Thursday 30 June 2005
Get free guitar cut outs from New Order sleeve designer: Around 500 guitar cut outs designed by Peter Saville will be left across the capital to promote the launch of new hand-held game and music consol the Sony PSP, and they can be taken home by those who find them.
JamLab Makes Computer Recording Easy for Guitarists: M-Audio's JamLab combines a USB audio interface with a 1/4" input and line/headphone output with software effects, amp simulation, and drum loops for jamming with.
Tuesday 28 June 2005
There's no real reason for this picture here, other than to illustrate an alternative use for a Vox amp (a seat for a cat!). Actually, I'm just testing this new picture upload facility on Blogger. Never mind... normal service will be resumed shortly!
Monday 27 June 2005
Yamaha Announce the A2 Air Guitar: "...Yamaha’s newly developed A.I.R. technology (Alternative Internal Resonance) shatters this precondition, specially positioned ‘sound tubes’ pass through a lightweight body at intricately selected angles. This allows string vibrations, which normally only resonate the top of the guitar body are more effectively ‘transmitted’ through the whole instrument..."
Thursday 23 June 2005
What I want to know is, what model Fender Stratocaster is it that Wayne Kramer uses these days? It's a hardtail Strat, that's for certain (despite the "with Synchronized Tremolo" legend on the headstock!), and on the scratchplate near the pickup selector switch there is a Fender "F". Does anyone have any ideas what model it might be? Just curious...
Wednesday 22 June 2005
Monday 20 June 2005
Ace Frehley presents Les Paul with signature model guitar: Original Kisss guitarist Ace Frehley presented the legendary Les Paul with his own signature model of the guitar on Monday, June 13th at the Iridium Jazz club in New York.
Saturday 18 June 2005
Friday 17 June 2005
Tuesday 14 June 2005
Brian May gets encore at the Palace: guitar legends Brian May and Jimmy Page are among Britain's greatest musicians honoured by the Queen this week, whilst Live Aid founder and Ultravox star Midge Ure gets an OBE along with guitarist John Mayall, the father of British blues.
Friday 10 June 2005
I've strung her up tonight for the first time and the initial impressions are good. The sound is sweet and I have achieved a very nice playable action. I just need to play the new strings in a bit and get the tuning stabilised, as they always sound overly bright when you first put them on.
In case you don't remember, this is what she looked like before!
House Music Pioneer From The Band Ten City Meets Legendary Guitar Player From The Rock Band Thin Lizzy on Branch Recording: Andy Gee? When did he play guitar for Thin Lizzy?
Wednesday 8 June 2005
Women with Guitars Chicago goes international with June 24 & 25 concerts: Seven singer-songwriters strum and strut their stuff.
Tuesday 7 June 2005
Monday 6 June 2005
Friday 3 June 2005
Siegmund Guitars Introduces Outcaster Guitar: Chris Siegmund's latest design is available as either a Strat and Tele-style ash-bodied guitar with hollowed out sides, f-hole, and variety of custom options. See: www.siegmundguitars.com