Yamaha Music exclusive distributor of EarthQuaker Devices in Japan Read Article

Yamaha Music exclusive distributor of EarthQuaker Devices in Japan

EarthQuaker Devices and Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd. Announce Exclusive Japanese Distribution Effective October 4, 2017 AKRON, Ohio & Hamamatsu, Shizouka, Japan -- EarthQuaker Devices, LLC and Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd today announced that effective October 4, 2017, Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd will be the exclusive distributor of EarthQuaker Devices effects pedals in Japan.EarthQuaker Devices was started in 2004 in Akron, Ohio, USA, by musician and entrepreneur Jamie Stillman. Since then, EarthQuaker Devices pedals have been used by artists such as Queens of the Stone Age, Boris, the Mars Volta, Mono, CHON, Asai Kenichi, and the Black Keys. Each effects pedal is built by hand at EarthQuaker Devices’ workshop in Akron, Ohio, USA, by a team of passionate artists and
Supro Jet Airliner Lap Steel Guitar Read Article

Supro Jet Airliner lands in Europe

Now available from the team at Supro is the Jet Airliner Lap Steel Guitar (1466BW)Designed by David Koltai, with technical assistance from master designer Trev Wilkinson and vintage pickup expert Ken Calvet, this is an updated reissue of the Supro electric lap steel guitar that was manufactured in the early 1960s.The Jet Airliner’s vintage-correct body shape and ‘Art Deco’ aesthetics are enhanced with an intonation-friendly, string-through-body hardtail bridge, whilst the unique Silver Foil pickup found in the Supro Jet Airliner is a faithful reproduction of the original “Clear-tone” unit developed for Valco by Ralph Keller in the early 1950s. This has a massive, broadband sound with remarkably low noise for a single-coil design.The humbucker-sized version of the
ProRockGear Lightweight Woodshell Cases

ProRockGear Releases New Lightweight Woodshell Cases

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ – ProRockGear and AP International are pleased to announce the release of their new Armourguard Wood Series of lightweight cases, a lightweight hybrid case like no other!   With the weight of a gigbag and the durability of a hardshell case, the Armourguard Wood Series cases provide a transportable and reliable alternative to …

Elektron Octatrack MKII is now shipping

Elektron Octatrack MKII is now shipping

Swedish musical instrument company Elektron today announced that the performance sampler Octatrack MKII is now shipping. Octatrack MKII is an eight track performance sampler and sequencer, designed for both live performers and studio producers. Thanks to a clever combination of internal tracks, MIDI tracks, in- and outputs, and sequencer tricks like conditional trigs, Octatrack MKII …