Bigrock Engineering and AP International have announced a new line of finishes for the Power Pins Advanced Acoustic Pin System. Having been available in chrome, black and gold, the line has expanded to include nickel, black nickel, antique silver, antique bronze, satin chrome, satin black and satin gold finishes.
In the professionally shot video below, Brad Paisley discusses and demos his G-bender-equipped Fender Telecaster. In the clip, which was shot at the Nashville Guitar Center, Paisley talks about his choice to install a G-bender, as opposed to the more common B-bender. The G-bender bends the G string up a whole step.
Power Pins are new style of bridge pins that boast stability and enhanced tonal characteristics compared to plastic bridge pins. Power Pins actually mount onto the guitar’s bridge by tightening a nut with a supplied allen key. No modifications are needed, and the end result is greater string contact with your acoustic guitar’s bridge.
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the December 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.
In this brand-new video, Guitar World's Paul Riario and his loaner Charvel Jake E. Lee signature model guitar hit the streets of New York City with D'Addario's new NYXL strings. The goal? To find out just how tough NYXL's strings are!
Guitarist Andy Alt has introduced a new electric guitar pickup — dubbed "A Little Thunder" — that allows guitarists to play guitar and bass simultaneously. A Little Thunder, which was designed to replace a humbucker, adds a bass signal to the two lowest strings on electric guitars, leaving the signal of all six guitar strings in tact.