Gibson Brian Ray Custom Shop ’62 SG Junior

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The new Gibson Custom Shop Brian Ray ’62 SG Junior specifications have finally been announced. Along with an accompanying video where Brian talks you through its unique set of features. Gibson Custom Shop Brian Ray ’62 SG Junior Based on a ’63 Standard SG that Brian owns, this new Gibson Custom Shop Brian Ray ’62 SG Junior model has […]

The new G&L Espada: Leo Fender’s vision for the future of the Telecaster?

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In his later life, Leo Fender developed many guitars with both Music Man and G&L. In the late 60s, he toyed with a design called the Espada – and it certainly looks a lot like his iconic Telecaster designs from the 1950s. G&L Espada The Espada looks like a further development of the Telecaster. It was […]

NAMM 2019: Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Short Scale bass

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Ernie Ball Music Man has released their first ever Short Scale Stingray bass for 2019. It follows on fro a few other companies who are also doing shorter scale length basses, so could 2019 be the year of the short scale? Music Man Stingray Short Scale bass This is a first for the company a […]

NAMM 2019: Noatronic adds MIDI control to your guitar!

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Noatronic is launching its Onboard Expression system at NAMM 2019. It’s a potentiometer that can be fitted to any guitar and integrates with a control box to form a system that adds MIDI expression features to your favourite guitar. Neat! Noatronic Onboard Expression Installing the Onboard Expression involves adding a new (passive) potentiometer to your […]

NAMM 2019: Mackie debuts new flagship DRM active & passive loudspeakers

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Ahead of the big NAMM event at the end of January, Mackie has announced a flagship series of powered loudspeakers, the DRM Professional. Comprising a complete line-up which includes the 1600W 12″ DRM212, 1600W 15″ DRM215, 2300W 15″ 3-Way DRM315, 2000W 12″ DRM12A Array, and 2000W 18″ DRM18S Subwoofer, the speakers have modern DSP effects […]

NAMM 2019: EMG pulls out a bag of new Signature pickups for bass and guitar

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EMG has just announced five new signature pickup sets for Rancid’s Lars Frederiksen, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, Anthrax’s Frank Bello, Slayer’s Tom Araya and fusion player Prashant Aswani. These new Signature pickups will all be presented at NAMM 2019 and are due to ship at the end of January. EMG Signature pickups for 2019 With […]

FamilyTool – an extension to the Mother-32, DFAM or any semi-modular

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From UNCPROP Modular comes a 20hp extension for your semi-modular synthesizer. It’s designed to match the aesthetic and workflow of the Moog Mother-32 and DFAM but it can be used with anything that has Eurorack patch points. They describe it as a “Mult-Or-Switch” and it’s on Kickstarter now trying to raise €25k in preorders. FamilyTool Not […]