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The Mopophone! (Historic 1932 Article)

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

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

VIDEO + PICS One-Man-Powerhouse Band, Richard Johnston and his Lowebow Cigar Box Guitar

The Best Damn Concerts In Memphis Are From a One Man Band: Richard Johnston, Rockin' the Lowebow He studied under R. L. Burnside and Jess…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Oct 1, 2015

VIDEO: George Benson talks about his first homemade guitar

Cigar Box Nation founder, Shane Speal interviews George Benson at NAMM 2015.

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Sep 30, 2015

Hollowbelly: Back on the Ward (live at Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! studios)

Hollowbelly is a one-man tsunami.  We were just bowled-over when we discovered this video.  Learn more about his music, shows and buy hi…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

0 Sep 28, 2015

Build Your Own 5-String (!) Cigar Box Mandolin - The Historic 1922 Plans

The plans feature a solid 5-string (!) mandolin made from a wooden cigar box. From the lost files of cigar box guitar history, we present…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

0 Sep 23, 2015

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