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Album Review: VALE OF PNATH II – Metal Injection.net


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Album Review: VALE OF PNATH II
Metal Injection.net
Can't have good metal without established and talented guitar writers, and this is what Vale of Pnath has placed their name on. Since acquiring Eloy Montes (ex-Flub) his contributions have definitely been an influence. This is an excellent addition ...

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Hand-made guitar dials in MIDI effects with the wave of a hand – Gizmag


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Hand-made guitar dials in MIDI effects with the wave of a hand
Gizmag
Electric guitars that have MIDI control cooked in aren't exactly a new idea, as evidenced by the now up for pre-order Expressiv Infinity Guitar. Heck, even acoustic guitars are muscling into MIDI territory courtesy of the upcoming ACPAD controller.

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Review: PRS’ New Angelus SE A30E Sustains Interest – Acoustic Guitar


Review: PRS' New Angelus SE A30E Sustains Interest
Acoustic Guitar
Given PRS' longstanding reputation for the playability of its high-performance electric guitars, it comes as no surprise that the company's latest steel-string offering, the Angelus SE A30E, feels incredibly easy to navigate. It's as easy to play low ...

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Review: Collings Rolls Out Three New Vintage-Style Waterloo Guitars – Acoustic Guitar


Review: Collings Rolls Out Three New Vintage-Style Waterloo Guitars
Acoustic Guitar
I'd been intrigued by Waterloo guitars ever since seeing Julian Lage play his WL-14 on an Acoustic Guitar Sessions video episode, but never seemed to be able to audition one. Due to the high demand, Collings had none for review and a new Waterloo was ...

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China Smartphone Makers Snap Up Patents in Fight for Market Dominance – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China Smartphone Makers Snap Up Patents in Fight for Market Dominance
Wall Street Journal
Huawei, which has an ambitious goal of becoming the world's top smartphone maker in five years, sued Samsung in the U.S. last month, claiming the South Korean company violated 11 of its mobile patents. Samsung has said it would defend itself in the ...

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Rig tour: Richard Hawley’s guitars, amps and effects – MusicRadar


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Rig tour: Richard Hawley's guitars, amps and effects
MusicRadar
When it comes to the age old battle of tone vs convenience, Richard Hawley is not renowned for his ability to compromise on the former. Here, the Sheffieldian songwriter talks us through the guitars, amps and effects that he uses to bring his ear-candy ...

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Summer NAMM 2016: Evolution Guitars launches world’s first modular guitar – MusicRadar


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Summer NAMM 2016: Evolution Guitars launches world's first modular guitar
MusicRadar
SUMMER NAMM 2016: Regular NAMM-goers may have spotted Evolution Guitars at the show over the past couple of the years, but this year, the company plans to release its design for the first modular guitar to the public. Four different faceplate sound ...

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Remembering Don Young, co-founder of National Reso-Phonic Guitars – The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)


The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Remembering Don Young, co-founder of National Reso-Phonic Guitars
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
Don Young, left, in his trademark engineers cap and McGregor Gaines at National Resophonic-Guitars shop in San Luis Obispo in 2000. Many National guitar fans say Young and McGregor's work exceeds the quality of vintage models. David Middlecamp ...

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National Maker Faire Starts Global Week of STEM – U.S. News & World Report


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National Maker Faire Starts Global Week of STEM
U.S. News & World Report
Makey the robot greets attendees at the National Maker Faire in Washington. (Kevin Jarrett). 1 of 9. Full Screen. Hide Caption. KID Museum offers a chance for hands-on making at the National Maker Faire. (Courtesy National Maker Faire). 1 of 9. Full ...

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National Resophonic Guitars Co-Founder Don Young Dead at 63 – Acoustic Guitar


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National Resophonic Guitars Co-Founder Don Young Dead at 63
Acoustic Guitar
“The world lost a kind and generous man last night with the passing of National's co-founder, Don Young. As a musician and resonator guitar aficionado, Don enjoyed sharing his knowledge of resonator history with friends and co-workers. He will be ...

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