It is when you are a lot in guitar news that you can see the constructors performances. Starting with a traditional 6 strings, today we can see auto-tuning guitars, wonderful effects, or accessories which improve the guitarist’s play. Here is a selection of the best innovations of 2009 and 2010, with pictures and videos.

Gibson Dusk Tiger

It is the engineer Chris Adams who created the Powertune. The auto-tuning guitars started before with the brand TransPerformance, but the technology which is on the Gibson Robot, Dark Fire, and now Dusk Tiger is better, and also cheapest: about $3000 against $900 for an installation on your guitar. Learn more…

Misa Digital Guitar

The Misa Digital is a MIDI guitar very special. With a touch screen interacting with the buttons of the neck, it can be considered as another instrument because it is stringless, and the practice is different. For an “Electro” music, it is the same instrument family of the Ultimate Midi Guitar Controler. Learn more…

iTab

This little tablet iTab is specialised for musicians. Fixed on the head of your guitar, it will replace the traditional writing desk with style. The iTab will be launched in Spring with a price starting at 150 € depending the chosen version: Lite, Pro, or Max. Learn more…

Jam Kat

Created by Pick-Smith, the JamKat is on your thumb to chose what kind of play you want: pick or fingers. A metal version of this accessory will be launched this year, but you can order now for a plastic version, for $19.95. Learn more…

Moog Guitar E1-M

The famous Moog guitar and its infinite sustain arrives in a MIDI version. The E1-M is MIDI converters ready, for surprising effects. The design is the same, but 3 buttons where added if you compare with the Moog Guitar E1. Learn more…

The Fingerist

The iPhone is very successful for the guitarists with its apps. Evenno understood this and launched The Fingerist, a comfortable accessory to use musican iPhone apps. Learn more…

Guitar Pro 6

No, it’s not a rumour, the last version of Guitar Pro will arrive at the beginning of April! The developers are doing more and more a perfect guitar software, keeping a nice price: 59€. Learn more…

3rd Power HLH100

With its DirecDRiv technology, the stack of 3rd Power Amplification Systems transmits a perfect sound and an incredible distortion. A real pleasure for our ears! Learn more…

Thanks Sémi and Raphaël for the help!