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BOSS PRESENTS THE KATANA MKII GUITAR AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - October 3, 2019

Boss has announced the new Katana MkII, which takes the acclaimed Katana guitar amp series to the next level, turbocharging the core platform with more sounds, more effects, and more features. Newly voiced variations are now available for all five amp characters, doubling the tonal options. And the onboard effects…

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NEW ORANGE TERROR BASS and OBC112

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - October 2, 2019

The all-new, re-designed Terror Bass has arrived and it sounds better than ever. With an all valve front end, the Terror Bass is a 500W hybrid bass amp with a valve preamp and solid-state power amp, making it closer to the sound of our flagship AD200 than ever before. The…

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THE ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN MARIPOSA GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 1, 2019

The Mariposa guitar was designed in collaboration with world-renowned Mars Volta and At the Drive-In composer and guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López. The instrument’s innovative design characteristics were engineered specifically for Omar’s playing style. Including the Mariposa’s electronics package, built to accentuate Omar’s love of heavy distortion while retaining all the subtleties of a classic style humbucking…

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FENDER’S LTD EDITION ACOUSTASONIC ZIRICOTE TELE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 30, 2019

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® Ziricote embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses revolutionary new technology—combined with exotic tonewoods—to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. With a refined-looking ziricote top, matched to…

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NEW BOSS DD-3T & DD-8 DIGITAL DELAYS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 26, 2019

The BOSS DD series has dominated the delay scene for over three decades. Since the original DD-2 launched back in 1983, technology has marched ever onward and pedalboard tastes have changed. But with that one-of-a-kind tone and bombproof operation, a DD pedal is still the heartbeat of every great setup,…

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INTRODUCING YAMAHA’S MONTAGE WHITE & OS V3.0

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 25, 2019

Yamaha’s MONTAGE is now available in a stunning new white finish. AND MONTAGE OS v3.0 is available now too, adding great new features! In October MODX owners get all those new features as well! Since 1974, Yamaha synthesizers have inspired artists with amazing sound and expressive control. From the dynamic…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES SHERYL CROW WESTERN SUPREME

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - September 25, 2019

Gibson Guitars has teamed with nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner Sheryl Crow to present the new Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme acoustic guitar. All Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme guitars will be sold through Authorized Gibson dealers, visit www.gibson.com for further details. Created for Sheryl Crow and based off her own Gibson…

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WATCH: FENDER CUSTOM SHOP’S ERIC CLAPTON BLIND FAITH TELECASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 20, 2019

The Tele became a go-to electric for Eric Clapton in the Blind Faith supergroup era, debuting in 1969 in front of 100,000 people in Hyde Park. Watch as Fender Custom Shop’s Mike Lewis demos the Eric Clapton Blind Faith Telecaster – featuring the Stratocaster neck on a 1964 Tele Custom…

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YAMAHA ANNOUNCES NEW THR-II DESKTOP AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - September 19, 2019

Yamaha Music has expanded upon their THR series of desktop amps with the THR-II series, which now feature wireless capability and 15 new amp tones. The Third Amp! Guitarists are familiar with the tube amp stacks that sound amazing when turned up loud on a big stage, and with combo…

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WATCH: DRUM LEGENDS NICKO MCBRAIN & IAN PAICE TALK PAISTE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 19, 2019

The folks at Paiste had the amazing opportunity to interview two of the best drummers of all time in one room, Paiste Artists IAN PAICE (Deep Purple) & NICKO McBRAIN (Iron Maiden). A short interview turned into a remarkable conversation and since the chat was so inspiring, honest, hilarious, humble…

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