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Great Simpsons Guitar Moments

The Simpsons has always been a music-friendly show, with many great cameos from the likes of Aerosmith, James Brown, The Ramones, James Taylor, Willie Nelson, Jack White… the list goes on and on. One of the best things about being a guitar nerd is that you see guitars everywhere you look, and we obsessed types can find plenty of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it guitar moments in The Simpsons. Here are a few of my p ...

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Kiesel Passive Lithium Series Pickups

Kiesel Guitars have recently announced their new line of passive Lithium Series to coincide with the rebrand of Carvin Custom Shop Guitars to Kiesel… at least I think that’s what they’ve done. The Kiesel Lithium pickups have been used in some of Carvin/Kiesel’s new models such as the DC800 and Vader. Bridge and neck models are available, in 6, 7 and 8 string configurations. “Lithium Series humbucker pickups ...

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Carvin Amplifiers Factory Tour & Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate Independence Day with an American made product from Carvin Audio and Carvin Amplifiers! Since 1946, Carvin products have been proudly made in the USA. Our 4th of July $50 off any purchase of $499 or more is running now through Monday July 6th. Use the coupon code PJ4E50 in your shopping cart at either […] ...

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Victory Amps VX The Kraken – 50 Watt High Gain Amp

Victory Amps are continuing to expand their lineup this time with a high gain 50 watt head called the ‘VX The Kraken’. This amp is switchable down from 50 watts to 15, 9 or 2 watts making it a very versatile amp for gigging as well as home use. The VX The Kraken is powered by 4 x 12AX7 preamp tubes and 2 x 6L6 power tubes. “Two footswitchable modes cover classic modified British rock sounds and contemporary ...

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Diamond Amplification & Custom Audio Electronics Jointly Develop the Dual Amp Selector

The Dual Amp Selector is a new product from a joint venture between Diamond Amplification and Bob Bradshaw’s Custom Audio Electronics. I have actually been looking online over the past week or so for something that will allow me to switch between two amps into a single speaker cabinet and then I suddenly get an email about the Dual Amp Selector, sounds ideal! “For years, guitar players have wanted a way to ...

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GIBSON ES-175T reviewed by Rulrand Wiehl

5 Average: 5 (1 vote) Review: I own a 1976, I think is the year. Nice wine red. They only made them for 4 years. It is a great guitar in every way. Easy to play on a comfortable mid girth neck. Extremely resonant on it's own ,unamplified, and sounds great through a Fender or Marshall with obviously different impact for each. Great for rock, blues, lead, rhythm, or jazz. I have a few nice guitars and go to t ...

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