Cort Guitars Unveils 20th Anniversary Artisan Bass Series

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Cort Guitars unveiled today their 20th Anniversary Artisan bass guitars.  Each model will be available in limited quantities, built with the finest materials and adorned with the 20th Anniversary logo on the electronics cover plate. The Artisan A- Custom 20th is available in four and five strings models (A4 and A5 respectively) and has a… Read more »


Dean Markley Releases New Guitar Strings

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Dean Markley announces the release of the new Signature Series strings.  The Signature Series utilizes a nickel plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio.  The new series is available in an assortment of gauge sets including Extra Light 8’s, detuned 13’s and seven string.  The new line is available… Read more »


BASSMAXX Launches New SSP215 Profundo Subwoofer

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BASSMAXX announces their new SSP215 Profundo Subwoofer , adual 15” loudspeaker powered by a 4000W amplifier with comprehensive onboard DSP. Thanks to its low height of only 17.5”, this extremely powerful sub can be placed under low stages and ceilings, and in tight corners where larger boxes won’t fit. Its largest dimension is 48” wide, which,… Read more »


IK Multimedia adds another classic British dynamics processor to the T-RackS Custom Shop

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IK Multimedia, a pioneer and global leader in music-creation software, mobile apps and music-making hardware for musicians, engineers and producers, announced a new version of T-RackS® (version 4.2) for Mac/PC, the full-featured mixing-and-mastering-effects standalone app and plug-in, which adds one of the most revered British compressor/limiters, one that’s been used by studios around the globe… Read more »


BASSMAXX launches DiaMon DJ112

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BASSMAXX proudly announces the availability of their new very compact and very loud DiaMon DJ112. The DiaMon DJ112 gives venues more options for speaker placement without compromising on sound. It also provides mobile DJs big system volume while keeping setup time and effort to a bare minimum. The DiaMon DJ112 is fully self-contained and needs… Read more »


Dean Markley Signs New UK Distributor: KORG UK

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Dean Markley International, Ltd announces today that KORG UK is now the exclusive distributor of Dean Markley product throughout the United Kingdom and Eire. “The addition of KORG UK as a partner is yet another example of our strategy to enhance our worldwide distribution network to better support the demands and needs of our customers…. Read more »


Cort Guitars Announces Sunset NY

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Cort Guitars today announces the latest guitar to the Sunset series– the new Sunset NY.  The guitar is now available to distributors and retailers worldwide in spring of 2013. The Sunset series was initially introduced in 2012 with the Sunset I and Sunset II models.  Each immediately achieved success and was favored for their chambered… Read more »


Roger Fisher Takes PreSonus Studio One to Heart

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He may not be a household name but if you grew up in a certain era, you know his music. A founding member of classic rockers Heart, Roger Fisher’s opening riff on “Barracuda” has been a prerequisite lick for every fledgling rock guitarist for more than a generation. Though he left the band in 1980,… Read more »


Bob Moog’s Archives Donated To World-Class Facility at Cornell University

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Yesterday Cornell University announced the archives of Dr. Robert A. Moog have found a home at their Sidney Cox Library of Music & Dance, thanks to a generous donation from his widow, Dr. Ileana Grams-Moog. Dr. Robert A. Moog is the founder of Moog Music, the world’s leading manufacturer of analog synthesizers, and the inventor… Read more »


Leo Smith takes his Bassbone on a different kind of tour

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One of the most common compliments received at Radial is how our gear is built like a tank. We call it Radial’s ‘road ready’ quality. So we thought it was really cool when long time active duty serviceman Leo Smith approached our booth at the last Sweetwater Gearfest toting his prized Bassbone that has accompanied… Read more »


Pigtronix introduces Gatekeeper Noise Gate for Summer NAMM 2013

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Pigtronix Gatekeeper is a lightning fast, studio quality noise gate pedal that locks out all unwanted noise from any rig. Sporting threshold and release time knobs, the Gatekeeper provides 100% attenuation with unprecedented response time, making it the most useful and effective noise gate pedal on the market. Pigtronix Gatekeeper utilizes ultra-high speed J-FET circuitry… Read more »


Fargen Amplification Will Debut its Townhouse Micro-Sized Amp at Summer NAMM

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Fargen Amplification announced today the newest addition to its lineup of boutique guitar amplifiers, the Townhouse. Following on the success of its first micro-sized amp the Micro Plex, Fargen has built its counterpart, also a 5 Watt Class A design, hand-wired and made in the USA.  It’s two-way Decade Switch covers the 50’s and 60’s,… Read more »