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Mark Knopfler: “I hold a guitar like a plumber holds a hammer”

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The former Dire Straits man opened up on his style during a recent CBS segment and said making music is an “obsession.” Mark Knopfler was on CBS recently, ...
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The First “Unbreakable” Guitar in the World

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Known throughout the manufacturing industry as an innovative engineering group, the Swedish company usually build high-tech equipment for metal cutting, construction, mining, and other demanding tasks. But they ...
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Gibson Announces 2019 Modern Guitar Collection

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New guitar range celebrates Gibson’s “legacy of innovation” with modern features. Gibson has launched the brand new Modern Collection, which is designed to blend Gibson’s classic guitar designs ...
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Fender Announces ‘Game of Thrones’ – Inspired Guitars (Video)

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If you’re psyched about the final season of Game of Thrones (and have a cool 25 grand or so laying around), you can keep your love of Westeros ...
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Mick Jagger ‘Doing Very Well’ after heart surgery

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Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is doing very well after the singer’s reported heart surgery which the singer underwent just days after the Rolling Stones postponed their upcoming ...
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Sultan of Swing: Dire Straits star launches gin

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Former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler has launched his own gin. The guitarist has collaborated on the latest limited-edition spirit from independent manufacturer Portobello Road Gin. Gin enthusiast ...
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Mark added two new London gigs to his World Tour 2019

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Mark Knopfler has added two new London gigs (dates) to his world tour. The former front man of Dire Straits now will play a couple of dates at ...
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Mark Knopfler on his return to Local Hero: How he penned the songs for the new Scottish musical

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He is one of the UK’s most successful musicians. A legend. Yet writing songs for a new musical version of the beloved film ‘Local Hero’ put doubts in ...
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The Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster combines full-body acoustic tone with a clean electric pickup

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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 acoustic performance settings. Sometimes, however, ...
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NAMM 2019: Marshall unveils new Studio Series amplifiers

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