This is the thread where we lol at music companies destined to fail

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As a celebration of the centenary of the Titanic, a select team of Irish luthiers, have got together to design, develop and commission the manufacture of 8 special limited edition models.

skip a few 'graphs

All guitars are hand-crafted by a small team of highly trained luthiers at our partner factory in China.

cad, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:16 (nine years ago) link

oh hahaha i didnt see that

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:17 (nine years ago) link

In addition, we have crafted 4 electric guitar models:

The ‘Jack of Hearts’ Model
The ‘Rose’ Model
The ‘North Star’ Model
The ‘South Star‘ Model

another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

nooooooooooooooo

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

they deserve some mitigation for not using the word artisanal

schalke nult fear (nakhchivan), Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

Specification
Back and Sides: Solid Mahogany
Top: Solid Western Cedar
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Headfacing: Rosewood
Bindings: Faux Tortoise Shell
Inlay: Custom Diamond
Rosette: Custom Port Hole
Bridge: Ebony Pyramid
Machine Heads: Der Jung Vintage Open Gear
Finish: High Gloss
Case: Custom Arched
Pick Up: Fishman Matrix VT
Strings: D’Addario EXP

That's a very high degree of specificity!

another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 23:51 (nine years ago) link

how many irish luthiers does it take to rip off 60-year old gibson designs?

cad, Friday, 16 December 2011 00:02 (nine years ago) link

Its not a music company but the last place I worked (wholesale ISP) set up a new retail ISP customer who called themselves "No Downtime".

We gave them 6 months. I think they lasted about four.

Leave town with an orange, and pretend you're laughing at it. (Trayce), Friday, 16 December 2011 03:01 (nine years ago) link

they deserve some mitigation for not using the word artisanal

― schalke nult fear (nakhchivan), Thursday, December 15, 2011 7:18 PM (Yesterday)

in fairness the word luthier is pretty much the muso version of "artisan" much of the time

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Friday, 16 December 2011 03:09 (nine years ago) link


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