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Introducing Fender Guitars’ new folding-neck model CD-140S VA and CD-60 VA acoustics
Fender has released a pair of acoustic guitars equipped with hinged necks, allowing them to be folded to facilitate ease of transport during travel. The CD-140S VA and the CD-60 VA both come equipped with Fender’s patented Voyage-Air neck hinge, which makes it possible for the instruments to be folded in half and easily stored in a standard backpack-sized… Read More
Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches
Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More
Sunburst Fender Stratocaster Dylan wielded when he ‘went electric’ to be sold at auction
It was one of the most pivotal moments of the Sixties when after completing his three-song acoustic folk set at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan announced that he would be bringing out “some friends.”
Joined by a band of electric powered backup musicians, the folk icon… Read More
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?
The video features the indie rock guitar hero playing opposite Dutch model Nina de Raadt, in a stylized black and white story, depicting a kind of hipster love affair.
AHJ is the… Read More
Electro-Harmonix unveils scorching new overdrive/distortion pedal in demo video
New York-based effects manufacturer Electro-Harmonix has released a new video demo for their OD Glove Overdrive/distortion pedal.
According to the EHX website, the OD Glove is characterized by:
Rich, overtone laden sound that doesn’t get muddy. Responsive controls that take you from sparkling, clean boost through brown crunch and all the way to thick, saturated hi-gain. Advanced features like Tone Shift and selectable 9 or 18V internal voltage for surgical