Reloop have released a limited edition of its RP-600 turntable, the Reloop RP-600 MK6 Limited Edition features a white ceramic and brushed aluminum finish, giving it a very good looking.
The RP-600 MK6 Limited Edition is a quartz-controlled turntable that features 3 speeds (33 1/3, 45 and 78 rpm), turntable and motor direct hook-up, adjustable start/stop speed (from 0.2 to 6 seconds), height-adjustable pickup, forward/reverse motion switch and line/phono signal output. The turntable covers all the professional DJ needs, it’s compatible with all mixers and amplifiers and its extra heavy design assures durability.
The price of the Reloop RP-600 MK6 Limited Edition is 348€.
Another signature model have been introduced, this time Wes Borland, ex-Limp Bizkit and current Black Light Burns/From First to Last axeman, joined Yamaha to have its own signature model, the Yamaha CV820 WB Wes Borland Signature guitar.
The Yamaha CV820 WB, that has been co-designed by Wes Borland (and has been involved in all the build process) and John Gaudesi, features semi-hollow alder body (with 2–piece maple top), 3–piece maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, Finger Clamp quick change tremolo bridge, Yamaha Artist Services Hollywood custom shop split-field humbucker pickups (specially designed for this guitar)
The Yamaha CV820 WB will be available in March, and it’s price will be $2,500.
If you go usually to karaokes or sing in the shower you must try midomi.com. This website recognizes the song you’re singing or humming, and reviews say it usually get it correctly.
Behind this, midomi.com tries to build a community of people with the same musical style taste and a database of searchable songs. You can upload your song online, you only need to have a mic (and soundcard, of course) or upload a recorded file.
I don’t really know if people will build a community behind this, I thought people would build a community behind services like Pandora or last.fm.
Besides the Ibanez JEM20TH we talked about yesterday, Ibanez have released more guitars to celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Ibanez RG550XX Limited Edition guitars. If you wanted a RG guitar but they weren’t available, now it’s your chance.
Ibanez will release 2 models in that serie, the Ibanez RG550MXX and RG550RXX. Both models have, more or less, the same features, basswood body, 5–pieces 1987 original Wizard Prestige maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, Edge tremolo bridge, IBZ V1 neck, IBZ S1 mid and IBZ V2 bridge pickups, volume and tone controls and 5–way pickup selector.
The Ibanez RG550MXX is available in desert sun yellow and road flare red finishes while Ibanez RG550RXX is only available in black. Both models price is $1,199.99.
Ibanez will release a limited edition of the JEM (Steve Vai signature guitar) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the JEM Series, the Ibanez Steve Vai JEM20TH. The guitar has been re-designed a comes with some new features.
The Ibanez JEM20TH features hand-made acrylic resin body (with 3D threads of color that swirl through the guitar body), 5–pieces JEM Prestige neck, rosewood fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, Edge Pro bridge, DiMarzio Trans JEM (neck, middle and bridge) pickups, volume and tone controls and 5–way pickup selector. The guitar also lights up, when you pull the tone knob the guitar glows green.
The price of the Ibanez JEM20TH is high, as a limited edition guitar, $5,999.95, the finish is the classic Steve Vai signature’s finish.
Barge Concepts have released a new effect based on the HP-1 Harmonic Percolator a fuzz/overdrive effect, the HP-1 was reverse engineered through photos from the Internet and with a pair of new features it has been released as Barge Concepts BP-1.
The BP-1 features drive, balance and harmonics controls, drive and true bypass switch, red/blue switch state LEDs, high-impedance 0-20 dB gain input buffer and low impedance output buffer. The device provides a huge range of sounds, from harmonics enhancer (original function of HP-1) to fuzzed and distortioned sounds.
The Barge Concepts BP-1 is available since last November with free shipping in the US and it’s price is $143.
Closing the pedal announcements from Winter NAMM today we bring you this products AXL Multi-Effects Guitar (FX-RAP-5), Voodoo Lab Wahzoo Wah, Ernie Ball Wah and Menatone VOS Overdrive.
The AXL Multi-Effects Guitar pedal is a great tool for rock and metal guitar players for shows or studio usage. The pedal features fully configurable analogue delay, chorus, distortion with EQ and tube overdrive effects, 4 on/off switches and built-in tuner. Combining the 2 distortions you can obtain a great overdrived sound and you can experiment with all the controls to get your own custom tone. The price of AXL Multi-Effects Guitar pedal will be $239.99.
Voodoo Lab Wahzoo Wah pedal is more than a wah pedal is a “programmable” wah pedal. The pedal features a large expression pedal, on/off switch, vintage mode (the normal mode) with sound based on the Clyde McCoy legendary wah pedal, autowah mode (you can switch from normal to a reverse envelope) and StepWah mode. The StepWah mode allows you to create a rhythm and make the wah effect follow that rhythm, you can store up to 4 different rhythms. The Voodoo Lab Wahzoo Wah will be available this spring and its price will be $270.
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This will be the last Winter NAMM guitar post, and this time we’ll cover 3 guitars Epiphone EM-1, Epiphone Nick Valensi Riviera P-94 and PRS Chris Henderson Signature Model.
The Epiphone EM-1 is a double-cutaway 24–frets rock ‘n roll bad guitar, at least is what Epiphone says. The guitar features premium alder body, hard maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, Tune-O-Matic bridge, one 700T and one 650R open-coil humbuckers, master tone and master volume controls and 3–way pickup switch. Available in ebony finish only.
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One of the instruments introduced at the Winter NAMM show is the Dan’l Saturn IV, a bass guitar that won the Best of 2007 accolades award. The instrument is a 4/5–string bass guitar with a ergonomic design (including a neck wider near the bridge than near the head) and half weight of a standard bass guitar. There are 3 models available Saturn IV Performer, Saturn IV Pro and Saturn IV Custom.
The features shared by all the models of the Dan’l Saturn IV are two-piece maple neck, 34” scale length and Schaller adjustable bridge. Dan’l Saturn IV Performer model features basswood body, Bartolini P Bass pickup, rosewood fingerboard and 1 tone and 1 volume knobs.
Dan’l Saturn IV Pro model features walnut body (with bubinga or zebrawood top), rosewood fingerboard (with fret-less option), Bartolini J and P bass pickups and 2 tone and 2 volume knobs.
Dan’l Saturn IV Custom model features walnut and oack body, ebony or maple fingerboard (with fret-less option), Bartolini J and P bass pickups and 2 tone and 2 volume knobs.
We don’t know the price or availability of this bass guitar.
Although the title says guitar this new post of Winter NAMM news covers 3 guitars and 1 bass guitar, the models covered are Epiphone Nikki Sixx Blackbird, First Act Rick Nielsen Custom Guitar, Ovation 2007 Collector’s Edition and Takamine The Storm Limited Edition.
Epiphone Nikki Sixx Blackbird is a bass guitar designed by Epiphone but influenced by Motley CrÃ¼e bass player, The bass guitar features mahogany body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, 2 DeepSixx humbucker pickups and 3–way pickup switch. The price and availability has to be announced yet.
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