Washburn Guitars Announces the New M117SW 2-Point Double Cutaway Mandolin
Oct02

Washburn Guitars Announces the New M117SW 2-Point Double Cutaway Mandolin

Washburn is pleased to introduce the new M117SW 2-point double cutaway mandolin. With its distressed look, the M117SW has a broken in and well played feel. Only premium woods like solid flamed maple and solid spruce have been used in crafting this unique and striking instrument. Lyon & Healy, before incorporating as Washburn, was the first American manufacturer of mandolins until Washburn began making mandolins in 1887. The new...

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Washburn Guitars Adds a New Idol to the Line
Oct02

Washburn Guitars Adds a New Idol to the Line

Washburn Guitars is pleased announce a new addition to its Idol family of solid body guitars, the WI40NM. The Idol series has been a popular line in the Washburn family for over 15 years and the new model builds on the Idol’s solid feature set and sexy looks. The WI40NM features a solid 2 piece mahogany satin finished body with a Canadian maple set neck with recessed heel for upper fret access. The 22 fret ebony fingerboard...

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RUSH – The Illustrated History
Aug22

RUSH – The Illustrated History

Here is a terrific keepsake for all RUSH fans!  This is a beautifully illustrated history of Rush’s entire career from 1968 to its current 2013 tour. A complete Rush discography chronicles all their albums, from the debut album to 2112, Moving Pictures, and Signals to Grace Under Pressure, Vapor Trails, and more.  Also included are album reviews written by well-known music journalists from around the globe, commentary from...

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Hal Leonard Publishes The Martin Ukulele
Aug20

Hal Leonard Publishes The Martin Ukulele

The Martin Ukulele is a detailed look at the ukuleles built by the C. F. Martin Co. of Nazareth, PA, and at how the instruments’ success forever changed the company that made them. Martin’s ukulele making led the small, respected builder of fine guitars and mandolins into an era of unprecedented growth in the 1920s and helped it become one of the most notable manufacturers of high-quality guitars in the world.  As the C....

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Native Instruments releases TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 MK2
Aug16

Native Instruments releases TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 MK2

Native Instruments today released the updated TRAKTOR KONTROL X1, a new version of its compact and highly popular decks and effects controller. With the same size and robust product design as the original controller, TRAKTOR KONTROL X1’s new features include touch-sensitive Browse and Loop encoders, 7-segment displays and LEDs for visual feedback, and an innovative multi-purpose touch strip for added tactile control. When...

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Taylor Guitars Announces the Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath Sweepstakes
Aug16

Taylor Guitars Announces the Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath Sweepstakes

In celebration of Black Sabbath’s nineteenth studio album, 13, Taylor Guitars is giving one lucky fan the opportunity to celebrate with an ultimate sweepstakes. One winner and a guest will fly from the domestic United States to see lead guitarist and Taylor player Tony Iommi and Black Sabbath perform in Las Vegas on September 1, 2013. Guests will enjoy accommodations at the MGM Grand, a Taylor GS Mini guitar signed by Iommi, a...

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