Category: Miscellaneous

Les Paul Turns 93, Celebrates in Style

Posted 25 Jun 2008 in Miscellaneous, News

Inventor, musician, and entrepreneur Les Paul “flipped the switch” at Marshall & Ilsley Corporation’s (M&I) corporate headquarters in downtown Milwaukee on Friday, June 20, lighting two sides of the 18-story corporate headquarters in the shape of Les Paul styled guitars. To honor Les’s recent 93rd birthday, M&I also presented him with a birthday cake, which was a life-size replica of a Les Paul styled guitar, and gave him the world’s longest virtual birthday card, which was a compilation of tributes…

Premier Guitar Magazine July 2008 Is Out

Posted 19 Jun 2008 in Miscellaneous, News

The July 2008 edition of Premier Guitar, the definitive gear centric magazine for serious, accomplished players, has hit news stands.  The beauty of this magazine is that they also make available the complete content of articles, free on their site, both in a web page and flash magazine format. The July 2008 issue is dedicated to acoustic guitars, and includes highlights such as: 18 Mics for Recording Acoustic Guitar Restoring a classic 1967 Gibson B-45 12-string A feature on Martin Guitar’s 175th Anniversary Photos…

The Girls Next Door Visit Guitar Magazine

Posted 04 Jun 2008 in Miscellaneous, News

If you’re into curves, and not just those on a guitar, then check out Guitar Magazine’s 2009 Buyer’s Guide. The Girls Next Door, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, and Kendra Wilkinson, rock out on the cover of Guitar Magazine. The girls do a group shot, and each has their own separate cover photo. The photos include the girls posing with some pretty snazzy guitars. I bet a lot of guys wish they could be one of these guitars for a day. I’m still not…