1. We recorded clips of 10 different high end delay pedals in Taylor Barefoot's Studio in Brighton Massachusetts to show off the different flavors of delays available.

    We recorded each pedal using an original 1959 Fender Stratocaster, Monster Cables, a Voodoo Labs Pedal Power II, and Alessandro Black 'n Tan amp, Royer 121 microphone, Shure SM-57 microphone, Shadow Hill Industries Gama 8 preamp and a Lynx Aurora 16 A/D convertor into Protools.

    Minimal digital limiting was added in Protools to boost the volumes.

    Pedals used:
    Moog MF-104
    Empress Vintage Modified Superdelay
    Dr Scientist Sunny Day Delay
    Way Huge Aquapuss
    MXR Carbon Copy
    Toneczar Echoczar
    ElectroHarmonix Deluxe Memory Man Reissue
    Diamond Memory Lane
    Hughes and Kettner Replex
    Roland SRE-555

    Each pass was recorded first with the bridge pickup, then the neck pickup. Taylor tried to play the same thing each time, but we didn't use any reamper or similar to get the exact same thing each time.

    We simply set each delay to a setting (with tasteful modulation) that we felt sounded 'good' for that pedal, as if we were trying to use it for a song that had this riff in the studio- a real world application. There are plenty of videos that go into the details of each pedal, look them up!

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  2. Boutique Tone had the honour of hosting a sneak peek event introducing the world to the incredible collaborative guitar created by luthier Nik Huber and marine mammal scientist Richard Sears, founder of the world's first long term research program devoted to the Blue Whale.

    Profits from the sale of this beautiful instrument go to support the programs created by Richard Sears at the Mingan Island Cetacean study and to the long term survival of the world's largest mammal, the endangered Blue Whale.

    Mingan Island Cetacean Study:

    Nik Huber:

    Boutique Tone:

    The incredible playing in this video is thanks to Adam Miller:

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  3. video-firma.de short retrospective from the Vintage Guitar Show 2011 in Oldenburg/Germany

    This show is realized by Jörn Eisenhauer. It was his 26th Vintage Show. Infos: oldenburger-music-station.de/vintage.htm

    On 5+6 November 2011 where hundrets of old and new guitars in Oldenburg. Fans, players, Sellers and all other people who love guitars from all over the world has been there. Gibson, Fender, Rickenbacker or Gretsch, all known and unknown Guitar-Brands could be found again. Beside collectors and experts like Tom Wittrock thirdeyeguitar.com/ from USA, a lot of different attraktions as workshops and liveacts has been shown.

    The well known German Jazz-Guitarist Uli Brodersen has played his new CD „Land Feet First". Wich will be puplished on 25.November 2011. For this video of the vintage show, he allowed us to use his title „Blue Planet". Therefore:

    Special thanks to:
    brodersen-guitar-institute.de - One of Germany`s best private Guitar Schools

    As far as i remenber all "playing guitar" scenes where shot with the Kern Switar 10mm c-mount 1.6 Lens. And some more i'm not shure. With ECT 1:1 crop of cause. So its like a 52mm 1.6 Film-Lens in 1080. I Will soon up some stuff that shows its outstanding macro-features.

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  4. German luthier, Andreas Cuntz, showing Vintage & Rare some of his work on Frankfurt Show 2012

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  5. This video shows you how to properly clean up the fingerboard on a rosewood guitar. Thanks to Dubré Guitars and thanks to Elsklivet for the fine music

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