Electric Guitar Sales Have Plunged 23% Since 2008

Electric Guitar Sales Have Plunged 23% Since 2008

Electric guitar sales have slipped 22.7% since 2008, based partly on decreased demand from younger buyers.  Surprisingly, acoustic guitar sales are a totally different story. Last year, the Washington Post reported that electric guitar sales had plummeted 33% in the past ten years, from 1.5 million units annually to 1 million currently.  Now, there’s more data showing a precipitous decline. […]

Check Out Charles Goldstuck's Posh Recording Studio In the Bahamas

Check Out Charles Goldstuck's Posh Recording Studio In the Bahamas

American music mogul Charles Goldstuck has created what is no doubt an exotic, premier, music-recording destination at Albany in the Bahamas. They say there’s nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Charles Goldstuck, formerly executive chairman  TouchTunes, appears to have struck gold with his. Goldstuck’s invention is a state–the-art music recording facility, the like which has not been seen […]

Shawn Mendes – Youth Ft. Khalid

Shawn Mendes – Youth Ft. Khalid

Representing the youth, Shawn Mendes and Khalid, join forces on their new single, “Youth.” Today, a lyric video was released for the acoustic guitar-drive song that was recorded in the aftermath the Manchester Arena bombing. The song focuses on youthful hope through times despair. “Waking up to headlines filled with devastation again, my heart is broken but I keep gong. […]

Guitar Makers are Getting Slammed by Stepped-Up Regulations on Rosewood

Guitar Makers are Getting Slammed by Stepped-Up Regulations on Rosewood

The extreme scarcity rosewood is affecting the guitar industry — and well as other instrument manufacturers.  Can we live without it? Aside from an international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests, new regulations are making it difficult for guitar companies to acquire enough rosewood.  Among guitar players and manufacturers, rosewood is known for its rich, multicolored grain — and rich, deep […]

Ultimate Ears: Continuing To Refine And Improve Their Offerings – Digital Music News

Ultimate Ears: Continuing To Refine And Improve Their Offerings – Digital Music News

Ultimate Ears LIVE UE LIVE is ideal for festivals, arenas and stadiums, and fers a perfect solution for touring musicians. Built with a hybrid acoustic architecture, these monitors incorporate the most complex and powerful acoustic systems Ultimate Ears has ever developed, including six balanced armatures, one dynamic driver and the True Tone Plus, an upgraded version Ultimate Ears’ proprietary True […]