Ibanez announces the FlatV1 signature electric for blues virtuoso Josh Smith

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: Ibanez has announced its first signature model for blues virtuoso Josh Smith – introducing: the FlatV1 electric guitar. The guitar was designed in a collaboration with Smith, who called the instrument “A lifetime dream fulfilled.” “[Ibanez has] been a joy the entire step of the way and I … Continue reading Ibanez announces the FlatV1 signature electric for blues virtuoso Josh Smith

Pigtronix goes interstellar with the Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: Pigtronix has announced a trio of fully analogue micro pedals for 2021: the Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool. Space Rip The Space Rip is a synth pedal designed to make your guitar sound like a vintage analogue synth. It features pulse width modulation (PWM), which sweeps between … Continue reading Pigtronix goes interstellar with the Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool

The Big Listen: Buck Meek – Two Saviors

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar When Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek asked the band’s go-to producer Andrew Sarlo to oversee his second solo album Sarlo agreed, but there were some non-negotiable conditions. Everything would be recorded live using just eight dynamic mics, there could be no overdubs and headphones were banned. It’s a familiar rootsy, … Continue reading The Big Listen: Buck Meek – Two Saviors

Way Huge’s Atreides is an analogue “Weirding Module” with fuzzy synths galore

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: Way Huge has announced its latest pedal, the Atreides, an eclectic combination of analogue synth and fuzz, with a wide array of parameters to experiment with. The pedal features four main effects: a synth engine inspired by the 80’s Electro-Harmonix Mini Synthesizer, a built-in fuzz, a sub-octaver and … Continue reading Way Huge’s Atreides is an analogue “Weirding Module” with fuzzy synths galore

Seymour Duncan teams with Joe Bonamassa for the “Bonnie” Stratocaster pickup set

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: Seymour Duncan has teamed with modern blues hero Joe Bonamassa for the Signature “Bonnie” Strat single-coil pickup set. Read more: Guitar.com Live: The six-string gems of Joe Bonamassa’s astonishing guitar collection The pickups recreate the ones found in a particular ‘55 Fender Stratocaster from Bonamassa’s collection – what … Continue reading Seymour Duncan teams with Joe Bonamassa for the “Bonnie” Stratocaster pickup set

Phil Spector, star pop producer convicted of murder, dies at 81

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Phil Spector, the convicted murderer and producer whose production methods changed the sound of pop and rock, has died at 81. Spector died while serving his sentence for the murder of Lana Clarkson. News of his death was confirmed in a statement by the California Department Of Corrections And Rehabilitation. … Continue reading Phil Spector, star pop producer convicted of murder, dies at 81

Guitar String Name Mnemonic Acronyms

TheGuitarLesson.com This post appeared first at Guitar String Name Mnemonic Acronyms on TheGuitarLesson.com, thanks for reading. Learning the names of the guitar strings in standard tuning is easy when you have something to tie the letters to. This is exactly why people started making up memory aids: to remember the string names (EADGBE). If you’re … Continue reading Guitar String Name Mnemonic Acronyms

Ludwig Introduce New Products For 2021

Drummer’s Review Ludwig Drums are delighted to present the new product offering for 2021. Firstly, there is the addition of two new snare drums to the popular Acrolite Series; the Acro-Brass and Acro-Copper. Using Ludwig’s world-renowned unique USA shell manufacturing process, they are currently available in a 14×6.5” size. These new additions are going to … Continue reading Ludwig Introduce New Products For 2021