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New York, NY — Aguilar is pleased to announce the AG 4M/J-HC and AG 5M/J-HC pickup sets. These calibrated sets include one of Aguilar’s AG 4M or 5M pickup for the bridge position and the AG 4J-HC or 5J-HC pickup for the neck position.
The AG 4M and 5M humbucking pickups are wired in parallel to recreate the classic Stingray® tone - crisp treble, articulate midrange and thunderous lows. They feature 42-gauge Formvar wire and Alnico V magnets. Gard Lewis of Roscoe Guitars says the AG 5M pickups have "all of the grit and grind of a classic Stingray® pickup, but with more even string-to-string response and tighter lows."
By adding the AG 4J-HC or AG 5J-HC pickup, you can enjoy the deep, resonant tone of a neck position, Jazz Bass® pickup without any 60-cycle hum. This pickup has a split-coil design that utilizes Alnico V magnets and 42-gauge Formvar wire – 43-gauge Polyester/Nylon wire for the AG 5J-HC – for classic Jazz Bass tone...
The success story of the multi-award-winning Warwick Corvette $$ continues this year with a great upgrade. The Corvette $$ 2015 upgrade comes as an eye-catcher in its purest form: a beautiful, hand selected 3/8" colored AAA flamed maple top! The back of this proven instrument from the Warwick Custom Shop is made of solid USA swamp ash. Installed are two passive MEC MM-style humbucker pickups, in conjunction with active MEC 2-band electronics.
The Warwick Corvette $$ is available in the following 4-, 5- and 6-string versions...
Battle Creek, MI, March 19th, 2015 – Building on their highly successful bass string range, GHS Strings unveil the Round Core Bass Boomers and Crossovers.
Offering a full frequency sound with well-balanced, generous low mids and clear, soft high ends, the Round Core Bass Boomers provide a different harmonic content for all bass players. Their round core gives improved definition when played through an amp making them sing on the stage, in the studio or at rehearsal. Available in sets of four, five or six strings they are also slight longer than standard at 37.25 inches. These strings have been road tested by the GHS Artist Family including Mark Damon (The Pretty Reckless) and Aden Bubeck (Miranda Lambert’s band).
Another exciting addition to the range are the GHS Crossovers, designed specifically for the NS Design NXT...
Ontario, Canada, March 17th 2015 – Perri’s Leathers Limited are delighted to announce the launch of their The Beatles Licensed guitar straps, guitar gig bags and picks honoring the best selling band in history.
Perri’s licensed Beatles guitar straps come with a choice of eighteen iconic designs drawn from across the whole career of the band. The straps are printed with vibrant graphics that will last and last, featuring amongst others Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road and Revolver artwork. Expertly crafted, these straps are strong, durable, super comfortable, highly affordable and very eye-catching. The polyester webbing straps, with durable heat transfer designs, are 2” wide, and adjustable from 39” to 58” The leather effect vinyl straps, with high resolution imagining, are 2.5” wide and adjustable from 44.5” to 53”.
The licensed gig bags, available for acoustic, electric or bass guitars, are made with a 600D Nylon material complete with foam padding, a strong zipper,...
A year ago, Bill Compeau of Armstrong Guitars and Ark Amps published a sketch of a bass guitar on the popular forums, when Tom Richards of F CLEF LLC noticed it. Tom is a guitar industry veteran and long time touring and recording bass player who is known for his association with the most unique and innovative bass products world wide. Tom contacted Bill and immediately the two hit it off.
Bill Compeau, who had designed guitars for other builders over the past decade, immediately set to detailing the design and working with Tom and Kerry Davis of Kerry Davis Guitars for production. The result of that effort is the Relayer Bass, the flagship bass of Kerry Davis Guitars and Armstrong Guitars.
The Relayer bass is the first true new innovation in bass and the newest bass design of 2015. From its unique drop D tuning system to the proprietary G-Hub passive control circuit the bass is packed with tonal options normally only found on active bass guitars.
The Relayer bass is now in...
The brand new Warwick Stu Hamm Signature Bass impressively combines the over 30-year's of experience within the Warwick Custom Shop team and the experience of well-known American bass icon Stu Hamm. It took two years to develop this unique signature instrument. This bass guitar is based on the popular Warwick Streamer Broadneck. Compared with the Streamer Broadneck, the upper body horn has been shifted slightly toward the 12. fret. At the same time, the lower body horn has been altered to make access to the upper frets even more comfortable.
Also Stu Hamm asked for decreased distance between the body and strings to facilitate his unique playing style. For this reason, the instrument incorporates a cavity in the area of the bridge, which has been set deep in the body to create the necessary string pressure. This unique detail introduces a new playing feel many bassists will find interesting.
Stu Hamm has published several solo CDs and played with Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Frank...