Electric guitar

Robben Ford teases potential PRS signature electric guitar

Robben Ford took to social media to show off his brand new bespoke PRS electric guitar, which in turn gave guitarists a glimpse of what could be a future signature guitar. This would be the blues god’s very first PRS signature six-string guitar, and, according to the one-minute Instagram clip below, it’ll be a stunning […]

Violin

A violin thriller in every way

Violinist Kim Bomsori [KYUTAI SHIM, DG] After signing with Deutsche Grammophon (DG) earlier this year, Korean violinist Kim Bomsori released her very first album with the label on June 18. She became the third Korean artist to sign an exclusive deal with DG after pianist Cho Seong-jin and soprano Park Hye-sang. After winning the ARD […]

Bass guitar

Ernie Ball Music Man unveils DarkRay 4-string bass guitar

By Sam McNiece Designed in collaboration with bass accessory maker Darkglass Electronics. Legendary music brand Ernie Ball have unveiled their DarkRay bass to the world. From their Music Man arm, the DarkRay has a few unique characteristics that set it apart from the crowd. Working with Darkglass Electronics, they unlocked a whole new range of […]

Violin

Police Department Warns of Parking Lot Violin Scam

United States – Parking lots across the United States have reported an interesting scam going on, which appears to have been somewhat successful. Police are now warning that you may not be getting exactly what you think you are. According to the Barboursville Police Department, if you see a “violin” player playing karaoke-style music in […]

Electric guitar

We Researched the Best Prime Day Fender and Squier Electric Guitar Deals

At MusicRadar, we love all Fender and Squier guitars – even more so when a great discount is added! We’ve been scouring the web all day, looking for the best Prime Day discounts for guitarists, so imagine our excitement when we discovered a plethora of Fender and Squier deals at Guitar Center as part of […]

Violin

Musical Fairy Tale The First Violin opens Dead Beats 2: London Calling anthology

The Launch campaign for the musical anthology of this fall Dead Beats 2: The Call of London is underway, and as the crowdfunding campaign comes to its midpoint, co-editor Tyler Chin-Tanner has shared six pages of his eight-page story “The First Violin” with artist Morgan Beem and letterer Pete Carlsson. Looked: Image 1 of 6 […]

Electric guitar

Jim Ward: “I’ve always written about an unplugged electric guitar. That’s why I play a lot of bombastic stuff with open strings – it fills the room ”

Written and recorded during confinement, Jim Ward’s new album Daggers is far from introspective listening, even though it was – almost literally – written in the corner of her bedroom. The Sparta, Sleepercar, and former At the Drive-In guitarist have been throwing incendiary riffs for over 20 years and still manage to continually draw inspiration […]

Violin

How to buy a violin (for a beginner adult)

Learning the violin ticked all the boxes I was aiming for. Also, I had previous experience with learning an instrument (I played first place clarinet in high school), so I already had some basic musical skills. Half inspired by the book The art of the east, through improvisation violinist Stephen Nachmanovich, and half inspired by […]

Bass guitar

This Lego bass guitar features 2,000 bricks

Not only Burls Art’s Lego bass guitar is definitely a spectator. The YouTuber used 2,000 body parts to create an intricate design with only a hard maple part in the center to provide essential force under string tension. Even the doll has Lego parts. (Image credit: Burls Art / YouTube) Epoxy resin has been used […]

Bass guitar

Global Guitar Pedal Market Development Analysis 2020 to 2025

The primary objective of this report entitled Global Bass Guitar Pedals Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is to provide valuable market information to industry participants operating in the market. The report presents an array of industry information and business solutions. It explores all the key factors affecting the growth of […]