One of the greats has passed. B.B. King has died at age 89. As the elder statesman of the blues, B.B. traced his roots right back to the Mississippi Delta. His stinging guitar style, unmistakable vibrato and soaring vocals were instantly recognizable. From the seminal “Live at the Regal” to hits like “The Thrill is Gone” he’s left musicians with a vast treasure trove of great music that will continue to influence players long after his passing.
Hailing from the Netherlands, JJ Tanis is an educator and guitarist who does a fine job showing what a pedal can do. Here JJ takes a look at the new EHX Holy Grail Neo Reverb Pedal, our smallest pedal equipped with plate reverb.
According to BestGuitarEffects.com, “the EHX Deluxe Big Muff Pi is without a doubt the ultimate version of the Big Muff Pi that EHX have released so far.” With all the classic sounds of the original NYC Big Muff Pi plus added extras for those who crave more sound shaping control, the Deluxe Big Muff Pi “contains a world of extreme fuzz textures and is a great value considering its reasonable asking price.”
The EHX B9 Organ Machine took home top honors in the Guitar Effects category at the 2015 mipa Musikmesse International Press Awards held in Frankfurt, Germany. Journalists of more than 100 dedicated musical instrument and audio equipment magazines from across the world were called upon to nominate and vote for the best products of 2014/2015.
Known as the “Grammy” of the Musical Instrument/Pro Audio industry, the mipa 2015 award will be added to the EHX trophy case where it will sit beside other recent B9 accolades such as the Total Guitar Magazine’s Reader Award for Best Guitar Innovation of 2014, Music Inc.’s Product Excellence Award and Music & Sound Retailer’s Music & Sound Award.
Our new EH Strings allow you to capture every nuance of your playing style with lightning fast playability. Made of a pure nickel wrap with a specially-selected stainless steel, these sweet-sounding round wounds are truly like no other strings you've played. Not only do they last longer and stay in tune longer, but we think they're the best sounding strings ever made. Available in 9s, 10s and 11s.
Did you know that Electro-Harmonix makes many of the world's greatest vacuum tubes? The next time you need to re-tube your guitar, bass, or hi-fi amp, be sure to insist on getting authentic Electro-Harmonix tubes.