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PRS Opens LA Artist Showroom in Burbank

PRS guitars opens full-time artist showroom where guitarists can experience the PRS brand in an intimate studio setting

 

By Alex Baker

 

Paul Reed Smith Guitars has opened a new full-time Artist Showroom. The new showroom, which is housed at the CenterStaging facility in Burbank, CA was envisioned as a place where guitarists could interact with and experience the PRS brand in an intimate studio setting.… Read More

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The YRG 1000 GEN 2: a revolution in MIDI guitar control?

You Rock Guitar brings digital MIDI guitar control to the masses with the YRG 1000 Gen 2

 

By Alex Baker

 

The YRG 1000 Gen 2 is a mass-produced MIDI guitar that was designed to put digital guitar technology into the hands of the masses.

 

According to Sound on Sound, the YRG 1000 “just might be the… Read More

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Gear Profile: Silvertone Amp In Case at National Guitar Museum

GSTV gets up close with a rare vintage classic -  the Silvertone Amp In Case

 

With its lipstick tube pickups and three-watt amp built into the case, the Silvertone Amp In Case was an affordable entry-level model that is rumored to have been the first electric guitar ever owned by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan. During our recent visit to the National Guitar Museum, GSTV’s Brian Lippey got the lowdown on this unique Danelectro guitar and all-in-one package, that was originally available for just $67.95.

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Holiday Gift Tip: Pedaltrain 2

Lightweight, solid, and highly portable unit keeps pedals in line

 

By Alex Baker

 

Stompboxes!

 

Guitarists can’t get enough of them, which is fine provided they can find a way to manage all of them.

 

However this is easier said than done and for many guitarists setting up for a jam session, to record, or play a gig, can seem like rewiring a toaster with all the carefully ordered connections needed to properly configure your various pedals. The solution is… Read More

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Fender Unveils Tim Armstrong Deluxe Acoustic

Rancid frontman partners with Fender for Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender Guitars has announced the release of the new Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model. The guitar was in fact produced in partnership with the heavily-tattooed Rancid frontman and was actually modeled after his original ’70s Fender acoustic (see video above).

For a guitar that was designed by the leader of a Read More

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LA WEEKLY: The Seven Sexiest Guitars

LA Weekly recently put out a list of their picks for the seven sexiest guitars. Below is a quick excerpt from their list. Be sure to hit the link after the jump for the full rundown, and be sure to leave a comment with some of your own favorites.

 

The Seven Sexiest Guitars

By LA Weekly


Martin Acoustic 000-18 Kenny Sultan Sunburst Custom Signature Edition
For those of you who prefer an intimate encounter, this sunburst beauty will inspire ballads and Bic lighters. Her solid premium… Read More

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