Saturday, November 29, 2014

Now on eBay - Ludwig Snare Drum

For sale is an early 80s Ludwig snare drum. It features the blue and olive badge as featured in pictures.
This drum is in rather rough shape, and we are not familiar with previous usage and cannot give an indication as to what conditions it was exposed to before we ended up with it. That said, it could use some work to get it into optimum playing condition.

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Availability Status: SOLD

Now on eBay: Strat Loaded Pickguard

 For sale is a Guitar Fetish loaded pickguard. Three ply black pickguard with cream hardware. Pickups are 60s Overwound. 500k pots.
This guitar was directly removed from a customer's guitar and was tested before removal, the jack was used in an installation (with the electronics this) so you will need to purchase or have one on hand yourself. No additional wiring was performed to it on our part. Several wires could stand to be reinforced, or if you prefer, replaced.

Availability Status: SOLD

Popular on Ace Music Academy - Learning to Flatpick

Steve Kaufman's comprehensive three-DVD course in bluegrass flatpicking takes you from "Picking 101" through advanced techniques that will enable you to hold your own in any band or jam session.

On DVD #1, "From the Beginning," you'll learn a variety of essential flatpicking skills: proper pick grip, down-up strokes, rhythmic strumming and song accompaniment. Only a few minutes into the first lesson you'll be starting to pick easy versions of well-known fiddle tunes.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Popular on Ace Music Academy - Lead Guitar Breaks for Bluegrass Songs

One of the most frequent questions we get is "What do I do when it's time to take a solo in a bluegrass song?" If you're ready to acquire all the skills needed to step out and take a break, Steve Kaufman's lesson is tailor-made for you! 

Steve is joined by veteran singer and guitarist John Herald, best known for his work with the legendary band, the Greenbriar Boys, who lends his bluegrass vocals to six classic tunes. Their in-depth hour of performance and analysis prepares you to create your own distinctive guitar solos, tasteful rhythmic backups, and full arrangements to complement any bluegrass singer.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Black Friday and Beyond 2014

~ Discounts on all strings and new accessories. These discounts will start at 25% on Friday. With each day, these discounts will decrease as days pass (20% of Saturday, 15% on Monday, etc. through Wednesday) so come in early and take advantage of them while they're available.

~ We also have a list of in stock shop owned items that will have specific individual discounts through next Friday.

Now on eBay: More books!

 Mel Bay's Bass Chord Picture Book. 
Availability Status: For Sale
We purchased this book from Mel Bay new a while back, but we have since gone in a different direction regarding these kinds of items. Due to customer browsing, the cover has minor signs of being opened and a few minor kinks at the bottom of pages, and small indentations shown in the pictures. 

Now on eBay: Wireless System

For sale is a used Gemini VH-120 dual channel wireless receiver and two headset microphones. This system was given a very basic test run to ensure functionality, and both channels and microphones have been confirmed to work as of the day before listing. 
Read more... 
Availability Status: SOLD

Sunday, November 23, 2014

New Items: Consignment

Yesterday saw a nice little consignment haul for guitar players. We recommend these items for players that consider themselves closer to beginner than advanced. The items that came in are listed below.

Epiphone SG Special
Availability Status: SOLD
Good condition, all stock.
 Click here for pricing...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Now on eBay: DOD Distortion Pedal

DOD FX57 Hard Rock Distortion Guitar Effect Pedal

Availability Status: For Sale

What we have listed is a DOD Hard Rock Distortion. Due to serial number, this pedal appears to be from the late 80s (1988-1989 specifically) given the serial number.
We have tested it day of listing and it is fully functional via 9v battery. Read more...

Popular on Ace Music Academy: Free Stuff!

Mike Dowling Plays Blues in Open G
Mike Dowling, a blues guitar master and a Homespun instructor who is a perennial favorite, plays an improvisational groove using Open G tuning.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Local Show: South Broad Concerts

Date: 12/12/14
Location: Waynesboro, PA (42 S Broad St.)
" Listen to local music, drink coffee, and chill on 2nd Friday of every month."
Limited information regarding who is playing this show. We do, however, know that local band Soundial will be playing. There is an admission fee.

Local Show: Multiple Bands

 Date: 11/29/14
Location: Hagerstown, MD (Ringgold Church of Christ)
The Eleventh Hour
Captive Son
Years End
Swole Dog

There is an admission fee.

Now on eBay: Vintage Parlor Guitar

For sale is a 1964 Stella guitar, as indicated by the number immediately visible through the soundhole (S-64-FK). 
Closer to the neck indicates the model number, H929 within the serial number.

Availability Status: SOLD

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Now on eBay: Not exactly music related UPDATED

We are posting and handling these on a consignment basis, on behalf of a neighbor with limited knowledge on eBay practices.

For sale are Forever Collectibles NFL Sport Utility Gloves.
Click here for listing.

Availability Status: All for sale, contact for quantity

Saturday, November 15, 2014

New Items: Consignment

Just got a few new items in stock on consignment. We'll be posting some more information on all of these items via Facebook once we're done doing some long-needed shop rearrangement and item testing, but for the moment, here are some pictures and links relating to the new acquisitions.

Gemini VH-120 Dual Channel Wireless System

Availability Status: SOLD
Future pricing will be listed here

Now on eBay: Music Books

Gig Savers : Killer II-vs -- Unlocking Jazz Improvisation

For sale is a copy of Killer II-vs -- Unlocking Jazz Improvisation, part of the Mel Bay gig savers series. We purchased this book from Mel Bay new a while back, but we have since gone in a different direction regarding these kinds of items. Read more...

Availability Status: For Sale





Now on eBay: Branded Hardshell Case

For sale is an Ovation Hardshell case that we received on consignment (without guitar.) It appears to be for a super-shallow back Ovation guitar. Read More

Availability Status: SOLD

Friday, November 14, 2014

Now on eBay: Guitar Neck

Availability Status: SOLD

For sale is a California brand guitar neck with tuners (were never removed). Read more...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Now on Ebay: Tab Book

Current availability: For sale
Availability Status: SOLD

For sale is a Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness guitar tab book, transcribed by Andy Aledort and Hemme Luttjeboer... Read More

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Popular on Ace Music Academy - The Art of Guitar Crosspicking

Taught by: Steve KaufmanPublisher: Homespun Tapes
 Be prepared for a real challenge as the mysteries of guitar crosspicking are finally unravelled! Steve Kaufman describes, step-by-step, the flatpicking movements that define this distinctive way of playing and how to add them into your instrumentals.

Popular on Ace Music Academy - Essential Techniques for Mandolin

Taught by: Chris ThilePublisher: Homespun Tapes
Here's a lesson that will thrill and inspire mandolinists at all levels. Chris Thile shares his own successful formula for developing right and left hand dexterity, improving speed and accuracy, and playing with heightened musicality.
Chris launches into detailed instruction on holding the pick, correct hand position and wrist action, getting a good balance between up and down strokes, and more. He provides numerous exercises for releasing hand tension that will make all the difference as you learn to play tunes such as Hop the Fence, Red Haired Boy and Swallowtail Jig. Read More or Buy Now

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Item: Consignment

Current availability: No longer available
Info to be added

Squier Affinity Strat with heavy modifications. Burgundy mist finish. GFS modifications (string tree, loaded pickguard with upgraded pickups)
Click here for pricing

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

New Item: Consignment

Current availability: For sale

Marshall MG 412 cab. Stock speakers, Marshall emblem removed. Decent shape.