Fishman is pleased to announced that UK fingerstyle guitarist Steve Fairclough has been appointed Brand Ambassador and will be representing the company's full product line in Europe. A veteran of the UK fingerstyle scene, Steve Fairclough will be hosting clinics, product demos and in-store events on behalf of Fishman and its European distributors.
In the January issue of Premier Guitar, reviewer Joe Charupakorn states that "for many, the biggest concern with playing MIDI guitar is whether the device’s tracking will keep up with their playing without glitching. On this account, the TriplePlay really impressed me—its tracking is the best I’ve yet encountered."
Writer Chris Gill recognizes Fishman's "expanded dedication to electric guitar products" with his review of TriplePlay in Guitar World's 2013 Holiday issue. "Fishman is rightfully well known for its acoustic-instrument pickups, preamps and acoustic amplifiers," he writes, "but the company also offers plenty of great products for electric players."
Four years after the chart success of "Catch The Spirit", acoustic guitar virtuoso Jacques Stotzem now presents brilliant solo adaptations of rock classics from the Stones to Nirvana, from Neil Young to Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Jackson Browne and Ry Cooder.
Fishman artist Mario Parga is pleased to announce that he has formed a new Los Angeles based all-acoustic trio called Bonnet, Parga & Heavenstone with his longtime friend Graham Bonnet on vocals and rhythm guitar, and Beth-Ami Heavenstone on acoustic bass and backing vocals. Mario will provide lead acoustic guitar and backing vocals to the trio, who are currently recording new material and rehearsing for live shows around the world. The trio will be performing classic rock hits, new original songs, covers and guitar instrumentals.
Fishman is pleased to launch a new section on the TriplePlay web page. TripleTalk will answer questions, offer solutions and provide tutorials on various topics related to all things TriplePlay.
October 25-27 at the Bearsville Theater and Utopia Soundstage in Woodstock, NY! Promoting the art of lutherie, The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase is an intimate experience for the community of acoustic stringed-instrument builders, players, collectors and aficionados, presenting a gathering of handmade acoustic guitars and stringed musical instruments from around the world, the absolute finest expressions of the luthiers art.
Godin Guitars has introduced the Session Custom TriplePlay® Guitar - a guitar with tonal versatility that's right at home playing a multitude of styles of music. From alternative-rock, blues to country, the Session Custom TriplePlay guitar is packed full of features and is ready to take center stage!
Following the August issue’s bold assertion that TriplePlay was “the most practical melding of guitar/computer/MIDI we’ve yet seen,” the September 2013 issue offers a full, in-depth review by Trevor Curwen. Rated four and a half stars, the review proclaims, “The TriplePlay takes the world of MIDI guitar to a new level – it’s an ideal entry point for any MIDI guitar novice.”
Retailers across the U.S. will be given the chance to experience for themselves the impact of listening to Asterope’s products in a live setting, while learning more about the company, its breakthrough technology and its progressive marketing initiatives.