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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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Amanda Palmer Writes Poem to Boston Bombing Suspect – Has She Gone Too Far?

Crowd-sourcing art rock diva composes poem for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

 

By Alex Baker

 

In what is assumedly the latest in a string of efforts designed to test the limits of her likability with the public, Amanda Palmer has published a poem for Boston Bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev on her blog.

 

The poem, entitled simply A Poem for Dzhohkar, has drawn an angry response on Read More

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The Adarna

Seattle indie rockers The Adarna are a cool guitar-driven band with a slightly anglophile bent. Citing influences like The Cult, Muse, and Guns N Roses, the band has crafted an appealing original sound. The Adarna released a five-song, Kickstarter-funded EP earlier this year and then went on… Read More

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