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And Now…Guitar Players, Vol II

Posted on 21 February 2013 by MasterDelight

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Kevin Shields – My Bloody Valentine

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Bert Jansch

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Fred “Sonic” Smith and Wayne Kramer – MC5

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Robby Krieger – The Doors

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Glen Buxton – Alice Cooper

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And Now…Guitar Players

Posted on 14 February 2013 by MasterDelight

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Kim Thayil – Soundgarden

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Greg Ginn – Black Flag

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Leigh Stephens – Blue Cheer

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Robert Randolph

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Angus Young – AC/DC

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NAMM 2013 – Dave Smith Prophet 12

Posted on 25 January 2013 by diode

Holy smokes this thing looks awesome! 12 voices and an amazing architecture. I talked with their head embedded engineer and he said it used six SHARCS. Yes, I said SIX.

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David Byrne pedalboard art

Posted on 01 February 2011 by diode

Came across a picture of this artwork … Awesome! The idea is that you would have to walk across the pedals while walking into the gallery, making random pedals turn on and off with a loop playing through them.

David Byrne in front of Boss pedals

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Roger Linn interview

Posted on 24 August 2010 by diode

KVR recently did a great interview with Roger Linn. Very interesting story. Read it here

“it occurred to me I could store digital drum recordings in computer memory instead of tape because the sampling time requirement for all the drums added up to only about a second. I built a prototype and all of a sudden, recording artists who wouldn’t return my calls as a guitarist were calling me asking to buy one for $5,000″

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Brad Paisley’s rig damaged in recent Nashville flood

Posted on 11 May 2010 by diode

Ouch! Not like he can’t afford to replace this stuff but some of it will be hard to come by … like the original Way Huge Aqua Puss. Found via twitter

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Lynda Kay’s Gretsch

Posted on 16 April 2010 by diode

Cool guitar, great voice. Gretsch’s newest endorsee.
Check out her website:www.lyndakay.com
Lynda Kay with Gretsch

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Roland Space Echo tribute

Posted on 07 April 2010 by diode

With dub soundtrack to boot. ;)

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Andy Summers on dynamics and guitar synth

Posted on 07 April 2010 by diode

Andy Summers explains the importance of dynamics in music, and specifically how they used dynamics with the Police. Bonus shot in this video: Andy playing guitar synth!

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Heavy Leather Guitar Straps

Posted on 31 March 2010 by diode

The nice folks over at Heavy Leather NYC were kind enough to send us at the Music Gear Daily office a couple of their new high end guitar straps for review recently.  If the style is to your taste they are definitely high quality, handcrafted leather goods. The leather is very soft and seems that it would last a lifetime. They are heavy with all of the ornamentation, and may not fit everyone’s taste but if quality leather is your bag, these won’t disappoint. If they’re good enough for Lemmy, they’re good enough for you ;)

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