Need to brush up on -- or simply learn how to play -- slide guitar? Check out three books (plus a fourth book, an ode to Duane Allman, one of slide's greatest heroes) that tell you how to do exactly that, and a whole lot more. They're all available at the Guitar World Online Store.
California winemaker Mark Beaman got inspired while listening to Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon over and over again on his iPod. He channeled that inspiration and created The Dark Side of the Moon Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cort Guitars has introduced its MR1200FX. This guitar targets the boutique acoustic guitar market but comes at a reasonable price. The model features a dreadnought body with Bearclaw spruce top, solid rosewood back and rosewood sides, rosewood fingerboard, genuine abalone purfling on the top and sides, and genuine abalone inlay on the fingerboard and headstock.
From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, Dan Erlewine's How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great! Second Edition (Backbeat Books) is a do-it-yourself primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar.