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limited edition Night Tube-themed guitar

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Transport for London is celebrating the new 24-hour tube service by creating 15 limited edition Fender guitars featuring the Night Tube map design. The Stratocasters will display the map of the Night Tube’s five lines against a dark blue starry sky and will be on sale at the London transport Museum...

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Orange Amplification Want To Grant Your Wish!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Orange Amplification, an iconic British Amplifier for nearly fifty years, are pleased to announce their fourth annual Wish Granted competition. Once again, Orange have expanded the competition and the budget to grant more wishes than ever before!

In previous years Orange have given away more...

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DigiTech DOD Carcosa Fuzz pedal

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The pedal is a doorway into an alternate fuzz universe, where classic tones of legend coexist with splattered and shattered Pollock abstractions. Combining the Carcosa’s wide-ranging after bias control with two toggle positions creates tones that range from porcine fatness to desiccated shards.

This...

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Music studios for every artist, anytime

Monday, December 5th, 2016

AirnStudio – the first global platform to book home studios & music studios is about to launch with 400+ studios! Paris, France – November 28, 2016. The new collaborative platform in the music industry – airnstudio.com...

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inspire a ‘guitar making revolution’ with fundraising campaign

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

UK artisan guitar builder and tutor Bailey Guitars has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to inspire a ‘guitar making revolution’ that will allow the firm to take ownership of the building that houses its workshop. In 2015, Bailey launched its Guitar Making Academy, with the intention of inspiring...

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Guitar Strap With “Floral” Design

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Fretfunk are proud to present these stunning fabric guitar straps, new for 2016.  These straps have a “Floral” design woven onto a black background. The leather ends of the strap are 4 mm thick and sealed around the edges to prevent fraying and wear.  The openings for the strap pins...

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The Super Phat Mod Pedal

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The pedal incorporates specially selected JFETs and offers natural break-up and dynamic tones. It’s highly responsive to pick attack and can be controlled via level, tone and drive knobs. The Phat switch offers guitarists a bass boost and the pedal is designed to work well with numerous genres,...

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The Dub King Reverend Guitars

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Dub King produces the thick, deep tone you’d expect from a short scale neck and semi-hollow body. But unlike most basses of this type, it has excellent clarity and sustain thanks to the five-piece neck and lock down bridge. You can even solo the Split Brick neck pickup for super deep thump,...

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Taking Acoustic Guitar To The Stage

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Playing an acoustic guitar isn’t that much of a problem if you’re performing in a solo or duo context: just plug in the guitars to an amp or a mixer and rock out, right? Actually, that works just fine, but when playing with a much bigger group (or miked acoustic drums and loud...

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Former GN’R Guitarist Bumblefoot to Former GN’R Guitarist Buckethead: You’re Amazing, Let’s Make Music!

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Former GN’R guitarist Bumblefoot recently expressed desire to work with his fellow former GN’R guitarist Buckethead, saying he greatly appreciates Mr. Head’s talent and that life is simply too short. The musician tells Nova Radio: “I’ll give a shout to Mr. Buckethead....

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Today Would Have Been Jimi Hendrix Birthday

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

The guitar genius James Marshall Hendrix was born 74 years ago today. Jimi’s amazing guitar skills changed not only guitar playing styles but music forever. He was an innovator in his technique, often employing double stops to act as chords, lightening quick rhythm styles and the wild, over...

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Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Although Black Sabbath have been on a long farewell tour, it may not be the last we see of them. In a new interview, guitarist Tony Iommi said he was open to the idea of playing one-off gigs at festivals, even after they’ve played what they’ve billed as their final show.

“I wouldn’t...

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Revelations from guitarist/songwriter’s tell-all ‘Testimony

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Whether he was touring with Bob Dylan on the singer’s tumultuous 1965–66 electric tours, accompanying Brian Jones to see a young guitarist by the name of Jimmy James (the future Jimi Hendrix) play guitar at a Greenwich Village club or being treated to a private performance from Bo Diddley...

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David Crosby Talks About His New Album

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

David Crosby released his fifth solo album, Lighthouse, a mostly acoustic, nine-song collection that blends his signature voice with intricate guitar work and lyrics, in October 2016. A founding member of the Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Crosby partners with...

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Kirk Hammett Admits Feeling Left Out!

Monday, November 21st, 2016

It wouldn’t really be a new Metallica record without at least a little bit of drama between the band members. For the group’s upcoming Hardwired … to Self-Destruct LP, it looks like it’s guitarist Kirk Hammett‘s turn. The band members talk about the new record  and gave the impression...

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