D’Angelico Guitars Debuts the Excel Shoreline

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New York, NY (July 12, 2017) -- At this year’s Summer NAMM in Nashville, TN, D’Angelico Guitars is set to show off new options in its Excel Series. Two new models, the DC Shoreline and SS Shoreline, are variations on two of the company’s most popular models. Rather than the double humbuckers found on the standard version of the Excel models, the Excel Shoreline guitars are strapped with P-90s and a Bigsby B-50 for a fresh, modern look and sound. Perfect for a summer introduction, the Shorelines are available in Vintage White, Indigo, and Surf Green. Available for $1799, the Excel Shoreline guitars are now available at select dealers. Watch the company's video demo: VIDEO For more information: D’Angelico Guitars via Everything http://ift.tt/2tJi7jO
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Rush: La Villa Strangiato Live at Pinkpop Festival 1979

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Our friend Tim Fletcher shared this on our Facebook group of Rush performing “La Villa Strangiato” live at the Pinkpop Festival 1979. “The audio is much better than previously [released],” Tim shared. We agree. Epicness. And Geddy Lee’s tone! via no treble http://ift.tt/2uSoFLE
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Boss Announces the Compact Pedal 40th Anniversary Box Set, Solderless Pedalboard Cable Kit, Waza Amp Head 75, and More

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Nashville, TN (July 11, 2017) -- BOSS (Booth 723) has announced the Compact Pedal 40th Anniversary Box Set, a special limited-edition commemorative package. The set features one-time-only reissues of the OD-1 Overdrive, PH-1 Phaser, and SP-1 Spectrum – the original three BOSS compact pedal models. Each pedal set is made in Japan and comes in a deluxe presentation box with a serial number, the BOSS 40th Anniversary logo, and a personal message from BOSS President Yoshihiro Ikegami. In 1977, BOSS launched the now-famous compact series with the OD-1, PH-1, and SP-1. Over the last four decades, the iconic line has been loved by generations, with 119 unique pedal models produced and well over 15 million units sold. The original three pedals have gone on to become rare classics, commanding high…
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Warwick Updates Rockboard RBO LT XL Power Supply

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Warwick’s W-Music Distribution has updated the RockBoard Power LT XL power supply for 2017. The mobile unit is fitted with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to supply effects pedals for up to 50 hours with hum-free 9V DC current. It has two 9V DC outputs as well as a USB output for charging smartphones. It can be... via no treble http://ift.tt/2uSCWYI
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Pladask Elektrisk Kniv

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Pladask Elektrisk is a great company out of Bergen, Norway.  A while back, I gave away a Pladask Elektrisk Gjengangar gated delay pedal. That pedal I was SO blown away, I actually bought one the day I reviewed it (since I was giving the reviewed pedal away). When it comes to pedal, I like when they have a unique characteristics that can inspire creativity. Pladask Elektrisk is all about that. When they contacted me to see if I was interested in the Kniv, I was very excited.   Opening the box, I had no idea what the Kniv was all about. Discovering pedals in this way can be super fun. The unit has a few controls, Kniv (on/off) and Feed footswitches. Dry, Loop and a center knob (feedback) for potentiometers,…
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Emma Electronic Updates the DiscomBOBulator Envelope Filter

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Emma Electronic has updated their flagship envelope filter for 2017. The DB-2 DiscumBOBulator builds on its predecessor, which was released nearly 20 years ago, with new features for increased versatility. Specifically, it has an increased frequency range, improved tracking, increased headroom, and a new dedicated clean boost that can run with or independent of the... via no treble http://ift.tt/2sJIzGi
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Meet My New Kiesel Vader

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Hey Meet my Kiesel Vader! She’s a V7 with Hipshot/Kiesel vibrato. One of the coolest things about Kiesel is that every guitar is essentially a custom instrument: there’s an almost overwhelming range of options from which to spec out your dream guitar. Funnily enough, there’s a pretty similar guitar to mine on the V7 gallery, but that’s pretty much coincidence: whoever ordered that guitar just happened to have similar tastes to me. There are some differences too though, and as Homer’s assistant Karl said on The Simpsons, “My reasons … are my own.” Let’s break down what I selected and why. So. Every element of this guitar was selected for a particular reason related to synesthesia. I’ve written about this before, including this article for Guitar World. Essentially synesthesia is…
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Happy 4th! Hendrix, The Edge & a Cast of Fender Players Rock “The Star Spangled Banner”

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Happy 4th! Hendrix, The Edge & a Cast of Fender Players Rock "The Star Spangled Banner" July 3, 2017    To celebrate July 4, the Fender team put together a fun video of guitar stars, hobbyists, and working musicians of all ages and styles performing "The Star Spangled Banner."    They're also asking guitarists to "continue the revolution" of rocking the song on guitar, as Jimi Hendrix famously did at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in 1969. If you don't know how to perform "The Star Spangled Banner," you can take a quick and easy lesson by CLICKING HERE. Enjoy wishing the United States of America a "Happy Birthday" — loud, sweet, funky, rockin', jazzy, or whatever you desire on YOUR guitar!!! VIDEO via GuitarPlayer RSS Feed http://ift.tt/2tEt7Qj
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