The Martin Guitars factory is like paradise for musical geeks. Our family took a tour of the 180-year-old guitar business, seeing the process of how their guitars start as blocks of wood and turn into instruments played by the likes of Eric Clapton. There are 300 steps, some completed by people and others completed by robots, that go into making a guitar, and you’ll marvel just as much at the skilled labor as you will at the numerous machines that dot the tour path. Continue reading
He can play the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.
I learned my first chords on my dad’s Martin Shenandoah, and rocked out for the first time on his Les Paul. I had choice instruments. But plenty of girls have none at all. Especially not guitars. And if their … Continue reading
All I can say is: Wow. I don’t have all the past data in front of me, but I’m reasonably certain that the giveaway of a very cool electric guitar decorated with cartoons from Phineas and Ferb and a cartoon … Continue reading
The 22-track soundtrack album Phineas and Ferb: Across the 1st and 2nd Dimensions is set to debut next Tuesday, just three days before the new TV movie from the show has its premiere on the Disney Channel. In celebration of … Continue reading