Jeff Hughell Interview

1. How did the Bassists Alliance Project come to fruition? How did you arrive at the idea for the project and what was it like to get a dozen musicians on board?  The Bassists Alliance project began when I met Alberto Rigoni at the Warwick bass camp in 2016. Alberto had the idea of collaborating […]

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Cort Introduces Earth50 to EasyPlay Collection for Beginning Guitarists

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — With the introduction of the new Earth50 acoustic model, Cort Guitars reminds beginners to “play smarter, not harder” by overcoming their biggest obstacles to learning. The latest addition to Cort’s EasyPlay Collection, Earth50 has a smaller body size, shortened scale and light-gauge coated strings to help players on their journey. Earth50 […]

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Dean Markley Introduces ‘Tour Diaries’ Video Series with Never-Before-Told Stories from the Road

GLENDALE, AZ (December 4, 2017) — For professional musicians, life on the road is full of ups and downs with a few bumps along the way and countless memories. To encapsulate these tales, Dean Markley introduces “Tour Diaries,” a new and ongoing video series of first-person narratives. Hear from musicians of various backgrounds and levels […]

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NEXI Industries Brings Distortion Pedal into 21st Century with Click-and-Play Compatibility

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — The distortion effect for electric guitar has come a long way, from its earliest days as an uncanny “accident” to its modern status as a staple of rock and metal. Now NEXI Industries is bringing a classic into the 21st century with the new Distortion (DIS-02) effect pedal. It’s already “the one” […]

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Cort Goes ‘Grand’ with New Addition to Gold Series of Acoustic Guitars

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Less than a year after launching its Gold Series with Dreadnought and Orchestra-Model styles, Cort Guitars proudly introduces the Cort Gold A6 with a Grand Auditorium body. The Gold A6 is the new ‘middle child’ in size with the sonic character and meticulous details that have come to define the Gold Series, […]

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