Gibson Begins Guitar of the Month With SG from Gibson USA Yes, the series that brought us the reverse Flying V is back. Gibson launched their guitar of the

Gibson Begins Guitar of the Month With SG

from Gibson USA


Yes, the series that brought us the reverse Flying V is back. Gibson launched their guitar of the month series for this year last week with the less-polarizing SG Diablo. The guitars are limited to 1000 pieces, and new ones will be announced the first Friday of each month -- just in time to blow your entire paycheck (or two..) before the weekend.
Amp made from a coconut

Coconut Amp

from Technabob.com


And we thought Dirk Wacker was crazy for making an amp out of a computer speaker! Straight from Gilligan''s Island comes this gem from Steve Lodefink - a guy who likes to make weird stuff. It doesn''t stop here -- check out the cracker box amp from Make magazine.
Red guitar with iPod touch

iPod Guitar

from Geek Alerts


The point of this 3/4 scale guitar is to play along with your iPod. For $199, this obviously isn''t going to double as your go-to studio axe, but hey, maybe this is how you can get a real, or almost real, guitar in your kids'' hands!

Here’s a story about the most interesting man in the world.

“The guitar is my first love, my partner in life. We grew up together and we’ll most likely die together.” —Thom Bresh

One of the best benefits of being a musician is that musicians know musicians, and musicians are the most interesting people you’ll ever meet. Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Georgia O’Keeffe, the Marx Brothers, Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Juliette Lewis, Jack Black, and Zooey Deschanel are or were musicians, albeit not full-time.

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See a sampling of picks used by famous guitarists over the years.

Marty Stuart

Submit your own artist pick collections to rebecca@premierguitar.com for inclusion in a future gallery.

How does a legacy artist stay on top of his game? The pianist, hit singer-songwriter, producer, and composer talks about the importance of musical growth and positive affirmation; his love for angular melodicism; playing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, jam, and soundtrack music; and collaborating with his favorite guitarists, including Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia.

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