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Korg launches TR-S Power Tube Reactor and HD-S Distortion, two new build-it-yourself NuTekt pedals

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Korg has revealed two new NuTekt pedals, the TR-S tube amp emulator and the HD-S Distortion, which you can build yourself with ease. READ MORE: Cause & Effects: How much snake oil are we willing to swallow as effects junkies? With no soldering required, each pedal comes with all the tools … Continue reading Korg launches TR-S Power Tube Reactor and HD-S Distortion, two new build-it-yourself NuTekt pedals

John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Paul Francis

Modern Drummer Magazine John’s guest is independent, master cymbal maker, Paul Francis. John and Paul discuss their long history and share stories of their time working together at Zildjian, including remembering their friend and mentor, the great Armand Zildjian. Paul talks about his early years of developing cymbal ideas with legendary drummers like Elvin Jones, … Continue reading John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Paul Francis

Orange’s Rockerverb 50 Mk III Combo Neo has “all the power and definition”, but less of the back-breaking weight

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Orange Amplification has introduced its new slimmed-down Rockerverb 50 Mk III Combo Neo amplifier, which is said to still host “all the power and definition”, but is now nearly 20 per cent lighter. READ MORE: The Big Review: Orange Sustain, Distortion and Phaser – do these 70s throwbacks have tones to … Continue reading Orange’s Rockerverb 50 Mk III Combo Neo has “all the power and definition”, but less of the back-breaking weight

John Mayer announces solo acoustic tour for first time in his career

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar John Mayer has announced his first ever solo acoustic tour, due to take place this Spring across the US and Canada. READ MORE: John Mayer on writing songs about past relationships: “It ain’t about anyone but the people I’m singing to” Back on the 19 January, Mayer began teasing some kind … Continue reading John Mayer announces solo acoustic tour for first time in his career

Julian Lage on why he chooses to play a Tele: “It’s a very true instrument, all Teles possess that”

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Jazz guitarist Julian Lage has spoken about where his love for Telecasters began, and how he defied the myth that they’re not to be used by jazz players in a new rig rundown video. READ MORE: Watch Julian Lage play Charlie Christian’s 1940 Gibson ES-250 The virtuoso is often spotted playing … Continue reading Julian Lage on why he chooses to play a Tele: “It’s a very true instrument, all Teles possess that”

Epiphone introduces two affordable basses for 2023: the acoustic El Capitan J-200 and the revived Newport Bass

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Epiphone has kicked off the new year by introducing two new affordable bass models into its catalogue: the acoustic El Capitan J-200 studio bass and a revived version of the Newport bass. READ MORE: Slash-ing prices: Harley Benton unveils new SC-550SL Gotoh Tribute models Both designs made their debut yesterday … Continue reading Epiphone introduces two affordable basses for 2023: the acoustic El Capitan J-200 and the revived Newport Bass

Paul McCartney to unveil previously unseen photographs of early Beatles in London exhibition

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Later this year, Paul McCartney will unveil hundreds of newly uncovered photographs of The Beatles during the early days of their career in a London-based exhibition. READ MORE: Statues of Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to be unveiled in Dartford Entitled Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-1964: Eyes Of The … Continue reading Paul McCartney to unveil previously unseen photographs of early Beatles in London exhibition

Dixon Artisan Shell Pack – Drummer’s Review

Drummer’s Review Here’s our latest review looking at a Dixon Artisan Series 5-piece shell pack, featuring… 22″ x 18″ Bass Drum, 10″ x 8″ Rack Tom, 12″ x 9″ Rack Tom, 16″ x 16″ Floor Tom, 14″ x 6.5″ Snare Drum, All Constructed From 6-ply, 4mm North American Ultra Maple Shells, Mystic Crimson Finish Die … Continue reading Dixon Artisan Shell Pack – Drummer’s Review

“We’ve gone backwards to move forwards:” You Me At Six on tapping into their old selves and 2000s pop-punk on new album Truth Decay

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar In late 2021, the members of You Me At Six sat down to talk about the direction of what would become their eighth album. Their previous record, SUCKAPUNCH, had reached number one earlier that year. It was also their most experimental to date, mixing in hip-hop and electronic influences alongside … Continue reading “We’ve gone backwards to move forwards:” You Me At Six on tapping into their old selves and 2000s pop-punk on new album Truth Decay

Cause & Effects: Is the guitar world guilty of unduly revering past pioneers while ignoring modern day innovators?

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar In any field of human endeavour you will naturally find a huge degree of reverence and respect paid to the early innovators in that enterprise. Often these people are the first ones to come up with an idea or concept, but just as often this isn’t the case. In fact, … Continue reading Cause & Effects: Is the guitar world guilty of unduly revering past pioneers while ignoring modern day innovators?