Dave Sommerfield GiG – Maintain your guitar with a portable workshop

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The new Dave Sommerfield GiG ‘Portable Guitar Workshop’ is a practical, portable solution for working on your guitar and gives you a safe place to work on your instrument when on the road. Dave Sommerfield’s GiG is a system consisting of a a set of three clamps. You clamp your guitar to your hardcase, giving you […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Mattoverse Electronics AirTrash fuzz pedal: Make your guitar sound like garbage!

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Mattoverse Electronics’ new AirTrash pedal is a weird and wonderful new fuzz effect that makes ICs squeal – but may be too anarchic for some… When Matt Olson a.k.a. Mattoverse Electronics was playing around with breadboard circuit ideas and making the integrated circuit do unspeakable things, he stumbled on what would eventually become the Airtrash. Is the AirTrash pedal […]

Fender Limited Mahogany Blacktop Stratocaster with triple humbuckers!

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Fender has announced the Limited Mahogany Blacktop Stratocaster via a Facebook video. With a triple-humbucker pickup setup, this beast could rival some of Gibson’s models! Fender Limited Mahogany Blacktop Stratocaster Loaded with three humbuckers, this guitar has a mahogany body, giving it a spec that sounds like like guitar models that Gibson offers. But. of course, at […]

NAMM 2019: That Solar Guitars Single Cut and 8-String spotted

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That Ola Englund has been subtly putting the new Solar Guitars Single Cut in places you could spot it. Currently, it does not appear to have an official name yet, but it exists, along with a possible 8-string too! Solar Guitars Single Cut It doesn’t appear to exist ‘officially’ yet, but we’ve seen it in […]

NAMM 2019: Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal is here

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Ernie Ball has now unveiled the VPJR touch-screen tuner and volume pedal I wrote about the other day. It looks useful, but how much will it cost? Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal That new Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal they were teasing a few days ago will be available in four finishes – gold, black, red and […]

Bogner Ecstasy Red and Blue Mini pedals: Smaller size, same boutique tone?

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Bogner has just announced new Ecstasy Red and Blue Mini pedals that are due to released on 19 November. These are scaled-down versions of the original Ecstasy pedals came out back in 2012. I wrote about these back in January, during NAMM and now they are finally here! Bogner Ecstasy Red and Blue Mini pedals […]

Eastwood planning Jack White replica of his Crestwood Astral II later this year

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Jack White fans can rejoice! The folks at Eastwood Custom Shop are planning to build replicas of the White Stripes frontman’s ’60s Crestwood Astral II. Before that infamous Airline model arrived on the scene, Jack was wielding one of these retro-styled riff machines. Crestwood Astral II The Crestwood Astral II is the original vintage junk-shop or pawnbrokers guitar associated with […]

Alexander Pedals Defender – Retro ’80s Videogame or whacky effect?

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The Alexander Pedals Defender is a pedal for guitar or synths that can be used to manipulate the sounds in a variety of weird and whacky ways. Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Octaver, Modulation and Filter? Yes, it would appear that the Alexander Pedals Defender ‘Stargate Drive’ can do them all, this little ’80s retro looking box of […]