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Aguilar AG 4P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickups

Aguilar Amplification introduces their new Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup set, the AG 4P/J-HC hum-cancelling pickups.

Schecter Damien Platinum Collection

Schecter Guitar Research introduces their latest electric guitar series - the Damien Platinum Collection, featuring 6, 7 and 8 string models.

2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival and Clapton US Tour

Eric Clapton announced a major U.S. tour culminating into the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival, where iconic guitar players will play and jam.

Gadow Guitars - The Bird

The Bird is Gadow Guitar's latest handmade instrument, a homage to the classic FireBird model made in the '60s.

Sheryl Crow 1959 Custom Telecaster by Fender

Fender introduces the new Limited Edition Sheryl Crow 1959 Custom Telecaster, honoring the singer and supporting breast cancer awareness.

Catalinbread Callisto Chorus/Vibrato

Catalinbread unveils the Callisto Chorus/Vibrato pedal, a compact pedal with MN3007 Bucket Brigade chip at its core.

Make Your Guitar Sound Like a Pink Floyd Synthesizer

Bill Ruppert sent us this video which is part of the Effectology video series he does for Electro-Harmonix.

Squier USB Stratocaster Guitar

The Squier USB Stratocaster Guitar comes with built-in USB for connecting directly to Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPodTouch.

Ibanez Roadcore RC320

Ibanez introduces a guitar that packs modern build and playability into a retro body shape - the Roadcore RC320.

Fender CD-60CE All-Mahogany Acoustic

Fender expands their Classic Design CD-60CE Acoustic Electric Guitar with a new all-mahogany body model.

Ibanez AR420

Ibanez expands their Artist Series guitars with the versatile Ibanez AR420, featuring Tri-Sound pickup switching.

Fender Telecaster Thinline Super Deluxe

Fender introduces the Telecaster Thinline Super Deluxe, featuring elegant appointments and Fideli'Tron Humbuckers.

John Petrucci Signature Jazz III Pick

Dunlop introduces the John Petrucci Signature Jazz III Pick, designed to meet the progressive rock icon's exact specifications.

Kemper Profiling Amplifier v1.5 Update

Kemper recently released the 1.5 update for the Kemper Profiling Amplifier, now with "CabDriver" for playing through standard guitar cabinets.

Diago Commuter Pedalboard

The Diago Commuter is a portable and lightweight pedalboard that can hold up to 10 standard sized pedals and protected by a softcase exterior.

Gittler Guitar

Gittler Instruments introduces the newly improved Gittler Guitar, a unique cylindrical guitar made entirely from Titanium.

Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal

Fender introduces the new Runaway Pedal 120V, a guitar feedback simulator that works at any volume.

Eastwood Airline Bobkat

Eastwood Guitars brings back another classic design with the Airline Bobkat, based on the '60s era Harmony Bobkat.

Vintage ViolinBass Series VVB4SB

The new Vintage Violin Bass VVB4SB comes in a familiar violin like shape, the latest JHS Vintage ReIssued bass.

Godin Montreal Premiere Semi Hollow

Godin Guitars introduces their latest semi-hollow guitar, the Montreal Premiere, featuring Godin's "breathe-through" carved-core design.

Best Semi Hollow Body Guitar

According to our experience and research, these are the stand-out semi hollow body brands & models, elegant instruments that deliver great sounding versatile tones.

Guild Doyle Dykes Signature Guitar

Guild collaborates with fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Doyle Dykes to create the new Guild Doyle Dykes Signature Guitar.

Epiphone Hummingbird Pro Acoustic-Electric

Epiphone introduces the Hummingbird Pro, now an acoustic-electric with built-in Shadow preamp and pickup system.

Gibson Thunderbird Non-Reverse Bass

Gibson introduces the Thunderbird Non-Reverse Bass, featuring a unique asymmetrical offset body shape.

Moog LEV-96 Prototype

To hype up the upcoming annual Moogfest, Moog Music unveiled the LEV-96 sensoriactuator concept prototype pickup.

Gretsch G5422TDCG Cherry Blossom

Gretsch introduces the limited edition G5422TDCG in Cherry Blossom finish - 200 guitars that feature a white finish with a slight hint of red.

The Fender Jaguar Story - 50th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar guitar, Fender shares the history of the guitar in detail.

Eastwood Airline Espanada

The Airline Espanada is a hollow body guitar from Eastwood, with specs and sounds based on an old Harmony H63 guitar.

Way Huge Echo-Puss Analog Delay

The Way Huge Echo-Puss is a delay pedal from Dunlop, featuring analog delay sounds that you can easily fine tune.

Fargen Micro Plex Amp

Fargen Amplification introduces their compact, entry-level boutique tube amplifier, the 5 Watt Micro Plex Amp.

Gibson EB Bass

The Gibson EB Bass is a 4 string bass guitar that comes a contoured double cutaway body with coil-tapping humbuckers.

Luna Guitar Suitcase Amp

Luna introduces the Guitar Suitcase Amp, a portable 5 watt guitar amplifier housed in a cabinet that looks like a suitcase.

Fender Tim Armstrong Deluxe Acoustic Guitar

Fender introduces the Tim Armstrong Deluxe Acoustic Guitar, a more traditional take on Armstrong's '70s Fender Acoustic.

Fender Chris Shiflett Telecaster Deluxe

Fender recently released the Chris Shiflett Telecaster Deluxe, a humbucker equipped signature Telecaster for the Foo Fighters guitarist.

Best Portable Bass Amp

It isn't hard these days to get great bass guitar tones that you can conveniently carry around, so check out our best portable bass amp recommendations.

Dunlop Rocktober 2012 Giveaway

Get a chance to win a complete guitar or bass rig by joining the Dunlop Rocktober 2012 Giveaway.

Gibson Nitrous Les Paul Studio

Gibson reinvents their most popular guitar yet again with the new Nitrous Les Paul Studio, this time applying hot-rodded color finishes.

Origin Effects SlideRig and Cali76 Compressor Pedals

British effects manufacturer Origin Effects introduces two new studio-grade FET compressor pedals, the SlideRig and Cali76.

iGuitar9.13 Left Handed

iGuitar Workshop brings their brand of synth and piezo versatility to lefties with the new iGuitar9.13 Left Handed model.

Milbert GAGA D-30 Amplifier

Milbert Amplifiers introduces the GAGA D-30, a 30 Watt amp with auto-biasing, auto-impedance and adjustable headroom.

Chords - What are they and where do they come from?

I think we all know the importance of chords when it comes to making music, but to really play well it helps to understand how chords work and how the notes in them are selected.

Port City Sterling Amplifier

Port City Amps introduces the Sterling amplifier, a 50-watt, hand-wired British tone flavored amplifier.

Fender Nate Mendel P Bass

Fender honors the Foo Fighters bassist with the new Nate Mendel P Bass, based on his favorite 1971 Precision Bass.

Jackson KVMG Pro Series King V

The KVMG Pro Series King V is part of the new Pro Series models from Jackson, with shred friendly features in a killer V shape.

Fender GB Hot Rod Deluxe - George Benson Signature Amp

Fender releases the GB Hot Rod Deluxe Combo amp, a signature amp that bears George Benson's seal of approval.

Schroeder WWII G.I. Guitar

Schroeder Guitars completed their WWII GI Guitar, a custom guitar that showcases World War II era components.

Fender Vibro-King 20th Anniversary Edition

Fender introduces the Vibro-King 20th Anniversary Edition amp, celebrating two decades of hand-wired all-tube design.

Taylor Fall 2012 Limited Edition Acoustic Guitars

Taylor celebrates the coming of Fall 2012 season with a new batch of Fall Limited Edition models, featuring exotic tonewood options.

Line 6 Relay G55 Wireless Guitar System

The Line 6 Relay G55 Wireless Guitar System is now available, featuring digital wireless quality and cable modeling.

Electro-Harmonix The Next Step Expression, Pan and Volume Pedals

Electro-Harmonix introduces three new members of the The Next Step series - Expression, Pan and Volume pedal - featuring zero moving parts.

Washburn PS12 Starfire Paul Stanley Signature

Washburn introduces the PS12 Starfire Paul Stanley Signature guitar, an affordable alternative to the Custom Shop model.

DigiTech JamMan Solo XT Looper

The JamMan Solo XT is the newest looper from DigiTech, a standard size pedal with true stereo looping and Micro SD support.

Best Acoustic Guitar Amp

We bring you select amplifiers with top notch sound and features, to make it easier to find the best acoustic guitar amp for your playing style.

TC Electronic Flashback X4 Delay and Looper

Flashback X4 is the big brother of TC Electronic's popular delay pedal, now with 12 delay types, four TonePrint slots and looper functionality.

Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Short Scale Bass

The Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic is a short scale hollow body bass, equipped with Black Top Filter’Tron pickups

Line 6 JTV-69S Guitar

Line 6 introduces another James Tyler Variax model, the JTV-69S with Strat-like design and 3 single coil pickups.

Eastwood Airline ’59 Coronado Sailor Jerry Custom

Eastwood Guitars team up with tattoo, rum and lifestyle marketing man Sailor Jerry to create the Airline ’59 Coronado Sailor Jerry Custom.

PRS SE Custom 24 7-String

PRS unveils their first ever 7-String production line instrument, the SE Custom 24 7-String.

Haiti Recieves Guitar Donations form Godin

Godin Guitars team up with Arcade Fire band and fellow Montrealers to continue their charity work for the country of Haiti.

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 12-String

Gibson introduces the Les Paul Traditional 12-String, a 12-string version of their most popular electric guitar.

Roland Mobile AC - Acoustic Chorus Amp

The Roland Mobile AC is the smallest amplifier in Roland's Acoustic Chorus series, it is a portable three channel amp for acoustic guitars.

Electro-Harmonix Talking Pedal

The Electro-Harmonix Talking Pedal brings the talkbox filter effect into a unique zero moving parts, rocking wah design.

DigiTech Unplugged Acoustic Simulator for iStomp

DigiTech Unplugged is a downloadable e-pedal for iStomp, an acoustic simulator with built-in Lexicon Hall Reverb.

CapoSonic Classic Open Tuning Capo

CapoSonic is gearing up for the launch of their versatile multiple voicing guitar capo, the CapoSonic Classic.

Eastwood Hi-Flyer Phase 4 Electric Guitar

Eastwood Guitars brings back a classic guitar design with the new Hi-Flyer Phase 4, featuring a slanted neck pickup.

Washburn WJ130EK Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Washburn Guitars introduces the latest addition to their Vintage Series, the WJ130EK jumbo acoustic-electric guitar.

Gibson Grabber 3 '70s Tribute Bass

The Grabber 3 '70s Tribute Bass is based on the classic Gibson G3 Bass design, featuring 3 single coil bass pickups with Hum-Canceling circuitry.

Vox Apache Bass

Vox introduces another battery-powered traveler instrument, the Vox Apache Bass, featuring built-in amp, rhythms and mini-speaker.

Fender Machete Amps and Cabinets

Fender enters into the high gain amplifier arena with their high-end twin channel Machete Amplifiers and matching Speaker Cabinets.

Mini Guitar Effects

These select mini guitar effects will let you save on cash and precious pedalboard space without sacrificing your tone.

Vox StompLab Series - Compact Multi-Effects

Vox introduces the StompLab Series, four compact multi-effect pedals packed with modeled amps and effects.

SN-10 Pedal Tuner from Snark

Snark, known for their clip on tuners and metronomes, have released their first floor pedal unit, the Snark SN10 Tuner.

Marshall 2012 DSL Series Tube Amps

Marshall introduces 4 new all-tube Dual Super Lead (DSL) Series amplifiers, based on the JCM2000 DSL100 head.

Jackson SLATTXMG3-7 Soloist 7-String

Jackson introduces their latest 7-String, the SLATTXMG3-7, featuring an arched-top body and EMG 707 pickups.

RotoSound Fuzz Pedal Reissue

The RotoSound Fuzz Pedal is back in production, using the same '60s era circuit configuration with modern reliability and true-bypass.

Spider 3D Printed Guitar

Odd Guitars launched a series of 3D Printed Guitars, one of them, the Spider caught our attention due to its intricately detailed 3D body.

TC Electronic Transition Delay Pedal - Guitar Center Exclusive

TC Electronic introduces the Transition Delay Pedal, a special Guitar Center exclusive version of the TonePrint capable Flashback Delay.

Cheap Guitar Parts at Guitarfetish Factory Buyout

Great news if you want to build your own guitar, Guitarfetish recently bought a warehouse worth of abandoned guitar parts that they are now selling for cheap.

T-Rex Mean Machine Distortion Pedal

The T-Rex Mean Machine is a pedal with two channels of distortion designed for high gain metal players.

Three Cool iOS Apps from Positive Grid

Positive Grid launched three cool iOS apps for musicians - Beats Metronome, Accutune (tuner) and Jam Player (manipulate tempo and pitch).

PRS Cody Kilby Signature Acoustic

The PRS Cody Kilby Signature Acoustic is made to the specifications of the popular bluegrass guitarist, and is part of PRS Private Stock guitars.

Tanglewood TW130 - All Mahogany Acoustic

The Tanglewood TW130 guitar features an all mahogany wood construction, resulting in an earthy look and warm tone.

Cort MR1200FX - Solid Rosewood Back Acoustic Guitar

Cort Guitars just released the MR1200FX, a solid rosewood back acoustic featuring boutique specs at a reasonable price.

Randy Rhoads Biography and Photo Book

Velocity Books brings us Randy Rhoads, a book that shows the life story of this phenomenal guitar player in vivid detail.

New G&L Tribute Series S-500

G&L updates the Tribute Series S-500 guitar, featuring a big change - the Strat shaped body is now made of mahogany.

ZT Junior Amp

The ZT Lunchbox Junior Amp is a small but capable workhorse amplifier that weighs in at just 5 lbs.

G5191TMS Tim Armstrong Signature Electromatic Hollowbody

Gretsch honors Rancid founder Tim Armstrong with new signature models, one being a Bigsby equipped hollow body, the G5191TMS Electromatic.

Acoustic Guitar Pedal Favorites

After featuring the best multi effects for acoustic guitars, we follow up by bringing you our acoustic guitar pedal favorites.

New Fender American Vintage Series

Fender revamps its American Vintage Series with an all-new batch of electric guitars that recreate the feel and vibe of their '50s to mid '60s era instruments.

Blind Willie Johnson's Music

Original and cover recordings of Blind Willie Johnson songs.

Guitarion - Mechanical Pick for Hemiplegics

Guitarion is a mechanical string "picker" that allows hemiplegics, people with unilateral (one side of the body) paralysis, to play the guitar with just one unaffected hand.

Acoustic Guitar Multi Effects Pedal Roundup

To meet the specific tone and performance demands of acoustic guitarists, we bring you our acoustic guitar multi effects pedal roundup.

Maxon DB10 Dual Booster Pedal

The Maxon DB10 Dual Booster Pedal combines two independently voiced boost circuits in a compact and portable pedal.

Ibanez S920

The Ibanez S920 is part of the Premium sub-division of their S-series, featuring enhanced playability, EMG pickups and carved top aesthetics.

Kinsman KUPB8 Pedalboard

Kinsman launches the KUPB8 pedalboard, combining simple pedalboard convenience and storage facility in an ergonomic package.

Jackson JS3 Kelly Bird IV Bass

Jackson teams up with Megadeth bass player David Ellefson to unveil a unique looking bass guitar - the JS3 Kelly Bird IV.

Dunlop Dirty Donny Ukulele Giveaway

Dunlop gives you a chance to win one of the two Kala Solid Acacia Ukuleles that are hand painted by Dirty Donny Gillies.

Fender Cabronita Telecaster

Fender unveils its production line Cabronita Telecaster, an affordable version of the Cabronita Telebration series guitar, featuring Fideli'Tron humbucking pickups.

Blues Licks You Must Know - 3 New Guitar Lab DVDs

EMedia Music unveils three new Guitar Lab DVDs, each one providing 50 essential blues licks that "you must know".

Black Cat Vibe

Black Cat Pedals brings back their Univibe clone, the Black Cat Vibe, featuring modern improvements on its durability and reliability.

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