fender meteora

New Fender model at NAMM? The Meteora leak.

Looks like Fender is introducing a new offset model at NAMM, set to start middle next February. Due to the resurgent popularity of classic models like Jazzmaster and Jaguar, Fender is probably aiming at alternative players here, albeit using a proven Tele pickup architecture and tone controls. Block inlays are also in fore a comeback! … Continue reading New Fender model at NAMM? The Meteora leak.

Friedman Mini Dirty Shirley

Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

I finally completed my new hybrid analog/digital guitar recording rig! I couldn't be happier ... I've got a great sound, amazing easiness of use, and a lot of options at my fingertips without resorting to editors, menus or other stuff. So for now, I can say that I'm happy after selling my beloved Fractal Axe … Continue reading Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

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Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

** WARNING ** This is pure, GAS inducing gear porno. I collected a bunch of the most intriguing, innovative, experimentally designed gear on Pinterest. I'm keeping the Pinterest page constantly updated so check back often for even more lust. Feel free to recommend or suggest any new piece of gear you'd like to see pinned. … Continue reading Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

A Little Thunder Guitar Pickup

A Little Thunder 2.0 – Bass Sounds for Guitar

Guitar Pickup technology is not rocket science. It's a tried and true system that remained largely unchanged since the introduction of active pickups in the late 70s - although most of today's guitarists prefer much earlier versions, i.e. one of the infinite reinterpretations of the single coil, P90 or humbucker pickups that were invented in … Continue reading A Little Thunder 2.0 – Bass Sounds for Guitar

the Fusion Guitar

The Fusion Guitar – Electric Guitar meets the Smartphone

Electric Guitar is contemporary music's most iconicĀ and widespread musical instrument - yet sales have gone down dramatically over the last decade - falling from 1.5 million per year to 1 million. Without debating the reasons behind lacklustre performance of guitar biggest brands (Fender, Gibson and PRS all have their share of problems) , fact is … Continue reading The Fusion Guitar – Electric Guitar meets the Smartphone