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Brian Vance and Brian Johnson of D’Addario: Building a Better Bass String

Brian Vance and Brian Johnson of D’Addario: Building a Better Bass String

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The brains behind FlexSteels talk about the genesis of a string that’s been winning more converts than a summer tent revival

Unearthed ‘94 Pink Floyd Sessions Due Out in October

Unearthed ‘94 Pink Floyd Sessions Due Out in October

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Taylor PS10e Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric

Taylor PS10e Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric

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This week’s featured Private Reserve Guitars selection represents the highest levels of luthiery and is crafted with some the most lavish woods available. A part of Taylor’s top-of-the-line Presentation Series, the PS10E spares nothing where appointments are concerned. From the meticulously crafted “Nouveau” paua abalone inlay on the fingerboard to the breathtakingly figured cocobolo back and sides, this is an instrument intended for the most discriminating collector. African ebony binding and extensive paua shell appointments speak to its no-compromise cosmetics.

Sam Bush’s 40th Telluride Show Capped by a Gibson Tribute Anniversary Mandolin

Sam Bush’s 40th Telluride Show Capped by a Gibson Tribute Anniversary Mandolin

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Gear Review: Jupiter 1600I XO Trumpet

Gear Review: Jupiter 1600I XO Trumpet

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By Christopher Dean Elliott

The first thing you notice when you open the Jupiter 1600I XO’s case is its beauty. It is a classic design with a stunning silver plate that would instill a pride of ownership in any player. The bell engraving is a simple cursive XO whose austerity reflects the restraint and good taste that is present throughout this elegant instrument.

Band of the Month – Brightwork

Band of the Month – Brightwork

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Singing Songs of the Spirit

This Week in Music History: July 7

This Week in Music History: Both Elvises Quit…Keef’s Riff…Fatboy Slim’s Big Beach Blast

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Historic Events That Rocked Music—The Week of July 7

Tech Tip: Optimizing Windows for DAWs

Tech Tip: Optimizing Windows for DAWs

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As anyone who has struggled to get their Windows OS to play nice with DAW hardware and software knows, the process can be frustrating. The folks at Steinberg who make Cubase, Nuendo, and a vast range of hardware interfaces and controllers feel your pain. They’ve come up with an excellent checklist of things to do that’ll help get your computer talking to your DAW gear and applications without the glitches that can disrupt your recording sessions.

Star-Spangled Sounds: American Music Roots

Star-Spangled Sounds: American Music Roots

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A diverse collection of musicians reflect on how they’ve been shaped by the USA

The unique musical innovations born in the United States range from the internationally acclaimed pop and R&B of Detroit’s Motown, to the rock and roll of New Jersey’s Bruce Springsteen. Regional delicacies like Louisiana cajun and Tennessee bluegrass keep the world hungry for more American music. The basic ingredients of all of these sounds are the homegrown musical genres of blues, jazz, gospel, and country western, and each is as American as apple pie or hot dogs.

On the eve of Independence Day, we asked a wide range of amazing American musicians how the culture, geography, and history of the United States has influenced them, both personally and musically.

Martin Lovers: Show Off Your Pride and Joy to the World!

Martin Lovers: Show Off Your Pride and Joy to the World!

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We know how passionate Martin owners are about their instruments. Now you can declare that pride and share your treasured Martin’s special mojo with fellow musicians.

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