From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter When Laurence Juber arranged “I Will” for his latest Beatles album, The Fab 4th, he had a problem to solve: what tuning and key to use. “There are plenty of tunes that fall nicely under the fingers in standard tuning, especially in the... Leggi tutto
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Autore: Bill Evans
From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Nick Millevoi The sound of a magnetic pickup on a steel-string guitar can be a unique thing. Just listen to old recordings of Lightnin’ Hopkins to hear the way his DeArmond soundhole pickup helped provide a sound world not possible with a straight acoustic or... Leggi tutto
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The guitar is available in several different pickup and hardware configurations and starts at $2,880.... Leggi tutto
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A take on the classic 4-transistor silicon fuzz with a flattened EQ curve.... Leggi tutto
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When aging a project guitar, it’s best to take it apart and start small. First, we focus on the metal.... Leggi tutto
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Enjoy some new tracks from the likes of Behemoth, I Prevail, Black Star Riders, Bill Nace and more... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Matt Blackett Kind of like an onomatopoeia sounds like what it means, Orange amps have always looked like what they’re called, and how cool is that? And whereas many Orange designs have been associated with super heavy music of late, the fact is you can... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter Michael Chapdelaine has had an unusual trajectory in his musical life, from a self-described illiterate, self-taught electric guitarist to a serious but rebellious classical student to a prize-winning classical and steel-string virtuoso and music professor. In the summer of 2019, Chapdelaine told his... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By James Rotondi C.F. Martin & Company has certainly modernized its time-honored approach to guitar form factor and design over the last few decades, but the iconic Nazareth, Pennsylvania, brand has been poised—some might say overdue—to make a truly transformative statement with a radical new instrument.... Leggi tutto
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The control knob, named That Klick Classic, features a switch that instantly saves and recalls favorite settings... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Greg Olwell | Video demo by Mimi Fox Even weeks after receiving the freshly built Collings 001 14-Fret, its dueling scents of wood and nitrocellulose lacquer continue to delight as they waft around my house, causing me to pause wistfully from time to time to... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers Think of how a full band arrangement of a song might unfold. Perhaps a lone guitar and voice carry the first verse, and then bass and drums kick in; more instruments and voices join to lift up the chorus; the intensity continues... Leggi tutto
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Grab a Dean Prototype King V for a cool 65 grand, and more... Leggi tutto
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Start learning guitar, bass and ukulele at home via your smartphone today... Leggi tutto
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Charles Berthoud conjures some four-string blood sugar sex magik... Leggi tutto
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The battle between content creators and copyright holders is hardly a new one, but it seems to be picking up steam... Leggi tutto
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The track is taken from the Chicago metal-meets-folk-meets-country band's new album, Mandala of Fear... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Kate Koenig “Oh Shenandoah,” sometimes called “Shenandoah” or “Across the Wide Missouri,” is an American folk heirloom which, ironically, was most likely written by French-Canadian fur traders in the 16th century. As the traders often did business with Native Americans in what is now known... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Jamie Stillway Known for their deft guitar duos and close harmony singing, the Delmore Brothers (Alton and Rabon) were popular performers on the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s. In the introduction to Alton’s intriguingly titled autobiography, The Truth Is Stranger Than Publicity, music historian... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter “Georgia on My Mind,” with music and lyrics by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell, respectively, is among the most beloved tunes in the Great American Songbook. It has been interpreted by everyone from Louis Armstrong to Billie Holiday to James Brown to Willie... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Gwenifer Raymond “Uncloudy Day” is an 1879 gospel song by the Reverend Josiah Kelley Alwood, who was inspired by the sight of a rainbow, backed by an enormous black nimbus cloud in an otherwise clear sky, greeting him on the final leg of a long... Leggi tutto
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This strummer's price tag is entirely justified given its exceptional performance and aesthetics... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Michael Chapdelaine THE PROBLEMYou’re unsure as to how to hold the guitar in a way that is ergonomically efficient, gives maximum mechanical advantage, is comfortable, and won’t cause injury.  THE SOLUTIONStudy the mechanics of both traditional and non-traditional approaches to posture, so that you can... Leggi tutto
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From the July/August 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter Sometime during the mid-2000s, Alex de Grassi, one of the great solo guitarists, reached a point where his usual mode of expression just wasn’t working for him—at least not as a composer. “It was a watershed period for me,” de Grassi says. “I... Leggi tutto
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Performers include Gary Clark Jr., Kool & The Gang and Kirk Douglas of The Roots. The post Gibson to launch virtual benefit show for the Apollo Theater appeared first on Guitar.com | All Things Guitar.... Leggi tutto
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Autore: Daniel Seah
From Garage Bats to Night Owls, this quirky rock ’n’ roller’s new album is packed with animal magnetism - not to mention some dangerously catchy riffs... Leggi tutto
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Get your head around this essential musical building block and learn two of the important scales: pentatonic and major... Leggi tutto
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How The Purple One got those raucous rock sounds on this classic Purple Rain cut... Leggi tutto
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Muse frontman Matt Bellamy is now at the helm of Manson Guitar Works, and 2020 sees the arrival of this new, affordable plug-in baby. The post The Big Review: Manson Meta Series MBM-1 appeared first on Guitar.com | All Things Guitar.... Leggi tutto
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Autore: Richard Purvis