In only a few short years, California’s Morgan Hill Music has made quite the impact with its innovative and popular Boulder Creek guitars and, more recently, Wedgie Picks and Accessories and Riptide Ukuleles. MMR recently sat down with vice president of product development, Mike Shellhammer, to discuss recent developments and future plans at the company.
“May I see your license and registration please?” Cops say that dreaded phrase everyday – but could a representative of a telecommunication giant say it to someone using a wireless mic? It’s no longer that far-fetched of a scenario. That thousands of wireless products sold over the last decade are going to be illegal to operate is already a reality. More stringent licensing regulations are the immediate future.
Rick McClendon has worked with some of the biggest names in the MI industry, from Roland and Harman Kardon, to Tascam and Seymour Duncan.
At the 2010 Winter NAMM show, Spectrum Musical Instruments released its brand new line of wireless guitars. To get some more info on the instruments and the company as a whole, MMR sat down with Richard Borden, president of Ashley Entertainment Corp.
“If they weren’t great guitars to begin with, they wouldn’t be popular,” Martin Guitar’s Dick Boak states bluntly. That sums up nicely the why guitar makers reach back into music instrument history and recreate treasures from the past. The “what” and “how,” however, varies wildly. The popularity of reissue models, though, is not in dispute.