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Monday, December 19, 2011 | 1 Comments

In a world where social networking has taken over, its not uncommon for rumors to spread quickly around the net. Looks like the latest victim was Jon Bon Jovi. Earlier today, a rumor was started that the singer had died as a result of a cardiac arrest. Rest assured the New Jersey Rocker is alive and... [More]

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

Ok, so its been a while since our first installment and a bunch has changed in the HD500 since my initial review. Firmware version 1.3 added a handful of new amp models and version 1.4 fixed some bugs as well as added a input impedance control. I originally wanted to feature some genre specific tone... [More]

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Thursday, December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A/DA has released the new APP-1 preamp pedal (MSRP $399) designed by David Tarnowski (of MP-1 fame) per the A/DA web site: "The new A/DA APP-1 Pedal PreampTM is...a no-compromise 2 channel low noise all analog preamp, and the first product to use his new patent-pending “D-TORSION” Core T... [More]

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Monday, December 5, 2011 | 1 Comments

Blues guitar legend Hubert Sumlin passed away Sunday December 4th, 2011 at the age of 80. Sumlin received his first guitar when he was only six. Most well known as Howlin' Wolf's sideman from 1954 until Wolf's passing in 1976, Sumlin also had a brief stint in 1956 playing with Muddy Waters. Sumlin w... [More]

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Thursday, December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Well, its that time of year again. Here are 5 fantastic relatively affordable gift ideas for the guitarist you love (in order of price): The Guitar Player Repair Guide by Dan Erlewine - I’ve recommended this before, and I’m recommending it again, and will continue to do so until I&rsquo... [More]

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

Well, its taken some time but we've finally reached 500 members at the FrugalGuitarist.com forum! Thanks so much to all of you who've joined and contribute. Please help continuing to spread the word, and if there's any ideas you have for improving the site, drop me a line. You rock!

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Sunday, November 27, 2011 | 7 Comments

The G3 is Japanese multi-fx manufacturer Zoom's latest product introducing their new proprietary ZFX-IV processor which serves up 13 amp models and 94 effects. The inputs and outputs the G3 offers considering its compact size (roughly 2 1/2 Boss pedals on a board) is impressive: 1/4" input with a sw... [More]