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FENDER RELEASES WILKO JOHNSON SIGNATURE TELECASTER GUITAR

Fender has just announced the release of their Wilko Johonson Telecaster, as a European exclusive. Many know Wilko as the one of the members of the English band Dr. Feelgood, which had a prominent impact on the up and coming punk movement. Wilko has long been associated with a Telecaster and a tone and playing style that produces a slashing sound and features quite a bit of treble. 

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Behind The Blog: The Tone King

Chances are if you are a conisuer of reviews or gear news that you have come across him. With over 13,000,000 views on YouTube, an active website full of reviews and in-depth reporting on manufacturers, The Tone King has shown that he is anything but a weekend blogger. I first meet Louis (The Tone King) at the NAMM Show, which is a place where a thousand or so manufacturers get together to show off all their gear. Of all the media people he seemed to have the most urgency in getting artist interviews and new product news. In fact, The Tone King claims that its coverage of NAMM is the fastest of any media outlet and given my experience it's probably true. I've seen him interview an artist and then the show ends, I grab some dinner and head back to the hotel and the interview is already up on The Tone King. We decided it was time to turn the tables and interview The Tone King. 

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Santo Angelo engages new Kill Switch cables

Santo Angelo the Brazilian based manufacturer of cables has announced the NEW Kill Switch line of cables. The innovative “Kill Switch” cuts the guitar’s audio signal and allows for hot-swapping a guitar with none of the annoying amp pop. The Kill Switch can also be used as an additional creative tool allowing the player free rein to control the sound. The cable itself is made of OFC copper and features dual-shielded layers, which allows for a much clearer audio signal with no external interference. The Kill Switch cable comes in your choice of either straight or angled plug. 

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