American Songwriter: New Website Celebrates the Legacy of Les Paul

American Songwriter: New Website Celebrates the Legacy of Les Paul. “There is no name better known to guitarists, songwriters, guitar collectors, and music fans than the name Les Paul. A website recently launched that is dedicated to the inventor, musician, and music technology pioneer who has become known as the ‘father of modern music’. It celebrates his remarkable life through hundreds of rare videos, photo galleries, behind-the-scenes experiences, and more.”

Vintage Guitar: Vintage Guitar Opens Large Digital Back Issue Archives to All

Vintage Guitar: Vintage Guitar Opens Large Digital Back Issue Archives to All. “Subscribers to Vintage Guitar enjoy access to the magazine’s online digital archive of every complete issue going back to 2013. Now, to celebrate our 400th issue and help entertain homebound guitarists worldwide, we are waiving the subscription requirement and making the entire archive available to everyone for the next two months (ends May 31, 20120.)”

Google Blog: Chord Assist makes playing the guitar more accessible

Google Blog: Chord Assist makes playing the guitar more accessible. “Joe Birch, a developer based in the UK, has a genetic condition that causes low vision. He grew up playing music, but he knows it’s not easy for people who have visual impairments or hearing loss to learn how to play. He wanted to change that, so he created Chord Assist, which aims to make learning the guitar more accessible for people who are blind, Deaf and mute.”

Guitar World: Steve Vai Has Launched An Online Library Cataloging His Massive Guitar Collection

Guitar World: Steve Vai Has Launched An Online Library Cataloging His Massive Guitar Collection. “Steve Vai has unveiled a comprehensive library of every guitar he has ever owned… The instruments, which number in the hundreds, are categorized by type, in categories such as ‘Ibanez Jem,’ ‘Pre-Jem,’ ‘Strats,’ ‘SG’s,’ ‘Fan-Built,’ ‘Multi Necks,’ ‘Sold or Gifted,’ and so on. Each is featured in an entry that includes a photo and background information on the guitar, as well as trivia and other facts when available.”