Electric Guitar

Mike Keneally -"I'm Raining Here, Inside"

Artists

Mike Keneally and Andy Partridge's "I'm Raining Here, Inside" is presented in a dreamlike performance by Mike. The slow-motion effect was achieved by shooting the video at a very high frame rate (60fps) as Mike mimed the song at 2 1/2 times its normal speed! (For a look at how it went down in real time, check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8hMaRarr7o .)"I'm Raining Here, Inside" was directed by Nick Conedera and is the first single from the acclaimed 2012 album, "Wing Beat Fantastic: Songs written by Mike Keneally & Andy Partridge." © ℗ 2012 Exowax Recordings, LLC. http://www.keneally.com

TEDxRainier - Daria Musk - You Move Me

Artists

Singer songwriter and Taylor player (SolidBody Standard used in video) Daria Musk used Google Hangouts to reach a global audience of hundreds of thousands. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Taylor SolidBody Double Cutaway Clean Demo

Guitars & More

John from Guitarnoize.com demoing his new Taylor SolidBody electric using a clean tone. He used the 60's mode on his Ceriatone Chupacabra 50 amp and used a single Audix i5 Mic in front of the Eminence The Governor Speaker in a Blackstar cab.

Christina Ricco "Yo No" (Live)

Artists

Latin rocker Carina Ricco performing live at the Taylor Guitar booth during the 2009 NAMM Show.

Tyler Shea Wins "Test Drive Electric" Contest

Tuesday April 5, 2011
By: Taylor Guitars News

Singer-songwriter Tyler Shea from Halifax, Nova Scotia has been selected as the winner of "Test Drive Electric," a contest for emerging artists sponsored by Taylor Guitars, Elixir Strings and SonicBids.com. Shea, who has made a name for himself with his soulful vocals, engaging songs, and prolific gigging, emerged as the popular vote leader from the nearly 1,000 acts who entered the contest. Other finalists included the bands Crash Coordinates, Evaline, Fairfax, and Shot Heard Around the World.

Taylor Adds New Double Cutaway and Color Options to SolidBody Electric Line

Saturday January 15, 2011
By: Taylor Guitars News

Building on the success of its versatile line of SolidBody electric models, Taylor Guitars is adding new options for 2011 in the form of a double cutaway and a slew of vibrant colors for the SolidBody Standard. The new offerings expand the custom ordering capability, allowing players to easily design the look and sound of their SolidBody to suit their style.

The T3/B Earns a WIHO Award

Wednesday August 26, 2009
By: Taylor Guitars News

Derek Davodowich of Music Players Inc. recently reviewed the T3/B and found it well-suited to play every style he attempted: “If you’re an accomplished player looking for one guitar that provides versatility and is able to adapt to almost any playing situation, look no further. The T3/B provides a multitude of tones that include acoustic, electric, single coil, double coil, full-bodied jazz tones, and any combination thereof. For the weekend warrior playing a variety of styles, this is one guitar that can cover just about anything, all with an exceptional tone as well.

Performing Songwriter Solidbody Review

Monday May 12, 2008
By: Taylor Guitars News

Performing Songwriter’s Dave Jones experimented with a trio of SolidBody guitars and fell down the rabbit hole into a wonderland of tone. He begins his tale by relaying the developmental origins of Taylor’s humbuckers and noting their tonal distinctions.

“There’s plenty of power, but you can also hear the quality of the woods and their response,” Jones writes, before exploring the “wildly varied qualities” of the pickups, courtesy of the five-way switch. (To read the full review, click here)

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