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Jimi tells his own story in new biography comprised from interviews
Starting at Zero: His Own Story employs interviews and personal writings, allowing Hendrix to recount his all-too-short life, even though he died more than 40 years ago.
From our friends at Norman’s Rare Guitars, check out this amazing piece of Rock Memorabilia: one of Jimi Hendrix’s original Stratocaster’s that Jimi gave Frank Zappa, and now owned by Frank’s son Dweezil Zappa! Very cool!
EHX‘s new Holy Grail Max Reverb demoed in new video
Our friends at Electro-Harmonix have unveiled a new reverb pedal – the EHX Holy Grail Max Reverb. Like the popular EHX Holy Grail, the Max features a distinct Spring and Hall reverb as well as Plate reverb for a sonically lush tone and even a more adventurous Reverse reverb.
Decay and reverse time are both adjustable through the Max’s multi-function control.
Check out this video demo of the EXH Holy Grail Max in action.
Musikmesse 2014 set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt
Musikmesse 2014, the European equivalent of the Winter NAMM Show, is set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt Germany. The four day convention will run through March 15 and like its U.S. counterpart, will feature the latest in guitar, tech, drum, amps, and DJ gear.
While all the big guitar… Read More
Renowned Flamenco guitarist suffers a heart attack on vacation in Mexico
Flamenco guitar legend Paco de Lucia suffered a heart attack and died Wednesday at the age of 66. The Spanish born guitarist had reportedly been on a beach in Mexico playing with his children at the time of his death.
De Lucia erupted onto the international Flamenco scene with a series of albums he released in the 1970s. However the versatile guitarist also crossed over into jazz and classical.
His father was also a Flamenco… Read More