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The Shorts2018-04-11T13:04:30+00:00

GBR is happy to bring a unique news feature to the show… The Shorts. It’s just like it sounds. Short news briefs about things we find interesting and hope you will, too. Of course, there’s no guarantee. But if you’d like to suggest something for inclusion in The Shorts, just let us know on the Participate page or contact us.

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The Shorts On Hiatus2018-07-15T20:04:13+00:00

In Episode 23, there is nothing to see in The Shorts because it is on hiatus.

We know we said “We’ll be back next week with something very big. And bold.” But we changed our mind. Sorry.

No worries, though. We’re pretty sure that we’re going to put The Shorts back on. We’ll let you know.

 

The Shorts from Episode 222018-07-08T16:14:57+00:00

In Episode 22, there is nothing to see in The Shorts. Sorry.

We’ll be back next week with something very big. And bold.

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The Shorts from Episode 212018-07-01T19:03:13+00:00

In Episode 20 in The Shorts, we talked about a surprise move by Eastwood Guitars opening up a new permanent showroom in Nashville with plans to open another in Chicago in August.

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Here’s some links related to the segment…

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The Shorts from Episode 202018-06-24T16:25:43+00:00

In Episode 20 in The Shorts, we talked quite a bit about our new magazine, Guitar Business, the Magazine for the Business of Guitar.

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Find out more about…

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The Shorts from Episode 192018-06-17T16:35:15+00:00

In Episode 19, there is nothing to see in The Shorts.

We’ll be back next week with something very big. And bold.

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The Shorts from Episode 182018-06-10T16:32:28+00:00

In Episode 18 in The Shorts, we talked a little bit about Summer NAMM taking place on June 28-30, 2018 in Nashville.

Listen to the E18 The Shorts segment here:

Find out more at:

Summer NAMM

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The Shorts from Episode 172018-06-03T20:28:49+00:00

In Episode 17 in The Shorts, we bring you the inspiring story of guitarist, Ian C. Bouras, who has chosen a positive path in spite of a condition that might have otherwise deterred most guitar players.

Listen to the E17 The Shorts segment here:

Find out more about Ian C. Bouras at:

SDMP Records

National Ataxia Foundation

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The Shorts from Episode 162018-05-27T16:00:21+00:00

In Episode 16 in The Shorts, we talk about one of our own projects from the past, The Guitar Wall. While the original wall lasted almost 10 years, a new wall has arisen to take its place for a new generation.

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Visit and learn more about The Guitar Wall.

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The Shorts from Episode 152018-05-20T20:41:50+00:00

In Episode 15 in The Shorts, we mention a little bit about Yamaha’s acquisition of Ampeg, and a less-than-stellar press release.

Listen to the E15 The Shorts segment here:

In the interest of fairness, here’s a link to the actual press release in question. Let us know what you think:

Yamaha U.S. Subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc., Acquires the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Brand and Business Operations

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The Shorts from Episode 142018-05-14T07:45:03+00:00

In Episode 14 in The Shorts, we, unfortunately, didn’t have a lot of time for the segment but we did discuss a bit of historical significance which you may find amusing.

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The Shorts from Episode 132018-05-06T14:39:33+00:00

In Episode 13 in The Shorts, we talked a about Gibson’s bankruptcy filing and revisited two previously discussed Kickstarter campaigns for Alquier Guitars and PitchPilot.

Listen to the E13 The Shorts segment here:

Below are some links that may be helpful:

Bloomberg on Gibson

Help Build the Guitar of Tomorrow | Alquier Guitars

PITCH PILOT: Put Wings on Your Strings!

The Shorts from Episode 122018-04-29T19:41:58+00:00

In Episode 12 in The Shorts, we talked a about the Holy Grail Guitar Show.

Listen to the E12 The Shorts segment here:

Below are some links that may be helpful:

Holy Grail Guitar Show

The European Guitar Builders

The Shorts from Episode 112018-04-22T20:40:34+00:00

In Episode 11 in The Shorts, we talked a about crowdfunding on Kickstarter and IndieGoGo and highlighted a couple of current projects on Kickstarter.

Listen to the E11 The Shorts segment here:

Below are some links that may be helpful:

Help Build the Guitar of Tomorrow | Alquier Guitars

PITCH PILOT: Put Wings on Your Strings!

Drip | A new tool for creators

The Shorts from Episode 102018-04-17T13:35:22+00:00

In Episode 10 in The Shorts, we talked a bit about April being International Guitar Month. Let us know if you have anything else to add to the discussion.

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Below are some links that may be helpful:

http://www.discoverguitar.com/about/igm/

The Shorts from Episode Nine2018-04-17T13:35:56+00:00

In Episode Nine in The Shorts, we told you about the upcoming deadline for compliance with GDPR. It stands for General Data Protection Regulation and it’s going to affect most of us in one way or another. Here’s some additional information for you.

Listen to the E9 The Shorts segment here:

Below are some links that may be helpful:

The Source of all this – The GDPR

The Wikipedia version

WTF is GDPR by TechCrunch

The Shorts from Episode Eight2018-04-05T16:35:20+00:00

In Episode Eight in The Shorts, we told you about a new podcast from George Gruhn in association with WSM 650 in Nashville.

Listen to the E8 The Shorts segment here:

You can get more information and listen to the Gruhn’s Vault podcast at:

Gruhn’s Vault – Conversations with the Masters

You can also get all the episodes directly from the media host at:

http://gruhnguitars.libsyn.com/

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