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Monday, August 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

We guitarists are such a fickle bunch. I know more than a few people who change rigs more than my wife changes outfits before going out to diner! Well, rest assured you’re sick. But there is a cure! Here are 5 steps to improve your tone without needlessly throwing money at the problem. Change you... [More]

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Saturday, August 29, 2009 | 1 Comments

I frequent quite a few guitar oriented forums and more and more I see a theme of follow the leader in which many people seem to band together propagating many musical urban legends. While the more experienced players tend to take these things with a grain of salt, many younger and less experienced p... [More]

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, August 22, 2009, over 2,500 people converged on the little town of Luckenbach, Texas to break the world record for the most guitar players playing one song at the same time. The official count of 1,859 guitar players broke the previous world record of 1802 people set in Germany in 2007. A... [More]

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Pat Martino was born Aug 25, 1944 and perhaps the only one on Earth who had to relearn to play guitar after surgery for a near fatal brain aneurysm left him with amnesia without any memory of the guitar nor his musical career. [youtube:cyqJwJzGB0g]

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Thursday, August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

In case you missed David Carroll’s YouTube viral sensation United Breaks Guitars, here’s the back story. Man buys ticket on United Airlines and checks his treasured Taylor guitar. United breaks his guitar and, per their policy, only offers to pay an extremely small claim to cover the dam... [More]

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Monday, August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Just published the VHT Classic 6 review along with a clip. Southern rock and blues players (especially slide) really need to give this amp a spin. Be sure and register over at the forum at  http://forum.frugalguitarist.com/. We're off to a slow but good start and need your insigh... [More]

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VHT, Reviews »

Sunday, August 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

While low wattage tube amps are hot currently with all the big players (and a bunch of boutique builders) looking to capitalize on the trend, very few offer enough clean headroom for gigging (without total saturation) nor a 12 inch speaker to move maximum air at lower volumes. VHT answers the call f... [More]