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[18 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Free Stuff: Win An Epiphone Swingster | 5,167 views]
Free Stuff: Win An Epiphone Swingster

I talked about the Epiphone Swingster when it was released a while back.  I liked it then and we like it now.
I’d quite like to have one.  So would you, I’m sure.
Well, maybe you can.  If you head off to Epiphone, you can enter a competition and be in with a chance to get your sticky, sweaty, rock-a-billy hands on this swing-thing.
Go on.  You’d be mad not to.

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[14 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on Epiphone Launces Emperor Swingster | 5,082 views]
Epiphone Launces Emperor Swingster

Epiphone have rocked up the original Emperor-II and produced this, the Emperor Swingster. The Emperor-II had a jazzy connection with Joe Pass but Epiphone want this baby to have a more rock-a-billy vibe.
So, lets see then… We’re gonna need a Bigsby.  Oh yeah.  There it is.  Check.  It’s actually a Bigsby B30 and it has the nice wire-style handle.  We prefer the look of these to be honest.  From the Bigbsy, the strings travel over a tune-o-matic equipped with roller saddles so tuning should be improved (at least a little). …

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