Elation (Berka) – The Streetbrothers
Martin Berka – vocals, bass, hand claps
Hannu Seppä – guitars, hand claps
Timo Raita – keyboards, hand claps
Anssi Lehtivuori – drums, percussion, hand claps
Recorded at Viherlaakson Bändipaja (thanks, guys, for the great job you did) and The Closet (vocals).
Just one more…pleeeeeeze!
We’ve all seen the memes on social media, haven’t we? And let’s be honest – there’s plenty of truth in them!
Many – if not most – of us guitarists seem to have an annoying tendency to want to amass a wide selection of instruments and/or effect pedals and/or guitar amps for personal use. This gear lust, which often leads to crammed living conditions, empty pockets, and considerable trouble with our significant other, is generally known as Gear Acquisition Syndrome, colloquially shortened to G.A.S. (or GAS).
It seems that GAS has become ever more prevalent over the last couple of (or three) decades, but the roots of this problem reach as far back as popular music and the advent of mass media.
G.A.S. through the decades
The early days
It’s hard to pinpoint exactly the onset of GAS, but many people would agree that Gibson’s
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The Fuzz Guitar Show 2015 in Gothenburg (Sweden) runs May 9th and 10th, 2015.
Four Finnish brands garnered considerable interest at the show:
Juha Lottonen and Juha Rinne (Lottonen Guitars) are fast becoming the go-to guys for small-bodied Folk and Blues guitars off the beaten path.
Lottonen Guitars mostly use alder (!) for their necks, as well as birch for many of their backs and sides.
Lottonen employ different bracing patterns and bridge designs to achieve a multitude of different guitar timbres.
Eric Bibb is the most famous Lottonen user.
Fingerstylists and Blues-pickers simply can’t get enough of the Lottonen tone.
Tyyster Guitars‚ dynamic duo and their mouth-watering metal-bodied guitars.
Ville Tyyster brought along an unfinished guitar to give you an idea of what goes into the making of a Tyyster Pelti.
Tyyster’s clear lines and cool colours whet your appetite. Their playability and sound will make…
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Download your FREE Apple iBooks-version of Kitarablogi’s brand-new electronic book using this link:
(You don’t need to have a Dropbox account to download – simply close the Sign In-window!)
An Android-compatible PDF-version will be released in early May.
Lataa itsellesi nyt ILMAISEKSI Apple iBooks -versio Kitarablogin uudesta e-kirjasta tästä linkistä:
(Voit imuroida tiedoston myös ilman omaa Dropbox-tiliä – klikkaa yksinkertaisesti Dropboxin Sign In -ikkuna pois!)
Android-yhteensopiva PDF-versio ilmestyy toukokuun alussa.