G7th Heritage capo updates Read Article

G7th Heritage capo updates

Peterborough, UK. January 2018 Following its launch in 2016, G7th The Capo Company have released updated versions of their yoke-style Heritage guitar capos, including their ground-breaking Adaptive Radius Technology (ART). On top of a few technical changes (such as making the adjustment knob
Cort KX500FF 7-string Guitar Read Article

Cort Introduces Fanned Frets to KX Series with New 7-String Model

Cort KX500FF 7-string Guitar SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — With the new 7-string KX500FF, Cort expands its KX Series of electric guitars for players who appreciate modern upgrades to classic design. The KX500FF offers updated hardware, a double-cutaway for easy access to the neck, and a new-to-series fanned-fret design that improves tonal depth and clarity. Expertly crafted, the KX500FF is as sonically powerful as it looks. The KX500FF’s sleek EMG 707 pickups set it apart from other guitars in its category. Since their debut more than 15 years ago, EMG 707s have led the pack of 7-string guitar pickups. Players can strum or pick confidently as the 707s eliminate the problem of a muddy low B string that often lacks rich harmonic character and definition. The KX500FF’s fanned frets
DiMarzio releases Satchur8 humbucking guitar pickup Read Article

DiMarzio releases Satchur8™ humbucking guitar pickup

Staten Island, N.Y., January 17, 2018 – DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of the Satchur8™ (DP273F) hum-canceling pickup for electric guitars. These days, you can get humbuckers tuned for just about any specific sound — modern, vintage, warm, bright — from blistering harmonics to hammering chug. The Satchur8™ was designed for guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, and it has an expressive attack with a warm, sweet singing lead tone. It can go big when you need it and get quiet when you back off. When we started this project, we chose an Alnico 8 magnet because it has lots of output, with a buttery smooth mid-range, deep, full-bodied bass, and a warm, singing solo tone that suits Joe’s playing style. Additionally, the coils were tuned to Joe’s sound. The rich output
EarthQuaker Devices Releases Westwood Translucent Drive

EarthQuaker Devices Releases Westwood Translucent Drive

Extra special effects pedal manufacturer EarthQuaker Devices will release the Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator on January 10, 2018. Westwood is a mild-mannered light- to medium-gain translucent overdrive manipulator that’ll still knock the socks right off your trusty low-wattage combo amp, pushing it into anything from cutting, edge-of-breakup rhythm tones, all the way to articulate, singing …