A ruggedly handsome hand-sewn guitar case from Whipping Post made of 100% full-grain leather with stainless steel parts. Its shoulder strap can be adjusted so you can carry the case as a backpack.
Kid Rock and other savvy musicians are fans of Memphis blues musician Johnny Lowe, who forges collectible handmade guitars out of cigar boxes, pool sticks and other repurposed objects.
Max Battaglia’s concept guitar does away with strings and frets, replacing them with a long multi-touch screen. Its digital brains would let you configure the number of strings, frets and effects.
We remember striving for perfection in our youth: Shiba High Schoolâ€™s guitar club (one of Japanâ€™s oldest guitar orchestra clubs) achieves it here, playing the Jurassic Park theme. (Thanks Spencer!)
Made of full grain leather, Whipping Post Guitar Bags are available in 3 finishes; they feature hand sewn satchels that use marine grade threading and include 1″ of high density foam padding.
Combining classic and modern design, this 3/4 scale, 13-fret guitar is one beautiful instrument. With its unibody carbon-fiber construction, any acoustic player would be proud to own one.
Music to your ears? Tiago Della Vega held the former world record for fast playing of the guitar at 320 beats per minute, but now has broken his prior record by playing at speeds up to 750 BPM.
After all the rounds of Rock Band, we’re already used to playing guitars without strings. The touchscreen Kitara is a string-free performance instrument. Doubles as a MIDI controller.
In Rock Band 3‘s Pro Mode, players use either the Mad Catz button guitar controller, or the Squier Stratocaster guitar – an actual guitar that doubles as a controller – to play actual notes.
Invented by Paul Vo, the Moog Guitar’s pickups use magnetic fields to control the strings, allowing guitarists to pull off controlled and infinite sustains, instant mute, harmonic blends and more.
The mockumentary Spinal Tap had many classic scenes. Here’s one, only in LEGO form. Nigel shows Marty the world’s most absurd amp, for when the band needs that “extra push over the cliff”.
The best thing about Crash Kings’ Evolution of Guitar Rock isn’t the great covers of classic rock tunes – it’s that not one guitar was used on the the track. It’s all keyboard, drum and bass.
Turn your iPhone into a full-fledged guitar with this wacky accessory. Your iPhone snaps into the neck, providing a fretboard and strumming area, while the base adds an amp and speaker.
This electric guitar/synth works as a controller for your computer’s music apps, and you can play it stand-alone if you don’t want to connect a PC or Mac. You can even use it to control Rock Band.
Steffest created a music app and installed it on multiple Android and WinMo phones, and an iPod Touch. He then taped ’em all together to make a crazy guitar, and proceeded to play Cracklin’ Rose.
Guitar players looking for a way to stand out on stage, take a look at these LED picks from Santa Cruz Light Wells. The picks can even be used as a light-up metronome to keep you on beat.
Jazz musician Pat Metheny is currently touring with a robotically controlled orchestra called the Orchestrion Project – a wide range of instruments with whom he can freely improvise and control.
Consider us bitten and smitten with DBZ’s ultra-swank Venom Guitar; it features a faux snakeskin airbrushed texture, Floyd Rose bridge, gold hardware, and trademark DBZ shape.
Shred with the undead with this Zombies Guitar Pick pack; the six picks are a no-brainer if you’re into death metal, although it’s rumored that shamblers tend to prefer cranberries.
Apple geeks can geek-out with their axe courtesy Paul Reed Smith’s GuitarBud: it’s a cable system w/iPhone app that lets you connect your iPhone and headphones to your electric guitar.
Gibson teams up with legendary rocker Slash with the Appetite for Destruction guitar; it’s a 1958-60 Les Paul Standard with Slash humbucking pickups and a Slash-style reverse chevron.
Seven45 Studios’ upcoming PS3/Xbox 360 game Power Gig is a double-whammy for Guitar Hero/Rock Band fans: it hooks up a real axe up to your console for chording or chord play.
Unlike their pricey axes, Gibson’s App for the iPhone and iPod Touch is totally free; like their guitars, it’s a high quality app with tuner, metronome, 30 chord charts, and lessons.
Gibson honors Grammy & CMA winner Randy Scruggs with 100 Advanced Jumbo acoustic guitars; the round-shouldered dreadnoughts are made with Sitka spruce and solid rosewood.
Gibson’s 50th Anniversary 1960 ES-335TD revisits the most legendary semi-hollow electric guitar ever; it features a fast neck profile, dot fingerboard inlays and period-correct hardware.
Sing (or stomp) a sweet tune with Apogee’s GiO; the USB guitar interface is controlled by foot and includes five effects buttons, five transport control butons, and next/previous buttons.
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