Guitar Port advertises itself as a guitar instructional site, geared toward tabs and electric guitar technique. I haven’t spent much time on it but it seems interesting.
Monthly Archives: December 2008
I’ve posted quite a few photos and links over the past year or so about strange looking or at least unusual guitars, but here’s a neat video version:
This is an unusual combination–electric guitar with classical guitar machine head, no sound hole, no visible pickup (transducer?), plectrum technique… then finger technique…–when it comes to flamenco guitar playing. Though perhaps it’s too far afield for Flamenco purists (e.g., Montoya or Sabicas affectionadoes), it’s still pretty interesting. ; the guitarist is Steve Stevens.
Yeah, this is weird. “A few months ago [aTV news feature] told the story of an 8-year-old from Elkhorn billed as the youngest performing blues guitarist in the world. Suddenly, somebody is trying to silence him…All he wants to do is play for people, but the child prodigy may be getting too good too soon because he’s already making some mysterious — and possibly dangerous — enemies.” And now the government Labor Board is after him…And also keep in mind that his agent is getting death threats. Read story here.