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Ibanez Artstar: 21st Century Update on the Classic Jazz Guitar

Jazzy new line of hollow body electric guitars from Ibanez

 

By Alex Baker

 

Introduced earlier this year, Ibanez’s new Artstar line of hollow body electric guitars were designed with one thing in mind: jazz baby.

 

Although the Artstar is very much a 21st century affair in terms of construction and components, there are many elements present in both the Artstar AF151/155 and the Artstar AS153 that harken back to the kind of classic… Read More

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Fender Cabronita Telecaster Thinline

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.

 

The Fender Carbonita Telecaster Thinline features… Read More

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Eric Clapton’s Six-String Stories

Eric Clapton’s 50-year career told through his guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Genesis Publications has partnered with Eric Clapton to bring us Six-String Stories, a unique volume of work that chronicles the guitarist’s five decade career through the guitars he’s played along the way. Using a combination of photographs and Clapton’s own words, the limited edition book provides detailed background info on 300 guitars played by the legendary blues-rock guitarist over… Read More

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Jericho Guitars Avenger Baritone

Vancouver guitar manufacturer unveils new line of Avenger baritone guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Jericho Guitars has unveiled its new line of Avenger baritone guitars. The Avenger comes equipped with a 27-inch scale that’s been optimized for standard tuning as well as drop tunings as low as drop G.

 

“This is not your daddy’s guitar,” explains Dave Muselman of Jericho Guitars. The instrument features… Read More

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Impossible Guitar

 

 

 

 

 

Ready for something different from the classical side? Check this very impressive performance by Dominic Frasca!¬†¬†Really special….

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Fender Releases Ritche Blackmore Tribute Strat

Fender Custom Shop unveils limited edition replica of Deep Purple guitarist’s legendary black Stratocaster

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender Guitars has unveiled a special limited edition Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster based on the instrument the pioneering heavy metal guitarist used to record the iconic hit “Smoke On the Water.”

 

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