This is a collection of links I’ve found interesting over the past week or so.
Costello Jazzmaster Guitar Proto Sold on eBay – An Elvis Costello Signature Series Jazzmaster is forthcoming, and the prototype was recently auctioned off on eBay, with proceeds going to charity (via Electric Guitar Review)
Gibson Robot Guitar – Gibson’s new Robot guitar will be available on 12.7.07. Features include automatic tuning to standard tuning or several alternate tunings. As others have noted, it’s a silly name with an ugly paint job, but the features look pretty cool
Ask Steve – Steve Morse guitar Q&A posted on the Deep Purple Web site (via Rich Murray)
Guitar Phrasing Basics Video Clip – An old video featuring Scott Henderson discussing guitar phrasing
Berklee Music Blogs – A blog by the Berklee College of Music featuring Berklee faculty, music industry professionals and music educators
Sleevage – A blog dedicated to album covers (via Dan Cederholm)
The Rise of the Musical Middle Class Parts I-III – A series on a class of musicians who make a living making music, but aren’t household names (via TDS)
Country’s Declaration of Independents – Newsweek article about how many country artists are signing to independent labels rather than the major labels
KnowTheMusicBiz.com – A new Web community about the music business. Looks pretty interesting (via Taylor)
Andrew Koblick says
I would like to commend you on your blog! If you don’t object, I would like to do a reciprocal favor by having you add my site to your links section. I am a musician and have created several DVD courses on learning guitar. They have been very successful around the world.
Thanks and keep on strumming!