Day: May 27, 2011

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Editorial Top 11s

11 Innovations That Changed The Guitar Forever

The guitar certainly has come a long way, with improvements that we now take for granted. Here’s our list of the Top 11 Innovations that changed the guitar forever.
Some things on this list may seem obvious – and they may be now, but upon their arrival on the guitar scene they were innovative, new, and amazing, and we’re still enjoying a much changed instrument thanks to these great ideas.

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Guitar News

Interview With Mike Matthews of Electro-Harmonix

Ever since Jimi Hendrix plugged his Strat into a fuzz box, effects pedals have become an integral part of rock music. From David Gilmour and Robert Fripp to Kurt Cobain and Kevin Shields, many great guitarists have relied on stompboxes to color their sound. We talked to Mike Matthews, the founder of Electro-Harmonix, to get some perspective from one of the most celebrated manufacturers of effects pedals.

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