Lollapalooza 2008 from the Sun Times, Entertainment Weekly, Chicago Tribune For those of you who missed out on this past weekend''s festivities in Chicago, here''s some brief day-by-day coverage

Lollapalooza 2008

from the Sun Times, Entertainment Weekly, Chicago Tribune


For those of you who missed out on this past weekend''s festivities in Chicago, here''s some brief day-by-day coverage from the Trib: Day One, Day Two and Day Three. Stay tuned to Premier Guitar for more coverage.

S.F. Classical Guitar

from San Fransisco Chronicle


The Guitar Foundation Of America''s annual classical guitar convention will take place this week Tuesday throught Sunday in San Fransisco. The event features recitals, master classes, a vendor''s fair and a solo guitar competition with cash prizes. "It''s pretty easy to argue that this is the most prestigious competition of its kind in the world," says Foundation president Brian Head, a Los Angeles guitarist and composer.

Portable Guitar Recorder

from Gadgetastic


Here''s a peek at a guitar-specific, portable MP3 recorder that will soon be released in Japan. It is capable of recording MP3/WAVE files at 48/44.1 kHz 24-bits uncompressed. It has multiple effects built-in, and a  "trainer" function. Check out the skinny from Gadgetastic, here.

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