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VIDEO: Alvarez AG75CE Product Featurette


Gregory Johnson demonstrates Alvarez's AG75CE grand auditorium acoustic-electric model.


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Phil Keaggy Demonstrates His Playing Style and Capo Technique for ELIXIR Strings


Phil Keaggy loves capos. If one is good, two are better! Check out his playing, capo technique, and looping in this video by Elixir® Strings.


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Peavey launches DW Acoustic Guitar Series


Expanding their foray into acoustic instruments, Peavey has released three new light-weight carbon-fiber guitars. 


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The Civil Wars Frontman John Paul White Talks to ELIXIR® Strings About Guitars, Gear, and the Importance of Great Tone


Two-time Grammy winner, John Paul White talks to Elixir Strings about his old Martin, and how great tone helps him write.


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2013 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers’ Showcase: What You Need to Know


The 2013 Woodstock Invitational takes place next month. From instruments to instructors, find out what’s lined up for this year’s event.


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George Lowden on the Lowden Fan Fret Design


In this video, George Lowden explains the complexities of designing a fan fret guitar and showcases the finished product.


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Grammy-nominated Eric Bibb talks to Elixir® Strings about discovering his own sound, writing songs, and interpreting the blues.


Eric Bibb has made more than 30 records and toured around the world. Here, he talks with Elixir® Strings about his sound, songwriting, and the blues.


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Tom Ribbecke Archtop Guitars


Luthier Tom Ribbecke discusses his latest Halfling archtop guitars. 


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Michael Lewis Archtop Guitars


Luthier Michael Lewis and Acoustic Guitar editor Scott Nygaard discuss and play Lewis's latest archtop guitars. 


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Laurent Brondel Guitars


New England–based luthier fuses original designs with vintage American tone. 


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John Walker Guitars


 Montana luthier draws inspiration from vintage Gibsons.


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Bruce Sexauer Guitars


Northern California luthier fuses traditional and contemporary designs.


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Gerald Sheppard Guitars


Tennessee luthier draws on his own playing experience to create individualized custom instruments. 


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Bamburg Guitars


Colorado luthier builds modern steel-string flattops in his one-man shop. 


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Basic Pickup Repairs


How to troubleshoot guitar electronics.


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Checking and Adjusting Saddle Height


How to check your action at the saddle and make adjustments if necessary.


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Checking Action at the Nut


How to check you guitar's action at the nut and make necessary adjustments. 


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Fixing Loose Tuners


What to do if you guitar's tuning machines have become loose. 


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Restringing Tips


Follow these restringing tips to reduce the risk of premature bridge-plate wear and tuning stability issues.


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Keep Your Guitar Clean


How to clean your guitar's body and fingerboard.


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Guitar Restringing Tips from ELIXIR® Strings


Looking for an easy way to restring your guitar? Watch the Elixir Strings video.


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Kaki King's Stage Guitars


Percussive fingerstyle guitarist Kaki King talks about the unique guitars she uses onstage.


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James Nash's Real-World Rig


See and hear how this flatpicking ace puts powerful digital recording technology to work onstage.  


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Mokai's Real-World Rig


See and hear how this folk-blues fingerstylist uses a classic setup at cafés and small clubs.


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Laurence Juber's Real-World Rig


Fingerstyle virtuoso sticks to a pickup, internal mic, and preamp for quick, reliable setup.   


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