Kit Rae: Guitars and Gear edit / delete

Lots of guitar-related stuff, but particularly interesting for the detailed history of the Big Muff Pi fuzz pedals -- with discussion of all the different models, circuit differences, etc. -- and Tangerine Dream's film score for "The Keep". A substantial time sink.

to amusements big-muff david-gilmour effects guitar music pink-floyd tangerine-dream the-keep ... on 06 April 2017

Tone From Heaven edit / delete

"The purpose of this site is to convey the general feeling of the effects used by David Gilmour and to explain as best I can what they are used for and where." Includes interviews with Pete Cornish (pedalboards) and BK Butler (of Butler Tube Driver fame).

to david-gilmour effects guitar pink-floyd tone ... on 06 April 2017

Violin Basses of the World edit / delete

"These pages are meant to be helpful for those having the luck to own one of the numerous violin basses in the world and want to know something about its construction, origin, manufacturer, decade of birth..." An I-Spy guide to Hofner violin bass clones.

to bass guitar hofner instruments ... on 06 April 2017

Scott's Bass Lessons - YouTube edit / delete

Some interesting tips here.

to bass guitar music teaching ... on 10 October 2016

Articles and Schematics edit / delete

A variety of interesting guitar pedal designs -- many based on FET-ified versions of guitar amps. The EQ pedal in particular looks interesting.

to amp audio compression distortion effects electronics eq guitar ... on 04 September 2016

Inside the Fender Vibratone edit / delete

A Leslie designed for guitarists.

to amplifier audio guitar leslie retrotech ... on 18 July 2016

OJBR - Welcome to the OJBR edit / delete

"The Online Journal of Bass Research (OJBR) is a refereed electronic journal, published by the International Society of Bassists."

to bass guitar jazz journals music ... on 25 October 2015

Dylan's Guitars edit / delete

A photographic survey of Bob Dylan's guitars.

to bob-dylan guitar instruments music ... on 07 June 2015

MPUSTC String Tension Calculator edit / delete

"The McDonald Patent Universal String Tension Calculator (MPUSTC) is a handy calculator to figure string tensions in steel-string instruments." Works well for guitar, but struggles a bit for bouzouki.

to guitar luthiery music string ... on 22 March 2015

Antebellum Instruments: Notes on Guitar String Tension edit / delete

Excellent overview of why you should worry about the weights of strings you're using -- particularly when using alternative turnings.

to guitar luthiery music string ... on 22 March 2015

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