The smooth tones coming from this Magnatone amplifier sound like a cross between a Fender Twin Reverb and a Roland JC120. They are as clean as they get! Magnatone tube amps, with their true stereo vibrato and reverb, are outstanding. https://youtu.be/9khGQH52IMc Learn more about Magnatone here: Enjoy more amazing music from Donald Waugh here. Don…Read more MAGNATONE – tone smoother than a baby’s bottom!
Winter NAMM 2019
Optima Strings @ NAMM 2019
I don't like changing strings! I find the activity boring and tedious. Having said that, Optima Strings GOLD are the longest lasting strings I have ever used in my twenty-three year career. How will they make money if their strings take so long to die... hahaha! I used the same set of strings for about…Read more Optima Strings @ NAMM 2019
Beat Box Drums – Innovation in travel drums!
A new generation of drumming innovation. The BeatBox Drums are now in their seventh iteration. The the first generation of BeatBox weighed well over 70lbs, which made it a bit expensive to travel with as checked luggage. Matt, CEO/Founder of BeatBox Drums, was determined to get it flight ready, so he redesigned the instrument and…Read more Beat Box Drums – Innovation in travel drums!
Tone heaven @ MG Bass Guitars
So many new products from MG Bass Guitars this year. I was only able to check out a few. The new Wave Bird is a red five string bass made with Padauk/Maple and a Birdseye Maple fingerboard. This beauty could easily be the show's favourite. The Desert Buckeye Burl is another fantastic instrument which has…Read more Tone heaven @ MG Bass Guitars
Jazz bass on steriods!
Finding the Holy Grail of bass! I spent some time at Anaconda Basses at NAMM 2019. I had the priviledge of playing the Anaconda Ultra J, "Jazz bass on steriods". All I can say is WOW! Enjoy the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9WiuAx6yH4 Learn more about Anaconda Basses here. Enjoy even more music from Donald Waugh here.
The smartest capo on the planet!
Just when you thought there is no way they could improve on the capo and make it any better, G7th Capo Company went and reimagined the capo with the new Performance 3 ART series. See it for yourself! Enjoy the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPFnZ-Y8X6g Learn more about the G7th Capo here. Go ahead and "FOLLOW" Donald Waugh…Read more The smartest capo on the planet!
Donald on the WAV Radius Bass from NS Design!
It's not very often I play instruments that make me not want to stop playing... the WAV Radius Bass is one of those instruments. The NS Design bass guitars are all very beautifully designed, with a lot of tone options. The thing that stuck out most to me was the piezo pickup system that Ned…Read more Donald on the WAV Radius Bass from NS Design!
Around the world and back with Fusion Bags!
Being able to travel around the world and make people happy through music is a privilege and an honour. Having great tools to make my job easier is equally a blessing. The Fusion bags have been with me at several NAMM Shows and all around the world as I toured in 2018. These gig bags…Read more Around the world and back with Fusion Bags!
Get happy with Hapi Drums!
If I could only choose one valuable lesson I have learnt over the years, it would be to keep an open mind. Being in this state of openness is the perfect environment to learn new things. I met Graham, the CEO of Hapi Drums, at Winter NAMM 2019 where he inspired me to learn an…Read more Get happy with Hapi Drums!
The Smart Watch for musicians!
Just when you thought the Apple Watch would be the perfect smart watch for the musician, Sound Brenner will blow your mind with their latest entry. Enjoy the video! https://youtu.be/DolCsDq2kkM Enjoy amazing music from Donald Waugh's collection here.