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Passing Strange review — anthemic songs and a script full of zingers

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 May 2024
The last time I saw the ultra-versatile Hamilton veteran Giles Terera, just weeks ago, he was dropping bons mots as a careerist academic in Power of Sail at the Menier Chocolate Factory ... guitar hero.

Fourteenth Annual Santee Street Fair and Craft Beer Festival

GetNews 20 May 2024
... Expressions Dance and Movement Center, performing arts groups from West Hills High School, Trad Am Karate, Singer Songwriter Dylan Razwick, DD Cheer Factory and West Hills High School Guitar Club.

Martin 000-X2E review – forget what you think about budget Martins 17 May 2024
For many, Martin Guitars are the gold standard of American-designed and crafted acoustic guitars ... Martin launched the X Series back in 1998, and for all of that time the guitars have been made in Martin’s Navojoa, Mexico factory.

Vito Bratta says “Eddie Van Halen comparisons” made him switch from Stratocasters to Steinbergers 15 May 2024
... to Steinberger guitars to avoid comparisons with Eddie Van Halen ... There was a factory modification done that only my guitars had, which is I only had one volume knob and a two-way switch.” .

Gloom Girl MFG brings punk rock to Nashville with thrashing, urgent EP 'Polycrisis'

The Tennessean 09 May 2024
In their band name, they decided to give nod to the Gibson Guitar factory, where three of the band members have worked, hence the "MFG," (which was also inspired by the initials in punk band Fontaines D.C.'s name).

Why the CEO of America’s oldest guitar company is embracing radical change 25 Apr 2024
Thomas Ripsam, CEO of Martin Guitars, in the factory ... that price range – both in terms of the aesthetics, but also the quality – these are true Martin guitars in my mind.” Thomas Ripsam in the factory.

Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard on ‘Dark Matter’ album, upcoming tour

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 19 Apr 2024
Things started clicking immediately in Watt’s guitar-strewn Wonka factory, as the crew knocked out “Scared of Fear” and the swinging “React, Respond” — twin kickers that open the album — that first day.

Lee Anderton says spending an extra $5 making a budget guitar can make it “twice ... 18 Apr 2024
He says, “I was looking at these models and thinking it was mad how much better I could make the guitar relative to these £99 ones by just saying to the factory, ‘What if we just spend five dollars more?’.

A brief history of Dean Guitars 17 Apr 2024
He even went up to Kalamazoo, Michigan, at one point for a tour of the Gibson factory, all the while taking notes on what he would need to start his own business making guitars ... Dean Guitars.

“Guitar companies are selling nostalgia”: Joe Bonamassa on the “weird business” of the guitar industry 12 Apr 2024
Given the popularity of factory-aged guitars and the enduring popularity of classic models like your Teles and your Les Pauls, he’s making an astute point ...It’s essentially been the same guitar for 70 years.”.

What guitars does Ed Sheeran use? The instruments and gear behind the Mathematics tour 10 Apr 2024
It’s that the journey that began with just him and an acoustic guitar has remained, fundamentally, one that is primarily expressed with just him and his guitar ... Interestingly, the “Plus” edition guitars featured a Sapele top.

Heritage Custom Shop introduces the Core Collection H-575 with “nuanced and articulate” 225 Classic Archtop Humbuckers 08 Apr 2024
The guitar has been crafted at its famed 225 Parsons Street factory in the heart of Kalamazoo, Michigan, where the brand has been based since 1985 ... Get a closer look at the guitar in action below..

How the Liverbirds disrupted the rock ’n’ roll boys’ club

New Statesman 03 Apr 2024
they used empty guitar cases as props to get into the Cavern Club for free ... Mary would spend £4 of her weekly wage (she did book-keeping at a spam factory) on paying off her Framus guitar, and would give the rest to her mum.

Gary Numan, George Lopez and more: 4 shows to see in the Coachella Valley this week

Desert Sun 02 Apr 2024
HOT PICK ... Many of his songs include heavy guitar and synthesizer riffs, which made "Cars" appealing to the metal band Fear Factory who recorded a cover of the song for their 1998 album "Obsolete" and features Numan in a duet with frontman Burton C.

Taylor 314ce LTD review – a fitting tribute to 50 years of innovation 29 Mar 2024
Taylor Guitars celebrates its 50th anniversary this year ... One guitar was of particular interest to me, however – the 314ce LTD ... It sings, it purrs and it is an excellent example of the best of North American factory guitar making.