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The Inventor of the Virtual Strobe Tuner

May 1, 2008
Video interview with Mike Skubic of Peterson Tuners
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Riffs: May Day Music History, SGN Award Winners, Radiohead Scraps Free Music, More Nelson Birthday Fun

May 1, 2008
May Day in Music History from 93XRocks Happy May Day! Hopefully at some point this lovely afternoon you will receive a popcorn and candy-filled basket signifying spring, sunshine and
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Schroeder Guitar Repair and Custom Building

May 1, 2008
Chicago-area repairman/designer specializes in refrets
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Now That's a Strobe Tuner

May 1, 2008
A room full of Peterson SC5000s makes for a great light show!
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On Location Chicago, Illinois

April 30, 2008
Hittin'' the road to find guitar-related hotspots in the Chicago area
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Riffs: Fastest Guitarist, Computer Keyboard Rock, Fastfinger on the Road, Satriani in Games

April 30, 2008
World''s Fastest Guitarist? iGuitar World The fastest guitarist in Pakistan, Raha Hasan, has set his sights on the Guinness World Record for fastest guitarist in the world. The article includes
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Riffs: Metallica to Renig?, 5 Qs With George Molchany, Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

April 29, 2008
Metallica May Share FREE Music from The Age Woah, woah, woah. Does anyone remember the amount of crying Metallica did over the whole Napster person-to-person file sharing earlier this
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Riffs: One-armed Guitarist, Guitars in Hip-hop, Presidential Lessons, Willie's 75th

April 28, 2008
One-Armed Guitarist from YouTube We can''t find much more info on S.J. Hall than these YouTube vids, but the guy''s one-armed guitar work is impressive. Check out all of
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Custom Builder: Jason Schroeder Custom Guitars

April 28, 2008
Redding, CA (April 28, 2008) -- Every once in a while we run across a small scale guitar manufacturer making stuff that is too good not to pass along. We don''t
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Riffs: Guitar Row, Top Amps, DIY Bass Pickup

April 27, 2008
L.A.''s Guitar Row from Militant Angeleno Blog This L.A. blogger takes us through the history of the very first Guitar Center and touches upon other famous guitar spots in
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Riffs: Coachella Update, Guitar Cold War, Les Paul Podcast

April 26, 2008
Coachella Update from Rolling Stone Here''s a wrap-up of Day One from Coachella. Rolling Stone recaps performances from Battles, the Black Kids, Dan Deacon, the Breeders, Tegan and Sara,
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St. Blues Introduces Four One-Off Collectors' Edition Guitars

April 26, 2008
The four one-of-a-kind St. Blues guitars were decorated by bluesman "Super Chikan"
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Riffs: Festival Reports, Ouija Guitar, Joe Perry Congratulates Slash

April 25, 2008
From the Newport Guitar Festival from Echenique blog We didn''t make it down to Newport, but this blogger did. Check out his great photo gallery of the event. Also -
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Washburn Announces Dan Donegan Signature Models

April 24, 2008
Chicago, IL (April 25 2008) -- Washburn Guitars announces the release of two new Dan Donegan signature series model guitars for 2008. As lead guitarist for the multi-platinum selling Disturbed,
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Chicago School of Guitar Making Adds Amp Class

April 24, 2008
The school is now offering an intensive weekend course
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Riffs: Unforgettable Lists, Thin Strings=More Speed?, Jane's Addiction Reunited, Lennon's Black Rickenbacker

April 24, 2008
Crack That List from Cracked There''s nothing better than looking at a few humorous "Top 10" lists to waste a little time. Cracked.com specializes in such lists, and we
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VIDEO: Zzyzx Snap Jack Quick Release Instrument Cable

April 24, 2008
New Jack eliminates pops, facilitates faster instrument switching
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The Tone God's TubeUlent -- A Mini Tube Amplifier

April 23, 2008
Toronto, Ontario (April 22, 2008) -- The Tone God is issuing the very funky TubeUlent, a smaller and lighter tube amplifier with the final output configured to operate as a
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VIDEO: Nik Huber 10th Anniversary Models

April 23, 2008
Huber Announces Extremely Limited Orca and Dolphin Models
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Seymour Duncan's SH-15 Alternative-8 Humbucker

April 23, 2008
Seymour Duncan introduces its first production pickup with an Alnico 8 magnet
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