DIRTY SHIRLEY MINI COMBO
Goodies This hand-wired, U.S.-made 20-watt 1x10 version of Dave Friedman’s full-sized Dirty Shirley was engineered to deliver the same classic British tube-amp tones as its older sibling, but in a more compact package. Specs include a 10" Celestion Greenback speaker; two EL84 power tubes; three 12AX7 preamp tubes; a 3-position Gain Structure switch; an ultra-transparent series FX loop; and Gain, Master, Bass, Middle, and Treble controls. Limited lifetime warranty.
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RJM MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
Goodies Super-flexible, highly configurable small-footprint MIDI controller that can be used on a pedalboard to access presets, send MIDI messages to connected devices (allowing simultaneous preset changes on multiple pedals with a single button press), or, thanks to its USB capability, function as a controller for MIDI-capable music software. Features include a large LCD display, seven footswitchable buttons (each with a multi-color LED), 16 user-configurable button pages, free editor software, an expression pedal input, and an external switch input for adding additional buttons.
Price $399 street
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Goodies Full-scale, hollowbody acoustic-electric travel guitar featuring a gloss-sunbrust spruce top and dark-stained gloss mahogany back and sides, a custom-designed EQ with built-in tuner and headphone amp, an 1/8" aux input, and Traveler’s Streamline tuning system, which eliminates the need for a headstock. Uses standard guitar strings and ships with a deluxe gig bag.
Price $479 street
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FILAMENTS HIGH GAIN DISTORTION
Goodies Hailed as Keeley’s “most potent and aggressive metal stompbox to date,” the handmade Filaments is designed to help players sculpt the dimed tube-amp tones of their most distorted metal dreams. Controls include three gain-stage switches (Bright, Boost, and Crunch), and Level, Gain, Bass, Treble, Presence, and Body knobs. True bypass. Made in the USA.
Price $189 street
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