October 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Brian Soden – Fender Amps – Tone Master Pro
Fender really knocked this one out of the park, folks. I’m very impressed! Particularly with how easy it is to use, let alone the fact that it sounds fantastic! All of the features just make sense. You can tell they took a lot of time with performing guitarists as well as bedroom players honing in this product. Come by and check it out!

Fender Amps - Tone Master Pro

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Jim Baggett – Collings Acoustic Guitars -2012 0001 Cutaway – Torch Inlay – Used
Great sounding Collings 000 with a relatively rare cutaway.

Collings Acoustic Guitars -2012 0001 Cutaway - Torch Inlay - Used

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Matt Pelsma – Tom Anderson Electric Guitars – Raven Superbird – Tinted Natural.
I love how strong the grain turns out with Anderson’s Black Limba. This guitar is an especially strong sounding guitar.

Tom Anderson Electric Guitars - Raven Superbird - Tinted Natural

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Jack Bryan – Collings Acoustic Guitars – 002H T Traditional – 14-Fret – German Spruce Top
This is one of the nicest guitars I’ve ever played, period. Not only is it beautifully made, it has a gorgeous sound with a pleasant, even blend between the highs and lows. It’s also extremely responsive to even the lightest fingerpicking, and in addition to being 14 frets, makes this guitar very easy and even more enjoyable to play. It’s also worth mentioning that it’s super comfortable to hold which will make you want to pick it up and never put it back down. What more could you want?

Collings Acoustic Guitars - 002H T Traditional - 14-Fret - German Spruce Top

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Mike Horan – Martin Acoustic Guitars – D-18 – Natural
The classic Martin to which every dreadnought guitar is measured. Several years ago they added more vintage features (forward shifted scalloped X-braces, 1-3/4″ nut, tortoise-style binding), and it has been a consistent favorite in the shop ever since. Great sound and value at this price!

Martin Acoustic Guitars - D-18 - Natural

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Matt Harmon – Surfy Industries – SurfyTrem Deluxe
The best trem around and stereo to boot!

Surfy Industries - SurfyTrem Deluxe

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Isaiah Sibi – Gecko Pedals – Geckoplex EP-5 – Black
Awesome tape delay stomper that has tons of versatility able to take on simple slap-back or make some out of this world, sci-fi, fantastical sounds. You have up to 2 seconds of delay controllable by a motorized slide control that can be paired with an expression pedal for hands free control of your delay, a warp knob to represent the effect of a worn tape, giving a wavering, gritty sound the higher you go, a shift knob that mimics the act of moving your delay slider back and forth, shifting your pitch down and back up, reverb, and looping capabilities. This pedal also has 3 programmable presets for your motorized slide control, as well as a tap temp switch that can change between eight notes, quarter notes, and dotted eighth notes. Hand crafted in Eugene, Oregon with a durable epoxy finish and high quality hardware made to last.

Gecko Pedals - Geckoplex EP-5 - Black

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Susan Willits – Bourgeois Mandolins – M5A – Aged Tone
If you haven’t tried the Bourgeois M5A mandolin, you’re missing out. A well crafted mandolin, with an Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce top and Aged Tone European Maple back & sides, this mandolin is a fun one to play. It has a nice low end bark, (always important to me!) and well defined, clear notes when picking. With a high gloss finish, ivoroid binding and a hard case, this is a nice mandolin that doesn’t break the bank!

Pisgah Banjos - 11 Appalachian Cherry with Vintage Heel - Cherry Armrest

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Matt KappenmanFender Electric Guitars – Vintera II – Nocaster – Maple Fingerboard – Blackguard Blonde
I love how Fender has been going back to its roots lately, releasing guitars that feature the look and feel of vintage classics at a much more affordable price. It doesn’t get more classic than a black guard tele, and this Vintera II “Nocaster” model is one of my favorite teles in the store.

Fender Electric Guitars - Vintera II - Nocaster - Maple Fingerboard - Blackguard Blonde

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