Tuesday’s Tip of the Day: Fine Tune Your Amp With One Tube!

 You can fine tune your tube amplifier with one tube substitution. The tube that you want to change is V1 which is the first gain stage preamp tube. You can tailor the gain structure with different tubes making your amp… Continue Reading

New Article: Fender Amplifier Date Codes

 There is a new article on the Articles page “Fender Amplifier Date Codes”. This article explains how to find your vintage Fender amplifier’s date of manufacture. Click here to read the article. [shop_ad]

New BK Butler Tube Driver Available!

 BK Butler the original Tube Driver pedal designer is producing a limited number of these classis tube overdrive pedals on a custom order basis. The current production pedal is exactly like the original but with some improved parts. Butler is building… Continue Reading

Ruokangas Guitars: Project Unicorn Video Diary Part 5 Online!

 Juha Ruokangas has posted Part 5 of his Video Diary on the building of his new model the Unicorn. The entire desing and build process is being flimed and posted on YouTube for the entire world to see! You can check… Continue Reading

Go for the Gold ― The Slash Signature Goldtops!

 Two new Slash Signature model Les Pauls will bereleased in early October. One model made by Gibson USA and the other by Epiphone. The Gibson USA model is limited to 1,000 pieces total and features Seymour Duncan Alnico Pro II… Continue Reading

TV Jones Introduces the Super’Dyna Pickup

 The TV Jones Super’Tron is a replica of the original early 60’s classic design. Simply put, it’s a TV Classic that uses blades instead of polepieces. The blades provide a larger magnetized surface area, providing greater inductance. The resulting tone… Continue Reading

Glendale Guitars New Chimemaster Tremolo/Vibrato System!

 Glendale’s Chimemaster system gives your guitar an acoustical quality, enhancing the traditional Strat tone. This combination adds warmth and sustain and gives you a smooth balance from top to bottom. You will achieve a fuller, rounder, richer thickness to each pickup.… Continue Reading

Fender Releases Kenny Wayne Shepherd Straocaster!

  For nearly twenty years Fender and modern blues sensation Kenny Wayne Shepherd have shared a stage and they are now officially announcing the official release of his new signature model, the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Stratocaster guitar. A sleekly elegant… Continue Reading

Tuesday’s Tip of the Day: Classiscal Nylon String vs Steel String Acoustic Guitars

 Here is a tip that most guitar players probably know but the few that don’t could avoid a costly repair to a classical nylon string guitar. Steel string acoustic guitars can be used with nylon strings but your classical nylon string cannot… Continue Reading

Burned Hendrix Statocaster Fetches $495,000 at Auction!

 The first guitar that rock legend Jimi Hendrix burned on stage fetched 280,000 pounds (345,000 euros, 495,000 dollars) at an auction in London. Hendrix set the 1965 Fender Stratocaster alight following a landmark performance at London’s Finsbury Astoria in March… Continue Reading

New Article: Jensen Speaker Date Codes

 There is a new article on the Articles page on how to read the date codes on Jensen speakers. There is also a chart of the original specs for vintage Jensen speakers. Click here to read the article. [shop_ad]

Paul McCartney to Play Israel After 40 Year Ban

 More than 40 years after Israeli government officials banned the Beatles from their country, claiming the band’s “strident, amplified music could corrupt the morals of Israeli youth,” Paul McCartney has announced plans to play in the country for the first… Continue Reading

Line 6 Releases New JM4 Looper

 Line 6 has released the new JM4 Looper. Combining exhilarating jam tracks with sound-on-sound looping and a full arsenal of legendary Line 6 tones, JM4TM Looper sparks inspiration in ways other looping pedals can only dream. JM4 Looper features over… Continue Reading

The Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White Talk Guitars in New Film Documentary

 The forthcoming documentary film, “It Might Get Loud,” is generating considerable buzz among music fans and guitar players. First screened in May at the Cannes Film Festival, the movie officially premieres this September at the Toronto International Film Festival. According… Continue Reading

New Article: Celestion Speaker Date Codes

There is a new article on the Articles page. It is a chart with the date codes for Celestion speakers. If you have a Celestion speaker and want to know the date it was manufactured then this chart will show… Continue Reading