Fab Four Interview Found from Paste Magazine A ancient Beatles interview was discovered last week in a garage in London. Music historians have determined that the conversation took place in 1964

Fab Four Interview Found

from Paste Magazine


A ancient Beatles interview was discovered last week in a garage in London. Music historians have determined that the conversation took place in 1964 with a Scottish television agency. This is the story, and here are some clips.

Ugly/Strange/Creative Guitars

from TheGearPage.net


Every so often it''s fun to scrounge for some of those wacky-lookin'' axes. That said, check out this forum for plenty of crazy pictures. You may have seen a couple already, but there''s plenty of variation. They''ve got the Babe Guitar (picture), the Wangcaster, a Cheese Guitar, and the Zoraxe. Don''t miss the 2nd page.

Expensive Guitars On eBay

from eBay.com


eBay is the place to be if you have $750,000 and a passion for incredibly rare, limited-edition guitars. A Vintage C.F. Martin D45 Acoustic is the big moneymaker today. However, for those of you with more conservative tastes, an old Alvarez Acoustic signed personally by Bo Diddley and Eddie Van Halen will go for only $100,000. Check them out here.

A compact pedal format preamp designed to offer classic, natural bass tone with increased tonal control and extended headroom.

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In their corner, from left to right: Wilco’s Pat Sansone (guitars, keys, and more), drummer Glenn Kotche, Jeff Tweedy, bassist John Stirratt, guitarist Nels Cline, and keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen.

Photo by Annabel Merhen

How Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, and Pat Sansone parlayed a songwriting hot streak, collective arrangements, live ensemble recording, and twangy tradition into the band’s new “American music album about America.”

Every artist who’s enjoyed some level of fame has had to deal with the parasocial effect—where audiences feel an overly intimate connection to an artist just from listening to their music. It can lead some listeners to believe they even have a personal relationship with the artist. I asked Jeff Tweedy what it feels like to be on the receiving end of that.

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Luthier Maegen Wells recalls the moment she fell in love with the archtop and how it changed her world.

The archtop guitar is one of the greatest loves of my life, and over time it’s become clear that our tale is perhaps an unlikely one. I showed up late to the archtop party, and it took a while to realize our pairing was atypical. I had no idea that I had fallen head-over-heels in love with everything about what’s commonly perceived as a “jazz guitar.” No clue whatsoever. And, to be honest, I kind of miss those days. But one can only hear the question, “Why do you want to build jazz guitars if you don’t play jazz?” so many times before starting to wonder what the hell everyone’s talking about.

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