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lundi 12 novembre 2018, 10:20
The Sex Pistols’ Never Mind The Bollocks is 40 years old in October and still sounds revolutionary. As Steve Jones turns 62, it’s time to salute the man behind one of the greatest guitar sounds ever.
vendredi 9 novembre 2018, 11:15
Guitarists have been known to sleep with their favorite instrument lying alongside them. It’s hardly surprising, therefore, that they often assign their go-to guitars with pet names.
jeudi 25 octobre 2018, 16:35
A true virtuoso, Jeff Beck is one of the most creative and original players ever to have strapped on an electric guitar—but he has never sounded more powerful than when he evolved through this trio of vintage Gibson Les Pauls in the late ’60s and early ’70s. But while...
mardi 23 octobre 2018, 12:34
Gibson Brands, Inc., the world’s most iconic guitar brand, today announced the appointment of James “JC” Curleigh as president and chief executive officer. Curleigh joins Gibson from Levi Strauss & Co., where he served as president of the Levi’s brand, and was a...
mardi 16 octobre 2018, 11:21
Let your inner guitar nerd out by carving a Gibson-themed Halloween pumpkin this year. We've got templates you can use to guide those sharp utensils (be careful, folks!).
jeudi 4 octobre 2018, 18:15
Eighty years after her first hit, Sister Rosetta Tharpe is finally being inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame. Hallelujah! salutes a much-overlooked gospel superstar who was the First Lady Of Gibson and a crucial influence on Elvis, Chuck Berry Bob Dylan ...
samedi 22 septembre 2018, 09:35
Richlite is a dense, dark, durable, and sustainable version of ebony made from recycled paper and resin. The feel, tone and EQ of Richlite is virtually identical to ebony, which makes it a great substitute for this rapidly-dwindling resource.
jeudi 13 septembre 2018, 11:15
The ways in which beginning players set out on their path are infinite, but it’s always instructive to examine the experiences of those who’ve gone before.
mardi 4 septembre 2018, 11:15
Introduced in 1958, the Flying V’s futuristic shape, distinctive tone, and mystical allure have made it an instrument of choice for scores of legendary blues and rock artists. Below, we profile 10 noteworthy players who soared on the wings of a Flying V.
vendredi 31 août 2018, 13:50
The Gibson Les Paul and SG Standards are classic models that share a common heritage, as well as most of their essential ingredients. But they also have their differences, and while one can often sub for the other, each has its distinct personality.
lundi 20 août 2018, 12:13
Having acquired an already-legendary Les Paul from Peter Green, Gary Moore was a prime exponent of sizzling British blues-rock Les Paul tone, earning his own spot in the pantheon of Les Paul greats.
mardi 31 juillet 2018, 12:14
Kazuyoshi Saito made his debut in 1993 with his first single “Boku No Mita Beatles Wa TV No Naka” and released the smash hit single “Aruite Kaero” in the following year. He has released various hit tunes such as “Utautai No Ballad,” “Wedding Song,” ”Zutto...
mardi 17 juillet 2018, 18:01
From cowboys to kings and Lords of the Strings, the Gibson SJ-200 is just about the most iconic acoustic guitar ever made. As it approaches its 80th anniversary, here’s a quick guide to the curvaceous creation that proves that when it comes to acoustics, big is beautiful.
mardi 10 juillet 2018, 15:33
The original Les Paul Model featured a gold finish from its introduction in 1952 until it received a new cherry sunburst in 1958 along with a new name, 'Les Paul Standard.' It debuted at the July 1958 Music Industry Trade Show in Chicago but it didn't catch on until its...
mercredi 2 mai 2018, 14:06
Yesterday, we made a significant announcement that marks the next phase of Gibson’s long and storied history. We are re-focusing the Company on the manufacturing of world-class, iconic musical instruments and the continued development of the global Gibson brand, by...
vendredi 27 avril 2018, 13:50
The mini humbucking pickups found on classic Les Paul Deluxes and Firebirds have their own unique tone yet are still 100% Gibson! The likes of Thin Lizzy, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa and Roxy Music all love that mini-bucker tone. For a quick 101 on some small...
jeudi 26 avril 2018, 19:06
lundi 16 avril 2018, 19:12
In a six-strong range, 2018’s Gibson SGs cover all styles and sounds, befitting an electric guitar design that’s actually outsold the Gibson Les Paul. Here’s your quick guide to great sound, great looks and some great prices for the new year!
mardi 10 avril 2018, 12:30
Although they are relatively simple devices, pickups are greatly affected by several variables that can radically influence the way they perform in your electric guitar. Slight changes in the way you use them, adjust them, and care for them can also lead to dramatic...
jeudi 5 avril 2018, 14:52
With his aggressive playing style, hybrid fingers-and-thumbpick technique, and eviscerating tone, Freddie King’s guitar work was always hard to miss. He was a big man, and put plenty of weight behind his touch—a momentum that translated viscerally through his Les Paul...
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