The Fender Stratocaster by Dave Hunter

Fender StratocasterPress Release: Fender’s Stratocaster is arguably the number-one instrument icon of the guitar world. When introduced in 1954, its offset space-age lines, contoured body, and three-pickup configuration set the music world on its ear—it was truly unlike any guitar that had come before. In the hands of the world’s most beloved players, the Stratocaster has since become a popular weapon of choice among rock, blues, jazz, and country players and, not coincidentally, is also one of the most copied electric guitars of all time.  Read More …

Eastman Introduces The Schertler JAM150

Schertler_JAM150Press Release: The long awaited arrival of the Schertler JAM150 amplifier has finally hit stores in the U.S.! Officially unveiled during Summer NAMM in Nashville earlier this year, the JAM150 uses some of the finest electrical components and drivers available today. One of the high-performance market leaders in Europe, theSchertler JAM150 ($1249.99) is a classic, hand built, all-wood stained 150-watt bi-amp with an 8” woofer and 1” dome tweeter offering pro-audio sound in a rugged road worthy package. Designed in Switzerland and hand made in Italy, this impressive amp features a 150 Watt bi-amp design built using some of the finest electrical components and drivers coming out of Italy today. Anything built from individual components is only as good as its weakest component, so using cheaper components is not an option – better parts make a better amp. Read More …

Seymour Duncan Dirty Deed Distortion Pedal

dirty_deed008_1Before you read this you’d better pound a couple of Red Bulls, do some push-ups and maybe slip into a suit of armour: Seymour Duncan has just announced the Dirty Deed distortion pedal, a monster of crunchy distorto-goodness made in Santa Barbara, USA and ready to kick you in your kickables. It’s designed to give you a versatile, amp-like distortion and you can run it at 9v or slam it with up to 18v to get an even thicker, squishier, more saturated tone. Here’s the press release:

Press Release: From the light, singing overdrive of classic rock to raunchy, screaming, ear-shattering distortion, the Dirty Deed was created for complete versatility. The tone is very organic and natural sounding; it’s designed to capture the character and responsiveness of a classic overdriven tube amplifier with elements of distortion, fuzz and overdrive combined into a single wide-range pedal. Read More …