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Electric model updates include the thinline, semi-hollow body Godin Montreal Supreme Lightburst Flame HG, featuring figured flame top, bound headstock and bound Richlite™ fingerboard with large dot inlays, Seymour Duncan custom humbuckers and vintage style trapeze tailpiece.

Read more: Godin Electric Model Updates

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Legator continues to expand their line of guitars and basses with the OPUS Series.

Read more: Legator Guitars Opus Series and Helio 300 Pro Series

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The Fusion comes loaded with all-American components and a range of sound capabilities that adds volumes to any style or situation both live and in the studio.

Specifics include Seymour Duncan pickups (upgradable to Bare Knuckle Pickups), hipshot fixed bridge, individually coil-split volume controls, a 26.9” scale neck, a mahogany body and neck, and many variations of top and color.

Read more: Jericho Guitars Fusion 26.9”

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Kala Brand Music Co. marks a milestone with the introduction of a special limited edition Tenth Anniversary Tenor ukulele, released in recognition of the company’s founding in 2005 in Petaluma, CA by Michael Upton. Kala will limit the production to 500 pieces of this model.

Composed of all solid Acacia back and sides additional features include a gloss finish, Padauk binding on top, back, and fingerboard as well as a Padauk rosette, heel cap, and position markers. Other features include Rosewood fingerboard and bridge, mahogany neck, Grover Gold Vintage Tuners, and Graphtech NuBone nut and saddle. The model number is the KA-ASAC-T-TNTH and has a suggested retail price of $629.99.

Read more: Kala Tenth Anniversary Model

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The Case Humitar Humidifier comes with a custom-designed holster with adhesive backing to securely fit in electric and acoustic guitar cases. The Humid-I-Bar holds ten times its weight in water and has anti-drip properties engineered into it. To use the The Case Humitar, simply wet the Humid-I-Bar and place it in the holder; place the humidifier in the provided holster and with the strong adhesive backing, secure this to the guitar case liner. The Humid-I-Bar may be rehydrated with distilled water as needed for many years. 

The Case Humidifier retails between $15.99 - $16.99. 

Read more: MusicNomad’s Case Humitar Humidifier

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ESP’s LTD Signature Series has expanded with two special new bass offerings. Widely acclaimed jazz fusion bassist and new ESP endorsee Bunny Brunel has helped design the 4-string BB-1004QM and the 5-string fretless BB-1005FL. Both basses make use of Aguilar MM (neck) and J (bridge) passive pickups with active EQ, and feature high-end design features such as a quilted maple top and ebony fingerboard, along with components like Hipshot bridge and tuners. The BB-1004QM is being offered in See Thru Black Sunburst finish, while the BB-1005FL is available in a translucent Burnt Orange finish that highlights the highly figured wood grain.

Read more: ESP LTD BB-1004QM and BB-1005FL

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Bourns, Inc. expanded its professional audio market product portfolio with a new guitar potentiometer that features a latching-push switch.  The new potentiometer, Model PDB185-GTR, provides an innovative approach to facilitate operating active electronics for the control of tonal quality, pickup switching, and activating sound-effect circuits. The Bourns® Model PDB185-GTR is designed using a mechanical latching switch action similar to that of a spring-loaded ball point pen. The guitarist can simply push the knob to activate the switch and push again to deactivate.

Read more: Bourns Guitar Potentiometer

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Eastwood Guitars has teamed up with the London-based Rock & Roll Voodoo artist Vince Ray to create the Link Wray Tribute guitar.

The Eastwood Link Wray Tribute guitar features professional grade tuners, pots, custom tailpiece, three-way switching and dual volume/tone controls matched with a pair of Airline Vintage Voiced Single Coil Pickups. The white body is the canvas for Vince Ray’s illustrative tribute to Link’s career and he used the front, the back and the case. The shiny black pin stripped headstock is topped off with a Vince Ray nameplate logo.

Read more: Eastwood ‘Link Wray Tribute’ Guitar

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Boulder Creek Guitars’ patented suspended bracing system allows the soundboard to vibrate freely, gives the guitar a dynamic range, and a balanced tone. The guitars come in three distinct body styles (Dreadnought, Grand Concert, Classical) and feature a dual sound port design and no center sound hole, which means little to no feedback characteristics when performing. Boulder Creek Guitars also have solid wood tops, laminate back and sides, in addition to 18:1 die cast tuning pegs. MAP: $489.

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Seilen Musical Instruments working with Imua Ukulele in Hawaii debuted the four string mini-bass at last year’s Tokyo Music Show and now has expanded the lineup with five and six string wood models with metal strings never before done on a mini bass. They measure 75cm, weigh 2 kg, and use EADG tuning.

For the player who wants to strum and drum, Imua brings you the guitar drum. Customization is possible. Made in Hawaii, with hand selected Tonewoods, and crafted from solid Hawaiian Koa, in addition to Spruce models that are also available, this guitar drum features an MSRP of $79.99 for the Sitka, and $99.99 for the Koa.

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