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SoCAL World Guitar Show July 13-14

4 Amigos Guitar Shows gears up for SoCAL World Guitar Show in Glendale

 

By Alex Baker

 

The “Texas 4 Amigos,” a group of guys who’ve been producing great guitar shows across the country for years, are getting ready to launch the 2013 SoCAL World Guitar Show July 13-14.

 

The 4 Amigos group was created by Larry Briggs, who first began producing guitar shows back in 1984. Since then Briggs has been involved in every major… Read More

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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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Fret-King Black Label Super-Hybrid

Single-coil, humbucker and acoustic tone all in one stylish package


By Alex Baker

 

Looking for one guitar that does it all? You might have found it in the Fret-King Black Label Super-Hybrid. This impeccably-finished solid body electric/acoustic hybrid sports two split coil humbuckers, a single-coil center pickup and a piezo loaded “Acoustibridge,” giving it arguably, a wider range of tone… Read More

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