29 Results for "James ‘JC’ Curleigh"
06 Jan 2021 in GuitarGibson stuns the guitar world by buying Mesa/Boogie amps, with Randy Smith staying on to design new amps. A dream partnership in the guitar business?
22 May 2020 in OtherGibson announces the sale of Stanton Magnetics to inMusic group where it will join other DJ brands, begging the question: Which other brands is Gibson planning to sell off?
14 Mar 2020 in GuitarHeritage Guitars announces on Instagram that it's made a "defensive" legal filing against Gibson, alleging a "campaign of harassment", presumably over copyrights.
28 Jan 2020 in GuitarGibson CMO Cesar Gueikian admits that the controversial Play Authentic YouTube video featuring Mark Agnesi was his idea - seven months after it created a tsunami-sized backlash.
08 Jan 2020 in GuitarGibson has launched a new web TV channel with everything from behind the scenes videos to exclusive content with iconic artists and more. Lots of potential for good content here for all Gibson fans.
24 Oct 2019 in GuitarGibson has lost its Firebird guitar body shape trademark across the EU after a legal decision that echoes a previous one stripping Gibson of its Flying V trademark. Ouch.
07 Oct 2019 in GuitarAn interview with Mark Agnesi of Gibson Guitars! Expecting a frank exchange about "Play Authentic"? Don't. But Mr Agnesi does hint at interesting times for Epiphone...
04 Oct 2019 in GuitarMessrs Mark Agnesi and Marcus King discuss a brand new ES-345 signature model during a backstage interview at the Eric Clapton Crossroads festival. You can also get a sneak preview of the prototype!
28 Sep 2019 in GuitarGibson has pulled all its official videos from YouTube worldwide, while rumours are flying that Mark Agnesi has been let go from the company as well. What is going on at Gibson?
13 Sep 2019 in GuitarAn Instagram post by Cesar Gueikian appears to suggest that Epiphone guitars of the future could finally come with a Gibson open book style headstock shape.
03 Aug 2019 in GuitarYouTube channel BJs World has now uploaded another video of Gibson destroying new ES model guitars. The whole process looks pretty severe and will make you cringe.
01 Aug 2019 in GuitarA video has surfaced online of Gibson destroying hundreds of Firebird X guitars using a digger and it essentially shows just how bad the quality control at the company can be. Even the company's official ...
Summer NAMM 2019: Gibson partners with Banker Custom Guitars, Echopark Guitars and Jimmy Wallace Guitars
18 Jul 2019 in GuitarGibson has announced the first boutique guitar companies to sign on for their Authorized Partnership Program. Could this be the beginning of a new era?
16 Jul 2019 in GuitarJames “JC” Curleigh and the team at Gibson HQ are moving out of the outskirts and into Cummins Station in Downtown Nashville. I wonder if Mark Agnesi will have a corner office?
15 Jul 2019 in GuitarPotentially boutique builders may only be able to build a certain amount of those Gibson authentic guitar shapes, but will have to pay a royalty or license for the privilege to do so.
10 Jul 2019 in GuitarArmadillo is accusing Gibson of threatening dealers that are selling Dean and Luna guitars with legal action. They are also making a counterclaim against the Flying V, Explorer and ES-335 body shape trademarks.
04 Jul 2019 in GuitarThe new Gibson G-45 Studio & Standard will provide a new entry point into a Gibson acoustic guitar. New features meet proven construction methods at a good price.
01 Jul 2019 in GuitarGibson has now officially responded to the whole trademark infringement case with Dean Guitars and you can read the full statement here.