Whether shredders, minimalists, or chug-along rhythm guitarists at heart, axemen will want to take note of a snazzy product drop derived from a unique collaboration. The San Francisco-based design and manufacturing company DSPTCH has joined forces with LA-based musician and producer The Anix for a completely fresh take on the humble but hard-working guitar strap. It features the same grippy, super-strong polymer-coated Biothane webbing that made such a splash in DPSTCH’s groundbreaking camera straps some years back, and also boasts quick height adjustability for mid-song (or mid-solo) changes.
The release of The Anix x DSPTCH Modular Guitar Strap includes three limited-edition colorways—Black/Olive, Neon/Black, and White/Orange — all of which a guitarist can switch between in a flash thanks to Fidlock magnetic-fastener technology. The idea, basically, is not only mid-performance height adjustment of a guitar strap with ace stability and high breaking strength, but hassle-free mix-and-match color combos as well.
The Anix — the solo electronic-rock project of Brandon Smith, evolved out of the band he founded back in 2001 — is marking the occasion with a brand-new single titled, appropriately enough, “DSPTCH.” And the guitar strap is not the only launch coming out of the collab: the DPSTCH/Anix team has also produced a sign-of-the-pandemic-times special-edition Technical Face Covering in a couple of colors, to boot.
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