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This is a reminder that this website, will cease operations on June 30, 2016. We’ll continue the conversations and sharing news of the guitar world at AcousticGuitar.com, Twitter.com/AcousticGuitar, and …Continue
Dear Visitors and Members,
After many years of operating this website, we’ll be ceasing its operations on June 30, 2016. We’ll continue the conversations and sharing news of the guitar world at AcousticGuitar.com, Twitter.com/AcousticGuitar, and…Continue
We're really excited to share this one—Gareth Pearson lays down his solo fingerstyle arrangement of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Check out the transcription in our March 2012 issue, and good luck!
Today, Acoustic Guitar contributor Danny Carnahan stopped by to play a handful of traditional Irish tunes for our cameras. Here he is playing "The Parting Glass."
If you're interested in learning this or other Irish tunes, check out our…Continue
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Fishman’s Corey Congilio discusses the company’s new Nomad Wireless System, designed specifically for use with acoustic-electric instruments.
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Acoustic Guitar reader Lee Nunes tipped us off to the startling similarity between a scene from The General (1926, starring Buster Keaton) and the bracing pattern from an Ignacio Fleta guitar. Thanks, Lee!…Continue
Dick Boak of C.F. Martin & Co. took the time to tell us about some significant updates to familiar models, John Mayer’s new signature model, and a very special Custom Shop dreadnought at the NAMM show.
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Acoustic Guitar is back from NAMM, and we’ve added a bunch of videos from the show floor to our YouTube channel.
Here’s Lloyd Baggs discussing the new L.R. Baggs M80 magnetic pickup.
Here's a video clip of Acoustic Guitar contributor Kinloch Nelson playing the…Continue
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Stringletter, the company that publishes Acoustic Guitar and Strings, lost a dear friend and long-time board member this week, A. Whitney Ellsworth, who died in his home in Salisbury, Connecticut on June 18. He was 75 years old; the immediate cause was pancreatic cancer.…Continue
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All year long, the editors and experts at Acoustic Guitar and AcousticGuitar.com tell you about the guitars, gear, and gadgets we think deserve your attention.
Now it’s your turn.
Yes, it's time to click over to our brand-new Acoustic Guitar Gear Showcase where you can rate and comment on thousands of products . . . vote for your favorites . .…Continue
Added by Adam Perlmutter, contributor on November 5, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments
Airline flight guitar horror stories are legion, so I thought I'd tell one with a happy ending.
I recently flew from San Francisco to Washington, DC on Virgin America -- yes, the airline with cocktail lounge lighting on its planes, which can be a bit disconcerting at 8:00 am. After a warm greeting from the gate attendant, who blithely waved me on board with two carry-ons, I was asked by a flight attendant to gate check my gig bag, in which reposed my Taylor 612 Kathy Mattea…Continue
Well, I'm back home and going through the many, many photos I took to see what else might be of interest. Here's a few that caught my eye, that I don't think I've posted yet.
Here's an all wood inlay on the back of a Charis Guitar, by maker Bill…Continue
Saturday was a busy day at the Hard Rock, as the crowds came in for the weekend, and the guitar show ratcheted into high gear. I spent the day trying to look at nooks and crannies that I might have overlooked the first day, starting with the Hard Rock itself. Rock may be mostly about electric guitars, at least as evidenced by the guitars on the wall, but today I noticed this nice tribute to Hank Williams on the way in, featuring an "acoustic", even if it was…Continue