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Journey's Neal Schon Gives Us an Exclusive Look at His Custom IHush Lady M Guitar

Awhile ago, I saw some of Naoki Ihashi's guitars on Instagram. The intriguing designs prompted me to reach out and ask him if he would be so kind as to send a guitar for me to check out. To my suprise, after I reached out, he sent three of his very own guitars within three days. To say the least, I was completely blown away by all of his instruments. Then and there I made a deal that if he made me some, I w ...

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Electro-Harmonix Unveils Superego+ Synth Engine/Multi-Effect Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Superego+, a new pedal that builds on the synthesis platform of the Superego Synth Engine and adds an array of new features. From the company: The Superego+ springboards off the Superego’s ability to create synth effects, sound layers, glissandos, infinite sustain and more with the addition of a complete effects section featuring 11 effect types, an EXP input for effect par ...

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How to Seamlessly Play Arpeggios Over Three Octaves

In this lesson we are going to take simple three note arpeggios and learn how to play them seamlessly over three octaves. Not only will this lesson help expand your musical vocabulary, but it may also change how you understand, visualize, and navigate the fretboard. The six strings of the guitar can be looked at as three pairs of strings. The first pair being the low E and A strings. The second pair being t ...

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Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Picking Prowess of John McLaughlin

In the mid-to-late Sixties, while Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton were putting the rock into blues, John McLaughlin was injecting it and other flavors into jazz. McLaughlin was influenced by a vast variety of artists, including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone and the aforementioned British Invasion ax slingers, as well as Django Reinhardt, and avant-garde jazz saxoph ...

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The White Buffalo Premieres "Robbery"

The White Buffalo is slated to release his new album, Darkest Darks, Darkest Lights, on October 6 via Unison Music Group/Thirty Tigers. Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of one of the album's singles, the evocative "Robbery." "'Robbery,' is like a short film about two maniacs robbing a liquor store and the chaos that ensues," said Jake Smith—the singer/songwriter behind The White Buffal ...

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Gibson Unveils Custom Slash Firebirds

Gibson has unveiled the Custom Slash Firebirds, the second of the Gibson/Slash collaborations the company hinted at upon announcing his appointment as its Global Brand Ambassador. Both of the guitars—which Slash showed off in prototype form throughout his performances with Guns N’ Roses in 2016—feature numerous Les Paul elements, including humbuckers, historic Les Paul wiring and pickup spacing, and a solid ...

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