Here are videos of four more master luthiers who are doing very cool things, shot at the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show (click on the text):
Gordon Branch on his 33 1/3 guitar with what he calls an "Industrial Deco" look, constructed from aluminum tubing, with a neck built of ultra-rare pink ivory wood from South Africa.
Chihoe Hahn, known for his high-test Teles, briefly describes his new Strat-style guitar.
Grant Batson shows two auditorium model guitars without sound holes—a fairly radical concept.
Saul Koll shows his RE and Superior models, along with two Super Glides.
And in this video Andalusian luthier Luis Feu de Mesquita talks about the historical origins of the guitar, specifically the Stradivarius Baroque guitar, which he has reconstructed with a few practical modifications.
Stay tuned for lots more good stuff from the show, coming soon.
A Perfect Circle Bassist Matt McJunkins Dishes on His New Band
Pete Townshend Reissues His Solo Catalog With Some Amazing Bass Support
Native Instruments introduces NEON DRIVE Expansion for MASCHINE
Teeny tiny models of synthesizers that never were
This keyboardist’s “Thriller” tutorial is pretty impressive
Brad Gillis: The Night Ranger Axman Rocks an Impressive Collection
Electro-Harmonix Introduces Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus/Vibrato Pedal
Apocalyptica Premiere New Song and Video, “Cold Blood”
Former Megadeth Members Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover Announce New Project, Act of Defiance
Top 10 Weirdest Guitar Sounds Ever Recorded
‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington’: Bassist Tom Hamilton Talks New Film/DVD, Gear and Memorable Moments
Copyright ©2015 by NewBay Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 28 East 28th Street, 12th floor, New York, NY 10016 T (212) 378-0400 F (212) 378-0470