Archive for January, 2012

January 26, 2012

Yummy, yummy ORANGES

We’ve got some great used Orange Heads and Cabs in right now. Consider yourself invited to come down and plug in one of these juicy rockers.

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January 25, 2012

JAZZMASTERS

We just got in three really great ones.
The one in Lake Placid Blue is a parts body with a USA Stratocaster neck and two Curtis Novak pickups.  It’s a roller too, honey…
Next is a CIJ Jazzmaster in Mary Kay.  No explanation necessary there.
Finally, Ol’ swamp thing.  It is a ’64 body with a nice 60’s C shape neck, a Novak bridge pickup and a Duncan Hot in the neck position.
Come check ’em out.

January 20, 2012

New shipment of Supernaturals Cymbals!

We touched on this a little while ago, but we just got a new shipment so ALARM! ALARM! ALARM!

If any of you drummers (or drummer friendly folk) have been in our drum shop recently, you may have noticed our the new turkish cymbal line we’re now carrying, Supernaturals Cymbals.  These are a great handcrafted turkish cymbal that aren’t a shot to your wallet.

We’re carrying two of their lines in stock right now, Diamond Drive and Heritage.  We can, of course, get any of their lines by special order.

Supernaturals Diamond Drive cymbals are very crisp, clean and have great sustain.  The Heritage line are raw, dry and complex.

We just received a new batch and currently have:

Diamond Drive

16″, 17″, 18″ and 19″ Crashes

21″ and 22″ Rides

Heritage Line

16″, 18″ and 20″ Crashes

22″ Rides

We also have 13″ and 14″ Hi Hats in the Diamond Drive line and 14″ Hi Hats in the Heritage Line

Come check these awesome cymbals out before we sell out!

January 20, 2012

hiwatttt?!

okayyyy!
three glorious hiwatts – one for every size, one for every stage.
From top to bottom:
an SA 2×12 with reverb
’77 Custom 50
’80s C30R

You may not be playing Leeds, but you can sure as shit sound like it.

January 18, 2012

Our website is now searchable! Simply click on “gear for sale”, then hit the “search” button, and dive in!

January 17, 2012

Is he local?

Check out Fred Armisen in Maxim! Fred, you’re welcome in Brooklandia anytime. When’s the Trenchmouth reunion??

January 14, 2012

Vintage Jenco Vibraphone

We have a beautiful set of vintage Jenco Vibes (also known as “vibrabells” in the early days of Jenco) on our floor right now.  A 2.5 octave from C-F with 1.5″ x 0.5″ Aluminum bars, a perfect size for the space conscious New Yorker.  The motor is in awesome condition and they sound amazing.  With a Black Diamond Pearl finish, these will be a great addition to someone’s studio or music project.

January 13, 2012

Greco Thunderbird

This thing is amazing!!!  Not only do we see very few of these, but this one plays especially great and has a very hot pickup in it that makes it scream.  We always love seeing Japanese made Greco copies come through shop and I’m sure this one won’t last long.  Come check it out before its gone!

January 9, 2012

Help Toubin and get 10% off on all merchandise at Main Drag!!

Everyone knows about what happened to Jonathan but not everyone knows about this show. Help out our dear friend Jonny T by going to this benefit at Williamsburg Music Hall on Thursday, January 12. Show us your ticket for the event and you’ll get 10% off on any merchandise in the store between now and the show.  Get busy and buy a ticket.  And tell your friends to buy a ticket. Tell your grandmother to buy a ticket too, and even your grandfather.

 

 

January 7, 2012

Nice Tan Line…

My personal favorite era in Fender amp history.
Two Browns and an extremely rare blonde Bandmaster 112 thrown in to up the “holy shit” factor.
The 1962 Pro is pretty much unbeatable with its mighty 15 inch speaker. Mids! low mids! Hit it with a P90 and slay. Then there’s the little guy – 1961 Princeton. These two are equipped with arguably the best tremolo circuit ever put into an amplifier. Finally, there’s the 1963 Bandmaster 112 combo. Such a beautiful amp, and incredibly rare. It’s so exciting to have amps like these around.