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NAMM 2015: The Cleartone Experience
31 Jan. 2015

NAMM 2015: The Cleartone Experience


Above: Dan Spitz of Anthrax and singer Michaela perform some blues licks at the Cleartone Booth. After months of preparing for the worlds largest music product convention, we looked back at our pallets, stacked to the brim with displays, products, catalogs, and all sorts of extras with a true sense of pride. We could not have been […]

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It’s Official! AC/DC Will Perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards
13 Jan. 2015

It’s Official! AC/DC Will Perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards


Many AC/DC hopefuls and longtime fans have been waiting on rumors, that have just become a reality. AC/DC is confirmed to perform live at the 2015 Grammy Awards on February 8th at Staples Center. AC/DC released their 15th studio album “Rock or Bust” just last year, and is due to play at the Coachella Music Festival in Southern California […]

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Is Your Guitar Constantly Going out of Tune? What’s to Blame?
05 Jan. 2015

Is Your Guitar Constantly Going out of Tune? What’s to Blame?


All guitars go out of tune from time to time, but some guitars go out of tune incessantly, enough to drive anyone mad after long enough. For most, it would be nice not to have to tune every 5 minutes on stage and it’s simply just not practical. So what’s causing this? Many blame the […]

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The Real Secret Behind Coated Strings, and Why They Should Be a Thing of the Past
11 Dec. 2014

The Real Secret Behind Coated Strings, and Why They Should Be a Thing of the Past


Premium Cleartone Treated Guitar Strings have a predecessor: Coated Strings. Coated strings became popular in the 1990s due to their ability to make guitar strings last longer and stay cleaner than traditional strings. They achieve this by coating their strings with a chemical called polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), best known by its most popular brand, Teflon.® As […]

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Pomplamoose Made Almost $150,000 on Tour, and Still Lost Money
01 Dec. 2014

Pomplamoose Made Almost $150,000 on Tour, and Still Lost Money


Jack Conte of the musical duo Pomplamoose recently wrote a now widely-debated article detailing how they made $147,802 on tour, and still managed to lose over $11,000. The article was not written to state that it’s impossible to make money on tour, even with millions of fans internationally, but rather to show how much their particular style […]

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