Tag Archives: guitars

iShred, an iPhone guitar app that makes playing real songs possible

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iShred from Frontier Design is yet another guitar simulator for the iPhone, this time with an eye towards electrics, complete with stomp boxes and pedal effects. Unlike a lot of the other guitar apps out there, though, iShred looks fairly…

B.C. Rich Double Neck Bich guitar

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Tom Whitwell may call the new B.C. Rich Double Neck Bich guitar "really ugly", but he won't say that when I crawl onto his roof and use it to summon the spirit of Paul Revere's horse to jumpkick his family…

Ovation iDea: Guitar with a built-in MP3 recorder, player

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Okay, this is simple and perfect: The new Ovation iDea acoustic/electric guitar comes with a built-in MP3 recorder that, with a touch of a button, records the strings right off the pick-up and a separate, player-facing microphone for voice. Looks…

Gibson Dark Fire can sound like any guitar

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Gibson's "Dark Fire" guitar is their latest, most tricked-out guitar, marrying on sound processor called "Chameleon Tone" to the second version of their self-tuning "Robot" technology. It even has a snazzy "Master Control Knob" with a LED display on top.…

Blackbird Rider Nylon, a carbon-fiber acoustic guitar

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Blackbird Guitars is now selling a nylon-stringed version of their Rider, unibody, carbon fiber guitar that is slightly larger than the steel-stringed original. The "Rider Nylon" is just as pretty as its predecessor — and someday I'll actually play one…

Guitar Amp in a Toaster

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What you see before you is a guitar amp in a toaster. That is all. Thank you and rock on.
Hottie amps are solid state units powered by a 9-volt battery. Inside you'll find a 6" Jensen MOD speaker and

Your computer needs a guitar port

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The standard minijack aux-in is just no good. You need a manlier, guitar-ready audio input for your machine. Instructables' shows you how, though commenter Steve Johnson points out that it won't work well with the basic CD-in socket that some…

Moog Guitar: synth legend unveils an axe with auto-mute, infinite sustain

Bob Moog, one of the original morphogenetic inventors of the synthesizer, has unveiled the "Moog Guitar," a new instrument with pick-ups that allow for "infinite sustain" and special auto-muted plucking. It was invented by engineer Paul Vo and will sell…

Video: The ChroniCaster is bong in a guitar

Or maybe it's just a pipe? I can't remember if bongs have to have water filtering or not. Mike Edison's ChroniCaster: An Ax Hack That'll Make You Hack (and Wheeze) [Listening Post]…