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by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist – Andy Alt introduces A Little Thunder™ – a revolutionary humbucker pickup that adds a bass signal to electric guitars. The addition of the bass feature comes at no physical modifications to your beloved guitar: no drilling, routing, [...]
The solid-body Les Paul Standard and semi-acoustic ES-335 are the two most influential electric guitars ever to hit their respective genres. Now Gibson brings them together in the ES-Les Paul, a stunning “meeting of minds” that blends the most important aspects of form and function from [...]
To celebrate the company’s 120th anniversary, Gibson has unveiled a set of new guitar models. The new models include two new Les Pauls in the form of the Light Flame Top and the Traditional Flame Top, a pair of Flying Vs, an SG and an Explorer. In the sprit of Gibson’s philosophy, these [...]
Do You Want Your Own Signature Series Guitar? Most electric guitar manufacturers release Signature Series models to honor pickers they believe have merit. This is an arbitrary process with very few people getting that recognition. The really talented pickers are totally ignored by the major [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – Of all the tools in a guitarist arsenal, the pick may be the most overlooked. The guitar pick, or plectrum, typically is made of plastic, nylon or tortoiseshell but also can be made from rubber, wood, glass or stone. What may not be obvious is that these [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – I play guitar and like most people who play guitar, I’m just an average player. I’m not a regular gigging musician or a performer but I am genuinely in love with the guitar. I’m a gear head. I love guitars and guitar gadgets and I [...]
Just released – A new upgrade for all Fender 2-pickup Select Series Jazz Bass instruments that contains AweSome Musical Instruments Pickup Switch UpgradeTM product. This drop-in product instantly gives you 100 percent more pickup tones on your instrument to let you find your elusive Signature [...]