Latest News for: Guitar factory


Tech Talk: How to set pickup heights 24 Feb 2021
Even tiny adjustments can have a huge effect on the overall sound and response of your guitar, from how hard it hits the amp, to the balance of bass and treble frequencies, and even how one instrument stacks up against another ... A screwdriver that matches the height-adjustment screws on your guitar ... A guitar.

Fans pit Chicago against Fleetwood Mac in epic Twitter debate

New York Post 22 Feb 2021
More On.. twitter. HelloFresh apologizes after customer appears to receive bottle of urine with delivery ... Alt-right social media network Gab goes dark ... “Fleetwood Mac (BEFORE Buckingham & Nicks) was one of the three greatest English blues/rock guitar/guitarist song factories in history,” voted an opposing listener.  ... Ad. Up Next Close ... 3 ... Ad ... 3 ... .

Local resident becomes blues legend

The Morganton News Herald 18 Feb 2021
A humble factory worker who used to call Morganton home became an icon of blues guitar music during her golden years ... Her father, Boone Reid, taught her how to play guitar in the “Piedmont blues” style when she was just 3 years old ... As she grew up, she learned how to play six- and 12-string acoustic guitar and the five-string banjo.

Metal machine music: The history of guitars made from metal 18 Feb 2021
In this feature at least, we’re all about metal as a guitar-building material alone ... It seems the Fujigen factory completed only seven JS2 chrome guitars for Ibanez, including the three given to Joe, who had to put heavy clear tape over the cracks of his own favourite example, which he nicknamed Chrome Boy, to prevent ripping his skin open.

Album reviews: Nothing, Nowhere – Trauma Factory and Isaac Dunbar – Evil Twin

The Independent 18 Feb 2021
Nothing, NowhereTrauma Factory ... Judging by the follow-up, Trauma Factory, he’s got his appetite back. The American artist, born Joseph Mulherin, is often labelled “genre-less” or “genre blurring”, but Trauma Factory fits very neatly into classic emo rap tropes.

Jay Leonard J on his love of The Last Waltz and his dreams of growing ... 05 Feb 2021
That track completely changed my life; all my first solos where Buddy Holly solos and he became such a guitar hero for me that I even ended up naming my daughter Holly.” I couldn’t live without my. “I have an original, blonde 1968 Fender Telecaster with a factory installed Bigsby tailpiece ...I’ve always wanted to play guitar like Django Reinhardt.

Guitars owned by George Harrison, Tom Petty, and more at Gretsch Family Archives auction 29 Jan 2021
Hosted by Julien’s Auctions, the event lists celebrity-owned vintage electric and acoustic guitars, prototypes, drums, amplifiers and even historic factory tools ... Elsewhere, you’ll find historic guitar making equipment from the Grestch factory and plenty more besides ... For more guitar gear news, click here.

Barrett-Jackson and Fender® Custom Shop Collaborate on 1969 Ford Mustang Resto-Mod with Matching Fender Custom ...

Daily Freeman 29 Jan 2021
The classic Fender Mustang guitar, which is nearing completion, will be unveiled prior to Barrett-Jackson’s flagship Scottsdale Auction March 20-27, 2021, at WestWorld of Scottsdale ... That’s why we’re called ‘The Dream Factory.’ Barrett-Jackson builds dream cars and we build dream guitars.”.

Tech Talk: How to fit a Mastery Bridge to a Jaguar with a mute 27 Jan 2021
When set up correctly, it gives the guitar a sound not unlike that of an electric banjo ... The owner of the guitar provided a brand new mute plate for the job so the original can remain in factory condition ... When I was finally happy with the operation of the mute plate, I installed the Mastery bridge, strung up the guitar, and finished the setup.

Talking Shop: Bartlett Guitars 25 Jan 2021
The crowning achievement of his own guitar making, however, came in putting his own original twist on the style ... It was a very quick transition into guitar making.” ... The trick, of course, is that while a major mid-century guitar brand had a full factory to work with, and the benefit of assembly-line production, Bartlett himself is a one-man shop.

Reverb and PRS crack down on Lunar Ice Silver Sky preorder scalping 22 Jan 2021
The effect of bad-faith scalping and similar practices, and their relationship to limited product runs, became a talking point in the world of guitar equipment with the launch of the Chase Bliss/ZVEX Bliss Factory limited-edition pedal ... For more guitar news, click here.

“We wanted to pay attention to the details that only guitar geeks would appreciate”: Epiphone ... 22 Jan 2021
“Our regular Les Pauls are nicely built, high quality instruments, but we wanted to pay attention to the details that only guitar geeks would appreciate ... It’s not an open grain matt finish, we just took the shine off.” Will laurel fretboards be a permanent feature on Epiphone guitars? ... “Our Chinese factory has really hit their stride.