Red Witch Pedals has unveiled the Synthotron II, a pedal featuring dual analog synth oscillators. Each of the oscillators has independent level, decay, and octave switching.
The mighty Opeth has returned with their thirteenth studio album, entitled “In Cauda Venenum.” It continues their more experimental trajectory with heavy notes of prog rock rather than their death metal origins. It is, however, still distinctly Opeth.
The dynamic duo of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady formed Hot Tuna in 1969 as an offshoot of Jefferson Airplane. Fifty years and fourteen albums later, they’re still going strong and have announced a new set of tour dates.
The Guitar Summit in Mannheim took place last month and showcased loads of new instruments from luthiers around the world. Paul Belgrado was on hand with a trio of basses including his new model called the NaNo, which fuses several classic styles.
Larry Junstrom, .38 Special’s bassist and an original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 70 years old.
Boss has expanded its line of digital delays with two new units: the DD-3T and DD-8. Each of the pedals replaces the company’s previous units by adding new features to their palette.
Victor Wooten and his brothers Joseph, Roy, and Regi will be taking Europe by storm this November with two weeks of dates spread across the continent.
MXR has added to their Custom Shop fuzz lineup with the Brown Acid Fuzz, a pedal that “delivers psychedelic silicon saturation to guitar and bass players who like it low, slow, and heavy.”
Once again, a new album of jazz icon John Coltrane’s music has been unearthed and released to the public. “Blue World” features Trane’s classic quartet with McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, and Jimmy Garrison.
Trickfish Amplification has added a new preamp pedal to their lineup called the Minnow. The new bass preamp features the company’s Bullhead EQ section from its larger amplifiers.