Almost a month ago, Fender somewhat quietly started a new venture. For the first time, they hired a Digital Products Officer. I’m not going to pretend I can predict his success or failure in a job he’s hardly started. Kaplan seems like a perfectly competent guy with a lot of experience, although I’ve said before… Continue reading What’s Coming From Fender’s Digital Products Team?
I often complain that after decades and decades, we’ve made so little progress with improving some of the basic faults that guitars (and most fretted/stringed instruments) inherit. Some of those problems include: Intonation – Strings aren’t supposed to be exactly the same length, nor are frets supposed to be the same distance apart. We’ve attempted… Continue reading Zero Frets