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Guitar Toolkit –iPhone App
Available at Apple’s App Store, Guitar Toolkit provides a super- accurate chromatic tuner for 6- and 12-string guitars, 4-, 5- and 6-string bass, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. It covers standard and alternate tunings for each instrument and also provides a library of over 500,000 Read More
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.
Lick of the Day is… Read More
You can’t always take your guitar with you, so what are you to do when a sudden burst of inspiration or a wave of boredom overcomes you? Break out your handy iPad and open the Progression app! Notion Music has found the next best thing, allowing you to pen your ideas on the spot; well that is, until it becomes socially acceptable to rock out everywhere in public.
Rockbridge Guitar Company is a Virginia-based guitar crafting company that prides itself on its meticulous crafting process. The construction of a custom-made guitar begins by selecting the type of tonewoods to be used throughout the instrument, followed by the decison as to which of eight available models will be the best fit for the player’s individual style and taste. Then comes the nitty-gritty decisions on hardware, inlays, and other details essential to completion of the final product.
Each decade holds a defining characteristic, and today everyone is captivated with reviving these vintage items and feelings. 65amps aims to bring back the sound of rock n’ roll from the 1960s; a time filled with soul and rebellion in music. These new amps serve as the bridge between old sounds and new products. Check out 65amps featured product, and pick up one for yourself or a fellow musician!
The low-powered but extremely toneful 18 Watt London Pro tube amp is hand made in the… Read More
GSTV sat down with some of the top gear companies to see what they have in store for guitarists this year. We got a peak at some great new products from the Australia-based DVK Technologies which is a pedal producing project featuring electronics pedal freak Craig Paine and longtime professional guitarist Brett Kingman. All the pedals are designed and built in Melbourne, Australia.
The Gibson Hummingbird is one of the most iconic and recognized acoustic guitars in music history. First introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was Gibson’s first square-shouldered dreadnought acoustic guitar, designed to compete with similar Martin acoustic guitars of the time.
The Hummingbird typically sports a spruce top with mahogany back and sides, as well as a distinctive decorative pick guard, though some vintage models in the early 1960s featured a maple back and sides, and as a result, certain modern special editions will reflect those… Read More
BLUE Microphones was founded in 1995 with the goal of using advancements in digital technology to improve audio recording equipment. Each microphone contains its own proprietary capsule designed to capture and focus on specific frequencies. BLUE designs and manufactures a wide variety of studio microphones, as well as USB mics.
An Extremely Rare Vintage Electric 12-String
1966 was a curious and bizarre year for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. Ted McCarty retired as the company’s president, the Les Paul as we know it disappeared from Gibson’s catalog, and the company introduced the first Firebird V-12—an electric guitar 12-string with the hip Firebird V body shape and appointments.
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