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  • Jackson 30th Anniversary Guitars Spotted At NAMM

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    2010 marks the 30th Anniversary of Jackson Guitars, and they trotted out some cool new models to commemorate the occasion at the Winter NAMM show.   The official Jackson 30th Anniversary models are pictured above, with more pics and details after the jump. There are actually four 30th Anniversary models, but the 30th Kelly, a black one masterbuilt by Mike Shannon, didn’t make the show for some...

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  • Coming To The Zoo: 2010 NAMM Show Pieces

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    We can’t say we are thrilled to be back in New York’s January weather after attending the 2010 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, but we are stoked about what we are bringing back with us.  These pictures (after the jump) are of the NAMM Show pieces that we bought from the display booths and will be available for purchase from our store. Some very cool stuff. Get in touch with us for pricing and/or...

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  • Grover Jackson Interview At NAMM 2010

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    The Music Zoo’s Owner caught up with famed guitar builder (and friend of the store) Grover Jackson at the 2010 NAMM show for a short interview.  Part one is above, and part two is after the jump. Grover Jackson, for those who don’t know, is the man who helped create Charvel in the early days and went on to form Jackson guitars. Although he no longer works for either Charvel nor Jackson, he...

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  • Workhorse 5000: Radial’s API-Style Lunchbox

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    Recording engineers have long held their API lunchbox racks close to their hearts, but Radial Engineering thought they could reinvent the wheel. What they have come up with looks amazing. Their new Workhorse 5000 Lunchbox addresses the limitations of the standard lunchbox format and kicks it up a few notches with features like a a mixer section that can be used as an 8 channel analog summer box....

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  • New ESP Guitar Models, Customs On Display

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    The ESP Guitars booth at NAMM 2010 was packed as usual, and we liked what we saw. We’re going to be stepping it up with ESP this year, stocking more catalog models and ordering awesome customs. There were a few new models we want to show you, and also we are putting up a gallery of all the custom guitars with their signature over the top artwork that were on display. Everything is for sale, so if...

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  • Godin Multiac ACS Nylon Adds a USB Port for 2010

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    This may look like an ordinary (yet very pretty) Lightburst Flame Godin ACS Nylon, but it isn’t.  It’s one of the first guitars we’ve ever seen with a USB port built in:

    Godin claims that, in addition to the standard 1/4″ analog output and the built-in 13-pin MIDI, the USB port will provide “direct computer access”. Welcome to the future. We’ll post more information about exactly what that...

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