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The Big Review: Manson Meta Series MBM-2 Sustainiac – Muse for the masses? 11 Aug 2022
Despite the huge worldwide success of Muse, Bellamy’s signature guitar isn’t as much of an instantly recognisable model as some ... Cor-Tek, the factory that produces Cort guitars – in addition to many others including the PRS SE range – are building some of the highest quality mass-produced mid-market guitars in the world today.

Healing, one cigar box at a time: Marblehead man crafts unique guitars from his driveway

The Salem News 29 Jul 2022
MARBLEHEAD — A new factory popped up on Rowland Street — one invoking a musical spirit with cigar boxes and restoring the soul of forgotten instruments entering their twilight years ... This is a “cigar box guitar factory,” and the biggest soul being restored at 7 Rowland St. is the one running the factory out of his driveway.

Fender Acoustasonic Player Telecaster review: A singular guitar with multiple tones

Popular Science 20 Jul 2022
Following in the footsteps of the original and more expensive Acoustasonic line, the all-new Fender Acoustasonic Player Telecaster hails from Fender’s brand-new Ensenada, Mexico, factory and aims to bring the guitar’s versatility to a wider player base via a streamlined design that costs roughly 40% less than that of its predecessors.

How the “American Woman” guitar got back to its owner 46 years later

Sandhills Express 04 Jul 2022
Legendary Canadian rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar stolen from his hotel in 1976 ... The guitar had been sold ... Takeshi had offered to give it back, and in exchange, Bachman gave Takeshi the guitar’s twin, made in the Gretsch factory not only in the same year but the same week.

Meet Moose Factory's Kevin Schofield, the 'Tennessee Cree'

CBC 26 Jun 2022
Kevin Schofield started his life on a trap line in Moose Factory, not far from the James Bay coast, where he taught himself to play the guitar and sing ... .

A 'shaggy dog' story

The Keene Sentinel 25 Jun 2022
Wikipedia ... So, was I interested? ... ... After spending a long winter toiling in a knitting mill, I was finally looking forward to a real job — in a guitar factory ... “Aloha!” I cried ... ... It was my first day at the guitar factory, and during my inaugural coffee break, the ark, with its bucking bronco license plates, had piqued my new coworkers’ curiosity ... .

Lava ME 3 review: The acoustic guitar reimagined as a giant smartphone 21 Jun 2022
Here at, we pride ourselves on addressing the issues of the moment. And in the case of the Lava ME 3 acoustic guitar, the question on everyone’s lips is ... It’s the guitar of the future! But is it really, though? Let’s find out ... Well, the guitar is available with an optional wireless charging dock that doubles as a stand.

My Guitar Story: Scott Holiday’s “new number one” Gretsch Penguin 20 Jun 2022
The guitar used throughout the recording process of that album was a Gretsch Penguin, which has now become a key part of his live rig. “This is a less familiar guitar than a lot of people know me with, but this is pretty much the exact guitar I used to record ‘Pressure & Time’ and most of the songs on it ,” Holiday reveals.

Guitars strum to beautiful tune in Guizhou

China Daily 15 Jun 2022
Zheng, a native of Zheng'an, moved with his brother to Guangdong province to find employment and his first job was at a guitar factory in Guangzhou. In 2007, with experience working on the production line and as a manager, Zheng and his brother opened their own guitar factory in Guangzhou.

A brief history of Fender guitars 13 Jun 2022
In 1985, Bill Schultz and a group of Fender execs engineered a management buyout, but this didn’t include the Corona factory – the result was a brief period where the only Fender guitars being made were in Japan, while the reborn Fender established a new facility down the road in ...

Ringo Starr shares drumming tips as he accepts honorary degree: “I just hit the buggers”

NME 05 Jun 2022
Ringo Starr was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College Of Music earlier this week (June 2) and during his acceptance speech, imparted some drumming advice. READ MORE ... Ringo Starr ... I started out playing in the factory I worked at and it just so happened my next door neighbour played guitar and my best friend at the factory played bass ... .

Dance studio to bring musical production to Morganton

The Morganton News Herald 02 Jun 2022
On Saturday, June 11, The Dance Factory will present “The Greatest Showman” featuring live singing, acting, dancing and aerial arts ... The show also will feature live music performed by Dance Factory students who play guitar, drums and other instruments, Hensley said.

Taylor Guitars Master Builder Andy Powers Named President and CEO

Victoria Advocate 31 May 2022
Taylor now employs over 1,400 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through hundreds of ...

7 artists who deserve their own signature Fender Stratocaster 31 May 2022
My Guitar Story ... Despite the explosion of signature guitars in recent years, there are still some iconic Strat players – and iconic Strats – that have yet to be immortalised by Fender ... Even though it’s really beat up, it’s a player’s guitar ... According to the serial number on that guitar it was built at the Fuji-Gen factory in Japan in 1989 or 1990.

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