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Gearhead: The Latest Instruments & Accessories

New products from Yamaha, Gretsch, Roland and more

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Roland's line of premium accessories, on display at the 2016 Winter NAMM tradeshow in Anaheim, Calif.
Ernie Ball Music Man St. Vincent Signature Guitar
Yamaha's THR100H and THR100HD modeling amps

Yamaha THR100H/THR100HD Modeling Amps

Yamaha launched its THR modeling amps with some great-looking, great-sounding units best suited for writing tunes or learning licks in the parlor. Now, with the THR100HD ($799 online) and THR100H ($599) heads (and their sold-separately cabinets), the line is a real stage and studio contender. At NAMM, the THR100HD-that’s D for Dual-seriously impressed us: five amp types, five tube types and two truly independent amps in one box, for switching or blending-and no vintage-tube-combo hassle.

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