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A Q&A with Taylor Guitars Master Builder Andy Powers – American Songwriter


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A Q&A with Taylor Guitars Master Builder Andy Powers
American Songwriter
American Songwriter recently chatted with Andy Powers, Taylor Guitar's humble master builder and discussed his new V-Class bracing for guitars, his decades long friendship with company founder Bob Taylor and the company's philosophy and future plans ...

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Police: Man tried to re-sell stolen guitars, other property at Portland shop – KATU


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Police: Man tried to re-sell stolen guitars, other property at Portland shop
KATU
Portland Police say a man tried to re-sell about $40,000 in guitars and other stolen property at a guitar shop. Police were called to the Guitar Center on N Hayden Meadows Drive just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, for a suspect who tried to re-sell stolen ...
Portland police: Storage unit burglary suspect arrested after trying to sell stolen guitarKPTV.com

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Sometimes Marco Benevento plays his piano like a guitar, but his shows are always parties – Lexington Herald Leader


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Sometimes Marco Benevento plays his piano like a guitar, but his shows are always parties
Lexington Herald Leader
A Marco Benevento record, much like a Marco Benevento live show, is something of a carnival. At work are synths and drum machines underscoring layers of keyboard patterns, pop melodies, groove-directed rhythms and bass-drum backdrops that add up to a ...

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Yamaha Unveils the FG TransAcoustic – Premier Guitar


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Yamaha Unveils the FG TransAcoustic
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Buena Park, CA (January 15, 2018) -- —Yamaha today unveiled the FG TransAcoustic—two groundbreaking guitars that combine the durability and affordability of the top-selling FG and FS series instruments with award-winning Yamaha TransAcoustic ...

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News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day – Fox Business


News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day
Fox Business
The cryptocurrency's price is down by about 30% in January. It's down by about half from its all-time high of close to $20,000, reached in December. China Watchers Get Another Way to Gauge Its Economy. China has rolled out a composite reading of ...

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NAMM 2018: Harmony resurrected with new guitars and amps – MusicRadar


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NAMM 2018: Harmony resurrected with new guitars and amps
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NAMM 2018: Harmony Guitars, once the single largest manufacturer of musical instruments in the US but defunct by the end of the '70s, is returning to the fray with three new electrics and an amp range. The unashamedly retro-inspired guitars making a ...

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Journey’s Neal Schon On His Blues Roots, Playing PRS Guitars & Working With Yngwie Malmsteen – Guitar World Magazine


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Journey's Neal Schon On His Blues Roots, Playing PRS Guitars & Working With Yngwie Malmsteen
Guitar World Magazine
Journey's Neal Schon On His Blues Roots, Playing PRS Guitars & Working With Yngwie Malmsteen. The Journey, Santana and Bad English veteran tells Guitar World how he got started in the business, what it was like to play the first PRS double-neck guitar ...

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Death And Vanilla – The Tenant – Clash Magazine


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Death And Vanilla - The Tenant
Clash Magazine
Death and Vanilla have composed a rather more luxuriant alternative. Performed and recorded at the Spanish Cinemascore festival back in 2015, the rich sonic palette here is familiar from the band's two excellent albums: all vibraphone, keys and gently ...

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Montgomery Gentry grows older and wiser on ‘Here’s To You’ – Lexington Herald Leader


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Montgomery Gentry grows older and wiser on 'Here's To You'
Lexington Herald Leader
On “King of the World,” his desires are scaled back to simple joys told over a melody that doesn't ride shotgun to a blazing Southern grind, but instead strides comfortably along to a wiry, back porch acoustic guitar line with a hint of danger. But his ...

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News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day – Fox Business


News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day
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Brazil's fiscal performance improved in 2017, but challenges remain as policy makers struggle to plug a widening budget gap. U.S. Employment Costs Rise 0.6%. Compensation for American workers grew at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, but picked up ...

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