Fretboard Journal magazine includes an article on Ned and his work. Ned Steinberger will forever be associated with his namesake, headstock-less guitar (as played by Lou Reed and others). But, as writer Martin Gibson discovers in his interview with the Maine-based inventor, that iconic guitar barely scratches the surface of Steinberger’s fascinating output. Capos, modern […]
Blaise Kielar, of the Electric Violin Shop, sends us this report from the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) conference: The winner of the NS Design – Electric Violin Shop Giveaway of an NS Design WAV violin is CiCi Lau of Shreveport, Louisiana. The drawing was held March 21 at the EVS exhibit at the American […]
We’ve received the video of NS Design’s community concert at the Skidompha Public Library, in Damariscotta, Maine. Ed Howe played an hour-long show in which he demonstrated the capabilities of the CR-5 violin. At the end of the show, NS sales team leader and bluegrass banjo-player Mike Kropp joined Ed onstage for a few tunes. […]
Strings magazine is giving away an NS design WAV violin! Enter their online contest by filling out the form on this page. Strings says: “The WAV is famous for its affordability, but it doesn’t get more affordable than free! So enter today for your chance to win your own, courtesy of Strings magazine and NS […]
The webzine PopMatters.com has a great article about NS Bass player Les Claypool, who is also an avid fisherman. Fishing inspires many of Claypool’s songs and has also sparked several video projects. Claypool’s playful ruminations recall the childhood amazement that seizes one’s soul when pondering what lurks below the waves. Primus songs are first and […]
With a wah pedal, the CR violin is capable of some pretty amazing sounds. Check out these videos of the young Jazz-fusion player Adam Baldych putting the CR 5 through its paces. Check out Adam’s website too.
Over the past few months, forum-goers on fiddleforum.com have been raving about NS Design’s new line of WAV violins. Here’s an excerpt: Plugged into a Roland AC60, the thing just… sounded like a violin! Amazing. Without any reverb or ambience at all (except the natural reverb from the room) it sounded really, REALLY good… very […]
The Boomerang Strap System is now U.S. Patent number 7,485,785. You can check out the patent on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s website