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KURT COBAIN’s Guitar Used in NIRVANA’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Video Sells for $4.5 Million at Auction

Julien’s Auctions‘three-day hit music auction event “Music Icons” held on Friday May 20, Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 culminated today in the highly anticipated sale of the legendary electric guitar that changed music and the world: kurt cobainThe 1969 Fender Mustang electric guitar played in NIRVANAthe revolutionary hit of 1991 and its flagship […]

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What’s so great about a Rickenbacker guitar? | Waverly Logs

April is National Guitar Month, but that means little to Jerry McCumber of Jerry’s Music Studio in Shell Rock. For Jerry, every month is guitar month. Readers familiar with Jerry will have no trouble imagining that cherubic face playing accordion polkas when he was young in the 1950s. But that all changed in 1964 with […]

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Nobody plays guitar like Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell owns sixty-three guitars, according to his biographer. Both parts of this sentence are surprising. It’s surprising that Frisell, whose records are linked by the sound he gets from his guitar – bright, lucid, both warm and dry, like tea with more lemon than honey – uses so many different instruments to get it. […]

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Journey Guitar Legend Neal Schon Talks Vintage Instruments

In the late 1960s, everyone had to have an acoustic guitar. American youth had passed through the Greenwich Village folk boom and entered the West Coast Laurel Canyon scene. Young women who wanted to be men inspired by Joni Mitchell and Neil Young went to local musical instrument stores to pick out their art badge. […]

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Build Your Own Guitar DCR Test Tool

Welcome to Mod Garage. After receiving many requests to show more DIY tools for guitarists, today we’re going to explore one of my favorites. For years I’ve used this one daily in the store and I’m sure you’ll like it. It’s cheap and easy to build, but very effective at analyzing the circuits of electric […]

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The Bilt Amp Review – Premier Guitar

Chances are your first electric guitar will come in a packaged set with an amp, case, cable, picks, tuner, and maybe even an instruction manual. Mine did – and I still remember the excitement I felt opening it that fateful Christmas morning. The Bilt Starter Pack is a classy, ​​high-end, custom guitar/amp combo set designed […]

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The electric guitar market could see a big move

The Global electric guitar market 2022 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, the forecast to 2028 covers several well-known organizations, key market players dominating the market. The report contains a detailed summary of the Electric Guitar market that includes several well-known organizations, key players in the market who are leading in terms of sales, variable […]

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Gretsch presents classic electromatic models

A collection that includes six and twelve strings, baritones and basses, lap steel and left-handed hollow body options. Gretsch today announces that its Electromatic collection of electric, bass, baritone and lap-steel guitars are refreshed and refined with modern features for today’s players. Electromatic’s classic hollow bodies are available today, while the collection’s Jet and Lap […]

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LAUNCHING TODAY: Gretsch Electromatic Hollow Bodies

Electromatic® Classic hollow bodies These big, bold electric guitars bring the brand’s treasured slam and roar to life. Whether you’re looking for the punch of a six-string or the shimmer of a twelve-string, the FT-5E Filter’Tron™ pickups will bring the vintage thunder to the deep, booming tones that only a hollowbody can deliver. All models […]

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I LOVE Pedals Day #10: Xotic Effects

The Velvet Underground was a little before my time, but I discovered them at a great time in my life, when I had simple needs, a tiny budget and a rabid need to make noise with a guitar. For the uninitiated, try searching for songs like “I’m Waiting For the Man”, “I Heard Her Call […]

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Electric Guitar Market Outlook 2021: Hidden Trends and Growth Opportunities

Global “Electric Guitar Market” Research Report 2022-2028 is a factual overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of Mobility Health Solutions industry. The Electric Guitar Market report provides supreme data, such as development strategy, competitive landscape, environment, opportunities, risks, challenges and barriers, value chain optimization, contact and income information, technological advancements, […]

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Electric Guitar Market SWOT Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Massive Growth 2021

The report on the global electric guitar market covers the problems existing in the global electric guitar industry and gives suggestions to overcome the risks in the global electric guitar market. The report forecasts expected growth rates, market share, marker size, and market position of the global Electric Guitar market. It uses statistical and […]

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Flashy is fun, but the bass has a deeper function

In a world where Instagram, Facebook and YouTube are literally saturated with teenagers and young kids who have bass chops capable of scaring most adult bass players into an early grave, the prospects of becoming the next to achieve Jameson or Jaco level seem dark. Last week a friend sent me a video of a […]

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Universal Audio Volt 276 Review

Generally speaking, audio interfaces are tools that we prefer not to think too much about. Even powerful interfaces like Universal Audio’s Apollo Twin are made as streamlined as possible, so you can focus on the tracking, editing and mixing that happens inside your DAW. To date, Universal Audio has largely avoided the cheaper side of […]

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Fender launches a new line of Hammertone pedals

The Fender Hammertone line of effects pedals provide an accessible entry into the Fender effects family. Designed by in-house sound guru Stan Cotey, these circuits deliver incredible sound in a compact size with high-quality hardware and player-friendly features. With expertly crafted analog and digital interpretations of classic effects – Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Chorus, Delay, Reverb […]

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Reader of the Month Guitar: Karmatar

Last name: Greg DromanHometown: Healdsburg, CaliforniaGuitar: Karmatar My friend, John Taggart, is a top guitarist among the stars: Waddy Wachtel, John McVie, Carlos Rios, Paul Gilbert, Bruce Conte and many more. His real passion is building guitars, literally from scratch, including necks. Several months ago he told me he wanted to build us each a […]

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Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett’s guitar sells for £ 19,920

A twelve-string Yamaha acoustic guitar that once belonged to Pink Floyd founding member Roger ‘Syd’ Barrett has been sold for £ 19,920 (Rs 20,58,052) at the Cheffins Art & Design sale on Thursday 28 October in the UK United. The rare iconic guitar has fetched twice its presale estimate of £ 5,000-10,000, and the proceeds […]

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PG editors talk about their favorite overdrive/distortion pedals

What is your favorite overdrive/distortion pedal and why? Andrew Leahey – Andrew Leahey and Property Photo by Elizabeth Anne A: It’s like a battlefield here, with two pedals battling for the role of my “always on” overdrive. For years I have been using the Greer Lightspeed Organic Overdrive. I’ll set the volume to 2 o’clock […]

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Is Maton Fyrbyrd Australia’s Greatest Guitar?

Led by the mighty mind of Bill May, Australian makers produced a number of electric guitars between the 1950s and 1970s that captivated local players, eschewing the proven shapes of pioneers like Fender and Gibson while still offering something of more elegant than the quirky designs launched by Japanese manufacturers such as Teisco or Guyatone. […]

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The Beast, a gigantic six-neck guitar, goes on sale

A legendary six-neck monster electric guitar designed by Gary Hutchins – aptly nicknamed The Beast – has been dropped and is now on sale at UK-based guitar auction house Gardiner Houlgate. Originally inspired by the five-necked model branded by Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, The Beast was designed to go “a stronger one” with a […]

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Your chance to own a six neck guitar called… The Beast!

In 2008, when MusicRadar was still in short pants, we were stunned by a guitar that arrived in the photo studio to be photography for Guitarist magazine. A six-neck electric guitar and the bass from the British manufacturer Hutchins. It was a beast – literally, that’s what it was called. Now the Beast has resurfaced […]

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A rare six neck guitar up for auction, and I want it!

You can sometimes see a double neck guitar and a triple neck guitar, and of course we’ve seen these quadruple neck guitars in the Michael Angelo Batio movies and videos, but a sextuple guitar? I haven’t seen anything so crazy on this side of a Cheap tip performing Arts. Advertising. Scroll down to continue reading. […]

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Martin announces David Gilmour’s six- and 12-string acoustic signature – Guitar.com

Martin has announced two new acoustic signatures for Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour: a six-string D-35 and a 12-string. The regular six-string is a nod to Gilmour’s premier acoustic recording and writing for over forty years. The six- and 12-string models are the first D-35s to feature an all weighted mahogany neck, back and sides, […]

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Tré Burt takes his acoustic guitar to the “Franklin Tunnel” in a new video

Back in 2018, folk songwriter Tré Burt dropped an LP teeming with folk blues, drawing inspiration from genre ancestors like Dylan and Dalton, as well as less obvious influences, like Ethiopian nun and pianist Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou. With this record now looking several years old in 2020, Burt is revisiting one of those songs today […]

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Veillette Guitars launches the superb AeroElectric True-Twelve 12-string guitar – Guitar.com

Veillette Guitars has unveiled its new model, the AeroElectric True-Twelve 12-string semi-hollow electric. The guitar eschews much of the traditional semi-hollow format approaches, carrying the same shape as Veillette’s other Aero Thinline acoustic and aeroelectric guitars. A unique cutaway for easy access to the upper frets is transformed into a deep, resonant body. Veillete further […]

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NAMM 2020: Taylor Guitars 2020 Winter NAMM New Model Line

EL CAJON, California January 9, 2020 – Today Taylor Guitars is pleased to announce that it has added its V-Class bracing architecture to its Grand Orchestra and Grand Symphony body styles with the release of the 618th and 818th Grand Orchestra and the K26ce Grand Symphony. Taylor has also beefed up its 200 series with […]

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Test: Taylor 562ce 12 strings – Guitar.com

Twelve-string acoustics can present physical challenges and impact your playing technique. Fortunately, Taylor’s Grand Concert body only measures 19.5 x 15 inches and, when paired with a neck of 12th fret, it gives this 562ce a compact, streamlined and intimate feel. The body is combined with a shorter than usual ladder length of 24.875 inches, […]

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Toby Hay: new music for the 12-string guitar

Toby Hay – New Music for the 12-String Guitar The state51 Conspiracy – November 1, 2019 The red kite has become something of a totem bird for the environmental movement in the UK, a flagship species in the process known since as rewilding. Its reintroduction into central Wales and the Welsh borders has been particularly […]

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Gibson’s Slash Signature Double Neck Guitar is Here

Slash, in a video explaining his early need for a double neck guitar to perform double sections properly in the Guns N ‘Roses classic Bob dylan cover “Knockin ‘on Heaven’s Door”, presented its new model of signature instrument with luthier Gibson, the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck. The model will be available at select Gibson dealers […]

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6 offbeat vintage guitar control systems

Have you ever felt out of control? Alvino Rey is the man to blame. The story goes that the guitarist and electronics enthusiast helped Gibson develop his 1935 E-150 steel and suggested tone control, possibly the first time such a thing had appeared on an electric guitar. Since then, manufacturers have added more controls and […]

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Bob Dylan’s rare guitar used for Blonde On Blonde album goes under the hammer

Bob Dylan’s 1965 Fender electric guitar, which he played during the recording of his critically acclaimed album Blonde on Blonde, is set to go under the hammer this weekend. The twelve-string Fender Electric XII already has offers for £ 113,000 ($ 150,000), but is expected to more than exceed that figure when the offers close […]

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Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde guitar up for auction at Heritage

From Bob Dylan’s guitar to Frank Sinatra’s pistol, the upcoming entertainment memorabilia auction at Heritage on March 16 will offer something for every music fan. Topping the sale is a guitar owned and played by Bob Dylan during sessions on his flagship 1966 album, Blonde on Blonde. Dylan received the Fender Electric XII Twelve-String Guitar […]

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A history of the classical guitar: the instrument

During the five centuries of classical guitar existence, the instrument has changed completely in terms of physical dimensions, shape, stringing and tuning. While a Renaissance guitarist may have played through delicious court music on a small instrument designed for strumming, by the time the 20th century rolled around the guitar, its size had increased dramatically […]

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Equipment review: Guild F-512 12 strings

Extract from the August 2018 issue of Acoustic guitar | BY PETE MADSEN gUild’s jumbo 12s, like the F-412 (maple back and sides) and the F-512 (rosewood back and sides), made a big impression in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now , after a few years of installing and delivering new USA-made versions of […]

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions presents Todd Albright

By Greg Olwell For this session, guitarist and singer Todd albright played three songs on his retro-style 12-string baritone guitars, while rocking the West Coast on a tour supporting his album Detroit Twelve Thong Blues & Rags. For his session, Albright performed three tracks, “Kill It, Kid” by Blind Willie McTell and “Savannah Mama” followed […]

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Album Spotlight: Todd Albright’s 12-String Motor City Blues Thing

Extract from the July 2017 issue of Acoustic guitar | BY DERK RICHARDSON Todd albrightDetroit Twelve String: Blues & Rags(Third man records) Everything on Todd albrightThe second “vintage” record. The eight songs Detroit twelve strings EP, the sequel to the Detroit-based guitarist’s debut LP in 2016, Fourth Floor Visitor (Jett Plastic), was released on vinyl. […]

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6 guitar concepts from the 60s that never caught on

Go through the current list of reissue models from Fender and Gibson, and it’s pretty clear that the late 50s and 60s remain the most celebrated and reproduced eras in guitar history. This was the period when the true innovators of the OG electric guitar were at their peak and apparently couldn’t go wrong with […]

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New equipment: Taylor’s 858E and 552CE 12 frets

By Adam Perlmutter Taylor’s 858th and 552ce Deliver Effortless Playability Twelve-string guitars are notoriously delicate instruments, especially in terms of playability and intonation, and it can be difficult to find a good one, although Taylor has gained a good reputation for its 12-string. It is therefore a satisfaction to meet not one, but two new […]

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Framus expands its Legacy acoustic series

Markneukirchen, Germany (November 30, 2015) – As previously announced in the spring, the Framus Legacy Acoustic series will expand with some very interesting models. New to the range are instruments with solid spruce top, solid back and solid East Indian rosewood sides. These new fully solid Framus Legacy Dreadnoughts are available with or without a […]

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Steve Hackett presents epic video for “Wolflight”

Progressive rock fans around the world can watch the premiere of world-renowned guitarist / songwriter Steve Hackett’s new video “Wolflight”. The epic and epic video is for the title song of his upcoming album of the same name, Werewolf. Hackett commented, “This video for the title song of my new album ‘Wolflight’ beautifully captures the […]

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Leo Kottke stuns with masterful guitar and subtle humorThe Badger Herald

On Thursday night, faces filled with pure awe flocked to the Barrymore Theater as Leo Kottke finally took the stage in a serene manner. “As usual, I feel like I should say something,” Kottke said during his introduction while playing his six-string guitar. Like a deer caught in the headlights, the crowd looked puzzled as […]

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Interview Peppino D’Agostino: Beyond the guitar

Through: Brad Conroy Peppino D’Agostino has to be one of the most outstanding solo acoustic guitar players on the scene today. Not only is his technique flawless, but his compositions are truly remarkable, which allows him to stay one step ahead of his contemporaries. He has worked very hard to make a name for himself […]

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SampleRadar: 266 Free Acoustic Guitar Samples

SampleRadar certainly loves his full-fledged electronic productions, but sometimes all he wants is to pull up a stool and play on his collection of acoustic guitars. Hence this week’s collection, which includes loops recorded on a Takemine EAN45CX six-string acoustic guitar, a Yamaha FG-412-12 twelve-string acoustic guitar, and a Terada six-string (nylon) classical guitar. What […]

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Vintage Unveils Gordon Giltrap Signature Electro Acoustic Guitar

Image 1 of 2 Gordon giltrap Vintage electro acoustic Gordon Giltrap Signature Image 2 of 2 Vintage electro acoustic Gordon Giltrap Signature PRESS RELEASE: John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd., the global distributor of Vintage-branded instruments, is proud to announce the launch of the Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature acoustic electric guitar. Considered one of the […]