Working for Calluses from fingerstrong.com Ignoring the fact that fingerstrong.com is essentially trying to sell you a product, there are some tips here to build calluses quickly. They''re by

Working for Calluses

from fingerstrong.com


Ignoring the fact that fingerstrong.com is essentially trying to sell you a product, there are some tips here to build calluses quickly. They''re by no means new suggestions, but certainly helpful for smooth-fingered players nonetheless.

The Journey of an Xotic Guitar

from Xotic


You may have noticed by surfing around our site that we like factory tours. Well, Xotic has put one up on their website. Though it''s really more of a slideshow, and doesn''t show that much of the factory, it''s still cool to see the stages that a guitar goes through.

Guitarist Bloggers

from Various Sources


Doesn''t everyone blog now? A couple of the most regularly updated blogs by guitarists include John Mayer''s and Pete Townshend''s. You have to be a "member" of TheWho.com to get "full access" to Pete''s blog, but the free "limited" access gets his points across as well.

An all-analog polyphonic amplitude synthesizer that alters the attack and decay time of any sound source without sacrificing the fidelity of the original tone.

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A newly designed koa wonder that packs a punch.

Incredibly easy to play. Well-balanced tone.

Not as visually stunning as other koa models.

$3,499

Taylor 724ce
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Hawaiian koa has been a favorite of boutique acoustic builders for ages. It has a cool tone personality, somewhere between rosewood and mahogany. It can be used for both back and sides and for top wood, and it’s beautiful. It’s also pretty expensive. The good news is that Taylor’s new 724ce is built with a breed of Koa that actually helps players save a few bucks.
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Kenny Greenberg with his main axe, a vintage Gretsch 6118 Double Anniversary that he found at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville for a mere $600. “It had the original pickups, but the finish had been taken off and the headstock had been repaired. So, it’s a great example of a ‘player’s vintage instrument,’” he says.

On his solo debut, the Nashville session wizard discovers his own musical personality in a soundtrack for a movie that wasn’t, with stops in Africa and Mississippi hill country.

Kenny Greenberg has been Nashville’s secret weapon for decades. He’s the guitarist many insiders credit with giving the Nashville sound the rock ’n’ roll edge that’s become de rigueur for big country records since the ’90s. It’s the sound that, in many ways, delivered country music from its roots to sporting events.

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