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- Ask the Expert: Is It Safe to Hang My Guitar on the Wall?by Bill Evans
From the May/June 2019 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MAMIE MINCH I have a vintage steel-bodied resonator guitar and I’d like to display it. Would hanging it on the wall alter the setup or damage it in any way? If so, are there any other types of stands you feel are safer to use for display purposes? —Danial McCourt
- Exploring the Open Tunings of 3 Prolific Singer-Songwritersby Nick Grizzle
The use of open tunings can open up a whole new world for singer/songwriters looking to establish their own voice on acoustic guitar. Here we take a look at Richard Thompson, Joni Mitchell, and Laurence Juber’s use of open tunings and the effect it has on their songwriting. Richard Thompson’s Open Tunings When Thompson plugs
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- Collings debuts meticulously crafted I-35 LC Vintage
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- Walrus Audio Unveils the ACS1 Amplifier & Cab Simulatoron January 22, 2021 at 5:40 pm
The ACS1 is an amplifier and speaker cab simulator that aims to deliver the sound and feel of world-class amplifiers, complimentary speaker cabinets, and controllable room size.
- Gibson Releases the Peter Frampton “Phenix” Les Paul Custom VOSon January 22, 2021 at 5:26 pm
The Custom Shop model was based on one of Frampton’s most famous instruments.
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- CGC 104 : CGC’s 10-Year Anniversary!by Simon Powis on December 22, 2020 at 12:44 pm
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon tells the story of Classical Guitar Corner in celebration of this, our 10-year anniversary! There have been lots of twists and turns along the way but we couldn’t be more grateful for this amazing community that Simon brought together, from an attic no less, 10 The post CGC 104 : CGC’s 10-Year Anniversary! first appeared on Classical Guitar Corner.
- CGC 103 : Uroš Baričby 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: The post CGC 103 : Uroš Barič first appeared on Classical Guitar Corner.
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- Billie Marten performed at SXSW on March 16, 2016by Kirk Stauffer on January 22, 2021 at 6:37 pm
Billie Marten performed at SXSW in Austin, TX on March 16, 2016 The post Billie Marten performed at SXSW on March 16, 2016 appeared first on Guitar Girl Magazine.
- Charlotte Caffey of the She Rocks Awards Honoree band the Go-Go’s: Go-Going Where Inspiration Callsby Alex Windsor on January 22, 2021 at 5:10 pm
It would be impossible to think of all-female bands without the Go-Go’s immediately coming to mind. Deemed the most successful female band of all time, the iconic group emerged onto the LA music scene in the late ’70s and dominated the charts throughout the ’80s. They had four Top 20 singles, sold over seven million The post Charlotte Caffey of the She Rocks Awards Honoree band the Go-Go’s: Go-Going Where Inspiration Calls appeared first on Guitar Girl Magazine.
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- The Truth About Recording & Mixing, Ep. 1by FJ Staff on January 21, 2021 at 7:21 pm
Welcome to the first-ever episode of The Truth About Recording & Mixing, hosted by Crackle & Pop!‘s Johnny Sangster. To start things off, enjoy this inspired discussion of recording rock & roll with the esteemed Kurt Bloch of the Fastbacks, Young Fresh Fellows, Minus 5 and Full Toilet! Kurt doesn’t want to talk about The post The Truth About Recording & Mixing, Ep. 1 appeared first on Fretboard Journal.
- Podcast 312: Robert “Nitebob” Czaykowski Returnsby FJ Staff on January 21, 2021 at 1:21 am
Until we can convince legendary live sound engineer Robert “Nitebob” Czaykowski to host his own podcast, we’ll just keep inviting him back onto the Fretboard Journal Podcast. This time around, Nitebob regales us with tales of early NAMM Shows, working with the New York Dolls, getting fired mid-concert, and more. We also hear more The post Podcast 312: Robert “Nitebob” Czaykowski Returns appeared first on Fretboard Journal.
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- Gibson Transition year of 1964by 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 1969by 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.