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Acoustic Guitarists Sound Off on Their Musical Lives in the Age of COVID-19
by Bill Evans
From the November/December 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By E.E. Bradman It’s a gross understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has affected us all. With most indoor gigs cancelled for the foreseeable future, guitar factories shut down for weeks, and the vast majority of brick-and-mortar music stores (and music schools) closed until next year, we have been forced
Create Guitar Harmony with Double Stops
by Tanya Gonzalez
Sponsored by Elixir® Strings: Double stops are a great way of creating fills and extra interest in acoustic guitar accompaniments and solos. Watch as Austin’s Mandy Rowden, award winner and Elixir® Strings artist, breaks down how to harmonize the G major scale on the guitar and shows us how to apply that to licks and fills in
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Dave Mustaine: Megadeth are "in the process of doing guitar solos" for new album
The "insanely progressive" record will be the band's first since 2016's Dystopia
Ian Curtis’ “Love Will Tear Us Apart” Vox Phantom VI Special guitar is up for auction at Bonhams
The pentagonal-shaped electric is expected to sell for close to $100,000
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Fender Custom Shop Releases Master Built George Harrison “Rocky” Stratocaster
on October 1, 2020 at 7:01 pm
The guitar is known for several iconic appearances including the live performance of “All You Need Is Love” on Our World, the very first global satellite TV program.
From Skulls to Scooby-Doo—9 of the World’s Strangest Stomps
on October 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm
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CGC 103 : Uroš Barič
by Simon Powis on September 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Uroš is a wonderful musician, and outstanding recording engineer, and really just a lovely person! In this episode we talk about recording, his time in Vienna, work on the Virtual Guitar Orchestra, and his arrangements. If you would rather watch the whole CGC show episode on video, you can watch here:
CGC 102: Three Types of Learning
by Simon Powis on September 13, 2020 at 9:57 pm
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KT Tunstall performed at the Crocodile Café on September 27, 2016
by Kirk Stauffer on October 1, 2020 at 2:49 pm
KT Tunstall performed at the Crocodile Café in Seattle, WA on September 27, 2016 The post KT Tunstall performed at the Crocodile Café on September 27, 2016 appeared first on Guitar Girl Magazine.
Music Premiere: J. Graves new single “331” from upcoming EP ‘Deathbed’
by Guitar Girl Magazine on October 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Named for the voice memo number Graves’ phone assigned to the rudimentary recording, “331” punctuates the Deathbed EP due out October 2 on Illumin Records, a record label that Jessa Graves mother owned and Jessa resurrected on Mother’s Day this year. In the early ’90s, Annie Graves started Illumin Records to independently release her own The post Music Premiere: J. Graves new single “331” from upcoming EP ‘Deathbed’ appeared first on Guitar Girl Magazine.
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Podcast 300: Anthony Wilson and Bill Frisell
by Jason Verlinde on September 30, 2020 at 8:01 pm
For our 300th episode, we’re mixing things up with an informal Zoom conversation with two of our favorite people, jazz guitarists Bill Frisell and Anthony Wilson. During this hour-plus chat, these two friends riff on influences, the Los Angeles jazz scene, Dennis Budimir, Gerald Wilson (Anthony’s dad), Gabor Szabo, and so much more. Watch The post Podcast 300: Anthony Wilson and Bill Frisell appeared first on Fretboard Journal.
Luthier on Luthier: Nicolai Schorr
by Michael Bashkin on September 23, 2020 at 6:57 pm
Nicolai Schorr makes instantly recognizable and remarkable electric guitars mostly with hand tools out of his home shop Berlin, Germany. For episode 46 of the podcast, Nicolai takes us through the inspiration for and the development of his models. Nicolai also discusses his, neck construction, artistic background, and his philosophy on enjoying work and The post Luthier on Luthier: Nicolai Schorr appeared first on Fretboard Journal.
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Gibson Transition year of 1964
by newallgood on September 12, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Around the middle of 1964 major changes occurred. The info below is very useful for dating a Gibson guitar in cases where serial numbers were repeated or unclear. 1. Neck width at the Nut was reduced from 1 11/16 inches to 1 9/16 inches (you will see cases of 1 10/16 inches during this transition … Continue reading Gibson Transition year of 1964 The post Gibson Transition year of 1964 appeared first on All Good Guitars.
Fender Bass break down 1951 to 1969
by newallgood on February 25, 2020 at 5:40 pm
1951 The Precision bass was the first production run solid body bass released by Fender in late 1951. The bass was equipped with a one piece maple fretted neck and one single coil pickup. The production color was Blonde. There are two bridge saddles, and the strings are loaded through back of the body. The … Continue reading Fender Bass break down 1951 to 1969 The post Fender Bass break down 1951 to 1969 appeared first on All Good Guitars.