Roland FR-8X V-Accordion

With the incredible new FR-8x, Roland has perfected the synergy between traditional accordion playability and modern digital power.

New Fender Standard Series Plus Top Stratocaster Models!

Everything you love about Standard Series Strats but with the added elegance of a flame maple top!

TC Electronic's Ditto Looper Comes Alive!

Ditto Looper was designed from the ground up with guitarists in mind

Zero Percent Event at L.A. Music!

L.A. Music is excited to announce ZERO PERCENT hassle free financing for 6 or 12 months upon credit approval. Call today for more details. Apply in-store or online. Hurry, offer ends May 31st, 2013. Some exclusions may apply. Offer is subject to credit approval.

Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite Electric Guitar Ebony

The Classic Les Paul with a slimmer more comfortable design.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Marshall Collectors Special Edition AFD100

The Collectors Special Edition of the amplifier that simply everyone is talking about is now available to order. The Collectors Special Edition AFD100 is the same great amplifier as the AFD100 Limited edition but comes with a host of extras that are sure to put this limited run of amplifiers on every true Slash fan’s wish list!

Limited to just 100 units world wide this Collectors Special Edition comes supplied in its own flight case with Slash detailing to protect the individually HAND SIGNED  and numbered AFD100 amplifier head inside. The Head is finished in exclusive black snakeskin vinyl, high polish front and rear mirror control panels and powder coated chassis all make this special unit the collectors dream.

As well as coming with Slash’s penmanship on the amplifier itself, the amplifier will also be supplied with a selection of goodies some of which money simply cannot buy. This includes a high quality speaker cable with silver colour braiding, return card for and exclusive AFD100 collectors specials edition work shirt, Certificate of authenticity and production traveller document.

Where it all began...
In 1987 Guns and Roses released their debut album – Appetite For Destruction – and changed rock music forever. Raw, unrelenting and "in-yer-face" from start to finish, this was the record that redefined rock music in the 80s. The lyrics were incisive and the music uncompromising, completed by Slash's inspired fretboard mastery and unique sound, regarded by many as the ultimate rock tone. 

The intriguing history of the Marshall amp used by Slash on AFD and its subsequent disappearance has now passed into rock folklore. Widely believed to be a hot-rodded, 100 Watt, pre-master volume model from the early 70s, this legendary amp was hired specifically for the "Appetite" sessions in 1986. Eager to hold on to the amplifier, Slash told rental company S.I.R. that it had been stolen, only to have it "stolen" back a year later during tour rehearsals. Ever since there has been little to no word on the whereabouts of that mysterious 100 Watt head, synonymous with a true rock icon and one of greatest rock albums of all time.
Now Slash and Marshall Amplification have joined forces to re-create that revered ­"Appetite Tone" with the announcement of the new Marshall AFD amplifier. Fans around the world will be able to track the development of this incredible project online, from drawing board to stadium

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Perfect for musicians and composers who strive to make professional quality music!
With the new Yamaha MOTIF XS, inspiration is just a key press away. High-quality sounds inspire you, intelligent arpeggiators fuel your creativity, recording features capture every idea, built-in sampling allows you to create full audio/MIDI arrangements, rhythmic Patterns to compose with, studio-style mixing controls and versatile effect processing to master your final productions.

With all this and more, the MOTIF XS will be your favorite 'go-to' instrument - whether you're composing at home, recording in the studio, or playing live. It's got absolutely everything you need to make professional quality music.

Close your eyes, play the gorgeous sounds and rhythms of the MOTIF XS - and feel the inspiration.

- Ideal For Live Performance, Song Creating And Arranging

The MOTIF XS has so many sophisticated features that help jump-start your creativity and live performance potential. One of the most powerful of these is Arpeggio, which lets you trigger a variety of sequenced phrases from the keyboard. There are approximately 6,000 different Arpeggio phrases on board, and you can have four different Arpeggios, playing four different instrument parts, running simultaneously-in perfect sync, of course. The music making possibilities are virtually endless. Have a drum Voice play an automatic rhythm, add an Arpeggio bass phrase, and fly in other instrument phrases as the inspiration hits you. Everything stays in sync, and everything follows your chord changes.

While you experiment and play around with Arpeggios in the Performance mode, the song ideas will come fast and fierce-maybe too many to remember. No worries, though. You can capture them easily and directly by recording them to a Song or Pattern (which can be stored to the built-in flash memory). Since the data is MIDI, you don't have to worry about running out of recording space. You can record your keyboard playing, freely calling up various Arpeggio types as you improvise, then edit the Song later as necessary. You may even want to keep the recorder running' as you play, then listen back later and pick out the best parts to create your final composition.

Another powerful feature is the Integrated Sampling Sequencer, which seamlessly combines audio and MIDI recording. Simply install optional DIMM modules (up to 1 GB) and record the audio directly to tracks on the MOTIF XS. Record your vocals or acoustic guitar (with a microphone), electric guitar or bass, or even short rhythm loops from a sample CD.

There's also a Slice feature that automatically chops up your rhythms and riffs into their individual beats and notes, letting you manipulate the component parts of your sample loops as MIDI data - giving you the power to easily change tempo and rhythmic feel, without disturbing the pitch or sound quality.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Epiphone Les Paul Tribute

Epiphone's history and association with Les Paul dates way back to the days when Les, working at the Epiphone factory on 14th St. in New York, created the world's first electric guitar. Over the years, Les continued to work closely with Epiphone by reviewing new product ideas and offering suggestions. The NEW Epiphone "Tribute" Les Paul Standards honor that relationship by combining "as good as it gets" performance and features with legendary Epiphone quality and value.
At the heart of the "Tribute" Les Paul is construction. Tribute LP's feature a solid Mahogany back with a solid, carved hard Maple cap to create the ultimate combination of warmth and bite. Everyone knows that set-neck guitars provide the best rock tone and sustain and the "Tributes" take that to the next level featuring the original "deep set" neck joint. The solid Mahogany neck with hand-fitted, glued-in joint extends well into the neck pickup cavity creating maximum neck-to-body contact and acting almost like one continuous piece of wood. Combined with the Mahogany/Maple body, the result is a tribute to Les' timeless guitar design with the sound that you can only get from a Les Paul.
Your choice of neck profiles. Depending upon your taste, you have the choice of either a traditional "1960's" SlimTaper(tm) neck profile or an Asymmetrical neck profile. The "1960's" SlimTaper is a comfortable "D" shaped neck that was used and made famous on many 1960's era, Kalamazoo-made guitars from Gibson and Epiphone. The newer Asymmetrical neck has multiple radii and combines a more rounded "D" shape on the bass side of the neck with a flatter "C" shape on the treble side. This leads to a very comfortable neck that more ergonomically contours to fit the hand of most players. Both profiles are available on the Tributes and the choice is yours!
But quality construction, premium woods and choice are only part of the equation. Capturing all the power and nuances of the "Tribute" is a pair of authentic Gibson USA '57 Classic humbucking pickups. With its "Patent Applied For" decal on the base plate, the '57 Classic and '57 Classic Plus are faithful replicas of the famous Gibson humbuckers that helped define the music of the late 1950s. The '57 Classic gives you a tone that is warm and subtle with full, even response that doesn't hold back when you need that classic Gibson humbucker crunch! The '57 Classic Plus is the perfect bridge pickup and mimics humbuckers of that era that received a few extra turns of wire. This treatment gives the pickup slightly higher output without sacrificing its rich, vintage tone. In combination, this pair of humbuckers overdrives tube preamps to a smooth level of saturation without becoming overpowering. Both '57's feature Gibson's special Alnico II magnet, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and vintage-style, braided wiring.
But this guitar is not just about recreating the "old", it's also about looking ahead... just as Les himself continued to do throughout his lifetime. Using 4-conductor pickup wiring, Epiphone has added two push/pull tone pots to allow for series/parallel pickup switching. The result is a Les Paul with all the standard sounds plus a huge palette of tonal possibilities at your fingertips.
Loaded with premium add-ons! Other upgrades include a U.S. Switchcraft(tm) 3-way toggle, Mallory-150 tone capacitors, Epiphone StrapLocks, 16:1 ratio premium Grover(tm) locking tuners and a premium hard case. Like every Epiphone, it features their Limited Lifetime warranty backed by world famous 24/7/365 day Gibson Customer Service. This guitar is not only a tribute to Les Paul, it's a tribute to just how good a guitar can be...TODAY!
Body MaterialMahogany
Top MaterialCarved Hard Maple
Neck MaterialMahogany
Neck Shape Options1960's SlimTaper; D profile or Asymmetrical; combination D9bass side) and C (treble side)
Neck JointVintage "Deep-Set" Glued-In
Truss RodAdjustable
Scale Length24.75"
FingerboardRosewood with mother-of-pearl Trapezoid inlays
Neck PickupGibson USA '57 Classic Humbucker (4-wire)
Bridge PickupGibson USA '57 Classic Plus Humbucker (4-wire)
ControlsSwitchcraft 3-way pickup selector, Neck Pickup Volume, Bridge Pickup Volume, Neck Pickup Tone (push/pull - series/parallel), Bridge Pickup Tone (push/pull - series/parallel)
BindingFingerboard 1-ply (cream)
Fingerboard Radius14"
Frets22; medium-jumbo
BridgeLockTone tune-o-matic/Stopbar
Nut Width1-11/16"
Machine HeadsGrover Locking Tuners
ColorsFaded Cherry Sunburst (FC), Translucent Black (TB)
IncludesHard Case
WarrantyEpiphone Limited Lifetime

Monday, July 25, 2011


Gretsch celebrates the legacy of George Harrison with the G6128T-GH George Harrison SIGNATURE Duo Jet® guitar, modeled on the instrument that the legendary guitarist often referred to as his "first real decent guitar."

Features include distinctive appointments and modifications found on Harrison’s original 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet, which he purchased secondhand in the very early 1960s. These include a lightweight mid-’50s-style chambered body, all-BLACK color scheme (arched maple top, mahogany back and sides, and back of the one-piece mahogany neck), Bigsby® B3C tailpiece with a black Phillips head tremolo arm pivot bolt, and an offset strap button on lower bout.

 Other features include three-ply body binding (white-black-white), single-ply white neck and headstock binding, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with 12” radius and hump-block pearloid inlays, two single-coil DynaSonic™ pickups, vintage-style “rocking bar” bridge with rosewood base, silver plexi pickguard, chrome-plated Grover® V98CM Sta-Tite™ tuners, Gretsch “G” arrow control knobs, chrome-plated hardware, Harrison’s signature on the truss rod cover and a premium tweed case.


Model Name:G6128T-GH George Harrison SIGNATURE Duo Jet™
Series:Artist Signature Models
Color /
  • Black


Body Material:Mahogany Back, 3-Ply Maple Top
Body Shape:Jet™
Body Back:Semi-Hollow Chambered Mahogany Back
Body Sides:Semi-Hollow Chambered Mahogany Sides
Body Top:3-Ply Arched Laminated Maple
Body Finish:Gloss Urethane
Body Depth:2" (50.8 mm)
Body Length:18.12" (46 cm)
Body Width Upper Bout:10.37" (26.34 cm)
Body Width Lower Bout:13.37" (33.96 cm)


Number of Frets:22
Fret Size:Standard
Position Inlays:Pearloid Hump-Block Inlays
Fingerboard Radius:12" Radius (305 mm)
Head Stock Binding:White, 1-Ply
Neck Material:1-Piece Mahogany
Neck Finish:Gloss Urethane
Nut Width:1.6875" (43 mm)
Scale Length:24.6" (62.5 cm)
Headstock:Jet™ Style
Neck Binding:White, 1-Ply
Truss Rods:Yes
Truss Rod Nut:5/16" (7.9375 mm)


Bridge Pickup:DynaSonic™ Single-Coil Bridge Pickup
Neck Pickup:DynaSonic™ Single-Coil Neck Pickup
Pickup Switching:3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls:Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone


Hardware Finish:Chrome-Plated
Tuning Machines:Grover® V98CM Sta-Tite™ Die-cast Tuners
String Nut:Bone
Switch Tips:Chrome


Truss Rod Wrench:5/16" Socket (7.9375 mm)


Strings:D'Addario® XL110 Regular Light, NPS (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features:Mid-'50s body chamber style, all BLACK color scheme (body top, back and sides & back of neck), B6C Bigby tailpiece with black "phillips-head" trem arm pivot bolt, off-set mounted strap carrage bolt on butt of body.


Case Gig Bags:G6276 Premium Tweed Case
Pickguard:Silver Plexi with Gretsch® Logo
Included Accessories:G6276 Premium Tweed Case
Control Knobs:"G" Arrow Knobs


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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Steve Vai Endorses the Radial JD7!

Vancouver BC - Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce that guitarist extraordinaire Steve Vai will now officially lend his name to supporting Radial's signal distribution amplifier, the JD7.

When asked about the JD7, Steve had this to say: "The Radial JD7 Injector is by far the finest guitar signal distro and Reamper I have ever come across. In fact it's the only one I have ever used that works cleanly with no hum or loading to the original signal. It has become an indispensable studio tool for me."

According to Radial president Peter Janis: "We'd been chatting on and off for several years but it was when Steve's sound tech Greg Wurth recommended one of our Switchbone ABYs I thought we should also send along our JD7. I remembered a discussion where Steve had mentioned being disappointed with all of the signal splitters he had ever tried . Turns out the JD7 made a great impression on Steve and we couldn't be happier. Who wouldn't want one of the most renowned guitar talents in the world backing one of your products? The JD7 did something for Steve Vai that he never thought he would find - a guitar splitter he was fully happy with. That's what we aim to do at Radial hence a great new relationship is born."

The Radial JD7 is considered a standard studio fixture for recording studios that specialize in tracking guitars. The fact that you can drive as many as 7 amps at the same time and then use it for Reamping makes it a very convenient and powerful piece of equipment. The critical advantage is the combination of Radial's award-winning class-A circuit design, Drag Control™ load correction and, of course, the liberal use of top-of-the-line Jensen™ transformers. This faithfully reproduces guitar signal without loading the pickup and sends it along to the amps with absolute purity.

Other top artists who use the Radial JD7 include John Petrucci, Steve Lukather, Neil Schon, Carlos Santana, Buddy Guy, Steve Rotherby, George Lynch, Metallica and Aerosmith.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Free DRUM THRONE from Pearl

Thursday, July 7, 2011

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