Tag Archives: electric guitar
Crowdfunding campaign underway to relaunch innovative minimalist guitar line
Back in the 1970s, musician and minimalist artist Alan Gittler had an innovative idea. What it you stripped away all the excess elements of the electric guitar and whittled the instrument down to its essential core?
4 Amigos Guitar Shows gears up for SoCAL World Guitar Show in Glendale
By Alex Baker
The 4 Amigos group was created by Larry Briggs, who first began producing guitar shows back in 1984. Since then Briggs has been involved in every major… Read More
Classic humbuckered hollow-body recreated for a new generation
Gibson Memphis has introduced a new reproduction of the much-coveted 1959 Dot Fret ES-335. The new ES-335TD and ES-335TDN have both been faithfully modeled after an original 1959 ES-335, down to the distinct “Mickey Moue” cutaway.
Here’s what Gibson had to say about the 1959 Dot Fret ES-335:
Fender combines Cabronita styling with lightweight Thinline design
By Alex Baker
Fender has added the new Cabronita Telecaster Thinline to its popular Cabronita series. The new model combines the striking styling of the Cabronita series with the lightweight design of a Thinline model. The beautiful guitar was designed as a distinctive and powerful take on Fender’s first model of electric guitar.
Single-coil, humbucker and acoustic tone all in one stylish package
Looking for one guitar that does it all? You might have found it in the Fret-King Black Label Super-Hybrid. This impeccably-finished solid body electric/acoustic hybrid sports two split coil humbuckers, a single-coil center pickup and a piezo loaded “Acoustibridge,” giving it arguably, a wider range of tone… Read More
In “Producing Led Zeppelin” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock legends) In this Part One of our exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in producing the classic rock album Led Zeppelin IV, including the iconic track “Stairway to Heaven.” An amazing conversation with one of the all-time greats!