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.
Dylan Kongos: South African Rhythms Meet Rock
Warwick Bass Camp 2016 Coverage
Derrick Hodge and the Robert Glasper Experiment to Release 'Artscience'
Wilco Shares 'Someone To Lose' from Forthcoming Album 'Schmilco'
Spectrasonics Holds Sale on Omnisphere 2 Patch Collections
PreSonus Ships Notion 6 Notation Software
The Horizons of Instrument Design: A Conversation with Don Buchla
3 Days Left to Save on Omnisphere 2 Patch Collections
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: From Music to Voodoo
Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Cover Van Halen Hits
Metallica’s “One” on One Guitar: See How It Was Done
Metallica Go Back to School and Give a Glimpse of the Making of the "Hardwired" Music Video
Lamb of God and Eyehategod
Axl Rose and Other Rock Musicians Depicted as Garbage Pail Kids
Lari Basilio On Her Dream G3 Tour, Music Scene in Brazil & More
Seth Walker Premieres Acoustic Version of â€œTurn This Thing Aroundâ€
How to Create Beautiful Chord Progressions
Copyright ©2016 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