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Guitar Effects Guide #2: The Klon Centaur – Does One Effect Rule Them All?
"The fact that people are still listening to us and staying with us on our journey, really means so much." | Photo: Filip Kůstka / Fource
Justin Young (The Vaccines): We Want People to Feel Less Alone, We Want to Feel Less Alone
NEW GEAR 5/24: Spector Graffiti basses, Suhr heads, Martin acoustics and Dubreq theremin
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Taylor Swift writes about herself, her feelings, she is confident, successful and has karma on her side. What more could you want from life and career, right? | Photo: Eva Rinaldi
TOP 5 Reasons Why We Need to Talk About Taylor Swift
Independence Day in Colombia | Photo: Matěj Ptaszek
Songs Written with a Machete #16: Hijo de puta!
Link Wray in Seattle in 2005. | Photo: Eric Frommer via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)
Milestones in Music History #51: Link Wray, The Distortion Wizard
NEW GEAR 4/24: MXR Delay, Suhr CSV Limited Series, BITE Bass and GigRig G3S Controller
"We talked about how all the trends and the aesthetics start to feel like they’re bleached out, how many people have become elitist snobs based on their interest, and how we’re too young to reach out for nostalgia. So I decided to write harsher lines than usual and stir things up a bit," explains Ben T Kadar the inspiration behind the song "Eastern Boytoy". | Photo: Artist's press kit
Ben T Kadar as a Bizarre Puppet in the Snares of Humankind
Albert King is once and for all the greatest personality behind the Flying V guitar. | Photo: flickr
Five Guitarists Who Prove That Flying V Is Not (Just) a Metal Guitar
Dance phenomena have a special place in helping elevate songs to mega-hit status and the "Macarena" is no exception. | Photo: BMG / RCA / Zafiro S.A (Wikimedia Commons)
Story of a Hit #16: "Macarena"
"I don't need to shout out that something's bothering me inside. I just have a very strong desire to make beautiful things," says Matyáš Adámek. | Photo: Kamil Ansorge
Matyáš Adámek (Island Mint): I Have a Strong Desire to Create Beautiful Things
NEW GEAR 3/24: “Budweiser” Fenders, Deuce Coupe Drive and Rack Compressor from GainLab Audio
Social media can sometimes be an amazing source of inspiration if you follow the right artists. | Photo: Unsplash
TOP 5 New Year Facebook Quotes
Nicolai Schorr in the workshop l Photo: Schorr guitars Facebook page
Dreamstruments #23: Schorr Guitars
If you don't want alternative solutions and it’s ok for you that the current production doesn't have much in common with the original one except for the chassis and colour, you're lucky. Ibanez still makes the two most popular versions: TS 808 and TS9.
Guitar Effects Guide #1: Ibanez Tube Screamer Overdrive and its Modern Alternatives
Jono Heyes and Jerry Boys. | Photo: Paxart Studios
Jerry Boys in the Czech Republic: Video Interview from Jono Heyes & Beehive Recording Session
NEW GEAR 2/24: Kemper Player Pedal, Avantone Nearfields and Istanbul Cymbals
Are you fascinated by the deeper layers of the musical world? Do questions come to your mind that have no answers and are all the more appealing for it? | Photo: D A V I D S O N L U N A
TOP 5 Fascinating Theories on Music
Medellín, Colombia. | Photo: Matěj Ptaszek
Songs Written with a Machete #15: When a Murderer Shaves Your Neck with a Razor
Flying Lotus @ ACL Music Fest 2016. | Photo: Chris via Wikipedia (CC BY 2.0)
Milestones in Music History #50: Flying Lotus, Beyond Any Definition
NEW GEAR 1/24: Slash SL-100 Head, Colletti Super Strats and PJB Bass Combo
What the Year 2023 Brought to Musicians
"God Only Knows" stands out, even amongst the other gems on Pet Sounds, because it is quintessentially a Beach Boys song, but also because it is remarkably unique and sophisticated. | Photo: H. Michael Karshis (Flickr, CC BY 2.0 DEED)
Story of a Hit #15: "God Only Knows"