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Review: Buzzcocks, O2 Academy – Bristol24/7


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Review: Buzzcocks, O2 Academy
Bristol24/7
Callum Archer (guitar / vocals) is an engaging frontman, giving it some cheeky geezer and achieving an easy rapport with the crowd. The band have plenty of other memorable tunes in their repertoire – Arrest Me catchy enough to have the audience singing ...

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Hot Springs man building guitars, and a career – Rapid City Journal


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Hot Springs man building guitars, and a career
Rapid City Journal
“I was up at Haggerty's (Haggerty's Musicworks) looking at guitars when I bumped into a guy who'd gone to a luthier's school in Arizona,” Powers said. “It was a casual thing, and I didn't even get the guy's name, but it put the idea in my mind and from ...

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The Guitars That Built Rock: The Gibson Firebird – TeamRock.com


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The Guitars That Built Rock: The Gibson Firebird
TeamRock.com
Fender owned the electric guitar market in the early 60s. Gibson on the other hand couldn't catch a break. The single cutaway Les Paul models went the way of the dinosaurs - in favour of the new SG body models - while the Flying V and Explorer tryouts ...

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Reviving middle class key to saving global trade: Watt – Toronto Star


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Reviving middle class key to saving global trade: Watt
Toronto Star
"WTO director general Roberto Azevedo acknowledged the growing antiglobalization sentiment around the world, and he pressed policy-makers to resist making decisions that run counter to free and open trade," writes Jaime Watt. (YVES HERMAN ...
'All's well that ends well' as Canada and EU finally sign trade agreementThe National

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My Time: Local Queen Anne’s employer PRS Guitars sponsors 16th annual Health Fair – CapitalGazette.com


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My Time: Local Queen Anne's employer PRS Guitars sponsors 16th annual Health Fair
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PRS Guitars, a leading guitar manufacturer of high quality instruments, hosted their 16th annual Health Fair at its Stevensville factory on Sept. 16. Employees were encouraged to visit with the 15 vendors including a free acupuncture clinic and ...

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Guitar-making students learn from Wayne Henderson at Marion school bearing his name – Southwest Virginia Today


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Guitar-making students learn from Wayne Henderson at Marion school bearing his name
Southwest Virginia Today
The first students of world-renowned guitarist and luthier Wayne Henderson at the Marion school named in his honor are getting a glimpse into his world as they craft guitars under his tutelage. Henderson led a workshop this week at the Wayne C ...

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Area vets finding therapy in guitars – Green Bay Press Gazette


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Area vets finding therapy in guitars
Green Bay Press Gazette
Natural human coping mechanisms often take PTSD sufferers in the wrong direction. They get withdrawn. They can't commit to anything. Aside from taking advantage of the natural therapeutic effects of music, Guitars for Vets gives veterans something to ...

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This Dude Builds Pretty Killer Guitars Out Of Skateboards – Metal Injection.net


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This Dude Builds Pretty Killer Guitars Out Of Skateboards
Metal Injection.net
Who knew that skateboards really should've been guitars all along? We've covered one luthier doing his thing with skateboards, and now we've got a mini-documentary on Nick Pourfard and his Prisma Guitars. I'm really surprised at how good these guitars ...

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Album Review: CRX – New Skin – Consequence of Sound (blog)


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Album Review: CRX – New Skin
Consequence of Sound (blog)
It's not surprising, then, that the strongest feature of New Skin is Valensi's masterful guitar playing — the songs drip with familiar dual guitar arrangements that will bring Strokes fans straight back to Angles. The parallels between CRX and Valensi ...

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George Harrison Shows Off His Beatles Guitars – Guitar World Magazine


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George Harrison Shows Off His Beatles Guitars
Guitar World Magazine
In late 1974, former Beatle George Harrison released a holiday single of sorts. Its A-side, "Ding Dong, Ding Dong," was one of the catchier tunes from his latest album, Dark Horse. Luckily for Beatles fans—and for guitar fans in general—Harrison ...

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