Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule

Boss/Roland have announced a new tone capsule for their Blues Cube amplifier that has been created in conjunction with Eric Johnson: Roland is pleased to announce the Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule, a user-installable voicing circuit for the innovative Blues Cube guitar amplifier series. Developed with GRAMMY-winning guitarist and tone connoisseur Eric Johnson, the Tone … [Read more...]

Fender ’60s Lacquer Jazzmaster and Road Worn ’60s Jazzmaster

Over the past few years, I've become a fan of offset guitars and, in particular, the Fender Jazzmaster. So, I was excited to hear about Fender's new Jazzmaster offerings: the '60s Jazzmaster Lacquer and the Road Worn '60s Jazzmaster. Both guitars are made in Mexico, but feature some American-made appointments, including the new American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster pickups. The … [Read more...]

Wampler Pedals Clarksdale Demo

Wampler Pedals recently released a new pedal called the Clarksdale Delta Overdrive, which is a Tubescreamer type of pedal with a few changes: Brian wanted to create a pedal that would be true to the sound and feel of the original but would have a wider range of tonal options – to satisfy even the biggest tone chasers out there. The addition of a 3 band EQ (Bass, Mids, and … [Read more...]

Joe Bonamassa “Different Shades of Blue”

Joe Bonamassa has released details about his upcoming album, which is titled Different Shades of Blue, and he has also released the first video for the album: The album will be released on September 23 and will feature all original material: "It's been a while since I've been involved in the writing on an entire album. So I decided I wanted to make a completely original … [Read more...]

PRS SE Bass Guitars: Kingfisher and Kestrel

PRS have released new basses to their popular SE import line. The basses are called the Kingfisher and the Kestrel: Designed in PRS’s Maryland shop, the Kingfisher and Kestrel both feature neck through construction for sustain and evenly balanced tone, but are very distinctive instruments. The SE Kingfisher is a huge-sounding bass with distinct old-school tonal character … [Read more...]