1. Three New Katana Models From Boss

    Featured image for the article "Three New Katana Models From Boss" showing Katana-50 MkII EX combo in rehearsal room

    Boss has announced three new models in the best-selling lineup of Katana guitar amplifiers. The Katana-50 MkII EX combo is an expanded version of the entry-level Katana-50 MkII, offering enhanced performance features derived from higher-end Katana models. The Katana-Artist MkII Head provides the premium sound and features of the flagship Katana-Artist MkII combo in a powerful 100-watt amplifier head. The Katana Cabinet 212 Waza is precisely tuned to support the massive range of the Katana-Artist MkII Head.

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  2. Fender American Vintage II Captures the Essence of Authentic Fender Tone and Feel

    Featured image for the article "Fender American Vintage II Captures the Essence of Authentic Fender Tone and Feel" showing six Fender American Vintage II guitars and basses

    Kraft Music is proud to present the iconic return of the historic and revolutionary designs of the golden era of yesteryear with the Fender American Vintage II series. Fender has painstakingly recreated some of the most classic and revered models with historically correct and period-accurate specs such as bodies, neck carve, hardware, finishes, and pickups. The American Vintage II series captures all of the magic and vibe of vintage instruments but built with unmatched modern quality and accuracy.

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  3. Yamaha Revstar Guitars Get Compelling Revisions for 2022

    Featured image for the article "Yamaha Revstar Guitars Get Compelling Revisions for 2022" showing RSP20 Revstar Professional guitars laid side by side

    In 2015, Yamaha launched their first new electric guitar series in over a decade with the Revstar series, breathing new life into their classic guitar legacy. Here in 2022, Kraft Music is proud to welcome the newest lineup of Revstar models, with new finishes and new switching and tonal options, as well as left-handed models.

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  4. Strymon Joins the Kraft Music Roster

    Strymon pedals on pedalboard

    Kraft Music is proud to welcome Strymon as the newest addition to our product lineup. Based out of Southern California, Strymon has built their name as the go-to source for revolutionary, high-quality effects for guitar, bass, keys, and beyond. Strymon has earned their reputation with stunning sound quality, effortless control layouts, and sharp aesthetics. It speaks volumes that so many analog purists have been won over by their authentic reproductions of vintage effects like tape echo, rotary speaker, and spring reverb, to name a few.

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  5. Fender Announces the Addition of the Player Plus Series

    Fender Player Plus group

    Building off the success of the Player Series, Fender is proud to announce an exciting new lineup with the addition of the Player Plus Series. Kraft Music is excited to welcome these models to our roster, featuring never-before-seen eye-popping finishes and legendary Fender quality. The new Fender Player Plus models shift seamlessly between stage, studio, and home, packed with modern features at a player's price point.

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  6. Kraft Music Welcomes PRS Guitars

    A PRS guitar and Amplifier

    For over 35 years, Paul Reed Smith has been making guitars that are cherished for their beauty, playability, and amazing tone. You may have noticed a consistently growing selection of Paul Reed Smith guitars at Kraft Music. With the release of the 2021 PRS line, we now have over 30 models available to order, and we are just getting started. I recently had a virtual sit down with Kraft Music Guitar Merchandising Specialist Matt Kashuda, to talk about acquiring PRS as a brand for Kraft Music.

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  7. Winter Guitar Care

    Acoustic Guitar in a case

    With winter right around the corner, the cold weather is here and it's time to give some extra love and attention to your acoustic stringed instruments. Ensuring proper humidity levels is key for keeping your guitar in tip-top shape, even through the harsh, cold winter! Not only does proper humidification help to keep the playability and setup optimal, but it will also help prevent any issues that can arise from low humidity, such as cracks in the body and top, bridge lifting, or complete bridge separation. These issues can be unsightly, devalue your instrument, and often are not covered under warranty, which can lead to expensive repairs. Plus let's consider the mental anguish of your beloved guitar taking on easily avoidable damage. Luckily, its very easy to help prevent these issues with the following tips:

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  8. Fender Introduces the American Professional II Series

    Blue american pro II telecaster

    In 2016 Fender moved on from their venerable "American Standard" series and introduced the American Professional series. These new guitars featured Tim Shaw-designed pickups, as well as treble bleed circuits, giving them a balanced tone that allowed for chime without shrill overtones and power without sacrificing what made each model decidedly Fender. While there are some modern players who seek out guitars with maximum output, any true Fender fan will tell you that articulation, dynamics, and voicing are equally important factors when finding your tone or recreating the sound of your favorite guitar gods. It seems Fender has kept this in mind with the launch of their new American Professional II series.

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  9. Kraft Music's Partnership with Guitars for Vets

    Ben Kraft and Patrick Nettesheim

    During the hectic sales season that began on Thanksgiving and will carry on through the month of December, Giving Tuesday is a day where we can all reflect on how we can give back. Thanks to your patronage at Kraft Music, we have been able to support Guitars For Vets and give that organization the boost they need to assist veterans by giving the healing power of music. On Giving Tuesday, consider helping a veteran who is struggling with PTSD.

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  10. A Beginner's Guide to Wireless Guitar Systems

    Guitar and wireless system

    An overview of important features for guitarists and bassists to consider when choosing a new wireless system.

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