The Weekly Roundup 8/21/22

Hey, y'all! Thanks for joining us for another Weekly Roundup! This week, we've got a super limited guitar from PRS, some excellent savings on Fender products, the funkiest, freakiest, bass, great intro acoustics from Martin, some limited pedals, a dreamy vintage drum kit, an affordable way to get classic synth tones, and more. Buckle up!

First up, you guessed it, the Fender sale! If you're one of our newsletter subscribers, you probably already know about this one, but if you're new here, this is the rundown! Signing up for our newsletter will get you exclusive access to 10% off select items from Fender, Gretsch, Charvel, EVH, and Squier. All you have to do is enter your email address, and your intro email will give you a discount code and a link to the sale. The code only lasts for 30 days, so take advantage of it while you can! The easiest way to get subscribed is to click on the flashy image above. If you've ever considered picking up a Custom Shop Fender, this is the best time to do so.

Also from Fender this week, and not part of the sale as it's a little too new, is this gorgeous Telecaster Deluxe Kingfish Ingram Signature Model. Kingfish is a pioneer in the modern blues scene and his guitar is built to scream. It features a Roasted Maple Neck, "V" shaped neck, Adjusto-Matic bridge, and specialty designed Kingfish Humbuckers. Also, ya know... It looks rad as hell. We've got just two in stock!

I mentioned a limited PRS up there, right? All the way from 1999 comes this absolutely gorgeous PRS McCarty Limited Edition Brazilian. Numbered 152/250, this stunner features a one-piece carved Flame Maple top in classic McCarty Burst, a solid one-piece Brazilian Rosewood neck and fingerboard, McCarty Humbuckers with the option to coil split on a push/pull knob, and all of the charm and character you would expect from the folks at Paul Reed Smith. It can be yours, if the timing's right.

Ripped right from the pages of Freaky Funk Magazine, its a Bootsy Bass, baby! This Warwick Bootsy Collins Signature Model is the star-shaped masterpiece you know and love. With a matching headstock, Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard, and a set of active pickups from MEC, you better loosen up your thumbs, cus it's time to funk!

Whether you're a new player looking to break into the Martin lineup at an affordable price, or you just want big sound out of a smaller body, the Martin 000Jrs are here. In stock now are the 000cJr-10e, which features a cutaway and Fishman Sonitone Electronics, or a non-cutaway all-acoustic 000Jr-10. Both feature a Sitka top with Sapele back and sides for a nice, punchy, sound. Either model will get you in for under $700, which in my opinion is a great deal considering Martin's quality and reputation.

Photo courtesy of EarthQuaker Devices

Pedal collectors, your time is now! EarthQuaker Devices have recently released a couple of limited colorways from their standard lineup. First up, is a collaboration with international creative studio, Brain Dead for a custom enclosure design on the Ghost Echo vintage voiced reverb. Then next, is a limited red and blue sparkle Spatial Delivery. With either of these pedals, the circuitry inside is exactly the same as their standard versions, so if you have those originals and you're not a collector, they may not be for you. However, if you're like me and you keep all of your boxes and the majority of your pedals live on shelves all over your house, you should probably get clickin'.

The Drum Department took in a wicked vintage Ludwig kit this week. This 4pc kit from the '60s has a 14x22 kick, 9x13 tom tom 16x16 floor tom, and an extra 12x8 tom tom. These are 3-ply Poplar/Mahogany shells in silver sparkle, and man, do they shine. The set even includes the stock rail tom mount!

Do you love the smooth synth grooves of Tame Impala, The Killers, or the Yeah Yeah Yeah's? You're in luck! The MicroKORG is back in stock! This small form factor synth is a DSP simulation of the classic analog sound, with a Vocoder, programable arpeggiator, and a ton of presets all at an affordable price point. It's used on a number of huge records and #1 hits. If you get it, who knows, maybe you'll have your own #1!

I like to highlight stuff here that is small, portable, useful, and of good quality. To me, the Zoom handheld line encapsulates all of those things, and we've got some of their best back in stock. Whether you're doing run and gun interviews, podcasts, livestreams, or even if you just need a good room mic for your band's next practice, the Zoom lineup has you covered. They're feature rich, compact, and they sound absolutely fantastic. You should check 'em out.

That'll do it for this week! Thanks for joining us, and please don't forget about that Fender sale! It won't last forever and there are some really great instruments in there. We'll see you next week!

Thanks for hanging,


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