Guitars

Essential Guitar Licks: Bending Up a Storm with Johnny Winter

Essential Guitar Licks: Bending Up a Storm with Johnny Winter Pick up this handy lick in the style of the late Johnny Winter. read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

Tone King Debuts New Ironman II Power Attenuator

Tone King Debuts New Ironman II Power Attenuator The Ironman II features 18 attenuation settings that adjust the amount of power sent to the speakers. read...

Archer Nation Unveil New LP 'Beneath the Dream,' Wrap Tour with Anvil and Don...

Archer Nation Unveil New LP 'Beneath the Dream,' Wrap Tour with Anvil and Don Jamieson The Mike Clink-produced sophomore effort showcases the band's own frenetic...

David Gilmour's "Comfortably Numb" Arpeggios

David Gilmour's "Comfortably Numb" Arpeggios Examine how Gilmour uses arpeggios in relation to the root notes of the chord progression—and how he moves from position...

Tone Comparison: Singlecut Vs. Doublecut Gibson Les Paul

Tone Comparison: Singlecut Vs. Doublecut Gibson Les Paul This video might be particularly helpful for guitarists who are looking to branch out from the more...

Basses

Ed Sheeran, Slash, John Petrucci and more talk signature gear

Ed Sheeran, Slash, John Petrucci and more talk signature gear If artist models are a thing of the past, then the guitarists on this list...

Hear two new tracks by Better Oblivion Community Center

Hear two new tracks by Better Oblivion Community Center Three months after the release of their self-titled debut, Better Oblivion Community Center – aka Phoebe...

Fractal Audio distils acclaimed rack technology into FM3 pedal

Fractal Audio distils acclaimed rack technology into FM3 pedal Fractal Audio has unveiled FM3, an amp modeller and multi-effects processor unit. This compact device is...

Duff McKagan cuts a contemplative figure on new single, ‘Don’t Look Behind You’

Duff McKagan cuts a contemplative figure on new single, ‘Don’t Look Behind You’ Duff McKagan has released Don’t Look Behind You, the third single from...

11 best premium electric guitars above $2,000

11 best premium electric guitars above $2,000 If you find yourself in a position to drop more than $2,000 on a six-string, you’ve come to...

Other

Jay Lewington joins Music Shipping Co

Jay Lewington joins Music Shipping Co Jay Lewington, the percussion specialist formerly with Westside Distribution, has joined forces with the Music Shipping Co to handle...

DiMarzio heads back to the future with new ‘vintage’ P90s

DiMarzio heads back to the future with new ‘vintage’ P90s US pickup maker DiMarzio has announced its new Vintage P90 Soapbar (DP280S), Dog Ear (DP280D),...

JHS adds Ultra-Pure Oils

JHS adds Ultra-Pure Oils JHS has added US brand Ultra-Pure Oils to its line-up of MI products, commencing 1st May 2019. The newly-formed partnership will...

The Royal Marines return to British-made drums

The Royal Marines return to British-made drums The Royal Marines are once again marching to the beat of British made drums, courtesy of the British...

JHS to distribute MARCA reeds

JHS to distribute MARCA reeds JHS is becoming the UK’s exclusive trade distributor throughout UK and ROI for MARCA Reeds, effective May 1st 2019. JHS will...

EHX unfolds the Switchblade Pro

EHX unfolds the Switchblade Pro Electro-Harmonix has yet another new product on the way, the Switchblade Pro billed as: ‘a compact switching pedal with advanced...

TC’s shrinks the Polytune

TC’s shrinks the Polytune TC Electronic has announced two even smaller versions of its Polytune pedal tuners – as far as we can make out...

BOSS Announces Version 3 Update for the GT-1000

BOSS Announces Version 3 Update for the GT-1000 Boss has announced a free firmware update to its flagship GT-1000 guitar effects processor, adding bass guitar...

Framus adds Chinese built Idolmaker

Framus adds Chinese built Idolmaker Framus has added a lower cost (Chinese made) ‘D Series’ version of its Idolmaker guitar. The features of the Framus D-Series...

Sheptone introduces “The Wanker”

Sheptone introduces “The Wanker” The following press release is reproduced exactly as received, without comment (though we did chuckle a bit)  ‘Sheptone proudly introduces the...

May declared MIDI month

May declared MIDI month The MIDI Association has declared its second annual ‘May is MIDI Month’ membership and donation drive. The Association says: ‘May is MIDI...

Cympad Shark adds new twist to snare drum mutes

Cympad Shark adds new twist to snare drum mutes Newly launched by Swiss based Cympad is a new take on the snare drum mute –...

Tama Imperialstar

Tama Imperialstar Here’s a review Tama Imperialstar, courtesy of sister site Drummer’s Review.  Please feel free to share this impartial review with your retail customers....

Yamaha CSF3M

Yamaha CSF3M Sister site Acoustic Review takes a look at the Yamaha CSF3M. Hear what we had to say, and feel free to share this...

MIA seeks indie shops for conference

MIA seeks indie shops for conference The Music Industries Association is appealing to independent music shops to take part in its ‘The Future of our...