Summer NAMM 2014: Hogjim Pik Tik Guitar Pick Holder

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One of the interesting new products I saw at Summer NAMM this past week was a product by Hogjim called the Pik Tik: Hogjim’s Pik Tik is a patented pick holder that allows a guitarist to seamlessly transition between fingerpicking and strumming.   The Pik Tik adheres to the guitar pick guard by suction, allowing a pick to be held perpendicular to the guitar’s surface.  … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Planet Waves Guitar Dock

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D'Addario/Planet Waves have introduced an interesting new product called the Guitar Dock: Built with safety and convenience in mind, featuring an adjustable clamp, Planet Waves’ Guitar Dock is a portable, leg-free, lock-on guitar stand that turns any flat surface with an edge into a safe place to set your prized guitar. By utilizing a 360 degree rotatable neck cradle, it … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Tortex Jazz III XL and Ultex Jazz III XL

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I've become a big fan of the Dunlop Jazz III picks, and it looks like Dunlop is expanding that line of picks by adding the Tortex Jazz III XL and the Ultex Jazz III XL. I actually like the smaller size of the regular Jazz III picks, but many people don't, and these new picks would be a good option for those people. Here are the details from Dunlop's site: Tortex Jazz III … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Elixir Strings Introduces New HD Light Set Co-Designed With Taylor Guitars

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Elixir Strings let me know about a new series of strings that they designed in conjunction with Taylor Guitars, the HD Light set: Anaheim, CA (January 23, 2014), NAMM Show stand #4272, Hall C — Elixir® Strings (www.elixirstrings.com), the pioneer in coated guitar string technology, is taking advantage of Winter NAMM this year to launch its latest string set, HD Light. The … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: ProCo Fat Rat

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The Rat line of pedals have been popular for years, and it looks like ProCo is adding another new pedal to the line: ANAHEIM, JANUARY 24, 2014 - RAT, an RHC Holdings Brand, is unveiling its new FAT RAT Guitar Pedal at the 2014 NAMM Show (Booth 4558). Building off the popularity and foundation of the original RAT Pedals, this new model is entirely built in the United States and … [Read more...]