Monthly Archives: May 2017

Jerry Garcia’s guitar could bring in $1 million for SPLC

A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids is headed to auction on Wednesday night. The Grateful Dead frontman’s guitar — named Wolf — will be offered at the Brooklyn Bowl, a bowling alley, restaurant and music venue. The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern […]

Guitar Instructor: Why You Should NOT Use Any Effects While Practicing Guitar

jomatami [+] bio UG News editor since early 2013. King Crimson fan. I handle the news around here. Guitar instructor Tyler Larson of Music Is Win presented a concise clip on why practicing guitar with effects is not a good approach, saying (transcribed by UG): “One of the hardest things to do as an improving […]

Ovation Guitars Reissues Glen Campbell Signature Model

Ovation Guitars is proud to announce the release of the Glen Campbell Signature Model acoustic/electric guitar. Working in cooperation with the Campbell Family, Ovation has meticulously hand-crafted a precise recreation of Campbell’s iconic “1771” model guitar with a AA solid Sitka Spruce top, five-piece mahogany/maple neck, ebony fingerboard, walnut bridge, and a center sound hole […]

Re-creating a legend: Reenactment to portray Elvis’ purchase of first guitar | News

Re-creating a legend: Reenactment to portray Elvis’ purchase of first guitar | News | djournal.com Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Please purchase a subscription to continue reading. Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. […]

Paul Riario Demos Elektron’s New Analog Drive Pedal

In this demo video, Guitar World Tech Editor Paul Riario takes Elektron’s Analog Drive for a test drive. The Analog Drive provides eight analog distortion types in one box: Clean Boost, Mid Drive, Dirty Drive, Big Dist, Focused Dist, Harmonic Fuzz, High Gain and Thick Gain. And with a 100 percent analog signal path, it’s a […]

Jerry Garcia’s Guitar Heads to Auction, Could Fetch $1M – U.S. News & World Report

Jerry Garcia’s Guitar Heads to Auction, Could Fetch $1MU.S. News & World ReportIn this undated photo provided by Guernsey’s, Jerry Garcia’s famous “Wolf” guitar is shown. Garcia’s custom-made guitar is truckin’ to auction in New York City. Guernsey’s auction house says it’ll be offered Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Brooklyn Bowl, … and more » Source link

Five Underrated AC/DC Guitar Riffs—and How to Play Them

If you’re tired of playing the same old AC/DC riffs (and who isn’t?), you’re in luck. Below, online guitar instructor Robert Baker—whose YouTube channel recently surpassed 100,000 subscribers—offers his take on five underrated AC/DC licks. Best of all, he shows you how to play them. “AC/DC have so many killer riffs, and being a rock and roll guy […]

Jerry Garcia’s guitar heads to auction, could fetch $1M

A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids is headed to auction. The Grateful Dead frontman’s guitar — named Wolf — will be offered Wednesday night in Brooklyn. The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center. The guitar is being sold by devoted […]

Keeley Electronics Announces Rotten Apple Fuzz Pedal

Keeley Electronics is proud to announce the Rotten Apple, a mutilated op-amp fuzz that tastes like the Nineties. From the company: With just a whiff of op-amp fuzz left after mutilating this muff, you’re left with something that’s dreamy in bass and gain range. What’s needed for that rotten-to-the-core sound is a thick dose of […]

‘Judgment Day’: Rock’s Role in Manuel Noriega’s Surrender to U.S. Forces

Less than a week after the U.S. invaded Panama in 1989, the country’s brutal dictator, was cornered. On Christmas Eve, troops surrounded the Vatican Embassy in Panama, where General Manuel Noriega had sought refuge. Inside, intense diplomatic negotiations where underway to encourage the him to surrender, but outside troops were blaring the Rolling Stones and […]