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Gear: March 2014

Gear: March 2014

TR-8 State

December 2013: Gear

December 2013: Gear

Pick-up Lines

Gear: October 2013

Gear: October 2013

All aboard: the Night Train

Gear: September 2013

Gear: September 2013

SansAmp makes a better Blonde; Taylor revisits Mahogany…

Gear: August 2013

Gear: August 2013

Goodies from VOX and Seymour Duncan

Gear: July 2013

Gear: July 2013

The “Gotta Stock It” award-winning Peavey Vypyr VIP series

Gear: June 2013

Gear: June 2013

One of Gibson’s latest guitar mash-ups is a collaboration with Soundgarden and Audioslave guitarist/vocalist Chris Cornell.

Gear: May 2013

Gear: May 2013

The question on many musicians’ lips these days probably isn’t, “When is Steve Stevens coming out with a collector’s guitar?”

Gear: April 2013

Gear: April 2013

“I wonder how much I paid for it,” says Eric Clapton, struggling to remember, in a promotional video for Fender, the London shop where he first purchased the iconic guitar in May of 1967.

Gear: March 2013

Gear: March 2013

Roland’s Studio-Capture USB 2.0 Audio Interface is the new flagship sequel in the Capture family of computer-based recording interfaces for home studios

Gear: February 2013

Gear: February 2013

Fortunately, John Mayer is slightly more dedicated to his guitars than he is to his love life.

Gear: January 2013

Gear: January 2013

Yoko Ono honored John Lennon’s memory by choosing boutique amp manufacturer Fargen Amplification to produce a limited-edition line of John Lennon Guitar Amplifiers and effect pedals.

Gear: December 2012

Gear: December 2012

Gear takes a look at this year’s batch of “Made In The U.S.A.” musical gifts. While it’s easy to get enticed by cheaper-priced Asian-made wares, smaller U.S.-based manufacturers (two right here in Chicagoland!) are taking advantage of changing customer tastes and favorable exchange rates by offering higher quality domestic-made products. Here are a few of […]

Gear: November 2012

Gear: November 2012

Fender Guitars Jaguar 50th Anniversary The Fender Jaguar electric guitar is 50 years old. Wow. Unveiled in 1962, it was the last and arguably, most criticized of the guitar maker’s four signature electric guitars to be introduced, and, as it turned out, the last major “six-stringer” by Leo Fender whose name is still adorned on […]

Gear: October 2012

Gear: October 2012

Steve Vai Ocean Way Mic Locker App With Apple’s new iPhone 5 release flooding stores this month, the timing is right for guitarist/composer Steve Vai (in collaboration with acclaimed microphone expert Allen Sides and Metal Sidecar, LLC) to release the Ocean Way Microphone Locker App. The company calls it an “indispensable and vital tool for […]

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