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The HAARP Machine – Al Mu’min

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Sound Samples

One of the hottest guitarists out there currently, Al Mu’min of The|HAARP|Machine, has had #16 for a while. Check out this clip and guitar presentation for something to look forward to in the spring, when their first album comes out! I will also say that Al and I are working on a few other projects that will be worth the wait… Video by Ethesham...

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Tosin Abasi Clips

Posted by on Jan 18, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Sound Samples

Tosin Abasi from Animals as Leaders and I have been communicating for a while and it was a thrill to finally meet at NAMM. I watched AALs set in the Mackie booth and he tried out #6 there and again later in the .strandberg* booth. Here are two short clips of how it went...

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Uppsala VII International Guitar Festival

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Articles & Tutorials, Sound Samples

Having made it back from the US, including a quick visit to Rick Toone and his lovely wife Tricia, and then on to San Antonio, Texas, I had all of 3 hours at the house before setting up the booth at Uppsala VII International Guitar Festival. Rick and I compared notes and messed around with his new barytone and my #3. At the guitar festival, Simon Svärd (left) and Jonas Isaksson (right) took the opportunity to jam for a bit on #1 and #3. While the festival is geared towards classical guitarists, I have exhibited for three consecutive years as the only electrical guitar builder among a dozen classical guitar builders. Throughout Friday and Saturday, there was a steady stream of interested visitors, which was the perfect medicine to keep the jet lag away. It was a great show and there was a lot of sharing of thoughts and ideas between us builders during the few quiet periods. Special thanks to Håkan at Uppsala Musikverkstad for providing exhibition space as well as amplifiers! Finally, here are a couple of clips of Jonas and Simon: Solar – Miles Davis: Stella By Starlight – Victor...

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