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Gear Profile: Taylor Electric Guitars

We visited with Taylor Guitars in San Diego and chated with Andy Lund about the very cool Taylor T3 Series electric semi-hollow-body guitar.

According to its website: “the T3 continues Taylor’s quest to expand the range of tones available to the electric player. Inspired by both the T5 and the SolidBody, we’ve taken the classic semi-hollowbody sound and applied our signature Taylor design and tonal touches, blending our high-definition Style 2 pickups… Read More

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David Bowie & David Gilmore LIVE: “Comfortably Numb”

GilmoreBowie performing the Pink Floyd classic “Comfortably Numb” from the DVD  “Remember That Night – Live at The Royal Albert Hall“  This performance represents one of the very finest in the history of English rock, with Bowie’s vocals adding additional command and texture to the original composition. Gilmore’s guitar solo design is flawless and executed with exciting intensity. Don’t miss this… Read More

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Cool App: Guitar Lick of the Day


 

If there’s not a guitar in your hand, then we’re willing to bet that your phone is. Technology is for more than keeping in touch with others now, and is getting pretty nifty with all that it offers. You’d think developers would be running out of the tricks stored up their sleeves, right? Well think again, because there is now an app by Guitar World that will keep you in tune with your phone and guitar at the same time.
 
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Foo Fighters’ “Walk”

Cool zany video of Foo Fighters‘ “Walk” featuring Dave Grohl. These guys rock, and we LOVE Grohl’s signature powder blue Gibson Trini Lopez model (check out the distinctive diamond-shaped f-holes and stratocaster-style headstock, unique in Gibson’s semi-hollow body electric line)

 

For those of you that have been living on Mars, Foo Fighters was originally formed in 1994 by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following Read More

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Gear Gift Guide: AmpKit + AmpKitLiNK

Have you ever wished you could conveniently carry your amp in your back pocket? Well, thanks to AmpKit, you can now tote one around on any of your Apple products. AmpKit developed by Agile Partners is the ultimate guitar amp effects and recording app for iPadiPhone and iPod touch; delivering by far the best-sounding, most realistic guitar tone on iOS. The AmpKit app allows you to have an amp, full of effects and the ability to record on the go. So no more lost riffs, and no more strokes of genius lost… Read More

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Gear Profile: Taylor GS Mini Guitar

Still dreaming of a beautiful, but somewhat smaller, acoustic under the Christmas tree? In part two of our interview with Taylor Guitars in San Diego, Guitar Shop TV chats with Andy Lund about the very cool Taylor Mini GS (“Grand Symphony”) Acoustic Series. The Mini is an extremely popular “travel guitar” that appeals to both beginners and more advanced players. Each is equipped with a small harness to accomodate a small pickup and as such this instrument can be ideal for gigs.

 

 

 

Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974… Read More

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