneously and quickly tune the ones that are sharp or flat, I knew it was only a matter of time before TC would incorporate that technology into a clip-on tuner.
Supro is now shipping its 1622RT Tremo-verb amplifier worldwide. This compact, all-tube powerhouse is physically the smallest amp in the current Supro lineup, cranking out 25 watts of pure vintage American Class-A tone through a single 10-inch speaker.
Pigtronix has unveiled two new masterpiece delay pedals at the Summer NAMM in Nashville: the Echolution 2 Ultra Pro and Echolution 2 Filter Pro. Both new E2 models feature Independent Pitch Shifting on two syncronized delays, which can be overlapped or set to numerous rhythmic configurations including Pigtronix signature Golden Ratio function.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the iconic Jazz Chorus guitar amp series, Roland (Booth 924 at the Summer NAMM Show) is proud to present the all-new JC-40. Compact and gig-ready, this 40-watt stereo amp features the famous “JC clean” tone and signature Dimensional Space Chorus effect respected by guitarists for decades.