Mercury Prize 2013 – Some Of The Arctic Monkeys Gear

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Once again, we take a look at how the Mercury nominees create their sound: this time, we take a look at some of The Arctic Monkeys gear They were the toast of Glastonbury in the summer, 5th album ‘AM’ became the second fastest selling album of the year (debuting at no.1) and now, the lads… Read More

Mercury Prize 2013 – Jon Hopkins’ Gear

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We take a look at some of Mercury nominee Jon Hopkins’ gear… Jon Hopkins is part of a very select group of musicians that have been nominated for a Mercury prize more than once. Back in 2011, his album ‘Insides’ was nominated, and this year, current album ‘Immunity’ made the shortlist. (In addition, his collaboration… Read More

BPM 2013

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BPM 2013 has been and gone, but we have some interesting perspectives on the show coming very soon… The UK’s huge, annual DJ fest is over for another year. BPM 2013 closed its doors for another year yesterday, but what a show it was… Team members from all of Dawson stores were in attendance at… Read More

Mercury 2013 Nominees – Disclosure’s Gear

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Not even out of teenage years and nominated for the Mercury prize – we take a look at some of Disclosure’s gear… The duo of brothers that make up electronic act Disclosure may well be the youngest nominees that the Mercury prize has ever seen, with their album ‘Settle’. Guy and Howard Lawrence are just… Read More

Steve Hackett Youtube Interview For Farida

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In two new Steve Hackett Youtube Interviews, the Genesis guitarist talks current projects, influences and his Farida guitar The work of some artists and bands is so mind-blowing in scope, and so otherworldly, that is sounds as if it were beamed from another planet. The early work of Genesis would almost certainly fall into this… Read More

Bombay Bicycle Club Interview

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Here’s an exclusive Bombay Bicycle Club interview to whet your appetite ahead the forthcoming Farida guitars… The response following the unveiling of the two stunning Farida Bombay Bicycle Club guitars was huge. These two, pared-down beauties have clearly caught the eye of a great number of guitarists out there. If you’ve already read the Q&A… Read More

Melody Calling EP By The Vaccines Now Available

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The Vaccine’s Melody Calling EP is here – the start of a new era for the band? The Vaccines new Melody Calling EP has been teased and drip-fed of the last few months, but finally after all the anticipation, it’s here. It had been suggested in the press from these early previews, and from songwriter… Read More

James Morrison Youtube Performance With His New Farida Guitar

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A new James Morrison Youtube video showcases his forthcoming Farida Artist Designed guitar The Farida Artist Designed range is set to be bolstered somewhat in the coming months. Two new Bombay Bicycle Club acoustic models are set to land soon, as are two guitars designed by The Vaccines Freddie Cowan, with a Steve Hackett 12-string… Read More

Fender Factory To Offer 3D Printed Guitars?

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A new video from the Fender Factory R&D department shows California’s finest making 3D printed guitars… There are some technologies that revolutionise just about everything upon their development. Electricity, computers, the Internet- all have changed every area of modern life. The most recent technological development to promise such far-reaching change is 3D printing. The ability… Read More

Farida Artist Rory Charles And The Age Of Glass Launch New EP

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Hugely talented Farida artist Rory Charles and his band, The Age Of Glass, have launched their new EP… There are some artists that defy any easy categorisation. Farida artist, Rory Charles, most definitely fits this description. With a soaring vocal style that reaches near-impossible pitches, and the kind of control and soulful performance most singers… Read More