Electric guitar

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 […]

Violin

Electronic violin meditation music to calm your mind

Sea of ​​Strings: Electronic Violin Meditation Music to Calm Your Spirit With everyone at the finish, who takes care of your descent? ’21 has been a brutal year for the turmoil and ’22 looks no different. If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s to take care of the space between our ears. Fortunately, […]

Bass guitar

G&L presents the fretless version of its Kiloton bass guitar

G & L’s Kiloton bass guitar model has received some serious attention from the brand’s builders in recent weeks. After the flagship four-string was introduced in the new Candy Apple Red and Black Frost finishes last month, the Kiloton has now been redesigned and reintroduced as a fretless model. At first glance, it is an […]

Bass guitar

You won’t find a cheaper Fender Player Series bass guitar this Cyber ​​Monday thanks to this unreal deal

Over Black Friday and Cyber ​​Weekend, we saw a number of retailers slash prices for Fender electric and acoustic guitars, though Big F bass guitars have been largely absent from any seasonal pleasures. That was, however, so far, with Guitar Center amplifying its Cyber ​​Monday guitar offerings and offering up to $ 225 off its […]

Bass guitar

Solar Guitars unveils the most metal bass guitar of 2021, the Canibalismo

We can always count on Solar Guitars for some of the best guitars for metal but let us not say that he leaves out the bassists. Today, the chuggable brand has expanded its collection of bass guitars with AB2.4 Canibalismo. That’s the name, isn’t it: Canibalismo. If there hadn’t been any further details on the […]

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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 […]

Violin

This Telecaster was inspired by a 308 year old Stradivarius violin

And now for something very different – a new Fender Custom Shop Telecaster guitar inspired by one of the best violins ever made. (Image credit: Fender) Renowned American musician Joshua Bell has owned the 1713 “Gibson ex-Huberman” Stradivarius violin since 2001. An instrument which has been in the possession of a number of talented violinists […]

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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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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 […]

Electric guitar

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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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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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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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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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 […]

Electric guitar

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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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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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

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 […]

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 […]

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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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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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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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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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Fender Unveils Limited Edition Master Built Joe Strummer Esquire Electric Guitar

When Fender announced the Joe Strummer Campfire Acoustic Guitar along with the rest of its 2021 Artist Series, the guitar giant announced that a celebratory electric guitar was also in the works. Now the Limited Edition Master Built Fender Joe Strummer Esquire has officially released in commemoration of the legendary co-founder and guitarist of The […]

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Win an extremely “daring” engraved Cort KX300 electric guitar in Etched Black Red or Etched Black Gold

These days, it is more and more difficult to find a unique guitar design. But apparently no one told Cort about it, who made an instant and unforgettable splash in 2020 with the radical and supremely edgy. KX300 engraved electric guitar last year. The new model features a sandblasted solid ash top with a radical […]

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How peak demand and Covid-19 caused a shortage of electric guitars

If you’ve been trying to buy a new electric guitar in the past six months or so, you may have noticed something quite strange: Guitar stores don’t have a lot of stock. While retailers are far from short of new electrical devices, popular lines seem to sell out in weeks, if not days, leaving those […]

Acoustic guitar

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 […]

Acoustic guitar

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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Metalhead built electric guitar from dead uncle’s skeleton

We often talk about what makes the ultimate heavy metal guitar and the various manufacturers of extremes will have to equip an instrument for the music of the devil. But a metalhead’s tribute to his late uncle may well take the cake in terms of form and function. Prince Midnight, a metalhead and YouTuber, just […]

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Charvel unveils 15 models of 2021 electric guitars

NAMM 2021 isn’t in the physical realm this year, but you’ll find all of the hottest January equipment launches in our guide to biggest guitar, amp and pedal releases of 2021 to date. Charvel has unveiled its Winter and Spring 2021 collection of new electric guitars, which includes Angel Vivaldi’s first-ever six-string artist collaboration, as […]

Bass guitar

Bass Guitar Pickups Explained | Guitar world

Do you remember when you bought your first bass? When I bought mine, I didn’t really know these bass guitar pickups were working. Store staff were helpful and explained what each order did, but the sheer number of functions and circuitry you find on your average off-hook bass today can still be confusing to the […]

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Blackstar Unveils Miniature, Travel-Ready Carry-on Electric Guitar

Blackstar has unveiled the Carry-on, a small-scale electric guitar designed for unmatched portability. Designed by Blackstar in association with the master luthiers of Gordon Smith Guitars, the Carry-on features a one-piece okume body and neck, a 19-fret laurel fingerboard with a solid design. through strings and a Tune-o-matic bridge and 1: 14 ratio tuners. It […]

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How to record your electric guitar

Recording electric guitars is different from recording acoustics – you’ll probably be using an amp to start – but many of the same ideas can apply. An electric guitar amp produces fairly high sound pressure levels (SPLs). Therefore, if you are using a proximity mic with your angled amp, you may want to consider using […]

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6 tips for playing the electric percussion guitar with Manuel Gardner Fernandes

Untreated Manuel Gardner Fernandes is one of the most exciting contemporary players we’ve heard in quite some time – and a big part of that is his forward-thinking approach to percussion electric guitar technique and the synergy between his left and right hands. Manuel was happy to offer us some advice on how to get […]

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Modular, foldable, Reveho’s Slite just might be the ultimate travel electric guitar

Reveho has developed probably the most portable electric guitar we’ve seen it in the form of the Slite – a fully modular design that packs into a compact travel case. Remove the Slite from its case and you can reassemble it in about 20 seconds, with “little to no readjustment” required. Not only that, but […]

Bass guitar

How to use the delay pedals on the bass guitar

Happy to see you again! Hello … hello … hello … is there anyone there … there … there ..? Very good. Are we talking about delay pedals? Yes indeed! Stand in a large space and shout “Echo! You will hear a noticeable repetition of this sound returning to you as it bounces off a […]

Bass guitar

Life of Agony’s Alan Robert unveils his collection of vintage bass guitars

Metal legends Life of Agony had a banner year, with the release of their latest album, The Sound of Scars, now available through Napalm Records. The group is set to depart on their next headlining tour with fellow heavy music icon Doyle, which kicks off March 13 in Philadelphia, PA. In preparation for the tour, […]

Electric guitar

Electric Guitar Week on MusicRadar

The world of electric guitar is an incredibly diverse source of sounds, gear, and players. It’s also a deep well of inspiration that we’ll be diving into this week to bring you the best of advice, lessons, insights and history from the world of six-string and beyond. From classic gear to timeless tips and legendary […]

Electric guitar

How to Record an Electric Guitar and Bass

WEEK OF REGISTRATION: Electric guitar the amp speakers are loud enough, and the sound you normally hear is from the amp and room combined. The close-up pickup of a guitar amp speaker is great for bright and edgy, yet tiny sound microphone the changes can greatly influence the sound. By following the steps in our […]

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What is the secret to the unique sound of an electric guitar?

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World’s Oldest Electric Bass Guitar Sells On Ebay For $ 23,000

(Image credit: Ultimate-guitar.com via Ebay) An ultra-rare Audiovox 736, the first electric bass guitar ever made, sold on Ebay yesterday for $ 23,850. According to the list, the instrument was one of only three Audiovox 736s ​​in the world. For decades it was believed that Leo Fender invented the electric bass guitar with his iconic […]