Cort Guitars Announces the EVL-X7
May 22 2013 1:03PM
Expanding on their highly successful EVL series of the guitars, the EVL-X7 complements the line with upgraded hardware and electronics.
Roundup: Six High-Value 6-Strings
Apr 22 2013 11:18AM
The logical step for most players when they come into some cash is to start buying more expensive guitars.
New Gear: May 2013
Apr 16 2013 1:07PM
PEAVEY ELECTRONICS SUPERMAN ROCKMASTER GUITAR Goodies Specially designed for DC Comics enthusiasts, serious collectors, and musicians of every skill level. Available summer 2013.
How I Made a Custom Monkey Guitar
Apr 16 2013 1:04PM
THE ART OF CREATING custom graphics for guitars via user-supplied jpgs or pdfs isn’t exactly new—Guitar Player worked with the Peavey Custom Shop to design a 40th Anniversary Guitar emblazoned with classic GP covers six years
Bushmills, Bischoff, and Bon Iver Create "The 1608:
Apr 16 2013 1:03PM
Luthier Gordy Bischoff collaborated with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver to build this baritone guitar from Bushmills whiskey barrels.
Carl Verheyen and LsL Instruments Introduce the “CV Studio”
May 3 2013 1:22PM
Carl told us that he loves his signature LsL Guitar with the true single coil pickups that evoke the tones that define rock 'n roll. But sometimes he plays in venues with old or sub-par wiring, or he'll play with a symphonic
Whack Job: 1966 Vox Mark IX
Apr 22 2013 12:21PM
I WILL NEVER FORGET HOW COOL BRIAN Jones and Keith Richards looked the first time I saw them with their Vox Teardrops and Phantoms.
Fable Fighters: What's the Big Deal About USA-made vs. Offshore Guitars
Apr 22 2013 11:45AM
THE GLOBALIZATION OF THE GUITAR market has brought us tremendous variety, both in cost and in features, but for some players a long-standing view of guitars manufactured overseas as somehow inherently “inferior” still holds sway.
MOD Kits DIY Introduces Pre-Wired Assemblies For Guitar Modifications
Apr 2 2013 3:42PM
MOD Kits DIY announced the introduction of their new product line for guitarmodification—Pre-Wired Assemblies. Used to upgrade your existing guitarelectronics, MOD pre-wired assemblies enhance your overall tone and
Gretsch Atkins Super Axe
Mar 25 2013 3:09PM
Boasting onboard compressor and phaser, the Super Axe from 1977 was touted by Atkins as the "Ultimate guitar for the rock musician."
Justin Derrico's Gear for Pink's Current Tour
Mar 22 2013 11:00AM
Pink guitarist Justin Derrico shows his touring rig at a recent gig.
Classic "Patent Applied Sound" pickups
Mar 20 2013 3:03PM
This PAS ad from August 1977 features Eric Clapton holding an Alex double-neck. Whether Clapton knew he'd be pitched as "endorsing" the product is a mystery
Greg Koch interviews Paul Reed Smith at NAMM 2013
Mar 19 2013 10:40AM
The irrepressible Greg Koch talks gear with Mr. PRS and hilarity ensues. Come for the humor, stay for the knowledge.
Five Acoustic-Electrics for Under Five Bones
Mar 12 2013 11:20AM
THE FLAT-TOP ACOUSTIC GUITAR WITH ONBOARD electronics is one of the most “go to” instruments in a guitar player’s arsenal.
Whack Job: 1968 Welson Stallion
Mar 12 2013 9:07AM
In the early 1960s, many of Europe’s accordion manufacturers, acknowledging the explosion of beat groups and rock bands, started making electric guitars.
Kiko Loureiro on Cross-Picked and Hybrid-Picked Arpeggios
Under Investigation: The Soulful Guitarists of James Brown
Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Under Investigation: Eddie Cochran
Joel Hoekstra Takes A Minor Out
what"s the problem?
OT: Just got back from Southern Cal.
"sensational display of guitar composition"
RIP, Ray Manzarek
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