Electric guitar

This electric guitar is made of 5,000 coffee beans (And it smells like coffee too)

Bold, strong, intense. You can use these words to describe coffee… you can also use it to describe this electric guitar built by YouTuber and guitar enthusiast, Burls Art. Designed as a gift for his friend’s Copper Coffee company, Burls Art’s guitar body consists of 5,000 roasted coffee beans suspended in epoxy. Modeled in the […]

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Ernie Ball Music Man Updates 2021 Electric Guitars and Basses Line-Up with a Dizzying Line of New Soft Finishes

Ernie Ball Music Man launched their 2021 base line, introducing 22 new finishes for their Saber, StingRay RS and Cutlass RS electric guitars, StingRay Special, StingRay Special 5 and Bongo bass. It sees cool, minty Power Blue finish debuts on its Electric StingRay RS and Cutlass RS, with a warm Burnt Amber burst finish arriving […]

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Electro-Harmonix launches electric guitar strings

The largest of the three new Harmony amps, the Chinese-made 50-watt H650 dual 6L6 1×12 H650 packs an ideal wattage that many big-club performers across many playing styles prefer. But it’s not a loud amp, and it comes with a built-in attenuator that makes home and apartment use possible, plus a host of tricks and […]

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Tony Rawk’s Pro Luthier: YouTuber turns 14 skateboards into electric guitar | Guitar.com

YouTuber Burls Art is no stranger to violin making, for that matter: he has previously made guitars from materials such as Himalayan rock salt, colored pencils and coffee beans. His latest project? Turn 14 skateboards into one guitar. After removing their duct tape and all the stickers, reducing them to raw wood, Burls Art then […]

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Watch: Guitarist Goes Viral On TikTok For Creating Violin Sounds With His Acoustics – Guitar.com

Marcus Eaton turned heads with his most recent covers on TikTok, as he found a way to coax authentic violin sounds from his acoustic guitar. The last cover of the musician, of The MandalorianThe theme song for, landed Wednesday – tune in below. @marcuseaton You asked for it so here’s The Mandalorian @pickasobow #mandalorian #star […]

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This more punk electric guitar is made entirely of skateboards

Burls Art – the YouTube luthier behind the Himalayan Salt Guitar, a Strat-style electric guitar made up of 1,200 colored pencils and more – is back with another wacky guitar design. For his latest project, the YouTuber – who currently has over half a million subscribers on the platform – built an electric guitar made […]

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SonoTone Launches Premium Vintage Series Electric Guitar Strings

Allston, MA (October 7, 2019) – SonoTone, the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of premium small series guitar strings, has launched its Vintage series of electric guitar and bass strings, offering serious musicians and vintage instrument collectors the ability to outfit their new and vintage instruments with strings formulated to reproduce the lush harmonic resonance and raw, responsive […]

Bass guitar

Bass Bench: Positioning of the piezo pickups on an acoustic bass guitar

Photograph 1. Photo courtesy of basslab.de. When we previously surveyed several types of acoustic bass guitar pickups [“Amplifying an Acoustic Bass Guitar”], we paid special attention to the popular under-saddle transducer. Let’s continue this line of thinking and see what else we can do with a piezo. Not all piezo pickups under the saddle are […]

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Jason Z. Schroeder Chopper TL “T-Pine” electric guitar review

No longer just a newcomer to the world of custom guitar, Jason Schroeder is a luthier whose instruments have found their place in the hands of players from Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham to Eric Gales, Tomo Fujita and Matt Schofield. And its wrap-around bridges are now sold through Stewart-MacDonald, proving that the Schroeder name likely […]

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Electric Guitar – Premier Guitar

The core of the band was formed in 2012 when Louisville high schoolers Tony Esposito (guitar/vocals) and Nick Wilkerson (drums) began jamming as a duo. Then Nick recruited his twin brother Sam (bass) and Esposito added his friend Ryan Hater (keyboards). And the fearsome foursome released their rowdy and heartbreaking debut in 2015, The white […]

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Phoebe Bridgers Electric Guitar She SMASHED on Saturday Night Live has sold for over $ 100,000

Just two months after Phoebe Bridgers made headlines and raised eyebrows with smashing an electric guitar on Saturday Night Live, that broken guitar has grossed over $ 100,000. The guitar the 26-year-old Pasadena, Calif., Native broke during the February 6 episode of SNL, hosted by Dan Levy, sold for $ 101,500 at the GLAAD Media […]

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Self-taught Brattleboro teen to perform electric guitar solos | Entertainment

BRATTLEBORO — It makes sense that a homeschooled Brattleboro teenager learned to play the guitar. Jenna Pratt, 19, of Brattleboro will compete in Bennington County’s Got Talent, one of 21 area artists performing virtually over the next four Fridays for the $1,000 prize, to be awarded May 14 . Pratt plays electric guitar and plans […]

Violin

A violin virtuoso will perform in Corsica | New

Richmond Punch, a violin virtuoso who delivers a captivating, dynamic, explosive and powerful performance, is about to perform a free show in Corsica sponsored by Believers Outreach Ministries. The Sacred Temple of God COGIC is scheduled to host Punch at 7 p.m. on Friday April 9 at 301 E. Third Ave. Punch said he will […]

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Ernie Ball Music Man and St Vincent Give His Signature Electric Guitar a Stunning Makeover

Ernie Ball Music Man unveiled the St Vincent Goldie. The last signature electric guitar for St Vincent, alias Annie Clark, the Goldie offers a very stylish version of the number one instrument of the pop-rock iconoclast. When Ernie Ball Music Man launched his signature St Vincent model, it sounded like one of those moments for […]

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“400 years of tradition”: violin making in an “idyllic” location | Pennsylvania News

By DAVE SUTOR, The (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat Robert Gordon III can hear and even see the music inside a piece of wood before turning it into a finished violin. To demonstrate how, Gordon, a second-generation luthier, twisted a Douglas fir top onto a violin made from a Guarneri mold passed down to him by his father. […]

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PRS 408 Maple Top Electric Guitar Review

In an American guitar culture that often feels dominated by Fender and Gibson, PRS is still seen by some as the new kid on the block. But the upstart from Annapolis, Maryland, who took on the big boys at their own game 28 years ago, hasn’t just thrived, it’s joined their ranks as one of […]