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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 07:44

Martin CS-00041-15 (Guitarsite)

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Guitar Site

C.F. Martin & Co. expand their Custom Shop line with the new CS-00041-15, featuring solid cocobolo back and sides.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015 10:18

Gibson Eden of Coronet Diamond Guitar (Guitarsite)

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Guitar Site

Gibson teams up with jewelers to create "Eden of Coronet", an SG guitar embellished with $2 million worth of diamonds!

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:15

Taylor Guitars 2015 Road Shows (Guitarsite)

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Guitar Site

Taylor specialists are back on the road going through various guitar stores and retail outlets for the 2015 continuation of their Taylor Guitars Road Shows.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015 05:13

GHS Round Core Bass Boomers (Guitarsite)

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Guitar Site

GHS expands their electric bass strings offering with the Round Core Bass Boomer set, available in sets of four, five or six.

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Friday, 20 March 2015 00:03

Caparison CL15 Custom Line 2015 (Guitarsite)

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Guitar Site

Caparison Guitars bring back their double-cutaway Angelus guitar as the Ltd. Ed. hand-crafted Custom Line 2015 (CL15).

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The Les Paul Foundation will kick-off a yearlong celebration of guitarist, inventor and innovator Les Paul with a star-studded event in New York’s Time Square on June 9. That day marks what would be P.....
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The folks at Popular Mechanics did everyone a favor: they took apart a Fender ’65 Princeton Reverb amp so none of us would have to. Then they took a photo of all the amp’s parts, as shown below. For .....
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Van Halen's Hollywood Boulevard concert will air on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' March 30 and 31....
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By Phil Manzanera’s calculations, Kanye West and Jay-Z owe him six figures. That’s the rough estimate of the royalties coming to the Roxy Music guitarist from their sampling of his music for the duo’s.....
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 19:09

Outside Lands Announces 2015 Lineup

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Spring is here, and that means summer festival season is right around the corner....
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Proceeds from the guitar extravaganza will benefit music industry veteran and friend, Cliff Cultreri....
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One day in July 1975, the folks at Gibson’s factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a surprise visit from a pair of Rolling Stones. The group was then in the middle of its Tour of the Americas ’75 summer .....
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When Gary Clark Jr. won his first Grammy in 2014, he took a long moment to thank someone unknown to most of the people who were watching. “Eve Monsees—I wouldn’t be playing guitar, I wouldn’t be play.....
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David Crosby is in the news again, and not for reasons having to do with music. On Sunday, March 22, Crosby hit and injured a jogger while driving in Santa Ynez, California. Crosby was behind the whee.....
Monday, 23 March 2015 21:56

The Smiths Played First London Gig Today in 1983

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Watch the band at the beginning in 1983....
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:27

Aalberg Audio Announce 2 New Wireless Controlled Pedals

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Guitar Noize

Back in August last year I posted about a new innovative pedal company called Aalberg Audio who have created a delay pedal called EKKO which is controlled by a wireless remote, AERO. This pedal was a crowdfunding success and the company has used it’s technology to expand the range in time for Musikmesse 2015. The two new pedals are called...

Monday, 23 March 2015 11:07

Gibson Eden of Coronet SG

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Guitar Noize

image Just when you think you’ve seen the ugliest guitar of the year, the Fender Custom Shop Pine Cone Stratocaster, Gibson go one better and create the Gibson Eden of Coronet SG. This guitar is a collaboration between jewellery designer Aaron Shum, founder of CORONET®… no I’ve never heard of them but apparently they like...

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image Tony MacAlpine is set to release his new album ‘Concrete Gardens‘ will be released on April 21st and is available for pre-order in Digital Download, Standard Edition CD, and Special Edition CD/DVD versions at http://tonymacalpine.spinshop.com

You can check out a preview of the album below with the title track ‘Concrete...

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 19:45

Rig Rundown: Murder by Death

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Down-tuned axes and a thirst for experimentation fuel the rootsy indie-rock band’s sound....
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Legendary musicians Steve Miller, Journey’s Neal Schon, Count’s 77, Joe Satriani, Joan Jett, Johnny A, and others will join the Les Paul Trio....
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Each bass features two passive MEC MM-style humbucker pickups, in conjunction with active MEC 2-band electronics....
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