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Five awe­some new prod­ucts to get your gear en­gine revving this month…

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Five new prod­ucts for you to try


1 These mighty picks prom­ise to add thick­ness and vol­ume to your notes and chords, while their bev­elled edges en­sure they don’ t get stuck be­tween strings, mak­ing for swifter move­ment. pow­er­ful over tones, courtesy of theme at yul tex ma­te­rial, make these stand out from there st of the dun lop range, and a low-pro­file grip aims to pre­vent slip­page on­stage. Avail­able in sizes rang­ing from 73 mm up to 3 mm, plus andy James and john pet ru cci ver­sions .( from £6.49 for a pack of six,j im­dun­


2 Joy oh as got in on the recharge­able pedal board power sup­ply act with one of the most af­ford­able lithium-ion PSUS on the mar­ket. The jp-05 of­fer seight dc out­puts and one 5 vu sb out­put, with one switch able out­put ca­pa­ble of han­dling 9V, 12V or 18 Vat 100 ma. four 9v out­puts cover 100 ma a piece, while three of­fer 500 ma for power-hun­gry dig­i­tal ped­als. There’s no word on bat­tery life, but we do know that the 7.4v/4,400mah bat­tery takes around 2.5 hours to charge. (£89.95,joyoau­


3 De­signed by us ac­ces­sories gi­ant Clay­ton, the some what un­for­tu­nately named pork Knuckle ce­ramic slides prom­ise to pro­vide un­matched sus­tain and vol­ume, with noun even sur­faces to dam pen the tone. Inside the slides, you will find a unique in­ner rib­bing (quiet at the back, please, no snig­ger­ing), which al­lows air to cir­cu­late around your sweaty dig­its, while en­sur­ing a com­fort­able fit. The slides are avail­able in small (ring size J), medium (V½) and large (Z½). (from£21.99,


4 Twonew­tour-grade flight­cases have just landed from ga tor, which look to be se­ri­ously re­silient. The G-tour pedal board cases are built­fromheavy-du­ty­wood­with alu­minium corner re­in­force­ment, and come with3m hook and loop fas­ten­ers, plus a heav­ily-padded in­te­rior that en­sures your ped­als go nowhere while you’ re on the move. Best of all, it fea­tures two side han­dles, mean­ing you can just lift the ’board out of the case – and be­neath it, there are stor­age com­part­ments for ca­bles and other ac­ces­sories. (from£229,gator­


5 B be has crammed eight pedal mod­els into its Stomp board plugin, a self-con­tained gui­tar ef­fects solution that comes with its own pre amp sec­tion. the ped­als in­clude the Free Fuzz, Green Screamer vin­tage over­drive, Mind Ben­der vi­brato/cho­rus, Op to stomp op­ti­cal com­pres­sor, Sonic stomp sonic max­i­mizer, Soul Vibe ro­tary speaker, Tre­mor tremolo/auto-panandt­wotimer De­lay. plus four amp mod­els, a tilt-style tone con­trol, a gate and a spring re­verb. It’s avail­able for PCANDMACINVST/AU/AAX for­mats. ($129,plu­

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