Inside Collings Guitars: “Instrumental” by Tim Edwards

Filmmaker Tim Edwards takes an inside look at Collings Guitars with his new documentary "Instrumental" (2010). The 12 minute film takes us into the heart of Collings' culture, touching on everything from Bill's inspiration to build his first guitars to his success as an internationally recognized luthier. Exclusive interviews with shop employees and Collings loyalists give … [Read more...]

Guitar Stories: Mark Knopfler

This is a fantastic video with Mark Knopfler talking about six of the guitars that have meant the most to him over the years. It's nice to see Mark talk about the guitars and play some of the licks that made the guitars noteworthy. GUITAR STORIES : MARK KNOPFLER from eld76 on Vimeo. (Many thanks to Guitar Lifestyle reader Chad S. for letting me know about this video.) … [Read more...]

Video About Gryphon Stringed Instruments

This is an interesting video by Mike Collins about Frank Ford and Richard Johnston, founders of Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, CA. I've heard good things about Gryphon, although I haven't yet purchased anything from them. The passion that Ford and Johnston have for guitars is evident in the video. Gryphon Strings from Mike Collins on Vimeo. … [Read more...]