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Throwback: On this day in 1978 Dire Straits were in the Studio recording their debut album

On this day in 1978 Dire Straits were in the studio working on their debut album. Recorded at Basing Street Studios in London, ...
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Gallery

John Illsley with his retro photo on Facebook

The ex-bassist from Dire Straits – John Illsley has shared on his fan page one photo from his ‘Live in 85’ tour with ...
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Fan Club

“Romeo and Juliet” by Udi Teitler (Video)

Today we want to present you one cover version from “Romeo and Juliet” song by Dire Straits, now in performance from Udi Teitler. ...
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Guitar Stories

The Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster combines full-body acoustic tone with a clean electric pickup

We’ve all heard the tone of the typical acoustic/electric hybrid guitar. They work great in some instances, especially during open mics or small ...
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Guitar Stories

NAMM 2019: Marshall unveils new Studio Series amplifiers

So far this weekend, NAMM 2019 has turned out to be a mega showcase of music manufactures from across the globe, and it ...
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Guitar Stories

John Mayer Reveals 4 New Finishes for His Paul Reed Smith Silver Sky Signature

With the official start to the annual NAMM convention in Anaheim just a few days away, gear release news of all kinds has ...
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Guitar Stories

Squier’s Classic Series Sees Updates and New Models for 2019

Not only is 2019 shaping up to be a big year for Fender, but it looks like fans of the big brand’s more ...
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Blog

The Life and Times of Dire Straits – John Illsley UK 2019 Tour

A couple days ago, John Illsley has share with the fans a good news. Namely, John will have a UK Tour in March ...
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Guitar Stories

This Man Made a Stratocaster Out of 1,200 Colored Pencils (Video)

On January 6, 2019 – this guy uploaded video on his YouTube Channel, how he builds a Stratocaster out of 1,200 colored pencils. ...
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Guitar Stories

Many Expected at NAMM: Ibanez Will Release Over 70 New Guitar Models In 2019 (Gallery)

With NAMM right around the corner from January 24 to 27, a number of major names in music are building hype in their ...
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Guitar Stories

Six Detuned Acoustic Guitars for Natural Chorusing – Experimental Technique

Today, we’re back at Rax Trax Recording in Chicago with engineer Noam Wallenberg for a look at how to achieve a massive acoustic ...
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Blog

Happy New Year from the Sultans of Swing and Dire Straits Blog

Dear fans and followers, it’s been such a pleasure to work for you this year, to share interesting blog-posts and at the same ...
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Guitar Stories

Fender: The American Performer Series – Line of U.S. Made Guitars

This month, Fender released the American Performer Series, its brand-new, entry-level line of instruments made in the U.S. at the company’s Corona, California ...
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