Monday, April 17, 2017

Gibson Hummingbird Pro Acoustic Electric Guitar

If you are in the market for a guitar, an acoustic-electric guitar I mean, here's one to check out, gibson hummingbird pro at

First introduced in 1960 as Gibson's earliest square-shoulder dreadnought guitar it has evolved into the Gibson Hummingbird Pro acoustic-electric guitar, touted as a true legend of acoustic instruments, a favorite among legends like Gram Parsons and Keith Richards.

Let's take a look at the features of this legend of a guitar:

•Body style: Square shoulder dreadnought
•Solid Sitka spruce top
•Solid mahogany back and sides
•1930s Gibson X-bracing pattern
•Rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays
•Rosewood bridge
•Dovetail neck-to-body joint bonded with hide glue
•25-1/2" scale
•Vintage Gibson 1960s thin line neck profile
•No. of frets: 21/14 open
•Fingerboard inlays: Split parallelogram
•Nut width: 1.68"
•Binding: White
•Rosette: Parallel rings
•Bridge: Rosewood
•Pickguard: Tortoise
•Finish: Vintage sunburst (nitrocellulose)
•Tuners: Grovers Rotomatics
•Electronics: L.R. Baggs Element ES
•Case: Hardshell

Unfortunately this piece of musical beauty only ships to the United States. So if you are in the US and looking to acquire a Gibson Hummingbird Pro Acoustic Electric Guitar, you are in a sweet spot. Do check it out!

Friday, March 31, 2017

Ed Sheeran guitar available at Musician's Friend

Regular readers of this blog would have noticed that I blog occasionally about musical instruments and stuff relating to music.

Are you a fan of Ed Sheeran? Want to own a guitar that's related to this talented artiste? Here's your chance to own an ed sheeran guitar available at Musicians Friend.

Musicians Friend has a really extensive range of musical instruments and parts. But don't just take my word for it. Check out the website.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

1Malaysia Development Bhd Saga continues..

A pretty picture..

Recognise the gentleman in the picture? Never mind the lady though she's the newly-crowned Model of the Year. This post is about him.

If 1MDB comes to mind, I'm not surpried. I read just now that The U.S. Is Preparing to Charge a Leading Figure in Malaysian Scandal.

The article says..

U.S. authorities intend to file criminal charges against a financier in connection with an international scandal rooted in Malaysia that they believe could be one of the largest financial frauds ever, according to people familiar with the matter.

The scandal involves a state fund called 1Malaysia Development Bhd., or 1MDB, and the focus of the criminal investigation is Jho Low, a flamboyant financier the U.S. Justice Department portrayed in civil asset-seizure lawsuits last July as central to an alleged plot to siphon billions of dollars from the fund.

Click the link above to continue reading..

P Ramlee would have been 88 today

Opening Google today brought up a surprise Google doodle.

If P Ramlee is still alive today, March 22, he'd be 88 years old.

The Google doodle depicts a caricature of P. Ramlee sitting in the director's chair holding a megaphone and a music sheet. Beside him is a guitar.

It symbolises his achievements in the Malaysian entertainment industry as an actor, director, singer, songwriter, composer and producer with more than 60 films and 250 songs to his credit.

P Ramlee on Wikipedia..

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Teuku Zakaria Teuku Nyak Putih (Jawi: تاوكو زكريا تاوكو ڽق ڤوتيه), commonly known as P. Ramlee (22 March 1929 – 29 May 1973) was a Malaysian film actor, director, singer, songwriter, composer, and producer. Due to his contributions to the movie and music industry and his literary work, which began with his acting debut in Singapore in 1948 to the height of his career then later moving to Malaysia in 1964 onwards to his death, he is regarded as a prominent icon of Malay entertainment; with his fame even reaching as far as Brunei and Sumatra, Indonesia as well as in Hong Kong and Japan.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

What is hapening in Langkawi

What's happening in Langkawi?

LIMA '17, that's what it is.

Aeroplanes and fighter jets worldwide are landing at the airport here and warships and vessels of all sizes are coming in to berth at Resorts World Langkawi (RWL).

The 14th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (Lima) 2017 is set to be bigger and better.

This island is bustling with activities for the five-day biennial event which starts today, March 21 and will end on March 25.

Read more about it here... entrance, what to expect including aircrafts, performances, performance dates, exhibitions to the public, etc. LIMA 2017 - Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition

Russian knight: The Russian Air Force’s aerobatic demonstration team’s Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet landing in Langkawi for Lima 2017 - The Star