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Epiphone unveils refreshed Broadway, Casino and Sheraton guitar lineup

Guitar.com 24 May 2023
Starting with Epiphone’s best-selling archtop, the Casino — first introduced in 1961 — was just one of several new thinline archtops designed and produced at the company’s new factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan ... The guitar arrives in Natural or Vintage Sunburst finish, and features a pair of Dogear PRO P-90 pickups and a body made of 5-ply maple.
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Guitar brands from small town strive to go global

Xinhua 19 May 2023
Li Qingsheng tunes a guitar in Tangwu, a small town in east China's Shandong Province, Oct ... Previously, guitar factories in Tangwu were mostly small and the production standard of the guitars was not clear ... After 11 years of development, Zhang's factory has the advantages of scale and standardization ... Guitar brands from small town strive to go global.
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Across China: Guitar brands from small town strive to go global

Xinhua 18 May 2023
JINAN, May 18 (Xinhua) -- After working in the guitar industry for more than a decade, Li Qingsheng, a former farmer, has honed the skill to distinguish the desired timbre and tune more than 300 electric guitars a day ... Previously, guitar factories in Tangwu were mostly small and the production standard of the guitars was not clear.
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Taylor® Guitars Announces Transition To D'addario Coated Xs Phosphor Bronze Strings

Victoria Advocate 18 May 2023
Taylor now employs over 1,500 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon, California, and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through ...
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Neural DSP Mesa Boogie Mark IIC+ Suite Review: Boogie tones for the masses

Guitar.com 15 May 2023
Once you’ve got your audio set up (we’re using the old reliable Focusrite 2i2 to accept our guitar input), you can get to knob-tweaking straight away, or head over to the other sections to adjust various stompbox effects, a master EQ or cabinet mic placement ... IK Multimedia TONEX Max Guitar Rig 6 Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2 .
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Temp workers at Fender’s Corona factory allege sexual harassment, inaction from Fender and employment agency

Guitar.com 04 May 2023
Four men who were employed by temporary staffing agency Cornerstone at Fender’s Corona factory have filed a suit alleging they faced sexual harassment from a female colleague, and ensuing inaction from both companies ... Fender declined to comment when approached by Guitar.com.
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The Buzz: Essex Savings giving out $110,000 based on balloting

The Day 03 May 2023
Essex Savings Bank has announced its allocations for local nonprofits benefiting from its Community Investment Program based on customer ballot preferences ... The balloting ran Feb. 1-28, and 84 qualified non-profit organizations were eligible ... It was home to several businesses over the years, but most notably the Guild Guitar factory from 1966 to 1995.
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‘Hate to be predictable’: Acosta brings Black Sabbath ballet to Birmingham

The Observer 27 Apr 2023
The dramaturg Richard Thomas said the first act would focus on the music, while the second act would be formed of narrative fragments documenting the band’s most famous anecdotes, including the tale of how Iommi severed his fingers in an accident on his last day of work in a sheet metal factory, jeopardising his guitar playing.
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A Brief History of Travis Bean Guitars

Guitar.com 25 Apr 2023
In 1974 Bean, along with his business partners, Marc McElwee and Gary Kramer, started Travis Bean Guitars. They began building guitars with aluminium necks with a construction design that landed somewhere between a set-neck and a neck-through design ... TB1000S (Standard) was the first production guitar to come out of the factory.
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Woman who told grandpa of her engagement in viral pandemic photo looks back on 'emotional moment'

Yahoo Daily News 15 Apr 2023
In the midst of the pandemic, Carly Boyd told her grandfather Shelton Mahala about her engagement through his nursing home window. (Courtesy of Premier Living & Rehab Center) ... Carly said Mahala was a mountain man, born and raised in Tennessee, who worked in factories most of his life and had a passion for playing banjo and the guitar ... ....
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Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed to pay tribute to late Cleveland blues man Fred ‘Dave’ Davis at ...

Cleveland 14 Apr 2023
Husock is also Paperboy Reed’s father and he taught his son many of the same techniques and tricks on guitar that Davis taught him when they were co-workers loading pallets in a Cleveland factory in the summer of 1969 ... By, the time you actually heard him, you were pretty well-versed in the world of blues guitar, right? Who do you hear?.
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Taylor® Guitars Elevates Its Flagship 814ce Model To The Award-Winning Builder's Edition Collection

Longview News-Journal 10 Apr 2023
Taylor now employs over 1,500 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon, California, and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through ...
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Production of masks, hand sanitizer, other PPE fades as demand drops

Newsday 06 Apr 2023
Most factories no longer make PPE and are trying to sell their remaining inventory ... He recalled the herculean efforts of local factories to pivot away from producing liquor, vitamins and generic drugs, HVAC equipment and guitar strings toward PPE items, such as face masks and face shields.
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Sound check: Live music in the Missoula area

Missoulian 24 Mar 2023
Do you have a show to list? Go to Missoula.com/events and submit your information by Monday. Friday, March 24. TEN SPOON VINEYARD AND WINERY, 4175 Rattlesnake Drive, Jerry Fletcher. 6-8 p.m. $5 cover, kids free.� ... UNION CLUB,�208 E ... 9 p.m. 21+. $5.�. THE ZACC,�216 W. Main St., Palm Sunday, Jonny G & the Music Factory (rock) and Dint (guitar pop) ... 9 p.m ... .
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Cort Earth L60M OP review: a sub-£200 acoustic with price-defying playability

Guitar.com 20 Mar 2023
When an acoustic guitar hits the market at under £200, there’s the expectation that its sound and feel will correlate with its budget price point ... Of course, the guitar’s factory-fresh coated strings are likely to be a contributing factor to its slightly skewed frequency response, which will naturally level out as they settle in.

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