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January 15

Articles by Rich Osweiler

Modern Builder Vault: Martin Keith Guitars

December 10, 2012
Having worked in Veillette’s shop since 2000, and more recently as a shop assistant with Ken Parker’s operation, Martin Keith certainly has been blessed with the lutherie equivalent of an Ivy League education.
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Album Review: Vinyl Williams - "Lemniscate"

November 5, 2012
Blending ambient shoegaze, space pop, and fierce psychedelia, Williams brings tones of chaos and desperation into a beautifully presented and mystically charged work.
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Modern Builder Vault: Peters Instruments

November 5, 2012
Like so many other teenagers, Shad Peters picked up the guitar when classic rock and metal from the likes of AC/DC, Metallica, and Ozzy Osbourne reigned king on his stereo.
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Album Review: Kaki King - "Glow"

October 15, 2012
Kaki King Glow Velour Music Group Groundbreaking solo fingerstylist, darling of the indie-rock world, or both? While both camps can be protective of who they consider “theirs,” Kaki King
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Erich Solomon Guitars

October 8, 2012
Erich Solomon’s path to building guitars began in 1995 with a vision he had as a 17-year-old living in Anchorage, Alaska. He was sitting on a couch in the early
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Album Review: Jens Lekman - "I Know What Love Isn't"

September 6, 2012
Mostly acoustic-backed, sample-rich tunes are full of super-catchy hooks that partner well with his honest and interesting lyrics
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Modern Builder Vault: Tom Clement Basses

September 6, 2012
“I have been blessed to have some awesome repeat customers, including one that owns nine of my instruments.”
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Frank Hartung Guitars

August 10, 2012
One creation that sets Hartung apart is his unique “flow-carving” design, which he developed in 2002 and uses on many of his instruments.
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Album Review: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - "Meat and Bone"

August 10, 2012
Blending a stew of punk, blues, twang, noise, rock, indie, and plenty more, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is back after an eight-year hiatus.
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Builder Profile: Citron Guitars and Basses

July 9, 2012
Combining his passions for music and design, guitarist and architect Harvey Citron creates his distinctive hollowbody basses and guitars that incorporate his own custom-built pickups, as well as his most groundbreaking invention to date—an intonation-adjustable wooden bridge.
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