Renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia died suddenly of a heart attack in Mexico on February 25. He was 66. A tireless innovator, his eclectic musical tastes led him far beyond the boundaries of traditional flamenco to collaborations with jazz, rock, and and Latin artists including Al Di Meola, Chick Corea, Eric Clapton, and John McLaughlin.
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In 1965, Beatle John Lennon acquired an Epiphone Casino. It became his main axe from them on and one of the most collectible of vintage guitars. Now Epiphone has recreated this legendary instrument in authentic detail.
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As we recently reported, Red Hot Chili’s Chad Smith has challenged Will Ferrell to a drums vs. cowbell battle in retaliation for the comedian’s merciless impersonations of the drummer. The two lookalikes have sparred back and forth in Reddit AMA posts while setting donation goals for two charities that the combatants support as a prerequisite for the battle.
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Fender celebrates its flagship's anniversary with a quartet of knockout editions
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If you have an acoustic guitar that you really love, the last thing you want to do is gouge big holes in it in order to install a pickup. So if your acoustic doesn’t have built-in electronics, chances are you've checked out a whole mess of soundhole pickups, only to discover that most of them fail to convey the warmth and dynamic range crucial to a good acoustic sound.