Fretboard Exploration

Rich Eberlen, the inventor of String Jack, featured in Guitar Moderne last year, has introduced two new products. Solene is a Chapman Stick-like, tapping oriented instrument with a tubular body. And String Rack, which spreads out a set of strings on a 12-string guitar to create a “side” harp. Watch them in action and check them out on his site. You can contact Rich at


Spotlight: Nick Millevoi

Numbers on the Side is Nick Millevoi’s fourth solo guitar recording. On it, he uses 12-string electric guitar to delve more deeply into feedback, drone, and noise.

Millevoi co-leads the band Many Arms (Tzadik) and Haitian Rail (New Atlantis) and is a member of many bands, including Deveykus (Tzadik) and Form and Mess (Sick Room). Nick has performed extensively throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, and has performed at festivals such as Suoni Per Il Popolo/Montreal, Incubate/Netherlands, Gaffer Fest/France, Montreal Jewish Music Festival, New Atlantis Festival/DC, and John Zorn’s Masada Book Three Premiere Concert at New York’s Town Hall.

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