Fender Custom Shop Artisan, Master Designed Series

Fender Custom Shop 2014 Artisan Spalted Maple-Top StratocasterPRESS RELEASE: The Fender Custom Shop is proud to introduce the two latest collections of handcrafted instruments, the Artisan Series and Master Designed Series. With the Artisan series, the Fender Custom Shop pulls out all the stops for high-end instruments of remarkable tone, look and feel. In a first for the Custom Shop and inspired by Master Built instruments created for the 2013 Tokyo Guitar Show, this series is built to spotlight fine woods with distinctive figures, hand-rubbed stains and gloss finishes. Team-built for a limited time only, Artisan series instruments are also outfitted with a wealth of special appointments and features that contribute to their striking sound and style. Read More …

New Pro Tone Pedals Bulb Deluxe Overdrive

BulbIf you missed out on Pro Tone Pedals’ limited edition Misha Mansoor Bulb Deluxe overdrive, good news! Thanks to overwhelming demand this pedal is back! But now the Attack switch has been changed from a little toggle to a foot switch, so you can kick it in and engage more definition and tightness during opportune moments. They’re available at the special price of $225 until Sunday April 13, after which the price will be $275. The pedal also sports a snazzy new look as well, and there will be a few knob options including black, red and white.

Below is a video of the first iteration of the pedal. The circuitry of the new version is the same with the exception of the move to a footswitch for Attack, so these tones are still perfectly cromulent. Read More …