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Dylan’s Guitar from Newport Folk Fest to be Auctioned

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

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Gittler Guitar’s Kickstarter Campaign

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 result was the Gittler Guitar, a unique titanium instrument that dispensed with what Gittler felt was a sentimental attachment to the shape and form of acoustic guitars.… Read More

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Video: Albert Hammond, Jr. – “St. Justice”

Strokes guitarist releases new video from new solo EP AHJ

 

Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes has released a video for the song “St. Justice” off his new solo EP AHJ.

 

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

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Electro-Harmonix OD Glove – Video

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

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Keith Urban to Debut Signature Guitar Line

Country superstar announces limited run of signature “Phoenix Edition” acoustic and electric guitars

 

Keith Urban has unveiled “The Urban Collection,” a new signature line of guitars. The collection, which will be available exclusively through the Home Shopping Network, will include electric and electro-acoustic models.

 

The guitars will be available in three finishes – Brazilian Burst, Rich Black, and Vintage Natural Ivory.

 

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Gibson Midtown Kalamazoo Unveiled

Gibson readies latest version of its contemporary archtop tribute to the Byrdland

First introduced in 2011, the Gibson Midtown series has been popular with players looking for the best of classic retro style along with contemporary power and playability. The latest incarnation of the popular Midtown series is the Gibson Midtown Kalamazoo.

Named for Kalamazoo, Michigan (where the Gibson Byrdland was originally produced) the Kalamazoo upholds the Midtown tradition of marrying classic style with innovation. The Kalamazoo takes style cues from the Byrdland,… Read More

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