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Wren and Cuff De La Riva BM20-Ultra Review

Ratings Pros: A vast collection of cool Muff variations.Cons: How do you feel about mini-DIP switches?Street: $299Wren and Cuff De La Riva BM20-Ultrawrenandcuff.com Tones:Ease of Use:Build/Design:Value: You’ve probably encountered stompboxes where the designer lets the user make component choices. There might be, for example, a switch that toggles between a vintage part and one likelier…
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Classic Design, Modern Performance: New Colors Available for the Cutlass and...

Based on the original 1970s Music Man designs, the Cutlass RS, Cutlass RS HSS and StingRay RS have been re-engineered to deliver unparalleled playability and performance. With the help of our designers and master craftsmen, we’ve mixed up a few new finishes to introduce to the Modern Classics instrument line: Aged Buttercream, Charcoal Sparkle, and…
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When Amsterdam and Istanbul Collide: Altin Gün’s Ben Rider and Jasper...

Türk halk müziği—Turkish folk music—is an ancient blend of odd meters, microtonal scales, and unique timbres. To informed ears, it resembles other Balkan and Mediterranean folk styles, Sufi devotional music, and the classical music of the Ottoman Empire. Meanwhile, its lyrical themes are often ambiguous and interpretable as having religious and secular meanings. But it’s…
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Mooer Audio Announces the Tone Capture Pedal and CT01 Tuner

Shenzhen, China (August 15, 2019) -- Mooer Audio have launched two new and compact additions to their product line-up for August – The CT01 Tuner and the Tone Capture Micro Pedal. The CT01 Tuner is Mooer’s first clip-on guitar and bass tuner and is the perfect companion to the pedalboard-essential Baby Tuner. A bright and…
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Mesa/Boogie Subway WD-800 Review

Recorded direct into Avid Mbox into Logic X. Mesa/Boogie 1x15 cab miked with an Audio-Technica AE5400. Direct from head and mic balance split 50/50. Clip 1: Recorded with Sadowsky Vintage PJ 5, (reverse P). Amp settings set flat except for passive mid at 10 o’clock. Power damping set to low. Clip 2: Recorded with Music…
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Rig Rundown: Greg Koch

Telemaster Greg Koch met with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger before Koch’s sold-out show at Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley where the groovy noodles and mind-blowing jams were paralleled only by Koch’s warped sense of humor. Greg Koch recently collaborated with Reverend Guitars to build the Greg Koch Signature Gristlemaster. This T-Style was inspired by Koch’s vintage…
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Electro-Harmonix Releases the Mod 11

New York City, NY (August 14, 2019) -- Electro-Harmonix introduces the Mod 11 with 11 modulation styles ranging from classic to exotic, all housed in a compact pedal. It includes tap tempo controllable via the built-in footswitch or an external one, and Momentary Mode which enables you to seamlessly switch in and out of effects…
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Sennheiser Unveils the XSW-D Pedalboard Set

Wedemark (August 14, 2019) -- Sennheiser’s new XSW-D Pedalboard Set is now available and completes the audio specialist’s new XS Wireless Digital series. The Pedalboard Set provides an ideal entry-level wireless system for guitar and bass players. Like all XSW-D sets, it works on 2.4 GHz for worldwide, license-free operation, and comes complete with a…
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Jackson Audio Broken Arrow Review

Recorded using a Schroeder Chopper TL into a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe IV miked with a Royer R-121 feeding an Apogee Duet going into Studio One with no EQ-ing, compression, or effects. Clip 1: Amber (Marshall-style) overdrive, volume at noon, gain at 10 o’clock, bass at 10 o’clock, mids at 1 o’clock, treble at 2…
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Artist in Focus: Q & A with Ben Flanders

With a father as a producer and mother as a songwriter, guitarist Ben Flanders was destined for musical success. The Nashville-based musician started playing drums at the young age of six before making the transition to guitar. At just 15 years old, Flanders was contributing his talent to some of Nashville’s finest musicians, and by…