Gibson Elvis Costello Signature Model Guitar

The Gibson Elvis Costello Century of Progress Signature model acoustic is fashioned after Costello’s beloved 1936 model; it is a painstaking recreation of his favorite acoustic, used to record and perform many of the songs that made him the iconic musician… Continue Reading

Small Bear Electronics Pedal Parts

Small Bear Electronics is your one stop shopping for all DIY guitar effect pedal parts. There are Projects, How To’s and Kits available on their website. Small Bear specializes in stocking parts for building custom pedals and also modifying existing… Continue Reading

DIY: Hot-Rodding The New Gretsch G5222 Electromatic Amp!

 For all you Gretsch G5222 amp owners that want to get more tone out of your amp see the article DIY: Hot Rodding The New Fender Champion 600 by John Frondelli on the Articles page. Both amps are electronically the… Continue Reading

Tuesday’s Tip Of The Day: Proper Filament Wiring For Output Tubes

Here is a great tip for DIY tube amp builders. When wiring the filaments of the output tubes in a push-pull power amp always remember to keep the wires from your tightly twisted pair in phase. For example one filament wire… Continue Reading

Voodoo Lab Whazoo Pedal Coming Soon!

 ONE INNOVATIVE PEDAL, THREE AWE INSPIRING EFFECTS The Voodoo Lab WAHZOO is the most versatile wah ever. Combining the finest classic wah tones, a funk-approved Autowah, and our unique programmable Stepwah, Wahzoo delivers all the sounds you’ve been looking for… Continue Reading

XCase – Custom Case Specialists

XCase designs and manufactures the highest quality ATA road & flight cases using the best materials & hardware available. Made in the U.S.A. All cases are constructed from ABS laminated birch ply (not luan) with every inch riveted and internally… Continue Reading

New Page: Guitar Gallery

 A new page was added to the site called “Guitar Gallery“. This page will feature photos of guitars, amps and pedalboards. Please send us photos of your gear with a brief description and we will post it on this page. Contact… Continue Reading

New EMG-81TW Pickup

The new EMG-81TW humbucking pickup takes an EMG classic to a new level. The dual-mode design allows for maximum flexibility, with the original 81 providing all the crunch and aggressiveness it’s famous for and an all new single-coil that features… Continue Reading

Bogner Alchemist Amplifier Coming Soon!

 The Bogner Alchemist produces a mystical, otherworldly sonority from common, earthly elements. Articulate, sparkling cleans, touch-sensitive leads and a bright and colorful crunch are coaxed from its power section and poured from premium Celestion speakers.Beginning clean and fast, featuring an… Continue Reading

Soundeflect Flapjack

   What to reduce the “ice-pick in the ear” sound coming from your guitar amps speaker? Check out the Soudeflect Flapjack. What the Flapjack does is “shave” the harshness off of the sometimes annoying beam that shoots from the center of… Continue Reading

Tuesday’s Tip Of The Day: How To Prevent Finish Checking

Finish checking are those little hairline cracks that you see in the finish on many older guitars. A guitar that is 30 years or older can develop these merely from the finish drying out and aging. The environment that the guitar… Continue Reading

New Article: Gig Bag Essentials

There is a new article “Gig Bag Essentials” on the Articles page. The article has a list of items that can be very helpful on a gig or session. The items on the list pertain to both electric and acoustic guitar… Continue Reading

Guitar Legend Dick Dale Turns 71 Today!

 Dick Dale the “King of the Surf Guitar” turns 71 today. Dale himself was an amateur surfer and wanted his music to reflect the sounds he heard in his mind while surfing. While he is primarily known for introducing the… Continue Reading

Beware Counterfeit ESP Guitars

 Please be aware that a China-based online company, paylessguitar (dot) com, is selling guitars with the logos of many guitar manufacturers, including ESP. DO NOT PURCHASE ESP GUITARS FROM THIS SITE. THE GUITARS BEING SOLD ARE NOT MADE BY ESP.… Continue Reading

Fender Releases Elvis Costello Signature Jazzmaster

 Check out “This Year’s Model!” The Fender Elvis Costello Signature Jazzmaster guitar honors one of the most recognized and recognizable Jazzmaster players in pop music history. Elvis Costello’s original instrument has gone through many changes in the past 30 years, and… Continue Reading