K-Line DelMar

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Chris Kroenlein of K-Line Guitars recently announced a new guitar model he's calling the DelMar. It's an original design offset guitar that seems like a cross between a Stratocaster and a Jazzmaster. The guitar includes three gold foil-style pickups from Klein Pickups and a Strat-style bridge/tremolo. The guitar can be ordered with other pickups, as well. I've owned a … [Read more...]

Guild USA M20 and Guild D20

When it comes to acoustic guitars, I have pretty simple tastes. I like small-bodied guitars and really like the way an all-mahogany acoustic sounds, which is why I bought a Martin 00-15M several years ago. When I was searching for an acoustic, I played several small-bodied guitars, and one of my favorites was the made-in-China version of the Guild M20. However, I ended up … [Read more...]

Earthquaker Devices Sound Projector 25

A photo posted by EarthQuaker Devices (@earthquakerdev) on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:42am PST In addition to announcing 8 new pedals at NAMM, Earthquaker Devices has recently announced a new amp called the Sound Projector 25: The Sound Projector 25 is a 25-watt linear Class A tube amp designed by Joe Golden of EarthQuaker Devices. This is the first amplifier offering from … [Read more...]

Tiny Terror: The Original Lunchbox Amplifier

Tiny-Terror-10th

It's hard to believe, but the Orange Tiny Terror amp has been out for 10 years. To commemorate the occasion, Orange has introduced a 10th anniversary version of the Tiny Terror with a matching 2x10 cabinet: Codenamed ‘Shiny Terror’, the 10th Anniversary model is a point-to-point hand-wired version of the original, housed in a stunning mirror-effect, polished stainless steel … [Read more...]

Ibanez Mini Pedals

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At last month's NAMM show, Ibanez announced three new mini pedals to go with their Tube Screamer TS Mini. The new pedals include the Analog Delay (ADMINI), Chorus (CSMINI), and Super Metal (SMMINI). Mini pedals seemed to have increased in popularity dramatically over the past couple of years, and it's easy to see why. If you can get all the tone in a smaller package and … [Read more...]