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The Tragic Ballad of Omar Khorshid: The Egyptian Electric Guitar Giant

The Tragic Ballad of Omar Khorshid: The Egyptian Electric Guitar Giant Omar Khorshid cycling through the streets of Beirut during his stay there to compose an album. The photo would later become the cover for his posthumous album, Giant + Guitar.Image credit: Voice of Lebanon Donning his signature black velvet suit, a dazzling smile […]

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Vintage Hagstrom F-11 Electric Guitar

Growing up in the shadow of the Martin Guitar Factory, I learned a thing or two about tonewoods. Many of my friends got factory jobs right out of high school, and over the years I’ve seen how the timbers are dried, selected, and cared for. The Japanese factories I visited really took this idea to […]

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An artist built an electric guitar with 2,000 colored pencils

Musician and artist Burls Art has created a fully functional set electric guitar over 2,000 Crayola crayons and shared the construction process on his Youtube channel. This isn’t the first time Burls has made a guitar out of unconventional materials. Indeed, this is the fourth time he has made an electric guitar from colored pencils. […]

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Gretsch launches the new G5021E Rancher Penguin Parlor acoustic-electric guitar

Last January, Gretsch announced a number of changes to its line of electric and acoustic guitars. Among these was a redesign of the legendary company’s compact and affordable G5021E Rancher Penguin Parlor acoustic-electric guitar. Available now, this new G5021E comes in nice new finishes, along with a few other tweaks. The guitar is still built […]

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How the Weight of Your Electric Guitar Affects Its Performance and Construction

The weight of a guitar can be a touching subject. There are those who think it doesn’t matter, while others won’t touch an instrument if it’s a few ounces overweight. In each Guitarist review, we weigh guitars, so if we comment “that’s a good weight” you know exactly what that weight is. Likewise, we could […]

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Gibson Elvis Guitars: Where to Buy an Acoustic/Electric Guitar Online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission. To coincide with the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic, Gibson has reissued two guitars that any Elvis fan will instantly recognize. Presley was a big fan of Gibson guitars, and they were always his […]

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Meet Theodore, Gibson’s (sort of) brand new electric guitar

Gibson has unveiled an all-new electric guitar pattern. Featuring the distinctive six-line scimitar headstock and Florentine double-cutaway body shape, the Theodore offers a bold new look for Gibson. But there is a twist. The Theodore isn’t technically new, with its design dating back to a 1957 sketch by former Gibson president Ted McCarty. Somehow it […]

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Cort turns up the heat with the upgraded electric G290 FAT II

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Cort Guitars presents the update G290 FATII electric, with several functional upgrades to an already sleek double cutaway. Cort emphasizes the vintage aesthetic, with a new alder body and flame maple top, and roasted maple neck and fingerboard. Playing on the contrast of light and dark, the G290 FATII features a […]

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Dean presents the Thoroughbred Select Floyd Quilt Maple Natural Black Burst Electric Guitar

TAMPA, FL – Dean Guitars is off to the races with their first electric guitar of 2022, the Thoroughbred Select Floyd Quilt Maple Natural Black Burst. This new Thoroughbred model offers many of the proven features of the Dean’s Select series, such as a satin-finish neck and proprietary Seymour Duncan pickups, as well as a […]

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Madonna looks young as she rocks on electric guitar in recent video

Madonna showed she still knows how to have fun by seeing her play electric guitar in her latest Instagram post. The singer, 63, called herself “Fundonna” after slipping into a racy sheer top and matching hat for the video, which she shared with her 17.6 million Instagram followers on Monday. The Queen of Pop showed […]

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Get a Martin Acoustic-Electric Guitar for Under $500 in This Great President’s Day Deal

President’s Day has arrived, and with it, some great deals from the folks at Musician’s Friend. We guitarists have never needed an excuse to part with a little cash for cool gear, but this President’s Day sale is a great opportunity to save big. If a new acoustic guitar is exactly what the doctor ordered, […]

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An Original Paul Bigsby Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar From 1958 Is Up For Sale For $750,000 On Reverb

When you hear the name Bigsby, you probably think of the Bigsby tremolo, one of the most important inventions in electric guitar history. What you may not know, however, is that Paul Bigsby – the inventor of said vibrato – also made a number of pioneering pedal steel guitars for some of the best country […]

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Where does the sound of your electric guitar come from?

Where does the sound of your electric guitar come from? · Source: YouTube/Jim Lill The term “tone” is used every day by millions of guitarists around the world. And often used to sell products, whether guitars, amplifiers, pedals, or guitar-centric records. But where does the sound of your electric guitar actually come from? Where does […]

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How Ola Strandberg redefined electric guitar ergonomics for a new generation

For many people, Sweden is the birthplace of thoughtful and elegant design. From vintage Saab cars to flatpack icon IKEA furniture, the signature style of Swedish manufacturing is deliberate minimalism where sleek looks combine with high-level functionality. And this is also true with .strandberg guitars. Based in the town of Uppsala, near Stockholm, the company […]

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Kfir Ochaion Introduces the Donner Seeker Series DST-400 Electric Guitar

Donner teamed up with Israeli electric guitar virtuoso Kfir Ochaion for his recent US debut at NAMM Believe In Music 2022, with the YouTube sensation representing the innovative brand at the global online event and showcasing the electric guitar award-winning Seeker Series DST-400. You can see Kfir in action with the model in the video […]

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Eric Gales, One of the World’s Greatest Electric Guitarists, Reveals He Prefers to Play Acoustic

When you hear the name Eric Gales, you probably think of searing blues guitar lines and searing scales, and for good reason: Gales has arguably one of the most abundant electric guitar vocabularies in the world. today. However, although he usually kills behind the neck of a Fender Stratocaster or his signature Magneto guitar, Gales […]

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Discover the Epiphone x Joan Jett electric guitar collaboration

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission. Epiphone has teamed up with rock legend Joan Jett on the Olympic Special Joan Jetta new guitar designed for beginners and pros alike. Available at Sam Ash Musicyouits lightweight model is inspired by […]

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Boroughs Guitars Acoustic Electric Guitar: Hands-On Review

The feeling of playing an acoustic guitar is magical. From the first notes on the Boroughs Acoustic Electric Guitar, a vibrant, detailed voice came to life. Sitting in a large open room, this Boroughs auditorium-like acoustic projected brilliantly as I strummed my first chords. In the history of popular culture, no instrument is as recognizable […]

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“I believe the electric guitar has a future and not just a past” Tom Morello on welcoming change in The Atlas Underground Flood | Guitare.com

Chances are you’re reading this on a cell phone of some kind, and it’s easy to forget what a marvel of modern technology it is you’re holding in your hand. The amount of power inside that little black rectangle lets you do all sorts of things in the blink of an eye that would never […]

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Hardware review: Taylor AD22e electro-acoustic guitar

I really like acoustic guitars and I have a few. If you’re like me, maybe you are too. One of the most interesting features I find about acoustic instruments is the variation that there can be between manufacturers and models. This is something that immediately struck me when I got the chance to play Taylor’s […]

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Gear Of The Year: Best Affordable Electric Guitar of 2021 | Guitar.com

WINNER: Fender Player Plus Nashville Telecaster A substantial but still accessible upgrade to the popular Player series, the Player Plus range is designed to hit the right notes for modern guitarists with features and finishes optimized for today’s players. This Nashville Tele is the choice of the band, however, with its mix of a full […]

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Gear Of The Year: Best Premium Electric Guitar of 2021 | Guitar.com

WINNER: Macmull Stinger After spending the last decade building some of the best Fender-inspired guitars in the world, this new design from the Macmull team has both Kalamazoo and California in its DNA. In many ways, this is a best of both worlds situation. Here you’ll find the Hendrix, Mayer, Townshend, and Gibbons sounds in […]

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Best Black Friday Guitar Center Deals (2021): Best Savings on Bass, Electric Guitar, Drums, Keyboard and More Released by Deal Stripe

BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Black Friday 2021 researchers have rounded up all the best deals from the Guitar Center for Black Friday, with the best discounts on bass and guitar amplifiers, Fender guitars, picks, strings and more. Browse the full range of offers listed below. Latest Guitar Center offers: Save up to 35% on guitars, drums, […]

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LUNA GUITARS ADDS BAMBOO PARLOR ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR TO EXOTIC WOODLAND SERIES

TAMPA, Fla. (November 16, 2021) – Luna Guitars is pleased to announce the addition of the Bamboo Parlor A/E to the exotic Woodland Series. The guitar features the popular parlor body style; bamboo top, back and sides; and the Luna SL3 preamp with built-in tuner and EQ. Additionally, the Bamboo Parlor A/E Guitar features a […]

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Guitar Recording FAQs: How To Record An Electric Guitar Right To The Desktop | Guitar.com

Hi, I have heard stories about direct recording of the guitar. What are the advantages of doing this and can I do it with my IT setup? Many classic guitar sounds have been recorded directly into the mixer, and this has been common practice for several decades. So what does that mean, exactly? Today’s stand-alone […]

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An Introduction to Alternative Tunings: Advanced Alternative Tunings for Electric Guitar | Guitar.com

Advertising functionality with Elixir Strings In this video, we dive deeper into the world of modified chords for electric guitarists. Semi-rigid guitars work best if you change the tuning regularly, but good quality strings should help your instrument settle down even if it has a floating tremolo or Bigsby. D # D # AAEE One […]

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Spitfire Audio Electric Guitar VST collection is now available for free download

Image credit: Spitfire Audio Treat yourself to not just a free guitar plugin, but a whole collection of electric guitar sounds from LABS. The brilliant minds at Spitfire Audio have done it again. the LABS plug-in for electric guitars gives you all the guitar tones you could want, from indie pop to classic rock – […]

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Meet the Minicorda, a 19-inch nylon string acoustic electric guitar that fits in a suitcase

And now something completely different – the Minicorda, a nylon cord travel guitar which is only 19 inches long and can fit in your suitcase, and is stage ready with on-board Fishman electronics. The Minicorda was designed by two guitarist friends, Augusto Filocamo and Diego Spina, who wanted to design a one-piece guitar that was […]

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Cort’s KX507 Multi-Scale Brands Celebrate the Return of Multi-Scale Electricity

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Cort Guitars unleashes a tonal beast with the introduction of the KX507 Multi Scale seven-string guitar. Featuring 25.5″ to 27″ Multi-Scale frets for improved playability, new Fishman® multi-voice electronics, and striking aesthetics, the KX507 Multi Scale offers a wealth of assets for hardcore players or extremes – a combination that earned […]

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The World’s First Fretless Acoustic Bass / Vented Bass Acoustic Electric Guitar Combo by Busuyi Guitar

Busuyi Guitar is proud to announce the launch of the F54 guitar line. The first new model of the F54 series went on sale in August 2021; this is a 5 string fretless acoustic bass combined with a 12 string acoustic / electric guitar on the other side. Other models in the series include the […]

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Frank Stallone’s Guitar Company Launches USA-Made Percheron Electric Guitar

Frank Stallone, who announced the creation of his own guitar company in 2019, has beefed up his brand’s lineup with his latest electric guitar – the Percheron. Grammy-nominated Stallone – Sylvester’s brother – first embarked on his violin making journey with business partner Gary “GJ” Panepinto with the double Tiger cut, though the pair have […]

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Electric guitar virtuoso Mick Barr discovers the pleasure of unplugging

By Nick Millevoi Of the many times I’ve seen guitarist Mick Barr perform, one of the most memorable was in the mid-2010s at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Barr played alongside force-in-nature drummer Marc Edwards. During thirty minutes of screaming improvisation, the duo made a hole in the musical cosmos. Sheets of sound […]

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“The electric guitar is an instrument of the future, not just a past! – Kerrang!

If we sometimes have the impression that the era of the guitar hero is fading, it is largely because the said heroes refuse to roll with the punches. It’s an indictment that could never be brought against Tom Morello, however. After enduring the failure of the original group Lock up, which had signed and then […]

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Eddie Van Halen once gifted Mark Tremonti an electric guitar backstage

Mark Tremonti has revealed that he once received an electric guitar backstage from the late Eddie Van Halen. In a conversation with our friends at Guitar World, Tremonti explains that the envy-inspiring encounter occurred following a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City in the late ’90s, where the legendary pitcher of axes […]

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British cult classic electric guitar returns as Rapier 33 is given a makeover and brought back from the dead

British hardware distributor JHS and guitar design guru Alan Entwistle have joined forces to revive a lost classic from electric guitar design, with their newly developed Rapier 33 reviving the Watkins Rapier for a new generation. Solid electric with a slightly S-style silhouette, the Rapier was a staple of the British guitar scene in the […]

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Balaguer expands its line of customizable electric guitars with all-new Aether and Typhon models

Boutique guitar maker Balaguer has unveiled two new models – The Aether and The Typhon – which will join its existing line of fully customizable electric guitars. While the image above gives you an idea of ​​what the two new axles look like when put together, the reality is that they can happen however you […]

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Want to play Les Paul’s electric guitar? It will cost you

The “Number One” guitar, the first model of the iconic Gibson Les Paul electric guitar, will be auctioned on October 13 at Christie’s in New York. Paul was a Grammy Award-winning musician and pioneering inventor responsible for several landmark developments in the modern music industry, including multitrack recording and the solid-body electric guitar. Most notable […]

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A SEMI-HOLLOWBODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ES-355 TDC

When Riley B. “BB” King passed away at the age of 89 in 2015, he left behind a six-decade musical legacy as the “King of Blues”. Since starting recording in the 1940s, King has released over sixty albums, toured extensively – averaging hundreds of shows each year, and defined the blues for millions with one […]

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Home-schooled 14-year-old beats her grandmother with an electric guitar

14-year-old girl attacked grandmother with electric guitar after plotting to murder her, steal car and drive to Scotland, then ‘start a revolution’, court said . The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, snuck up on her grandmother as she was cooking dinner and repeatedly hit her on the head with her guitar in […]

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Spaghetti Eastern Music releases solo electric guitar score by… – NYS Music

In collaboration with PS 122 co-founder and performance artist Charles Dennis, Spaghetti Eastern Music is releasing a solo electric guitar score for the dance piece “2 X 2 X 4” today. Recorded live at the Avant-Garde Arama Festival in Woodstock in July 2021, the collection of three 20-minute tracks is available for digital download exclusively […]

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Wallace Detroit Guitars Teams Up With Jeep For Century-old Wooden Automobile Brand Electric Guitar

If, by some absurdly miraculous coincidence, your top three passions in life are Tele-style electric guitars, Jeep cars, and the city of Detroit, you stand an incredible chance, as a new six-string – branded with the giant’s logo. American automobile – has just been made available for pre-order. Wallace Detroit Guitars is the mastermind behind […]

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Shawn Mendes Uses Old-Fashioned Silvertone for Raw Electric Guitar Cover of Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever

Pop superstar Shawn Mendes stopped by UK’s BBC Radio 1 for a Live Lounge performance of a partially naked Billie Eilish blanket Happier than ever. Staying true to the first section of the original, the stitches the singer accompanies his silky voice with a soft nylon-string classical guitar, before taking what feels like a Silvertone […]

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Fender launches all-new Player Plus electric guitar and bass models with new finishes and switching options

Fender has announced the expansion of its Player series of electric guitars and bass guitars, with the goal of meeting the needs and nurturing the next generation of gamers – the Player Plus series. Arriving in the form of SSS and HSS configured Stratocasters, two individual Telecasters, an Active Precision Pass, and two Active Jazz […]

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Just a really good electric guitar cover of the Twin Peaks theme song

try to cover twin peakstheme song seems like a losing battle. Angelo Badalamenti’s “Falling” is a beautiful track, as haunting, melancholic and singular as the show itself. Aside from, say, turning the song into a disturbing version of “The Loco-motion”, there really isn’t much you can do with the theme to turn it into something […]

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Best Electric Guitar Stands on Amazon (2021 Review)

If you are a guitarist, electric guitar stands are an essential part of your gear. Whether you play a bass, mid-range, or high-end guitar, having an appropriately sized stand to support your instrument is crucial. However, electric guitars are so versatile that it can be difficult to know which size stand is best for your […]

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Reddick’s new Voyager Modular is the electric guitar you can modify on the fly

The future of electric guitar the design seems more and more modular. We’ve seen innovative builds like Relish – including Trinity By Relish lets you change pickups without even removing the strings – and now we have Reddick Guitars launching into the Voyager Modular. Indeed, Reddick takes the modular concept even further with a design […]

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Gibson Les Paul’s ‘Number One’ electric guitar set to fetch $150,000 at auction in New York

Fancy a piece of rock’n’roll? Christie’s announces that the personal Les Paul “Number One”, the first approved production model of the famous Gibson Les Paul electric guitar that changed the development of the genre in the 20th century, will be featured in The Exceptional Sale on October 13 in New York . Along with Paul, […]

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Harley Benton Expands Discounted Fusion-III Electric Guitar Line With 3 New Models

Last month, budget equipment specialist Harley Benton unveiled the Fusion-III, a line of premium electric guitars that aimed to build on the company’s successful Fusion-II models. At the time, the company said the announcement marked the first step in the deployment of Fusion-III, with more bundles of Fusion-III – with different finishes and feature sets […]

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Interview: Andrew Cushin reveals plans for debut electric guitar-focused EP

Meet Andrew Cushin, Newcastle’s most promising rising musician, whose buttery voice and moving lyricism just might make him a star. Stream: “Memories” – Andrew Cushin The EP is a lot more electric, there is so much energy, and it will be great live. One of the songs is probably the best fit for radio I’ve […]

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Gibson’s first Les Paul electric guitar goes up for auction

The guitar that helped revolutionize rock ‘n’ roll will go up for auction this fall. In October, Christie’s will auction the first Gibson Les Paul Goldtop. Nicknamed “Number One”, the instrument is the first solid body electric guitar that met the exacting standards of Les Paul and formed the basis of the model that became […]

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Gibson launch SG Signature Special Electric Guitar

Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi and Gibson have launched the new SG Special electric guitar. The signature model is available now and recreates Iommi’s iconic 1964 Gibson SG Special, aka “Monkey”. The SG Special was at the heart of Black Sabbath’s sound and could be considered the most influential guitar in heavy metal history. Iommi’s […]

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Investigating Gibson’s “Lost” Model of Jimi Hendrix – the Electric Guitar Based on What Hendrix Would Have Played in 2009 Had He Been Alive

When guitar makers launch new models around the world, it can be difficult to predict how they will be received. But it’s fair to say that few product launches have received the same level of response as Gibson’s Authentic Hendrix line. In 2009, long before John Mayer sparked controversy with the PRS Silver Sky, Gibson […]

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New Guild Concert M-25E Acoustic / Electric Guitar

Guild Guitars were first founded in New York City in 1952, but by this time the guitar company was focused on jazz guitars. Over the decades, many renowned artists have played Guild instruments, including Sheryl Crow, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Doyle Dykes, Mississippi John Hurt and John Denver. Guild is now a subsidiary […]

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Best Electric Guitar Amps: Fender, Marshall, More Beginner Amps

Featured products are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission on purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain verifiable data for accounting purposes. An amplifier is an essential companion to bring out the full potential of your electric guitar. Whether you’re training on your own at […]

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Classical, fusion, electric guitar: the curious soundscape of Abhisek Mallick

By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, August 7 (IANS): He was four years old when he started learning tabla with Pt. Amar Bose, before switching to sitar at the age of seven. However, Abhisek Mallick points out that his percussion training helped shape him as a musician. Adding that to be a successful artist, it is […]

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The curious soundscape of Abhisek Mallick

Adding that to be a successful artist, it is essential to have a deep understanding of taal or rhythmic cycles, he adds, “Melody and rhythm go hand in hand. The tabla training laid the foundations of my career. musical and helped me decode the intricacies of Indian layakari, the mathematical aspect of our music. And […]

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Global Industry Growth, Share, Segment Analysis, Current Trends, and Industry Overview Report Forecast to 2027 – The Current Manomet

Guitars are mainly of three types: acoustic, electric and bass guitar. Among these three electric guitars, there are those in which the source of the sound is not primarily the strumming of the strings. Despite a strong output is produced by the movement of the strings which pick up and magnify the sound electronically. Using […]

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“The Strat is the Most Iconic Electric Guitar”: Cory Wong on channeling the magic of the Strats into his new signature guitar – Guitar.com

Since its explosion onto an Unsuspecting World in the spring of 1954, many gamers have explored the delights of Leo Fender’s iconic Stratocaster design. In recent years, however, very few have left such a palpable mark on the instrument as Cory Wong, whose powerful and clear playing of deep pockets is an essential part of […]

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DIY: How to String a Gibson-Style Electric Guitar

Justin Osborne – SUSTO Photo by Dries Vandenberg A: By far the strangest shaped guitar I own is my Kramer Voyager from the 80s. I never play it live, but it was actually one of the first guitars I ever bought in the early years. my adolescence. I was in an antique store with my […]

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DIY: Everything about the buttons and switches of your electric guitar

My well-traveled and heavily abused ’90s edition is now loud, lumpy, scratched and wobbly in the buttons. But if there’s no Echoplex or Space Echo on hand, no delay sounds better or is as fun to use. The way he encourages performative and improvised delay expressions means that I will always deliver a cool sound, […]

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Vola Guitars offers a new take on classic electric guitar design with its refreshed OZ and Vasti models

Japanese Vola Guitars have released updated versions of their OZ and Vasti solid bodies electric guitars, with beautifully sculpted S and T types, featuring a new neck sculpture and a host of luxurious amenities. The OZ V3 MC is a bold riff on the quintessential Superstrat style format, with a Vola VHC humbucker in the […]

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Review: Cort Gold-Edge Electro-Acoustic Guitar

Extract from the September / October 2021 issue of Acoustic guitar | By Kate Koenig Founded in 1973, South Korean maker Cort Guitars is not a typical brand. The company was once known for its low-cost copies of classic American guitars. But in recent years, Cort’s offerings have taken on a more distinctive style, borrowing […]

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Gordon Smith Guitars presents the Gatsby, his first offset electric guitar | Guitar.com

Gordon Smith Guitars officially presented the Gatsby, the brand’s first offset model, which comes with P-90s and several colorways. The Gatsby is available in five solid color finishes on a poplar body, as well as two translucent finishes on Swamp Ash. Both versions feature a maple neck and fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, along […]

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Boss’s first electric guitar comes with a built-in synthesizer

Best known for its boxy guitar and bass effects pedals, Boss also makes amplifiers, wireless systems, drum machines, and many accessories. And now the Roland-owned company has made its own guitar, which has a built-in synthesizer and Bluetooth. The Eurus GS-1 electronic guitar has a staggered alder body in matte black with Eurus humbuckers at […]

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Paul Gilbert Donates Super Rare Ibanez PGM90HAM Electric Guitar to Jason Becker Fundraiser

Paul Gilbert became the last top guitarist to donate a electric guitar from his personal collection to help raise funds for the medical expenses of pioneer Jason Becker. The super rare signature Ibanez PGM90HAM will be on sale at the official Jason Becker Reverb store to help pay for Becker’s medical bills. Becker, who has […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Solar Guitars Launches Stylish Type T1.6AN Electric Guitar

Lyrics by Sam McNiece This high-end guitar is built for the road. Ola Englund’s Solar Guitars brand aims to “design an absolutely brilliant line of guitars for the modern guitarist, whether you’re a beginner or a pro”. Coming from a metal background, Engund has crafted a solid new guitar in the T1.6AN that will be […]

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Cort revises its flagship line of electric guitars with the impressive G280 Select

Cort unveiled the G280 Select, a premium S style electric guitar that invests in luxury with an attractive figured maple top and extends the brand’s philosophy of “affordable boutique” that we’ve seen in guitars such as the G280DX and the G290 GREASE. The G280 Select arrives in an HSS configuration and complements a high output […]

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Taylor GT 811e electro-acoustic guitar –

As far back as I can remember, I have had a soft spot for guitars that the industry now calls “compact”: they are easy to transport and store; they generally have a “light” or honky quality, which makes them excellent choices for certain songs and styles; and they are definitely fun to play. So some […]

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The Phoenix is ​​a modular electric guitar that lets you swap pickup modules “in seconds” – Guitar.com

Fern Guitars shared an update on the Phoenix, a modular electric guitar that allows players to swap mic modules on the fly. We first reported on the Phoenix in May 2020, when a first prototype of the guitar was shown in pictures and in a short demo video. This latest Kickstarter update to the instrument […]

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Randy Rhoads’ family welcomes return of their first electric guitar and prototype Marshall amp after their 2019 flight

Having been stolen in November 2019, a 1960s Harmony Rocket and a Marshall signature guitar amp owned by Randy Rhoads was returned to his family. They were part of a batch of equipment and memorabilia that went missing when the California Musonia School of Music was ransacked. The institute was founded in 1948 by Rhoads’ […]

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Is Mooer Audio’s GTRS S800 Smart Guitar the Future of Electric Guitar Design?

Mooer Audio has made a name for itself for its generous and affordable specs amp modelers, multi-effects units and a wide range of crankset goodies, but did that just make all those ground candy obsolete? The Mooer Audio GTRS S800 Smart Guitar looks like an ordinary electric guitar to the whole world – an S-style […]

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Peavey’s flagship electric guitar, the HP 2 Tremolo, launches in the UK

Peavey officially launched the HP 2 tremolo in the UK and Ireland. The top of the range electric guitar debuted at NAMM 2017, having evolved from the Wolfgang series that Peavey co-developed with the late Eddie Van Halen. There are many similarities between the EVH Wolfgang models, including the slightly offset body shape, but a […]

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Jason Isbell announces signing of electric guitar

Jason Isbell is often praised for his immense songwriting talent – and rightly so – but he’s also an agile guitarist who can trade shots with Sadler Vaden of Unit 400 when their gigs are loud. On Tuesday, Isbell made getting his sound a bit easier by unveiling his new signature Fender Telecaster model. “I […]

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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 […]