Blackstar is no longer the new kid on the block in the amp world, and
Vox’s Night Train series is hugely popular and rather modern-looking, with an exterior that looks
The Alter Ego X4 Delay is related to the smaller Alter Ego delay, which was born when Andy and Aaron of ProGuitarShop got their paws on the TonePrint software for the Flashback Delay and created two exclusive new delay modes worthy of their own pedal. Now the Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo takes this pedal and blows it out, in a similar way to the awesome Flashback X4 Delay.
Poland’s Mayones makes extremely fine, high-quality guitars with a very distinctive look and style, great
The Axis Super Sport Semi Hollowbody is available in two pickup configurations: MM90 (Music Man’s version of the P90) with an ash body and book matched figured maple top, or a two custom DiMarzio humbuckers on a basswood body, also with a book matched figured maple top.
There are certain things we think of when we hear ‘Gibson Les Paul.’ Chief among these are the single cutaway design, two pickups each with their own volume and tone controls, and a carved top. And Gibson’s long-running Melody Maker model differs from this in many key ways, including a slab body, pickguard-mounted controls (most often just single volume and tone knobs), and usually just a single pickup. The Les Paul Melody Maker combines aspects of both designs and it does so in a way that brings out the best elements of each at a price that’s almost unheard of for a US-made guitar.
Duesenberg Guitars was founded in Hanover, Germany in 1991, but if you were to look
Don’t let the name throw ya: the Gibson Les Paul Standard of 2014 is a very different guitar to a 1959 Les Paul Standard, the guitar that launches a million riffs. But in a way the use of the name here makes perfect sense: there are all sorts of design enhancements on the 2014 Standard which represent what a guitar can be in 2014, rather than 1959, in terms of tone, playability and tuning stability, and Gibson has seen fit to apply the Standard name to this new evolution of the instrument. So what exactly is so different?