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NAMM 2021 Believe In Music Week

The year's most important even moves online!

So you’ve probably guessed it. NAMM isn’t happening in the usual way. In response to COVID, the international trade show is going virtual.

The new NAMM Believe In Music Week is a five-day, online experience not just limited to the 120,000+ retailers, brand ambassadors, press personnel, and guests who usually attend the in-person convention in Anaheim, California. Instead, anyone can participate in digital presentations, interviews, artist performances, product demonstrations, and training sessions free of charge!

It’s all of the fun, fascination, and frenzied excitement of regular NAMM, but, you know, digital. Users can interact with retailers, request private meetings, explore the marketplace, attend events, even learn a thing or two.

As for us, we’ll be there, and we’ll keep you informed of all the best, brightest, and most bonkers new stuff like we always do, so keep checking in for more new product releases and announcements from the online frontline. We’ve got you covered.

Fender Amps / Guitar Combos Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Pro Reverb Silverface
Fender Amps / Guitar Combos Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Pro Reverb Silverface

Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Pro Reverb Silverface

$1,299.99
The ‘68 Customs have become an extremely popular amp series for guitarists who love classic Fender sounds along with toneful modifications that resonate with today’s players.

The ‘68 Custom Pro Reverb takes its cues from the original 40-watt model, improving its portability and tonal flexibility by reducing the cabinet size and weight, moving to a single-channel format and single 12” speaker, and adding a middle tone control. This refined and upgraded amp is the perfect size and volume for almost any gig, and may be the ultimate pedal-friendly platform.

Amplifier Type: Tube
Control Knobs: Vintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic
Inputs: Two - (1/4", Input 2 operates at -6dB)
Cabinet Material: 7-ply 3/4" Meranti plywood
Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
Speakers: One - 12" Celestion NEO Creamback
Total Impedance: 8 ohms
Power Tubes: 2 x 6L6
Preamp Tubes: 3 x 12AX7, 2 x 12AT7
Dimensions: 13.10x22.70x27.50 IN
Weight: 44.60 LB
Footswitch: 2-Button Vintage Style (Reverb On/Off, Vibrato On/Off)
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Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb Silverface
Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb Silverface
Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb Silverface
Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb Silverface

Fender Vintage Modified '68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb Silverface

$749.99
The ’68 Customs have become an extremely popular amp series for guitarists who love classic Fender sounds along with toneful modifications that resonate with today’s players. 

At just 5 watts, the original Vibro Champ was famous for classic Fender tremolo, tube sparkle and killer grind at a reasonable level. The ’68 Custom Vibro Champ Reverb improves on this classic amp by adding hall-emulating DSP reverb and using a larger 10” speaker for increased low end. These additions make this little wonder perfect for rehearsal, home recording and even small gigs.

Color: Black
Amplifier Type: Tube
Control Knobs: Vintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic
Inputs: Two - (1/4", Input 2 operates at -6dB)
Cabinet Material: 7-Ply 5/8" Birch Plywood
Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
Speakers: One - 10" Celestion TEN 30
Total Impedance: 3.2 ohms
Power Tubes: 1 x 6V6
Preamp Tubes: 2 x 12AX7
Dimensions: 12.50x19.50x20.50 IN
Weight: 26.40 LB
Footswitch: Optional 2-Button Footswitch

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Supro | 2021 New Releases

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The Soundboard Blog

IBANEZ BETS BIG ON BASS IN 2021!

Ibanez’s winter catalog is bursting with beautiful finishes and high-performance prizes. Basses lead the pack this year, beginning with an earth-shaking short-scale. 

The Ibanez SR5CMLTD/SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Caribbean Islet Low Gloss’s panga panga/purpleheart neck and curly maple/ash/walnut body may look real laid back, but the dual Nordstrand Big Single pickups and custom 3-band EQ with mid frequency switch would disagree. Available in 4- and 5-string models.

Headstocks, who needs ‘em! The Ibanez EHB1005SMS Ergonomic Headless Bass 5-String Multi Scale brings back the lost look, adding a multi-scale roasted maple/walnut five-piece neck, roasted birdseye maple fretboard, and dual Bartolini BH2 pickups with a Vari-mid 3-band EQ and EQ bypass switch.

Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 4-String Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss
Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss

Ibanez SR4CMLTD Premium Limited Bass Caribbean Islet Low Gloss

$1,599.99
"Designed to Inspire", all Ibanez Premium series are manufactured with select tone woods, high-profile electronics, hardware and dedicated skills of craftsmanship and care in details for your musical journey. The richness of sound, stunning appearance and unrivalled playability of the Ibanez Premium series will open the gate of your reservoir of inspiration.

Neck Type: Atlas-4/5pc Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck w/KTS™ TITANIUM rods
Top/Back/Body: Curly Maple/Ash/Walnut body
Fretboard: Bound Panga Panga fretboard/Abalone oval inlay
Fret: Medium frets/Premium fret edge treatment
Number of Frets: 24
Bridge: MR5HS bridge
String Space: 19mm
Neck Pickup: Nordstrand Big Single wood covered neck pickup (Passive)
Bridge Pickup: Nordstrand Big Single wood coverd bridge pickup (Passive)
Equaliser: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/ EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot), 3-way Mid frequency switch
String Gauge: .045/.065/.085/.105
Nut: Graph Tech BLACK TUSQ XL nut
Hardware Color: Black
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Ibanez EHB1005SMS Ergonomic Headless Bass 5-String Multi Scale Metallic Gray Matte
Ibanez EHB1005SMS Ergonomic Headless Bass 5-String Multi Scale Metallic Gray Matte
Ibanez Bass Guitars / 5-String or More Ibanez EHB1005SMS Ergonomic Headless Bass 5-String Multi Scale Metallic Gray Matte

Ibanez EHB1005SMS Ergonomic Headless Bass 5-String Multi Scale Metallic Gray Matte

$1,149.99
For more than 40 years, Ibanez has pioneered new frontiers in bass development, pushing the boundaries of conventional designs to bass players of all styles, affording new avenues of expression and creativity. This spirit of exploration has led to the creation of some of the most successful and popular production basses of all time. Following this same drive to bring new and relevant ideas to the musical forefront is what serves as the basis for this ongoing project, dubbed the Ibanez Bass Workshop. The impetus behind each one of these unique instruments comes from a desire by the Ibanez bass development team to satisfy the particular needs of many players. These inventions may not be for everyone, but for those who yearn to explore new sonic vistas through the medium of bass: The Ibanez Bass Workshop project may give you just what you're looking for.

Neck Type: EHB4/5pc Roasted Maple/Walnut neck w/Graphite reinforcement rods
Top/Back/Body: American Basswood body
Fretboard: Roasted Birdseye Maple fretboard/Abalone off-set dot inlay
Fret: Medium Stainless Steel frets
Number of Frets: 24
Bridge: MR5HS bridge
String Space: 18mm
Neck Pickup: Bartolini BH2 neck pickup (Passive)
Bridge Pickup: Bartolini BH2 bridge pickup (Passive)
Equaliser: Vari-mid 3-band EQ w/ EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot)
String Gauge: .045/.065/.080/.100/.130
Nut: Plastic nut
Hardware Color: Black
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NEW FOR 2021: EPIPHONE NANCY WILSON FANTIC OUTFIT

Nancy Wilson, half of rock band Heart’s founding sister pair, kicks off 2021 with her first-ever signature model!

The Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit uses 1993’s Nighthawk shape as a framework for a solid mahogany body, to which the Hall-of-Famer adds a figured maple top, five-way switching, two ProBucker humbucking pickups, and a “C Rounded” mahogany neck to create a custom solid-body that’s fast as a barracuda––with twice the bite.

Fit for fans and full-timers alike, the Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit makes professional-quality design available to every player. All you need is a little heart.

Shop your Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit today!

Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst
Epiphone Electric Guitars / Solid Body Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst

Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic Outfit Fireburst

$529.00
From Epiphone:

Epiphone is proud to present the debut Epiphone signature model designed by Heart co-founder and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Nancy Wilson. Featuring a mahogany body with a figured maple cap, the Nighthawk™ body shape was first introduced in 1993 and is compact and comfortable. The Epiphone Nancy Wilson Fanatic comes equipped with ProBucker™ humbuckers, a 5-way pickup selector switch for a wide variety of tonal options, master volume and tone controls, a fast-playing rounded C profile mahogany neck with an ebony fretboard, and features an attractive Fireburst Gloss finish. Includes hardshell case.

Body Shape: Nighthawk
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: Figured Maple
Binding: Single ply white
Finish: Gloss

Neck Material: Mahogany
Profile: C Rounded
Scale Length: 25.512"
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
Nut Width: 1.693"
Inlays: Twin Parallelogram in Pearloid
Joint: Glued in at 16th fret

Hardware Finish: Nickel
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Bridge: Nighthawk Hardtail B
Tailpiece: Through body
Tuning Machines: Epiphone Deluxe
Truss Rod: Dual Action
Truss Rod Cover: 2--ply bell - black/white
Control Knobs: Amber Top Hats
Switch Tip: Black
Control Covers: Black
Strap Buttons: 2 - bottom and shoulder
Pickup Covers: Nickel

Neck Pickup: ProBucker FB720 (Nickel)
Bridge Pickup: ProBucker 3 Slant (Open-coil)
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Selector: 5-way switch
Output Jack: 1/4"

Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Hardshell Case
Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity binder
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SYNTH AND DRUM EXCHANGE PARTAKE IN THE 2021 FESTIVITIES

Take your pick between Ludwig snare drums, featuring Brushed Brass and Brushed Copper Ludwig Acro snares, new for 2021, & Sequential’s Prophet-5 and Prophet-10 Desktop Modules downsize the historic Dave Smith-designed Prophet series of polysynths into compact, connectable studio staples made to fit right in!

Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum

Ludwig 6.5x14 Acro Brushed Copper Snare Drum

$699.00
  • Seamless USA made Copper Shell
  • 10 Small Twin Lugs
  • Brushed finish
  • P88 Throw / P35 Butt Plate
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Sequential Prophet-5 Desktop Module
Sequential Prophet-5 Desktop Module
Sequential Prophet-5 Desktop Module
Sequential Prophet-5 Desktop Module

Sequential Prophet-5 Desktop Module

$2,599.00
Fast on the heels of the reintroduction of its legendary Prophet-5 synthesizer, Sequential has created a desktop version of the acclaimed instrument. It features the same authentic vintage sound and front-panel controls as the Prophet-5 keyboard, but in a smaller form factor designed for portability and space-conscious studios.

Like the original, the new Prophet-5 and Prophet-10 modules feature two multi-waveform analog oscillators, analog resonant low-pass filters and amplifiers, and a filter and amplifier envelope per voice. Modulation is provided by a multi-waveshape LFO and Poly Mod, a ground-breaking modulation scheme for its time that allowed the filter envelope and oscillator B to be routed to a variety of destinations including filter cutoff frequency, oscillator A frequency, and oscillator A pulse width.

And just like the new Prophet-5 Rev 4 keyboards, the modules feature genuine Curtis VCOs and filters as used in the Prophet-5 Rev 3, as well as the Dave Rossum-designed SSI 2140 filter — the modern counterpart of the original SSM 2040 Rossum designed in the Prophet-5 Rev 1 and Rev 2. A Rev switch on the front panel allows users to switch between the two as desired.

Also present is the new Vintage knob, which loosens up the oscillators, filters, and envelopes from voice to voice as they typically are in vintage Prophet-5s. Users can dial in progressively more vintage character from a very stable “4,” as in Prophet-5 Rev4, all the way to “1,” as in Prophet-5 Rev1, which was the most temperamental of all Prophet-5s. The original factory sound set is included as well.

Other modern enhancements include velocity sensitivity and aftertouch to increase expressiveness, as well as MIDI and USB connectivity. Control voltage and gate ins/outs are also present for connecting modular synths and other gear. The new modules are housed in a premium-quality, steel case with hand-oiled sustainable black walnut heartwood trim.
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SHOP FRESH GEAR

Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004
Ryan Guitars Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004

Ryan Guitars Nightingale Grand Soloist Natural 2004

$8,995.00
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005
Rockbridge Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005

Rockbridge Dreadnought Natural 2005

$7,995.00
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008
McAlister Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought McAlister D-173 Natural 2008

McAlister D-173 Natural 2008

$3,995.00
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural
Lowden Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium Lowden O32C 2000s Natural

Lowden O32C 2000s Natural

$3,595.00

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