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Category Archives: Crowdfunding Projects

This category was created to accommodate the ever growing list of guitar related crowd funding projects around the world that we think are worthy of promotion.

VFE Pedals launch custom pedal design app

Written on February 20, 2014 at 9:36 am, by Jon


VFE Pedals have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to help them fund a new online tool called the Pedal Wizard that lets you create a completely customised version of any of their pedals using an in-browser application. The Pedal Wizard allows …

Acoustic Stream: the Guitarist’s Wireless 4-in-1 Companion

Written on February 19, 2014 at 3:27 pm, by Jon


Even if Acoustic Stream was just a wireless transmitter and app that helps you monitor the humidity of your acoustic guitar via a smartphone that would be pretty cool, but the Acoustic Stream also helps you to wirelessly tune your …

GigBlade: A Revolutionary Side-Carry Hybrid Guitar Gig Bag

Written on February 6, 2014 at 9:45 am, by Jon


I’m sure you have already heard of Gruv Gear if only for their excellent Fret Wraps but their main area of expertise lies in Multi-Use bags and Utility Gear. Now Gruv Gear have turned their attention to reinventing the gig …

Timbercraft Cabinets Announces Launch of Handcrafted One-Of-A-Kind Guitar Cabinets

Written on February 3, 2014 at 4:15 pm, by Jon


This is an interesting crowd funding campaign and only a couple of days left to donate so read this quickly and watch the above video!

We aim to provide guitar and bass players with the highest quality, most attractive handmade

Alex Skolnick’s Planetary Coalition

Written on January 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm, by Jon

You may know Alex Skolnick as Metal shredder from Testament or you may know him as Jazz guitarist from his own Alex Skolnick Trio, you may just know him as that guy who plays with Rodrigo y Gabriela sometimes. To …

Livid Guitar Wing Midi Controller

Written on January 26, 2014 at 9:40 pm, by Jon

Livid Guitar Wing
I just want to slip this news in between the Winter NAMM 2014 posts because I think it looks like a really cool device and it has the backing of Living Color’s Vernon Reid who loves incorporating technology into his …

Monster Grips: Pick & Pedal Grips

Written on December 26, 2013 at 2:24 pm, by Jon


When I first saw Monster Grips I thought, that’s cool I drop regular Tortex style picks all the time and so have switched to Dunlop MaxGrips but they are nylon and not really my preferred pick material. Monster Grips have …

BeatBuddy: Guitar Pedal Drum Machine

Written on December 18, 2013 at 10:33 am, by Jon


Normally when I post about a crowd funding project it is in the hope that some of you will find it interesting enough to help get the project into full production but with 49 days left at the time of …

Roadie Tuner: bluetooth enabled string winder that talks to your smartphone

Written on November 21, 2013 at 8:44 am, by Jon


There are loads of tuners on the market but I honestly think that the Roadie Tuner is something we haven’t seen before and it is ingenious. The hardware part of the Roadie Tuner is a bluetooth enabled string winder that …

Kickstarter: Kauer Guitars Acadian

Written on October 18, 2013 at 9:34 am, by Jon


Another day, another Kickstarter project. It seems that Kickstarter et al is becoming the defacto method for low risk product launches and it is a great platform for smaller custom guitar builders such as Kauer Guitars who are introducing …