Posts Tagged ‘guitar’

Flight Of The Bumblebee…On Metal Guitar

Monday, August 15th, 2011

John Taylor plays Flight of the Bumblebee–an orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan–on his guitar at 600 beats per minute. Found at YouTube from RecordSetter.

Dude Gets To Jam With U2

Monday, July 25th, 2011

A blind dude gets to jam onstage with U2, then walks away with Bono’s guitar! Lucky bastard. Found at

How To Make A Kitchen Sink Steel Guitar

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Seriously, this dude made a steel guitar out of a kitchen sink. Literally. Found at YouTube from peteqwerty51.

History Of The Wah-Wah Pedal

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

God bless the Wah-wha pedal! Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World tells the story of the wah wah effect pedal, from its invention in 1966 to the present day. The film features interviews with Brad Plunkett, the inventor of the pedal, plus many other musical luminaries such as Ben Fong-Torres, Eddie Van Halen, Slash, Buddy Guy, Art Thompson, Eddie Kramer, Kirk Hammett, Dweezil Zappa, and Jim Dunlop. These professionals explain how a musical novelty transcended convention and has become timelessly woven into the fabric of modern pop-culture. Found at Vimeo from Dunlop Manufacturing.

How To Change Your Guitar Strings

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Leah D’Emilio meets up with guitar tech, Brad Kahapka, at Guitar Center in West L.A. to learn how to change your own acoustic guitar strings. You’ll learn how to buy the right strings, what tools you’ll need, and see how easy it is to do the job yourself. Found at YouTube from mahalodotcom.

Actual Guitar Video Game Controller

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Finally! A real guitar video game controller demo: He’s playing the game, then plugs into the amp and shreds. Found at YouTube from chetgulland.