Takamine has announced its redesigned G Series line of guitars. Featuring acoustic and acoustic-electric models, the new G Series is available in a wide variety of body styles that include traditional designs and Takamine-exclusive designs such as the popular NEX and FXC body styles.
The Loar has introduced the LH-280, an archtop cutaway with dual humbuckers and a 16” lower bout. Based on a classic Florentine cutaway design, the LH-280 offers players classic archtop style in a versatile electric guitar.
When looking for a high-quality, easy to use and affordable acoustic guitar pickup, the Woody has been the choice for many guitarists looking to capture the full warmth and richness of their instrument. It snaps easily in and out of just about any soundhole and features a 14' studio quality cable that can reach across most cafes.
The series is comprised of five effects units that feature all-analog circuitry. The Flat 4 Boost, the V8 Distortion and the Straight 6 Drive feature a carefully matched, high-voltage Vox 12AX7 tube. The Flat 4 Boost also incorporates a passive Baxandall EQ circuit. The Double Deca Analog Delay features three V3205 Bucket Brigade chips, and the Trike Fuzz octave/fuzz pedal features specially selected, high-quality diodes.
Vox Amplification has added the Mini3 G2 to its Mini series of guitar amplifiers. Combining renowned VOX modeling technology, flexible battery or AC power, and versatile onboard features, the Mini3 G2 is ideal for any performer in need of a portable amplifier.
Blackstar Amplification has added the affordable LT range of compact boost, overdrive and distortion pedals. Tonally derived from Blackstar's award-winning HT pedal range, these new pedals offer high-quality sonic performance, tube-like responsiveness, and rugged metal housing for durability.
Fresh strings. You guys know what I’m talking about! If you’re not a guitar player, just imagine that "new socks" feeling times 10! Not only will your guitar perform better from a tension or tuning standpoint, but strings play a huge factor in terms of dialing in your desired tone. I’d go as far to say strings are the easiest and cheapest mod you can do to your guitar.
Dunlop Manufacturing, in partnership with Guitar Center, has announced the new MXR Prime Distortion pedal. It is available exclusively at Guitar Center stores, Guitar Center online and Musicians Friend online. This new pedal will be available for purchase on May 22.