When it comes to social networks for guitar builders, CigarBoxNation.com is like the Island of Misfit Toys. Weird and bizarre inventions abound over there, starting with simple cigar box guitars and eventually venturing into things that should never exist in a normal world.
iKlip Case is a protective case featuring a built-in multi-position stand that can be used in four different viewing angles in portrait or landscape mode. Its legs can be adjusted to suit a wide variety of purposes: like making music, surfing the web, reading eBooks, giving lectures and video chatting.
Below, check out this recently posted (August 29) clip of the AK47 guitar, aka the GATTAR. The video is very cool because it shows exactly how the guitar was made, from start to finish, with closeups of the tools and the axe in various stages of its creation.
The Stratocaster is the ultimate baby boomer. Born in the Fifties, it refuses to grow up. Having participated in many of rock history’s greatest moments, it’s still running with the young punks. It remains the ultimate playing machine—ergonomic, responsive, sexy.
D'Addario has launched Players Circle, a new customer-rewards program. The program is the digital evolution of a concept that Jim D'Addario, CEO of D'Addario & Company, first conceived in the Nineties.
Lace Music Products has announced the Mando-Lace, a passive pickup for mandolins. This new pickup features patented Lace technology to bring out the most authentic reproduction of the strings through a passive magnetic pickup.