“Jane”- The Future of Guitars

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February 25, 2015

If you close your eyes and imagine that guitars were advancing at the same rate as the technology around us you would probably think of something close to this. “Jane” is a stunning instrument that may start the begging of a movement in our guitar world. Pirmin Giger and Silvan Küng, the two founders of Relish Guitars, produced this beautifully handcrafted guitar. To start of this futuristic instrument, we’ll discuss…

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Let Barney Stinson’s Rock Mix Get You Pumped

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February 24, 2015

Although the popular TV hit How I Met Your Mother has ended, the famous show still lives on in many of its fans hearts. The character who brought the show to life, Barney Stinson (played by Neil Patrick Harris) invented a mix that would guarantee to get you pumped. Many of us missed what the list entailed but today we’ll indulge you with this awesome list of songs that you…

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A Crazy Skate Guitar Project That Repurposes Skateboards Into Guitars

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February 23, 2015

This video comes to us courtesy of the Los Angeles Times. Three brilliant men came together to dream up something beautiful, and their final product… the skate guitar. Skate Guitars are a guitars that are made out of a previously owned skateboards. The idea is to be more environmentally friendly. Instead of cutting down the trees just to make a guitar, the tree now gets to have two lives, being…

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A Solution to the One Man Band – The Trio

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February 20, 2015

Becoming a one man band has been the dream of many, but we currently don’t have the technology in order to make our dreams come true. Well, that was true as of a couple days ago… Digitech has released a new pedal called the Trio; a solution to the one man band. It throws bass and drums into the loop. All it takes to start jamming away with your virtual…

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Hollywood Superstar Johnny Depp forms Supergroup Hollywood Vampires

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February 19, 2015

The Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has made a huge impact in the film industry starring in several award winning movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Edward Scissor hands. The stars is now going back to his music roots and forming a new band with rocker Alice Cooper and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry. Their band “Hollywood Vampires” made the announcement of their debut on Instagram, February 14th 2015. “That whole…

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A Local Toronto Cafe is a Sweet Spot for Musicians

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February 18, 2015

Bruce Domoney, a vegetarian musician and entrepreneur has decided to turn a local Toronto coffee shop into the cities first hybrid café, Coffee Guitar. You can decide to go grab a nice cappuccino and have your guitar being repaired all at the same time. It sounds like the dream location for the avid musician… and it is. “I wanted a more relaxed environment, where people could hang out in a…

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The Million Dollar Diamond Covered Stratocaster

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February 17, 2015

Now what could the timeless guitar company Fender produce to further impress us with their custom shop abilities? How about creating a million dollar Stratocaster? You heard right, the guitar is expected to fetch a million dollars in the upcoming auction. What makes this guitar special? Fender decided to model guitar after the famous “Pine Cone” Easter egg. The blinged out egg is covered in diamonds and sparkling accents. So…

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TC Electronic Adds Two New Pedals Into Their Line Up

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February 17, 2015

At the past 2015 winter NAMM show, TC electronics decided to release two brand new pedals into their line up. With a huge success from their Flashback Delay and Ditto Looper, it was time to see some new product. The two new pedals we’ll be hearing a lot of are the Viscous Vibe and the Helix Phaser. With the Viscous Vibe, expect to hear a similar tone to the classic…

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A True Gibson Treasure Found

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February 10, 2015

An extremely rare 1941 Gibson acoustic guitar was brought into a Waterloo On. vintage music shop called ‘Folkway Music’. The guitar was a Gibson J35 which started being produced in 1937. During its time the J35 was priced down due to the depression-era and retailed at $35. It is estimated that only 1000 of the guitars were ever made giving reason for collectors to call it the “holy grail” of…

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Pioneering Gibson Les Paul Being Auctioned

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February 4, 2015

Later this February an original custom les paul will be auctioned in New York. The guitar is also referred to as the “Black Beauty” and has paved the path for all electric guitars today. Les Paul owned this guitar himself from 1954-1976 before he handed it off to his friend Tom Doyle who is now selling it from his private collection. It is expected that the bidding will surpass a previously…

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