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Riffs: Martin, Fretting Workshop, Modded Sneakers


Martin Profile

from the AP

Here''s a lengthy AP profile of Martin Guitars. We''ve recently returned from Martin''s factory and museum, and are readying the footage for your viewing, so keep your eyes peeled for the next few weeks!

Fretting Workshop

from the Chicago School of Guitar Making/Specimen Guitar Shop

Our friends at the Chicago School of Guitar Making and Specimen Guitar Shop are offering another weekend version of their fretting workshop. It will be held August 16th and 17th. Here are photos of the weekend workshop they held in May.
sneaker mod

Sneaker Mod

from Some NYU Kid''s Blog

Okay, this one is a stretch, but entertaining nonetheless. Some college student modded his shoes to play soundfiles and manipulate them via light sensors based on how far his feet are off the ground. This is what happens when DIY-types don''t know how to play guitar.