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Gretsch ’54 Roundup – Cowboy Cool

 Gretsch Custom Shop celebrates 10 year anniversary with Americana-inspired ’54 Roundup

 

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Gretsch Custom Shop, Gretsch has released a handful of new models, handmade by Stephen Stern and the Gretsch Custom Shop Team. One of the models that caught our eye was the ’54 Roundup.

 

This Americana/Western inspired model sports a Trans Red/Brown Relic finish, a knotty pine top, Dynasonic pickups and a “Western Belt Buckle” tailpiece.

 

Like all Gretsch Custom Shop models, the ’54 Roundup… Read More

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The MXR Legacy – Video

MXR commemorates 40th anniversary with documentary series

 

Iconic American stompbox manufacturer, MXR is celebrating 40 years of its history by releasing a series of mini-documentaries.

 

The videos will be released in segments and will depict the history of the innovative brand, that was founded in Rochester, New York in the early 1970s.

 

Check out this trailer for the MXR Legacy series.

 

 

MXR was acquired by Dunlop some years ago and for more information you can visit jimdunlop.com.

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PureSalem Guitars Introduces the “Tom Cat”

Retro-inspired Tom Cat Model combines simplicity with quirky styling

 

The new retro-inspired PureSalem “Tom Cat” is a new model from the Miami-based guitar maker that employs a simplistic design utilizing classic guitar elements like wood, wire and strings.

 

Named for the Muddy Waters song of the same name, the PureSalem Tom Cat combines quality components and construction with unique styling.

 

Recently Christian Bland of the the Black Angels played a PureSalem Tom… Read More

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Guitar App of the Month: Guitar Jam Tracks

Practicing on your own is fun again with Ninebuzz’s cool line of Guitar Jam Tracks apps

Let’s face it, even for the most dedicated of guitarists, practicing alone without accompaniment can make it difficult to find inspiration.

 

Enter the Guitar Jam Tracks series of apps, which enables you to play on your own but feel like you’ve got a full band backing you up!

 

This cool app series developed by Ninebuzz provides full band backing tracks for a variety of musical… Read More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches

 

Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More

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Electro-Harmonix Slammi Pitch Shifter/Harmony Pedal – Video

The new Slammi Pitch Shifter combines a powerful algorithm with EHX‘s Next Step Effects platform

 

NYC-based Electro-Harmonix has arguably taken the foot-controlled pitch-shifter pedal to another level with their new Slammi Pitch Shifter/Harmony pedal.

 

The pedal uses technology that combines a powerful new algorithm with EHX’s existing Next Step Effects platform. The result is a highly-versatile pedal that can be used to dive bomb across three octaves, lay down fixed interval harmonies, or just shift the pitch smoothly and seamlessly.

 

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