Taylor Guitars Factory Tour and Build Process
These video's are from about 5 years ago but they're still worth a look to any fans of Taylor Guitars or people just interested in the build process of Acoustic Guitars. Check out these four videos courtesy of Musician's Friend on the body construction, neck construction, finish application and final assembly of Taylor Guitars.
Published Jul 15 by Tyson Fish
New Effects from Death By Audio & Earthquaker Devices
Two of our favourite pedal manufacturers have just had some new releases. Brooklyn, New York's Death by Audio have released a dipswitch/footswitch controllable Overdrive/Fuzz/Distortion called the Waveformer Destroyer and Akron, Ohio's Earthquaker Devices have released their Levitation Reverb.
Published Jun 24 by Daniel Moss
Ash vs Alder: The Fender Tone Woods
For the most part, tone woods are a detail of electric guitar construction that are often considered but rarely well understood. Today we will be having a look at two of the most popular, specifically for the bodies of Fender guitars - ash and alder.
Published Jun 22 by Tom Grubb
More From Guitar Moves
A few months back we posted a video from a series called Guitar Moves. A short web series presented by Noisey in conjunction with D'Addario where host Matt Sweeney sits down with different guitarists talking about their beginnings, influences and different techniques and ideas they have acquired over the years. Here's a few favourites from Josh Homme, Cass McCombs, Annie Clark, Kurt Vile & Theresa Wayman.
Published Jun 20 by Daniel Moss
A Brief Look Into The Printing Process at Old Blood Noise Endeavors
Our friends over at Old Blood Noise Endeavors had recently posted a
video on their printing process. A lot of people had been asking them
how one screen prints onto a pedal enclosure and they decided to make a
time lapse video to show you how they go about it.
Published May 30 by Daniel Moss
Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World Documentary
This is from a while back, but is still great viewing so we figured we'd
post it up on here for your perusal. The wah pedal was one of the
effects that completely changed the face of electric guitar forever.
Published May 29 by Tom Grubb
Kevin Parker Using the Roland GR-55 on new Tame Impala track
Taken from their upcoming album 'Currents', check out Tame Impala performing their new track 'Let It Happen' on Conan a few weeks back. Putting a Squier J Mascis Jazzmaster
equipped with a MIDI pickup into the Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer to
Published May 4 by Daniel Moss
Guild Electrics - Who's Playing Them?
The name Guild is often initially synonymous with Acoustic instruments but we wanted to take a look specifically at their electrics. And even more specifically at some more recent legends who are playing these guitars.
Published Apr 13 by Daniel Moss
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