Earliest Known Strat For Sale in Nashville
Mar20

Earliest Known Strat For Sale in Nashville

Fender historian Richard Smith, author of Fender: The Sound Heard ‘Round the World, is selling his historic Fender Strat via consignment at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville. Bearing serial number 0100, this guitar dates back to 1954 and is believed to be the first Strat shipped for retail sale. It features the standard two-tone sunburst finish used on early Fender models, with the serial number stamped on the tremolo cavity plate. Read more at...

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Rush Plotting 41st Anniversary Tour for 2015
Mar19

Rush Plotting 41st Anniversary Tour for 2015

Rush wrapped up their worldwide Clockwork Angels tour just seven months ago, but they’re already planning a lengthy “41st anniversary” tour for 2015, according to guitarist Alex Lifeson. “The three of us just had a meeting,” Lifeson tells Rolling Stone. “We said, ‘Let’s not talk about anything band-wise for the next year. Let’s separate ourselves and come back rejuvenated.’ Unfortunately, the other people at that meeting didn’t hear what we were talking about, so there are already plans being made for spring of 2015. It’s going to be a 41st anniversary tour, or whatever they’re going to call it.” Read more at Rolling...

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Power Corrupts, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely
Mar17

Power Corrupts, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

What are voltage, current, and power, and why would a guitar player care about them? Because unless you play all acoustic with the lights off, you have to harness their properties. Let’s start with power. Regardless of how knowledgeable you are about electricity, you probably have some intuitive sense of power. How does the horsepower of a car affect the driving experience? What does it feel like to operate a powerful drill? Read more at Premier...

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Introducing Soul Pedal Blog
Mar13

Introducing Soul Pedal Blog

We are gearing up to build wireless controllers as a comfortable insole for your shoe. Arduino compatible, includes MIDI and Effects Pedals! Come meet the team and experience Soul Pedal for yourself at the Tempe Guitar Show on March 22nd.  ...

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