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The Year in Gear: 2009
Premier Gear Awards
As we wrap up another great year, we’ll take you back
through the gear that surprised, wowed, delighted and
otherwise won us over.
The Zappa Plays Zappa leader talks about his modern
approach to a legacy of innovative music.
The singer/songwriter, guitarist and producer speaks about
his gear and the luminaries he’s shared the stage with.
PG on the Road: PRS Experience
We take you along to one of our favorite hangs, and get a
look at the newest members of the PRS lineup.
Bogus, Phony, Ersatz, Fake
Get a glimpse into the current state of counterfeiting
in the musical instrument market.
Join us as we size up new products from Blackstar, PRS,
Blankenship, Taylor, Marshall, Tech 21, Potvin and more...
Plus, lessons, columns, and tone-oriented tips
and tricks. Check back next month, “same gear
time, same gear channel!”
Special Advertising Section
Carvin B40 & B50 Bass
Carvin’s new basses deliver boutique-level construction quality and incredible value. Bolt-on neck features easy-playing profile for hours of comfort
during even the longest gigs. J99A
Alnico V pickups and Carvin’s new
lock-down saddle bridge create solid,
punchy tone. Tilt back headstock and
graphite nut offer great tuning stability. A gigging bassist’s dream!
Direct Price: B40 $649,
Tech 21 Boost D.L.A.
with Tap Tempo
Analog delay emulator with Tap Tempo, Triplets and Trails.
Uniquely features clean boost (up to 9dB) and full-sweep,
continuously-variable Time controls. Custom tailor digital,
vintage tape, bucket brigade delays. Designed & Manufactured in USA.
Ultracase GSX Series
Ultracase GSX series guitar
stands instantly transform
from a rugged road case to a
rock-solid stanchion for 4, 6,
or 8 acoustic, electric or bass
guitars. GSX- 6 shown here.
From $399 to $499