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D’Addario Expands Alchemy Gothic Strap Line

D’Addario has introduced the Alchemy Gothic Strap series with four new models that include their Planet Lock system, which is a built-in locking mechanism. It fits most strap pins and stays locked until you release the side pin. “Since 1977 Alchemy Gothic has been the leader in gothic jewelry, art and lifestyle products,” D’Addario writes. “Designed and produced in their...

Accessories & Strings

Levy’s Leathers Releases Utopia Magnolia and Lawless Guitar Straps

Levy’s Leathers has launched two new guitar straps: the Utopia Magnolia and the Lawless. Designed by Danica Levy, the new straps are inspired by the magnolia and the Navajo tribe. “I wanted to design a more gentle and feminine counterpart to the wild rose [for the Utopia Magnolia],” she wrote. ” The pinks, purples and greens in the magnolia accomplish...

Accessories & Strings

ESO Launches With The ESO Strap

ESO Strap has launched their brand with their self-titled product, the ESO Strap. Made in Seattle, the strap features a contoured “S” shape to avoid pressure points on the shoulder, neck, and back. The strap length adjusts from 46.5″ – 54″, while its width varies from 1.5″- 2.5″. The ESO Strap is constructed with a high density foam core, interior...

Accessories & Strings

Levy’s Leathers Announces MGJ2 Straps

Levy’s Leathers has introduced the MGJ2 Strap Series, featuring nine textured jacquards. Each of the nine models is lined with a tucked edge leather backing and tri-glide adjustment. The straps are two inches wide and adjustable up to 56 inches in length. An XL version adds an extra 12 inches to the overall length. They are available now for $93.30....

Accessories & Strings

Perri’s Leathers Limited Announces The Beatles Licensed Gear

Perri’s Leathers Limited has launched a new line of straps, gig bags and picks honoring The Beatles. The series includes eighteen strap designs with themes from the band’s whole career including Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road, and Revolver. The lineup includes a polyester webbing strap design and a leather effect vinyl design. The polyester straps...

Accessories & Strings

Orion Guitar Gear Debuts Pink Panther Guitar Strap to Benefit Susan G Komen Foundation

Orion Guitar Gear has introduced a new guitar strap to raise money for the Susan G Komen Foundation of Greater New York City. The Pink Panther strap is made of pink leather – in honor of the official color for breast cancer awareness – with a another layer of thick black leather on the back side for extra comfort. It’s...

Accessories & Strings

Levy’s Leathers Introduces MG25 ’50s Style Bass Strap

Levy’s Leathers has introduced a deluxe version of their 5/8″ wide 1950s rock-n-roll strap called the MG25. Designed for a retro look, it is comprised of a main strap made from veg-tan leather and a sliding padding section covered in soft black garment leather. The Levy’s Leathers MG25 is adjustable from 48″ to 55″ and is available only in a...

Accessories & Strings

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 length. The Levy’s Leathers Hemp...

Bass Gear

Lava Cable Introduces Para-Strap VII

Lava Cable is getting into the world of accessories, starting with their Para-Strap VII. Adjustable from 44 to 55 inches, the strap was designed by a paratrooper and is built for durability and comfort. The strap is made of two-inch Type 24 military parachute webbing with 22 inches of 1/4” thick padding covered by two-inch tubular nylon. Either end is...

Bass Gear, Summer NAMM

Gear Watch: The Vee Strap

The new Vee Strap is an innovative solution to the problem of finding the right way to hold a heavy or uncomfortable bass. It features a dual-shoulder strap design that evenly distributes weight and stabilizes your instrument. Essentially, it is two straps built into one, coming together in a “V” on your back and buttoning onto your bass like any...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Heads Up Strap

Designer Joe Naylor has introduced the “Heads Up Strap”, a new guitar/bass strap made to keep heavy instrument necks from sinking down into an unplayable position, even with hands off. It works by adding three lead weights in a Velcro pocket to the body end of the strap. The weight is adjustable simply by adding or removing the weights to...