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  1. Oct 22, 2014 at 11:13 PM
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (October 22, 2014) – Squier presents one of its most distinctive instruments ever in the deeply resounding form of the Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster guitar.

    Tuned A to A and featuring the 30” scale length of a short-scale bass, it lends a rumbling baritone sonic character all its own to your sound and features the authentic vintage-style look of Fender’s seldom-seen Antigua finish, with a matching pickguard. Fingerboard binding and white pearloid block inlays impart...
  2. Oct 21, 2014 at 10:31 AM
    From the visionary depths of the Way Huge laboratory comes the Saucy Box Overdrive.

    Like the acclaimed Pork Loin Overdrive before it, the Saucy Box derives its unparalleled versatility from discrete clean and overdrive signal paths, combining them to deliver one of the most organic, amp-like overdrive pedals available. To give discerning guitarists a dynamic, finger-friendly overdrive with plug-and-play simplicity, the Saucy Box Overdrive forgoes individual clean and drive controls and...
  3. Oct 18, 2014 at 10:27 PM
    “Great bass chorus is NOT extinct.”

    New York, NYAguilar Amplification, an industry leader in creating high-quality amplifiers, speaker cabinets, effects pedals and pickups for discerning bassists, is pleased to announce the Chorusaurus bass chorus pedal.

    Providing the warm, rich tone that Aguilar gear is famous for, the Chorusaurus uses analog, bucket-brigade technology for lush, organic chorusing.

    The Chorusaurus gives bassists unparalleled control of...
  4. Oct 17, 2014 at 8:45 AM
    Acme Sound, a leader in high fidelity speaker cabinets for bass, keyboard and PA, today announced the availability of two new 1500-watt rated Series III models, the Low B-212 and Low B-212 Composite, both of which deliver Acme’s characteristically uncolored, full range sound with extended lows, at very high volumes, from small, portable boxes.

    The Low B-212s’ unique enclosures each feature two 12-inch custom woofers mounted back-to-back, a 1X1-in...
  5. Oct 16, 2014 at 10:23 PM
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (October 15, 2014) – Fender is extremely proud to introduce the Adam Clayton Jazz Bass guitar.

    Throughout the entire phenomenal history of the band, the groundbreaking music of U2 has been underpinned by the gracefully muscular bass work of Adam Clayton. His impeccable groove and expansive tone form the sonic foundation of one of the biggest bands in the history of rock music, never more powerfully than today.

    Fender’s Adam Clayton Jazz Bass guitar puts his rock...
  6. Oct 16, 2014 at 10:21 PM
    Famed teacher, author, and bassist in the Victor Wooten Band, Anthony Wellington will give a bass clinic at Atlanta Bass Gallery (1465 Chattahoochee Ave, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30318) on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1PM. Admission to the clinic is $10.

    Mr. Wellington will also be available for private lessons on Sunday, November 2nd. Lessons times must be scheduled in advance. For scheduling or more information, contact Darren Michaels at...
  7. Oct 16, 2014 at 10:19 PM
    Clearwater, FL – Much to the excitement of European music fans, bass legend Jeff Berlin will be touring Europe with his trio beginning mid-October! Jeff Berlin is internationally regarded as a legend, considered one of the greatest bass players in the world. The late Jaco Pastorius regarded Berlin as a better soloist than he was, and Geddy Lee famously referred to Berlin as “the best bass player on the planet!” Known worldwide for his innovative style, Jeff has graced bandstands and recordings...
  8. Oct 16, 2014 at 10:17 PM
    Just Like The Original Musitronics Octave Divider...Only Better!
    The Mu-FX Octave Divider retains all the versatility and accurate tracking of the original Musitronics Mu-tron Octave Divider pedal, but now in a mini-mu housing that has the authenticity of “the original” in a pedal-board friendly size. Made in the USA with modern manufacturing techniques, the enhanced reissue offers more versatility of operating modes and features.

    Most musicians know that Jerry Garcia of the Grateful...
  9. Oct 16, 2014 at 10:13 PM
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (October 7, 2014) – Fender is proud to expand its popular American Standard series. The series, which debuted in 1986, has become the proverbial heart of the Fender brand, fusing the best of classic and contemporary features.

    “The Fender American Standard series is the core of the Fender lineup, the place where we combine our 60-plus years of history with modern innovations in a perfect blend of the best of yesterday and today,” said Justin Norvell, vice president of...
  10. Oct 16, 2014 at 9:57 PM
    Melville, New York, September 25th, 2014 – Vox announces amPlug G2, the next generation of the innovative headphone guitar amplifiers, with additional features for enhanced performance and convenience. amPlug G2 is available in AC30, Bass, Classic Rock, and Metal. The crucial analog circuit has been drastically improved, and each model now provides three distinct modes. The AC30, Classic Rock, and Metal models provide nine built-in effects (Chorus x 3, Delay x 3, and Reverb x 3) and the...