How the Electric Guitar Was Invented

For as far back as we are able to look into the prehistory of the human race, music has been a crucial part of the life of humans. Some scholars even speculate that human music may have come before language. From the beginning, people living in little groups sang and danced to self-made music. Drums and pipes were… » 10/29/13 8:00am 10/29/13 8:00am

Fender Bender is the RoboCop of Electric Guitars

We don't know too much about the Fender Bender, but we do know that, like RoboCop officer Alex Murphy, machinery and electronics have replaced much of the original. In the Bender's case, inventor "Dan" has stripped out all the bits that made this a guitar, and then replaced them with sound board bits. The result is this… » 10/19/08 2:00pm 10/19/08 2:00pm

Belkin BreakFree: MacBook MagSafe Cable for Your Guitar

The BreakFree is Belkin's fix for crazy rockers who can't get through a set without ripping up their amp or guitar's cord jack by flailing around too much. One part of the $20 two-piece kit fits in the axe's cord jack, while the other goes to the cord itself, and you can rock safe knowing that if you make any wild… » 7/10/08 6:00pm 7/10/08 6:00pm