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Josh Smith interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Feb 10 • 110 Views • No Comments on Josh Smith interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Here's Josh Smith interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM. I recently discovered this awesome musician by listening to the No Guitar Is Safe podcast by Jude Gold from the magazine Guitar Player. He was...

Pro Backstager announcement: Guitar Sound Systems (GSS)

Feb 8 • 32 Views • No Comments on Pro Backstager announcement: Guitar Sound Systems (GSS)

Name : Guitar Sound Systems (GSS) Type : Company Web : www.guitarsoundsystems.com Guitar Sound Systems offers a wide range of small yet very powerful products to amplify the electric guitar or...

Gear Afternoon #1: a great guitar moment

Feb 7 • 285 Views • No Comments on Gear Afternoon #1: a great guitar moment

On Saturday, I organized a Gear Afternoon to spend some quality time in a rehearsal studio with some fellow backstagers playing and testing each other's pieces of gear (guitars, pedals, amps, etc.)....

Mike Moreno interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Feb 4 • 66 Views • No Comments on Mike Moreno interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Here's a Mike Moreno interview done during the 2016 Winter NAMM. It is thanks to my official Jazz advisor Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert that I contacted Mike. To prepare the interview I went through a...

The Guitar Channel Gear Evening – Feb. 18th 2016: Dupont / FxAmps / Anasounds / Verspieren

Feb 3 • 49 Views • No Comments on The Guitar Channel Gear Evening – Feb. 18th 2016: Dupont / FxAmps / Anasounds / Verspieren

To start 2016 in the best way possible, The Guitar Channel invites you to come to the first Gear Evening of the year where you will be able to meet the luthier Maurice Dupont, the amps from Fx Amps,...

Pro Backstager announcement: HooVi Deeflexx

Feb 2 • 47 Views • No Comments on Pro Backstager announcement: HooVi Deeflexx

Name : HooVi Type : Company Web : www.hoovi.at e-mail : info(a)hoovi.at The Deeflexx Systems invented by HooVi solve the problem of the sound diffusion from guitar amps. The highly engineered...

BeatBuddy interview with the CEO David Packouz

Feb 2 • 184 Views • No Comments on BeatBuddy interview with the CEO David Packouz

Here's a BeatBuddy interview with the CEO David Packouz during the 2016 Winter NAMM. The company which founded David has launched a drum machine pedal which allows any guitar player to play along a...

Don Alder interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Feb 1 • 174 Views • No Comments on Don Alder interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Here's Don Alder interview done during the 2016 Winter NAMM show on the Seymour Duncan booth. It's always a pleasure to meet and interview such a gifted musician who plays equally well a harp-guitar,...

Andy Timmons interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Jan 29 • 211 Views • No Comments on Andy Timmons interview during the 2016 Winter NAMM

Here's an Andy Timmons interview done during the 2016 Winter NAMM. The Guitar Channel has been looking for a way to do an interview for a while now and it happened at Anaheim thanks to the...

NAMM 2016 week-end – Pure craziness

Jan 26 • 81 Views • No Comments on NAMM 2016 week-end – Pure craziness

NAMM 2016 week-end: crazy Saturday and Sunday! The organization is announcing around 100 000 visitors for this year edition so you can imagine the week-end is crazy busy. In the afternoon it's...

Taylor master builder – Andy Powers interview

Jan 25 • 164 Views • No Comments on Taylor master builder – Andy Powers interview

In this interview, meet Taylor Guitars master builder Andy Powers. Meeting and getting to talk with the luthier involved in the development of all the guitars at Taylor was very interesting to...

Hofner Zane Carney interview

Jan 24 • 127 Views • No Comments on Hofner Zane Carney interview

The Hofner Zane Carney signature model was presented to Zane for the very first time during the NAMM 2016. Zane was super excited about the instrument during the interview. We took the opportunity to...

NAMM 2016 Day 2 – The big day of the show

Jan 24 • 127 Views • No Comments on NAMM 2016 Day 2 – The big day of the show

NAMM 2016 Day 2: the big day! This is the key date for the show as it's the best time to do business before the Tsunami of people and decibels during the upcoming week-end. Doing an interview with...

NAMM 2016 Day 1 – The Guitar Channel report

Jan 22 • 228 Views • No Comments on NAMM 2016 Day 1 – The Guitar Channel report

NAMM 2016 Day 1: go! The great annual show of the industry of music instruments and peripheral industries (sound system, wiring, interface, etc.) opened for its winter edition at the Anaheim...

Mason Marangella interview – Vertex

Jan 19 • 230 Views • No Comments on Mason Marangella interview – Vertex

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-292-20160119-extract.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:06 — 3.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHere's a Mason...

Snapchat guitar accounts to follow

Jan 16 • 472 Views • No Comments on Snapchat guitar accounts to follow

Snapchat is a cool social network tool you can use to get some live video and photo update about things which matters to you such as guitar. One of the problem of the service is that there's no...

Frank Hartung interview, luthier at the @HolyGrailGuitar show

Jan 16 • 94 Views • 1 Comment on Frank Hartung interview, luthier at the @HolyGrailGuitar show

Here's a Frank Hartung interview done during the 2014 Holy Grail Guitar Show. He was one of the German luthier exhibiting during the show. The design and quality of the singlecut instruments he...

Lars Rasmussen interview, luthier for @RasmussenGuitar at the @HolyGrailGuitar show

Jan 16 • 91 Views • No Comments on Lars Rasmussen interview, luthier for @RasmussenGuitar at the @HolyGrailGuitar show

Here's a Lars Rasmussen interview done during the 2014 Holy Grail Guitar Show. Lars is a Swedish luthier who build high end acoustic guitar. The very pure and elegant lines of Lars guitar are great....

Guitares au Beffroi 2016 : an international guitar show right next to Paris

Jan 15 • 217 Views • No Comments on Guitares au Beffroi 2016 : an international guitar show right next to Paris

The fourth edition of the guitar fair during the Guitares au Beffroi 2016 festival is going to be even more international this time with luthiers from Europe and further. It will take place from 25...

Laguz The Special from Soultool Customized Guitars – Guitar review

Jan 14 • 186 Views • 1 Comment on Laguz The Special from Soultool Customized Guitars – Guitar review

The Laguz The Special guitar from Soultool Customized Guitars is an instrument which was presented by the luthier Egon Rauscher (watch his interview in this article) during the 2015 Holy Grail...