Category Archives: Guitar News

Pirate Guitar Effects Unveils New Peg Leg Overdrive and Compressor

Pirate Guitar Effects has unveiled the new Peg Leg Overdrive & Compression guitar/bass pedal, which the company touts as its “take on the classic tube tones of Sixties and Seventies.” The Peg Leg boasts two modes aimed at providing a wide range of compressed and overdriven sounds. In parallel mode the incoming signal is split, […]

Spotlight News – BETHLEHEM LIBRARY: A classical guitar concert

BETHLEHEM LIBRARY: A classical guitar concert Dec 06, 2018 Kristen Roberts Blogs, Community Blogs, Opinion #BethlehemPublicLibrary #SpotlightNews Warm up this chilly December weekend with a classical guitar performance by Eric Roth on Sunday, Dec. 9. The 2 p.m. concert is the second in the library’s 2018-19 Little Sunday Music series. Roth […]

Correction: Martin Guitars-National Historic Landmark story | State

NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) — In a story Dec. 4 about C.F. Martin & Co.’s original guitar factory, The Associated Press erroneously reported the nature of its historic designation. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places; it was not named a National Historic Landmark. A corrected version of the story is below: Martin […]

People Who Could Fly frontman rescues kid’s rogue balloon during guitar solo

While it may not have launched their careers just yet, Phoenician three-piece People Who Could Fly are celebrating an unexpected boost in publicity, thanks to a fan-filmed video that reached the front page of Reddit. The live clip, which features vocalist/guitarist James Mills rescuing and returning an escaped balloon to a little girl in the […]

Prince estate goes after Cloud guitar designer Dave Rusan

Currently, it’s Dave Rusan’s time to tussle with the Paisley Park enforcers. Rusan designed the “Cloud guitar” that Prince plays in Purple Rain, and a version of which sits in the Smithsonian. The Bloomington-based luthier builds versions of the instrument for clients, selling them for $8,000 a piece, and he’s registered the design as a […]

An Ode to Guitar Heroes’ Hero at Hamptons Doc Fest

Rick Kelly, right, the proprietor of Carmine Street Guitars, and Cindy Hulej, a virtuoso with a wood-burning pen, are seen surrounded by the tools and materials of their trade, among them stacks of vintage pine. Some documentary films illuminate little known people or places, while others take fresh looks at subjects that are more familiar. […]

James review – a decadent banquet of guitar-pop glories | Music

Midway through a nearly two-hour set, James singer Tim Booth reveals that the narrow gangway he has been prowling and prancing along was originally supposed to be situated much further into the crowd. Apparently, health and safety intervened. “They were worried you might devour me,” he declares. “But sometimes I don’t mind being devoured.” With […]

Miley Cyrus’ $10,000 Guitar Collection Stolen

Published Dec 06, 2018 Having recently lost her home in the recent California wildfires, Miley Cyrus has now had a collection of guitars stolen from a storage unit in the state. As TMZ reports, law enforcement sources say the value of the instrument collection was over $10,000 USD. The site adds that Cyrus reportedly believed the instruments […]