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Best of 2013: Commander-in-Chief in Zigeunerweisen Guitar Dual

The Commander in Chief struts her stuff with classical guitarist Thomas Valeur in this viral video sensation

 

Although it was released only earlier this month, the video dual between classical guitarist Thomas Valeur and the 23-year-old Norwegian metal sensation known as The Commander in Chief, is already one of the viral guitar videos of the year.

 

In the clip, Valeur is seated and circled by the leather clad Commander who wields a lethal looking Ibanez Falchion 7-string prototype, which she indeed commands with… Read More

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Perri Ink Custom Guitars Introduces Mojave and Capistrano

American custom guitar co. unleashes a pair of stripped-down rockers

 

Perri Ink Custom Guitars has released a pair of stripped-down, rocking new axes: the Mojave, and the Capistrano.

 

The Mojave is a signature model built for guitarist Noah Engh. It has an alder body and a gold top finish and  comes equipped with a single Bare Knuckle Nantucket Read More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

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

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The Jazz Guitar Handbook

Backbeat Books publishes The Jazz Guitar Handbook

 

If you’ve been curious about learning to play jazz guitar but are unsure about how to get started then Backbeat Books’ new publication, The Jazz Guitar Handbook may be the book for you. The 256 page compendium offers comprehensive instruction in learning and mastering one of the most challenging but rewarding styles of guitar playing.

 

The thorough, step-by-step guide begins by teaching readers simple blues-based riffs over basic chord… Read More

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Peavey’s self-tuning AT-200 – Video

Peavey‘s self-tuning guitar provides perfect pitch and easy access to drop D, open G and other alternate tunings

 

Peavey’s new AT-200 is a self-tuning guitar that can be ‘tricked’ into alternate tunings like Drop D, Drop C, Open G and others.

 

The guitar makes use of the Antares Auto Tune for… Read More

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Taylor Guitars Introduces All-New Mahogany 500s

Mahogany tops and new appointments lend fresh tonal flavors and classic character to Mahogany 500 acoustic series

 

Taylor Guitars has unveiled a new line of mahogany topped acoustic guitars. The Mahogany 500 series features five basic models: the Dreadnought 520, Grand Concert 522, Grand Auditorium 524, Grand Symphony 526, and Grand Orchestra 528.

 

There are also variations available with embedded electronics and with… Read More

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