Author: jakekelly

Asterope Review

For almost every guitarist, it’s about tone.  And there’s no mountain too high one will navigate to obtain it.  It is those musicians Fishman had in mine when they decided to distribute the fabled Asterope premium guitar cables.   It would (or, perhaps, will) be hard to miss the Asterope in action as it is a deep purple color instead of the usual black usually seen on stage.   The cable is directional, so each jack has a different color molded end: Black to be plugged into the guitar, and blue to be plugged into the amp or the...

Read More

Gretsch Electromatic Bass

Gretsch’s Electromatic line of guitars and basses let those that are a little more economically challenge still bask in the hollowbody glory that the company is best known for.  Gretsch recently upgraded the specs of this line with the “54” series and we were lucky enough to be sent the G5440LS long scale bass to review.   Of course, the familiar (and nicely applied) orange finish instantly brings to mind the classic Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody of the 50’s and the reissues thereof.  The close association of this guitar model Chet and Brian Stezer makes this bass an ideal...

Read More

RSS More News

  • New Acoustic “Classic Series” Bass Combos Combine Vintage Vibe with Modern Features
    Acoustic® Amplifiers’ new Classic Series bass combo amplifiers deliver amazing performance and tone in a compact design that pays homage to tried-and-true Acoustic amps from decades past. The Classic Series debuts with three feature-packed amps: the B25C, B50C, and B100C bass combo amps. A great choice for the bass player who needs enough power for […]
  • Gator Goes Extra Large with the Frameworks Microphone Accessory Tray
    Every musician needs an easy to reach place for their stuff. The Gator Frameworks Line now offers an extra-large solution with the addition of theGFW-MICACCTRAYXL. This convenient tray can attach to most microphone stands, music stands and drum hardware up to 1.38” (35 mm) in diameter. The large 14” x 9” surface is perfect for […]
  • Festival Brings The World To Oregon
    Riverfront Park was the location of the 21st Salem (Oregon) World Beat Festival where visitors were able to experience the music, dance, food, and traditions of over 70 nations. Ten stages showcased everything from West African culture and dance workshops to Native American powwow and Irish dancers. On the main stage, attendees were treated to […]
  • VUE Proudly Powers San Francisco Pride Celebration
    Held over the weekend of June 23rd and 24th, 2018, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Rally featured 20 live-music and performance stages celebrating the energy and diversity of the LGBTQ community. Sound Image San Francisco handled production for 11 of the 20 total event stages and deployed their entire VUE arsenal for 7 of […]
  • Group One Ltd Names Kyle McMahon Training and Support Associate
    Kyle was really the dream candidate for this position.   FARMINGDALE, New York — Group One Limited, the Long Island-based US distributor for a number of top pro audio and lighting manufacturers, has named Kyle McMahon as its new training and support associate for DiGiCo, as well as the KLANG:technologies, XTA and MC2 brands. Group […]

Popular Posts