Can a Guitarist Save the Planet?

The sale of Gilmour’s guitar collections is worth 21 million dollars The highly anticipated auction of David Gilmour’s personal guitar collection has driven the guitar world crazy! It began with the spectacular sale of $ 1,095,000 of Gilmour’s 1969 Martin D-35, the same guitar played in Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here song. Gilmour’s Stratocaster […]

Gibson launches a threat to guitar builders…changing his mind a little later!

Gibson did a great job in restoring confidence after the stormy 2018 with new CEO James ‘JC’ Curleigh. Mark Agnesi, Director of Brand Experience, recently appointed, threatens to ruin that goodwill by publishing a thinly veiled threat to fellow electric guitar manufacturers. In a recent YouTube upload entitled ‘Play Authentic’, Agnesi highlights Gibson’s trademarks, according […]

The Kemper conquers Mark Knopfler!

Is it the tube amp’s sunset?   Last month, John Mayer sent the electric guitar world into a feverishness when he was spotted using an Axe Fx live, and now Dire Straits legend Mark Knopfler  has been caught using digital amps onstage. In a blog by Knopfler’s keyboard player and co-producer Guy Fletcher, he revealed that the iconic player had […]

Thanks a lot Jim Dunlop

Immigrant from Scotland, the young Jim Dunlop founded the Jim Dunlop Company in 1965 as a part-time company while working as a chemical and processing engineer at Barr and Stroud in Glasgow. His first product was the Vibra-Tuner, a small device that attached itself to a guitar with a suction cup and showed if the […]

Blues Lightning, the new album of Yngwie Malmsteen

Blues Lightning comprises eight covers of iconic rock tunes and four brand new tracks. Yngwie Malmsteen has put his spin on beloved classics, like Hendrix’s Purple Haze, Deep Purple’s Smoke on the Water, and The Beatles’ While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Sun’s Up Top’s Down, is one of the new tracks, loaded with blues and […]

David Gilmour Is Auctioning Off His Guitars

David Gilmour, frontman and guitarist of Pink Floyd, sells 120 guitars, including the most famous, his black Stratocaster. The Black Strat has been accompanying him live and in the studio since 1970; you can listen to it on recordings like Comfortably Numb, Money and many others. The hosts of the Christie auction house estimate that […]

Gibson launches Generation G-45 at NAMM 2019

The line has been designed to attract younger guitarists. At the next NAMM 2019 in Anaheim, California, Gibson will present the Generation line, a new range of acoustic guitars made in the USA. The first offers of the Generation range are the G-45 Studio and the G-45 Standard, which maintain the classic rounded profile of […]

Woodstock is getting ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Michael Lang, co-creator of Woodstock, confirmed that the Woodstock 50 Festival will be coming in August 2019 to celebrate the anniversary. The festival will be three days in Watkins Glen, New York from Friday 16 to Sunday August 18, and unlike Woodstock ’94 and ’99, this summer’s event will have a spirit similar to that […]