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Samantha Fish Cranks Out Some RL Burnside on Cigar Box Guitar

Samantha Fish is the 26 year old blues phenom from Kansas City.  Her latest album, Wild Heart was just released last month.  It was produ…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 5, 2015

Seasick Steve Shows Off His Guitars - VIDEO

If you've ever wanted more info on the guitars Seasick Steve is playing, including some of the homemade instruments he uses, check out this…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 5, 2015

How to Play Seasick Steve on 4-String Cigar Box Guitar

The original song: The lesson: You'll need a 4-string cigar box guitar set up for slide.  In this lesson, Shane Speal strings his guita…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 5, 2015

Samantha Fish - Rig Rundown: Pics & Videos

Fish Heads unite!  We recently discovered this Premier Guitar rig rundown on Samantha Fish's guitars.   Note: her spotlight on her Stogie B…

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9 Oct 4, 2015
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"Why envy others who can play?"

I couldn't believe these ads when I first found them.  Mussehl & Westphal first ran these ads around 1924 in Popular Mechanics Magazin…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

The Mopophone! (Historic 1932 Article)

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0 Oct 1, 2015

Ken Butler's Hybrid Instruments

Video - Ken Butler's "Bicycle Wheel." Ken Butler is an artist and musician, as well as an experimental musical instrument builder. His Hy…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

Cigar Box Guitars in the Schools

Classrooms to be filled with music as C. B. Gitty introduces new Cigar Box Guitars in Schools program. Aug 18, 2015   [Rochester NH] C. B.…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

Junkyard Percussion | Finding Crazy Sounds You've Never Heard Before

Over the past year with the Flint Zeigler project, creativesoundlabs explored a few unique recording methods for recording junkyard percu…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

Cigar Box Guitars & the Making of "Little Boxes" by Walk Off the Earth

This video has amassed more than 10 Million hits.  You've probably seen it.  Now hear Shane Speal's interesting backstory to the entire pro…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

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