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  • Levy’s Leathers Creates New Line of Hemp and Denim Guitar Straps

    Levy’s Leathers Creates New Line of Hemp and Denim Guitar Straps

    Levy’s Leathers has announced a new line of hemp and denim guitar straps. Featuring six “70’s-inspired” designs, the straps have frayed edges and are finished with suede leather backing. The straps are 2-1/2˝ wide and are adjustable from 41˝ to 54˝ in length, though they’re also available in XL, which adds 12˝ to their overall... »

  • Audix Releases Cabi5 and Cabf5 Microphone Mounting Kits

    Audix Releases Cabi5 and Cabf5 Microphone Mounting Kits

    Audix has introduced the Cabi5 and Cabf5, a pair of kits that bundle their i5 or f5 microphones with their CabGrabber microphone mounting systems. The CabGrabber mounting system is a spring-loaded mic support that grips onto bass or guitar cabinets for easy mounting. The system mounts without the use of tools and has a curved... »

  • D&A Introduces IceStand Collapsable Bass and Guitar Stand

    D&A Introduces IceStand Collapsable Bass and Guitar Stand

    D&A has announced the IceStand, a foldable stand for basses and guitars. Available in Acoustic and Electric versions, the IceStand is a take on the company’s flagship GigStand that features a clear material to unveil its structure. The IceStand opens in two steps to offer a cradle with a three-point base and non-slip polymer materials... »

  • Dunlop Goes Lower with New Heavy Core Bass Strings

    Dunlop Goes Lower with New Heavy Core Bass Strings

    Dunlop’s bass strings lineup is going even lower with the introduction of their Heavy Core Bass Strings. Designed with thicker core wires, the new sets were created to give a standard feel and tonal definition at drop tunings. The Heavy Core lineup comes in three flavors: Heavy for Drop D and D-standard tuning, Heavier for... »

  • Planet Waves Adds Right Angle Instrument Cables to American Stage Series

    Planet Waves Adds Right Angle Instrument Cables to American Stage Series

    Planet Waves has expanded their American Stage series of cables to include right angle instrument cables as well as XLR microphone cables. Made in the U.S., the cables are made with premium cable, Neutrik-built plugs, and inline solder joints. Another unique feature to the American Stage series is the Geo-Tip, a patented connector tip that... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Announces H-850 Headphones

    Phil Jones Bass Announces H-850 Headphones

    Phil Jones Bass has introduced the H-850 headphones, a pair of headphones designed with bassists in mind the company says bridges the gap between “high-quality music and deep clear bass.” Designed for practice, studio and casual listening, the set utilizes 40mm neodymium magnets and closed back acoustic loading for clear sound reproduction. Other features include... »

  • AMT Releases S26i Removable Tail Piece Mounted Acoustic Bass Microphone System

    AMT Releases S26i Removable Tail Piece Mounted Acoustic Bass Microphone System

    Applied Microphone Technology has released the S26i, a new microphone mounting system for acoustic bass. Designed and manufactured in the USA, the system is the company’s second generation system that hooks onto the tail piece. “The S26i is really our 2nd tail piece mounting system,” the company explains. “The original was intended for the player... »

  • Grip Studios Introduces Ladies Series Guitar Grip Wall Hangers

    Grip Studios Introduces Ladies Series Guitar Grip Wall Hangers

    Grip Studios has expanded their hand-shaped Guitar Grips with the GS Ladies series. Made in Detroit, the guitar hangers are shaped like female hands and mount to the wall to hang your instrument. Like the rest of their models, the Ladies series hangers are built from durable resin with felt on their “wrists” to protect... »

  • Radial Engineering Introduces StageBug SB-2 Passive DI

    Radial Engineering Introduces StageBug SB-2 Passive DI

    Radial Engineering has introduced the StageBug SB-2 Passive DI, which they say suits well to electric bass, acoustic guitar, and keyboards. The new, compact direct box was designed in response to the trend of reducing gear size for traveling purposes and measures at 2˝ wide and 3.5˝ deep. The SB-2 revolves around a custom made... »

  • Orange Amplification Announces DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester

    Orange Amplification Announces DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester

    Orange Amplification has released the DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester, an automatic tube tester that performs a host of diagnostics on both preamp and power amp tubes. The unit has one octal and two nine pin valve sockets to fit different types of tubes. Once inserted, the user presses the start button and the tests are... »