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Artists Reviews Vinyl LPs

Eastwind Import at THE Show Newport 2011

Pat Moran - This Is Pat Moran (1957)

Hajime Sato talks about a rare Pat Moran recording that features bassist Scott Lafaro at The Home Entertainment Show Scott Lafaro, best known for his work as bassist for the Bill Evans Trio, died tragically in a car accident 50 years ago this year. He was only 25 years old and had only played the […]

Recording Gear Reviews Software

KB Covers keyboard cover for Pro Tools

This siliconized rubber skin makes slick work of finding your keyboard shortcuts. For years we had two choices for navigating shortcut commands in Pro Tools – buy a dedicated Pro Tools keyboard, or memorize your moves. Both of these options have drawbacks – in one case you may find yourself plugging and replugging different keyboards […]

Record Care Reviews

Nitty Gritty Record Cleaning System at T.H.E. SHOW Newport 2011

Gayle Van Syckle, president and CEO of Nitty Gritty, demonstrates the 30th Anniversary Special Edition Mini-Pro at T.H.E. SHOW: (the home entertainment show) Newport. Vinyl is alive – long live vinyl! Interest in vinyl LPs– and acetate, 78s and 45s – is on the rise, but Nitty Gritty is no newcomer to the care and […]

Bass Luthiers Reviews

Wyn Guitars 7 string bass at winter NAMM 2011

Randall Wyn Fullmer introduces his first 7-string bass at NAMM 2011 After a succesful career at Walt Disney Animation Studios, Randall went on to create his own “Beauty and the Beast” in the form of finely crafted bass guitars. Wyn Guitars was established in 2006 with Fullmer as both founder and sole luthier for the […]

Bass Luthiers Reviews

NAMM 2011 – Aquilina Bass Guitars from France

January 16, 2011 – Sebastien Aquilina talks about his beautifully hand-crafted basses at Winter NAMM French Luthier Sebastien Aquilina designs and builds custom “works of art” bass guitars that play and sound as beautiful as they look. His impeccable craftsmanship and choice of premium appointments creates a synergy with alder, mahogany, poplar, maple, sycamore and […]

Acoustic Artists Reviews

NAMM 2011 – Gibson Jackson Browne Signature Guitar Part 2

jackson browne namm 2011

This is part 2 of the NAMM 2011 press conference for the release of the Gibson Jackson Browne Signature acoustic guitar. Five years in the making-through a series of evolving prototypes-the handmade instrument was designed and is being produced at the Gibson Montana Acoustic MasterShop in Bozeman, MT.  Browne collaborated with master luthier Ren Ferguson […]