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Awesome Musical Instruments Offers Guitarists Hammond B3 Drawbar Versatility

Awesome Musical Instruments Offers Guitarists Hammond B3 Drawbar Versatility

Posted April 18, 2015 at 1:52 am | No comments

AweSome Musical Instruments says, “Our growing family of high performance patented Pickup Switch UpgradeTM products are designed to give you all of the pure analog pickup sounds that are silently “hiding” in your instrument.”

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Guitars That Jam – Portraits Of The World’s Most Storied Guitars

Guitars That Jam – Portraits Of The World’s Most Storied Guitars

Posted April 17, 2015 at 7:42 pm | No comments

Guitars That Jam (Insight Editions / $29.99 / May 2015) is the definitive illustrated history of the guitars of rock-and-roll legend. Featuring images from live concerts, outdoor festivals, and private recording sessions, this spectacular volume captures the personal connection between artist and instrument.

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PRS Guitars Announces Two New 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Models

PRS Guitars Announces Two New 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Models

Posted April 17, 2015 at 11:21 am | No comments

To continue the celebration of their 30th Anniversary, PRS Guitars is announcing two new limited edition models: the 30th Anniversary “Lefty” Custom 24 and the 30th Anniversary SE Custom 24 with flame maple veneer.

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Taylor Guitars Ushers in Redesigned 900 Series Models

Taylor Guitars Ushers in Redesigned 900 Series Models

Posted April 16, 2015 at 9:38 am | No comments

Today at the Musikmesse trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, Taylor Guitars is proud to debut the redesign of its popular rosewood/spruce 900 Series. Developed by Master Guitar Designer Andy Powers, the guitars boast a refined package of premium appointments crafted from natural materials and incorporate many of the tone-enhancing innovations found in Taylor’s 600 and 800 Series models, giving this luxurious class of rosewood guitars an updated voice and look.

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New Medieval to Metal Art Exhibition Launched by National Guitar Museum

New Medieval to Metal Art Exhibition Launched by National Guitar Museum

Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:55 pm | No comments

The new traveling exhibition, Medieval To Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The GUITAR, has opened at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, to stellar reviews. In addition to features in all local media and the state’s public radio, the exhibition has attracted banner crowds in its first three weeks.

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The Les Paul Foundation Announces the Official 100th Birthday of Les

The Les Paul Foundation Announces the Official 100th Birthday of Les

Posted March 26, 2015 at 12:46 pm | No comments

The Les Paul Foundation has announced the official “100th Birthday of Les Paul,” a year-long celebration to launch the famous inventor and musician’s 100th birthday – June 9th, 2015.

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Electro-Harmonix Expands Reverb Line With The Intro of the Holy Grail NEO

Electro-Harmonix Expands Reverb Line With The Intro of the Holy Grail NEO

Posted March 20, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

The Holy Grail NEO – Responding to requests by pedalboard users for a compact pedal that includes plate reverb, Electro-Harmonix has added the Holy Grail Neo to its lineup. The pedal is housed in EHX’s die-cast nano chassis and also features the perennially popular spring and hall reverbs.

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Vintage Style Meets Modern Reliability in the New PRS S2 Vela

Vintage Style Meets Modern Reliability in the New PRS S2 Vela

Posted March 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm | No comments

PRS Guitars is pleased to announce the newest addition to the S2 Series: the S2 Vela. The Vela model follows in the tradition of the company’s Mira and Starla models, providing vintage-inspired personality and tons of tonal textures.

“The S2 Series has been a project of passion here.

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Shaman’s Harvest Announces As Direct Support for Black Stone Cherry

Shaman’s Harvest Announces As Direct Support for Black Stone Cherry

Posted March 3, 2015 at 4:01 pm | No comments

Mascot Label Group recording artist Shaman’s Harvest will begin a run as direct support for Black Stone Cherry on May 1 at District in Rockford, IL. The band will appear on thirteen shows across the Midwest and South with major festival appearances interspersed within the itinerary.

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Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus Vibrato Pedal

Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus Vibrato Pedal

Posted February 28, 2015 at 9:39 am | No comments

The EHX Good Vibes is a re-creation of the classic “flower power” era chorus/vibrato pedal. According to company President and Founder, Mike Matthews, “We designed it to take you on a trip back to the ‘60s so it delivers the warm, liquid groove we associate with that time in music, but we also updated it to meet the needs of contemporary players.”

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