PLUS Pedal is an exciting new effects unit that offers piano-style sustain and sostenuto functions for all types of melodic instruments, including woodwind, brass, string and bowed instruments, and, of course, guitars and bass.  The concept for PLUS Pedal...
Killer Guitar, Great Value - the Monoprice Retro Vision Guitar (Tele-style)
Melville, NY – July 13th, 2017 – British guitar amp company, Blackstar Amplification, continues its 10-year anniversary celebration with the release of the Venue Series MK II amplifiers. This bestselling line of all-valve amplifiers has been completely revamped and...
In an aim to provide an affordable guitar with good quality craftsmanship and ease of playability, Taylor launched for 2017 the new entry-level Academy Series. I am testing out their 2017 model Taylor Academy 10e acoustic/electric guitar featuring a...
I was very excited to review the Ultimate Ears Sound Tap. As a new user of in-ear monitors for my live shows, I was looking around to see how I can make using them live a bit easier. Well,...
The La Bella string company has been around for 100 years, so it's no surprise that they are an innovator in their industry. I had the chance to review their new, Vapor Shield guitar strings, and I was very impressed with them.
"To craft fine stringed instruments with artistic sensibility that are comfortable, affordable, and inspire people of all ages and walks of life on their musical journey." --Luna Guitars’ Mission Every girl needs a pink guitar, and it is great to be...
A few years ago, when I discovered the original iRig, i was so excited. As a musician that traveled, the iRig (in my case along with the IK multimedia app, AmpliTube) it gave me the ability to practice, record new song ideas, and transcribe songs while on the road with great sound quality, and minimal equipment. I loved the sound quality and ease of the apps that I found that even when I wasn't on the road, I was using the iRig for practicing and recording ideas at home.
As a guitar teacher there have been many instances where parents have asked for recommendations for a small child's first guitar. I have found that too many young children end up with a nylon string guitar with a wide...
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (July 14, 2017) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announces the expansion of its Pro Audio offering with Fighter Series powered speakers debuting at Summer NAMM 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. Perfect for bands, solo performers, DJs, schools,...