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Chapman ML1 Modern Baritone review: A minimalist riff machine that doesn’t feel like a baritone 30 Sep 2022
Before the latest wave of baritone guitar enthusiasm hit, Chapman Guitars was ahead of the curve in offering long-scale instruments – catering to a heavy crowd, with guitars fine-tuned for prog metal more so than surf-rock. So how does their latest baritone model hold up, now that long-scale guitars are firmly part of the landscape? READ MORE.

Taylor® Guitars Debuts Urban Ironbark As The New Tonewood Star Of Its Redesigned 500 Series Guitars

Longview News-Journal 29 Sep 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 ...

Listen to Courtney Barnett cover Sleater-Kinney’s ‘Words And Guitar’

NME 24 Sep 2022
Sleater-Kinney have confirmed details of the forthcoming ‘Dig Me Out’ covers album – listen to Courtney Barnett‘s version of ‘Words And Guitar’ below ... “Through added layers or the subtraction of guitars and drums, they provide a new way into the songs ... ‘Heart Factory’ – Self Esteem.

Hear Courtney Barnett on Lead Track From Sleater-Kinney Covers LP

Spin 23 Sep 2022
The aptly named Dig Me In ... 21 and is led by Courtney Barnett’s rendition of “Words and Guitar.”. Also featured on the album are St ... “Through added layers or the subtraction of guitars and drums, they provide a new way into the songs ... “Heart Factory,” Self Esteem. “Words and Guitar,” Courtney Barnett ... .

Sleater-Kinney Detail Dig Me Out Tribute Album, Share Courney Barnett’s “Words And Guitar”

Stereogum 23 Sep 2022
Along with the tracklist, Sleater-Kinney have also shared Courtney Barnett’s version of “Words And Guitar.” Barnett’s version is certainly a departure from the original, and it’s cool to hear her giving that song a bemused deadpan read ... 05 Self Esteem – “Heart Factory”.

How the electric guitar sidestepped the Cold War to rock the USSR (PHOTOS)

Russia Beyond 19 Sep 2022
Not one Soviet factory had any electric guitar-making knowhow, so the first ones were made by furniture manufacturers using the same materials they used for beds, wardrobes and nightstands ... The most mass-produced guitar was the ‘Ural’, also made by a furniture factory in Sverdlovsk (modern-day Ekaterinburg).

PRS Guitars shares a rare glimpse into its Indonesian SE series factory 13 Sep 2022
PRS Guitars has given a rare glimpse into its new SE Series factory in Mojokerto Region, East Java, Indonesia, in a new video ... The 20-minute film includes a video tour of the 90,000 sq ft factory, which produces 500 guitars per day, with a team of 400 guitar builders, as well as ...

How The Beatles came to use a Riverside-built guitar on the ‘White Album’

LA Daily News 08 Sep 2022
Author and researcher Paul Brett holds the Bartell fretless guitar made in Riverside, which was played by George Harrison of The Beatles ... It seems that a prototype guitar — built in Riverside — was used by George Harrison of The Beatles on the 1968White Album.”. First, how did Riverside get a guitar factory?.

Ruokangas’ Valvebucker Mk2 could be the most expensive pickup yet 08 Sep 2022
The pickup will not be sold as a single unit and only comes factory fitted into the brand’s range of guitars and basses, adding a mighty $2,200 on top of the cost of an instrument ... Its first gen launched back in 2018 and quickly gained publicity due to being the first and only vacuum tube-powered active pickup system ever for electric guitars.

Jackson launches the American Series Soloist SL3 – the first US-made production Jackson guitar in ... 08 Sep 2022
The guitar features a bevy of specs geared for heavy, fast playing, and Jackson has aimed the launch directly at the “new generation of shredders.” READ MORE ... Jackson guitars are built to play fast and loud ... Building this guitar in the Corona factory opened up incredible new design possibilities.


Longview News-Journal 07 Sep 2022
Its portfolio of guitars has been played on stages everywhere by the metal genre's biggest titans ... Jackson guitars are built to play fast and loud ... factory, is a breakthrough in high-performance guitars and above all else, is designed for speed ... Building this guitar in the Corona factory opened up incredible new design possibilities.

The untold history of Kay Guitars 05 Sep 2022
In 1928, Henry ‘Kay’ Kuhrmeyer and his financial backers Stromberg and Voisinet were responsible for what was perhaps the first commercially available electric guitar, the Stromberg Electro. Of course, electric guitars already existed by this point, but Kuhrmeyer found a way to mass-produce and market them on a level that had never been seen before.

The Big Review: Fender George Harrison Rocky Stratocaster – A faithful recreation of the Beatle’s ... 02 Sep 2022
... who painted their own guitars ... Overall, we can forgive the poly finish to the back neck at the price point, and whilst we wish the pickups had a touch airier chime, overall once again we are reminded of the sheer quality of the guitars made by modern Fender’s Ensenada factory.

Gently Tender: “This band is about figuring out who you are in the midst of chaos”

NME 01 Sep 2022
I’ve been very privileged to be in music for a very long time, because I got into it at a very young age,” Fryer told NME ... As well as detailing getting through tough moments, the album also has huge bursts of cheer and release within its track list; not least on ‘God Didn’t Leave The Factory’ ... “It’s all about the guitar solos – Adam, well done ... .

10 Guitarists That Changed Rock Music Forever

What Culture 20 Aug 2022
No matter what style or subgenre you play in rock and roll, it’s always going to come back to guitar ... To ease up tension on his fingers after a sheet metal factory incident, Tony's decision to tune down his guitar also opened up a world of possibilities for bands to play with how gutteral their guitars could be.

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