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The Radial Engineering BigShot I/O True-Bypass Instrument Selector

The BigShot i/o is an easy-to-use instrument selector that lets you quickly transition between any two instruments, while balancing the levels between them and feeding the output to your amplifier…

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Galcher Lustwerk on His Deep-House Meets Hip-Hop Style

It’s hard to say why the combination of hip-hop and house music never took off. Following the brief hip-house scene of the late ’80s and early ’90s the genres seemed to split…

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Korg Wavestate Wave Sequencing Synthesizer

Legendary synthesis, radically re-imagined. Organic, inspirational, and mind-blowingly powerful. KORG’s legendary Wavestation introduced the world to Wave…

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Curtis Mayfield, Curtom Records, and the Legacy of Artist-Run Labels

As a young teenager from the Cabrini-Green housing projects in Chicago, Curtis Mayfield worshipped at the altar of Sam Cooke, which comes as no surprise—generations of future…

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Charvel Introduces The New Pro-Mod DK22 SSS 2PT CM

Charvel® continues to up the ante for modern high performance combined with standout style and full-spectrum tone with the Pro-Mod DK22 SSS 2PT CM, a sleek new…

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The Les Paul’s First Comeback: When Gibson Re-launched The Famous Guitar Line

In 1968, Gibson announced a reissue of two obsolete Les Paul models of a type it had not made since the start of the decade. Earlier that year, Stan Rendell was promoted to president…

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A Legendary Amp: Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier

It’s been more than 25 years, two generations of guitarists and several musical trend-cycles since the Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier® first unleashed…

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Fender Stratocaster 3-Way Selector Switch

If you’re new to the Fender Stratocaster guitar, you’re bound to wonder about the workings of its famous 5-way pickup selector switch…

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Charvel Desolation Skatecaster SK-1 ST

Music Radar reviewed a Charvel Desolation Skatecaster SK-1 ST and is encouraging metal players to check one out. According to the review, the SK-1′s mahogany body…

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Gibson CF-100 Vintage Sunburst

The CF-100 was an innovative design when Gibson Guitars offered it’s first flat-top cutaway instrument in 1950. Players touted the ease of playing provided by the Florentine…

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Charvel Introduces Desolation Series Guitars

Charvel Guitars is proud to introduce its new Desolation series guitars. These are entirely new instrument designs not previously seen in the high-performance guitar…

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The Charvel Pro Stock DS1

Make a statement. The Charvel Pro Stock series delivers more new tonal and stylistic options to the new world of the modern guitar player.  The Pro Stock DS1 has a single-cutaway….

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Marshall JCM 2000 DSL Review

I have used Marshall tube amplification for more than 20 years. Though temperamental, I have found Marshalls to offer great tube distortion with maximum gain and crunch. I have found…

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George Lynch Launches Mr. Scary Guitars

Mr. Scary Guitars are unique, highly modified and one of a kind customized hand-crafted instruments, carved and crafted by the “hands” of George Lynch. Mr. Scary Guitars…

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