MUSIKMESSE: Roland CUBE Street EX

cube_street_ex_angle_1_mainPRESS RELEASE: Roland is pleased to announce the CUBE Street EX, a battery-powered stereo amplifier with big sound and generous connectivity for a variety of mics, instruments, and other devices. Building on the success of the original CUBE Street, the new CUBE Street EX infuses the popular mobile amp with a huge performance upgrade that delivers more projection, more channels, and more versatility. Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: BOSS GT-100 Version 2.0 Update

BOSS gt-100PRESS RELEASE: BOSS is pleased to announce the GT-100 Version 2.0 Update, a system software upgrade for the flagship GT-100 COSM Amp Effects Processor. The user-installable update adds many new features to the GT-100’s already impressive specs, including new amps and effects, enhanced USB audio capabilities, guitar-to-MIDI conversion, BOSS TONE STUDIO support, and more. The GT-100 Version 2.0 Update is a free download for all GT-100 owners. Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: BOSS GT-001 Guitar Effects Processor

boss-gt-001PRESS RELEASE: BOSS is proud to announce the GT-001 Guitar Effects Processor, a sleek desktop unit with premium sound and an integrated USB audio interface. Equipped with a huge selection of top-quality COSM amps and effects, 1/4-inch and XLR inputs, and much more, the compact GT-001 brings flagship BOSS guitar tones and advanced recording features to any home studio or mobile setup. Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: BOSS GP-10 Guitar Processor

Boss GP 10PRESS RELEASE: BOSS is pleased to introduce the GP-10 Guitar Processor, an instrument modeling and multi-effects unit that puts an immense range of sound possibilities into the hands of all guitarists. Driven by BOSS’ acclaimed COSM technology, the GP-10 gives players access to various guitar, bass, and synth models, instant tuning changes, and a wide selection of world-class amps and effects, all in one compact and affordable device. In addition to stage performance, the GP-10 is a powerful partner for DAW music production, with unique multi-channel audio capabilities and guitar-to-MIDI conversion via USB.  Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: BOSS VE-2 Vocal Harmonist

boss ve 2PRESS RELEASE: BOSS is pleased to announce the VE-2 Vocal Harmonist, an easy-to-use stompbox for singing guitarists and solo vocalists. Featuring guitar-controlled harmonies, effects, automatic pitch correction, and much more, the affordable VE-2 gives singers a no-hassle solution for achieving impressive, studio-quality vocal sounds while performing on stage and at home. The VE-2 also offers USB connectivity, allowing users to capture processed vocal sounds in a computer for song recording and social media videos. Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: Line 6 AMPLIFi FX100

AMPLIFi_FX100_iPad_MediumIt’s cool to see Line 6 already really running with their new AMPLIFi line, which was introduced at NAMM a few months ago. The newest addition is the AMPLIFi FX100, an iOS-enabled, cloud-enhanced multi-FX pedal which lets you do, well, pretty much anything: create and share tones, jam to tracks in your music library via Bluetooth, connect to an amp or external speakers, or even play music from your iOS device into your stereo while sending your guitar sound to an amplifier. Here’s some more info: Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: Taylor 2014 Spring Limited Editions

819PRESS RELEASE: Taylor Guitars has unveiled its 2014 Spring Limited Editions, offering players a fresh acoustic voice and premium appointments. This year’s collection features a sumptuous baritone Dreadnought, the 320e-Baritone SLTD, and a suite of upgraded, full-gloss 400 Series models. On the baritone Dreadnought, the rich pairing of sapele back and sides with a mahogany top makes a striking impression. The combination of the baritone’s 27-inch scale length, tonewood selection, and Dreadnought body yields low-end richness with touches of warmth in a booming voice. It’s a tone profile that Taylor Master Builder Andy Powers describes as filled with “loads of growl and midrange gnarliness.” Read More …

MUSIKMESSE: New Martin Models

e75dd9955407ad7f1c238e520276f85c_MPRESS RELEASE: C. F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) will unveil four outstanding new models at Musikmesse 2014, Hall 3.1 Stand F81, in Frankfurt, Germany March 12-15.  Two new retro-inspired models, the 000-18 and OM-28, both highlight distinct vintage design and include features that can be found on coveted Martin pre-war era guitars.  Additionally, two new cutaway models are being introduced, the DC-Aura GT and GPC-Aura GT,both of which will come equipped with Fishman F1 Aura Plus electronics.

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