Category Archives for "Guitars"

September 18, 2020

Has The Guitar Pickup Been Reinvented?

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There are some audio devices that haven’t changed much in a hundred years. Loudspeakers and microphones come to mind, as while they’ve evolved and gotten better, they still basically work the same way as ever. Although not quite a hundred years old yet, you can put the guitar pickup in the same category – until […]

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Gibson Tries To Start Anew With Some New Less Expensive Guitars

Gibson Les Paul Junior Cutaway on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Gibson has certainly had it’s share of self-inflicted troubles over the last few years, but it’s possible that the company finally got the message as it tries to get out from under bankruptcy. Gone is former co-owner and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz (the hunt for a new CEO is on), and the company is trying hard to get […]

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New Music Gear Monday: TC Electronic Aeon Guitar String Sustainer

TC Electronic AEON on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Since the mid-1970’s, if you wanted an electric guitar string to sustain forever you turned to an Ebow, the ingenious handheld device that virtually every major artist has used on a recording at some point (case in point, the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia bought the very first one). If you wanted that sound, the Ebow […]

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