June 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Vemuram Pedals – Shanks ODS-1 – OverdriveMy pedal’s from To-ky-o!!! One of the best overdrives I’ve had the pleasure to use. I couldn’t get a bad sound out of any amplifier or pickup configuration. Extremely dynamic and stacks well with others. The bang is definitely worth the extra buck on this one! Check out our current inventory of Pedals! Jim Baggett – Gibson Guitars … Continue reading June 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

May 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Taylor Acoustic Guitars – 417e-R – RosewoodThis is a great slope shoulder style Grand Pacific with a very warm, seasoned tone that is a little different than the bright and precise tone of the very popular Grand Auditorium Series. If you love the way a Taylor plays and feels, but want to explore another tonal avenue, this may be the guitar for you! … Continue reading May 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

April 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Milkman Sound – 5W Half Pint – ChocolateI love little dogs and little amplifiers, especially when they are a little unruly, and think they are bigger than they are. I also have an addiction to chocolate. This Milkman Half Pint literally looks like it should be packaged one of those chocolate bunny boxes you got Easter morning. The half pint can be dialed … Continue reading April 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

March 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Iris Guitars – MS-00 – 12-Fret – Tobacco Burst with BindingThis is little acoustic powerhouse can just about do it all – from live jams, studio recording, to lazy rainy days laying back in the recliner. The 1 11/16″ nut width make it super easy to play and being a 12 fret guitar makes relaxed playing a breeze. Great price point for a … Continue reading March 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Collings 01T 14-Fret

February 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Greer Amps – Black Mountain Crunch DriveGreat classic to hard rock pedal with more crunch than a dry bowl of granola without being milked down with too much soggy saturation. The Black Mountain lends itself to a nice big British Plexi vibe with outstanding tonal characteristics and textures…a lot of crunch and driving midrange!! I also found that it stacks very well with … Continue reading February 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

January 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – JAM Pedals – Pink FlowThe Jam Pink Flow is quite literally, a “Wall” of sound to go full on Gilmore that will launch you to the Dark Side of the Moon. You have eight unbelievable Jam effects in one platform to dial in an “Endless River” of any Pink Floyd song you desire, among others! There are so many features and easy editing … Continue reading January 2023 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Maz18 MKII

December 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Iris Guitars – OG – Black – Ivoroid with Firestripe GuardThe OG has a nice accommodating 25″ scale and 1 11/16″ nut with make this guitar a very comfortable player. It’s a great, punchy, and dynamic little guitar that has a lot of personality. Iris guitars are made in Vermont, and at a price point that can’t be beat in this class!!I would … Continue reading December 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

November 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Fender Electric Amps – Mustang MicroThis is the best stocking stuffer for the electric guitar player at any level. This is absolutely the best headphone amp I’ve owned. What’s better than getting great tones in silent practice at any time of the night or day without having your family members or significant other ask you to turn down or simply turn off? This … Continue reading November 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Anderson Guitarworks Icon Classic

October 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Tom Anderson Guitars – Icon Classic In-Distress – Level 0 – Bullitt GreenThis Tom Anderson Icon Classic in Bullitt Green is as close to cool as the ’68 Mustang Steve McQueen drove in the movie as a guitar can get. It’s a nitro finish, distress level 0, meaning, the finish is ultra thin and is barely starting to break in. It will check … Continue reading October 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Don Grosh Candy Apple Red

September 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Kyle Ralston – Yamaha Electric Guitars – Revstar RSS20 – Flash GreenUndoubtedly, one of the best bang for your buck and over looked guitars in the store! This thing has a carbon steel reinforced neck and jumbo STAINLESS FRETS, two features that are almost non-existent for a guitar at this price point. The RSS20 has a couple of great Alnico V pickups, equipped with a 5 … Continue reading September 2022 – Mass Street Staff Picks