What a difference an inch makes! The 25-½”-scale neck on this Custom Shop Les Paul Long Scale lends this venerable design a whole new bag of tricks. For Les Paul lovers who may reluctantly put their LPs aside in favor of a longer scale guitar when it’s time for drop tunings or slide work, no such tradeoff is necessary with this versatile guitar.
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The Who in Chicago, 1967. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Jim Summaria
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Something we hear at Musician’s Friend all the time is, “My computer already has a sound card; can I use that to record?”
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So you've picked up a decent axe off a buddy for a great price. It looks cool and sounds cool, and when your buddy played it last Halloween it sounded GREAT. But when you get it home it doesn't quite fit you like a glove. If you have a few simple tools available and can overcome your fear of screwing something up, you can probably get it playing more comfortably without resorting to a professional repair guy.
Respected session and touring guitarist David Grissom and Paul Reed Smith Guitars have enjoyed a decades-long relationship, the DGT being a beautiful outcome of that partnership. Over the years Grissom’s perspectives as a seasoned pro have served as an important influence on the development of PRS instruments.
A recent post claiming that the UK has essentially thrown up its hands in the face of illegal downloading appears to have got the facts wrong. The story, which has been getting a lot of attention across the Internet, suggests that instead of prosecuting illegal downloaders and file-sharers, they will be sent four warning letters and then if they persist…nothing happens.
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