Category: Product Announcements

Deering introduces Clawgrass 2 banjo

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Deering Banjo Company has introduced a new edition of their signature Mark Johnson Clawgrass model, designed to offer the same tone and playability of the original, but at a price point more accessible to the average picker. The Clawgrass No. 2 uses the same high-grade […]

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Fret Paw capo promises no retuning

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Al Ferguson, known in the banjo world as the developer of the Perfect Pitch capo, has a new product to introduce to the fretted stringed instrument world. The Fret Paw capo goes against most of the tradition in the capo world, which insists that the device […]

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DR Strings introduce Veritas

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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DR Strings in Emerson, NJ has announced the introduction of a new line of strings for acoustic, flat top guitars. Their VERITAS strings are a hex-core, phosphor bronze string designed for long life without the need for coatings or surface treatment. DR has received a patent […]

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GPS-8 personal monitor from Galaxy Audio

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass performers have long experienced frustrations with stage monitors. Being able to hear yourself on stage is always crucial for a solid show, and not every quality picker and singer is a whiz when it comes to sound reinforcement. Many acoustic groups have moved into using in-ear, wireless monitor […]

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Two new Martin Authentics for 2016

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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CF Martin has announced two new guitars in their highly-touted Authentic Series for 2016. This series was created by taking representative vintage guitars from their museum, or from trusted collectors, and studying their dimensions in great detail using CAT scanner designed for examining antiques and artifacts […]

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TAD the app – low budget album design

| December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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TAD, short for Thumbnail Art Design, is a low cost app for iPhone and iPad, created to make it simple for artists on a budget to produce their own album or single cover art without engaging a designer. Anyone who has recorded a self-produced project […]

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Bourgeois introduces 40th Anniversary model

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bourgeois has announced a limited run of a truly distinctive, 40th Anniversary guitar. Only 15 of these models will be built, using special reserve quilted mahogany back/sides and master grade, torrified adirondack spruce tops. They will be offered in either a dreadnaught or orchestra model […]

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Deering banjos in rainbow colors

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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What can you get for the banjo player who has everything? How about a brightly colored banjo for every day of the week? Deering Banjos is offering a limited number of specially-stained instruments in a number of ostentatious colors for that banjo player on your […]

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Saddle Finger Picks

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Richard McVicker is one of those guys who when he runs in to an obstacle, immediately starts looking for a solution. We ran into him and his banjo picks in the exhibit hall during the IBMA World of Bluegrass convention in late September, and he explained […]

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Huss & Dalton to introduce The Pilgrim

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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As they celebrate their 20th Anniversary this month, Virginia luthiers Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton are preparing to introduce a new dreadnaught guitar model to their traditional line. The Pilgrim is designed to be a bluegrass picker’s box, with East Indian rosewood back and sides, […]

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