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Across China: Chinese town strums chord of prosperity, happiness through guitar manufacturing

China.dot.org 19 Sep 2021
19 (Xinhua) -- Don't be surprised at hearing lively tunes of electric guitars when you set foot in Tangwu, a small town in east China's Shandong Province that once relied on corn and wheat cultivation. For almost three decades the sound of guitars has continued to reverberate in this town.
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On this day, September 14, 2001 Stelios Kazantzidis dies

Greek City Times 14 Sep 2021
Stelios Kazantzidis is considered by many as the most prolific Greek singer of all time.Stelios Kazantzidis. Stelios Kazantzidis is considered by many as the most prolific Greek singer of all time ... Music had surrounded him since his birth, and he started to play the guitar in his teenage years when a factory owner gave him one ... Advertisment. .
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Ryan’s gigs: Tomorrow’s Warriors; Sheila Maurice-Grey; Rachael Cohen; Mornington Lockett; Charlie Wood; Ian Shaw; Theon Cross

Islington Tribune 10 Sep 2021
It is a long and distinguished rollcall. Sheila Maurice-Grey and Nathaniel Facey ... She is joined by Artie Zaitz (Banger Factory) on guitar, Renato Paris on Synths and keys (Moses Boyd’s Exodus, Jorja Smith etc), Arthur O’Hara (who runs his own trio) on bass, and Benjamin Appiah (Triforce) on drums. That’s quite a pedigree. Expect fireworks ... PHOTO ... .
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ESP Guitars launches five new signature guitars for the late Alexi Laiho

Guitar.com 03 Sep 2021
ESP Guitars will be launching five new signature guitars for the late Children Of Bodom guitarist-singer Alexi Laiho ... A hugely influential musician who helped shape the course of modern metal guitar ... The guitars began development with input from Laiho over a year before his passing ... It’s built at ESP’s factory in Japan ... ESP Guitars ... ESP Guitars.
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Fuzz Was The Future: How a happy accident sparked the rock revolution of the 60s

Guitar.com 03 Sep 2021
Like most other milestones in guitar history, this one happened by accident ... Grady Martin is seated with his guitar amp at ear level on his right side ... He faces Marty and the vocal microphone while tuning his guitar. It’s a Danelectro six-string electric guitar, model UB2, but it’s a little bit different from most factory-made solidbodies.
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“I’ve tried the Fractal. I didn’t get it”: J Mascis on his new signature Fender ...

Guitar.com 02 Sep 2021
But what guitar is in his hand? READ MORE ... I’m not sure how, but I think I play differently on every guitar I have.” ... Recent signature models from the likes of Jason Isbell and Brad Paisley have seen various levels of factory-aging make its way onto production guitars, and the Mascis Tele continues with that trend, albeit with one difference.
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“I wanted to do something that had elements of classic designs, but in a twisted ...

Guitar.com 30 Aug 2021
I first encountered Dennis Fano’s work in the pages of Guitar Magazine some 20 years ago ... Novo Guitars Jersey boy ... One of the hallmarks of the Alt de Facto series, that has carried over into Fano’s Novo guitars, is the distressing – the shop-applied playwear that other makers call ‘relic’ing’ or ‘factory ageing’ ... Novo Guitars.
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On This Day in 1931: Greek singer, Stelios Kazantzidis was born

Greek City Times 29 Aug 2021
Stelios Kazantzidis, singer, born August 29 1931; died September 14 2001 ... During the Nazi occupation, his family fled to a village in northern Greece ... In 1947, his father died from his beatings during and after the war as a communist ... His life changed when the owner of a factory, which was located in the Perissos working district, gave him a guitar ... .
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Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares says the band have found a new singer

NME 21 Aug 2021
Fear Factory ... Cazares added he won’t reveal the new Fear Factory member until the conclusion of his tour with Soulfly – for whom he’s undertaking guitar duties after the axeman Mark Rizzo quit – saying he plans to introduce the new vocalist through new material.
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“There is a worldwide panic on availability of vacuum tubes” – Mike Matthews on the ...

Guitar.com 02 Aug 2021
As a result, the guitar amplifier industry is one of the few that still requires vacuum tubes – so it’s perhaps no wonder that the number of factories actually producing them has been reduced greatly over the last few decades ... given the boom in guitar gear sales over the pandemic.
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The Big Review: Seth Baccus Shoreline JM-H90

Guitar.com 29 Jul 2021
The best baritone guitars to buy this year New flame ... The styling cues all contribute to a classy and considered aesthetic that’s a cut above many of the other offset-inspired boutique guitars you’ll find on Instagram, and if factory distress doesn’t do it for you, fear not – Seth also offers a range of high-gloss and sparkle finish options.
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China's Guizhou posts 440% growth in guitar exports

China Daily 22 Jul 2021
... guitar manufacturing center ... The county has an industrial guitar park covering over 26 hectares and factory buildings of 400,000 square meters.
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China's Guizhou posts 440 pct growth in guitar exports

China.dot.org 22 Jul 2021
... China's guitar manufacturing center ... The county has an industrial guitar park covering over 26 hectares and factory buildings of 400,000 square meters.
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Factory Two in Flint to host ‘Night at the Makerspace’ with 10 artists showcasing demos of their craft

Michigan Live 19 Jul 2021
Factory Two presents Night at the Makerspace from 5 to 7 p.m ... Flint’s community makerspace will host ten artists and makers providing demos of their craft, ranging from guitar making and laser cutting to screen printing and blacksmithing, according to a Factory Two news release.
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DIY Workshop: 1965 Gibson Firebird restoration (Part 3)

Guitar.com 12 Jul 2021
When restoring vintage guitars, my approach is always to get the finishing as close to factory standard as possible and work backwards, rather than skimping on the cutting and polishing ... You need a sizeable deep freeze for a set-neck guitar – and Firebirds in particular – but it’s the best way to induce lacquer checking.
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