Customization

Rick Toone Meets Cycfi Part 2

Here are some close-up pictures of the guitar after installing the full Nu-XR system. It was a joy installing the electronics for this guitar. This non-traditional guitar has no cavities at all. It’s just a full wide open space for the components and wiring. I think this is the easiest installation I’ve ever done. Every inch of this guitar is a RADICAL declaration.

Rick Toone Meets Cycfi

Pictures paint a thousand words. Watch this space…

Stealth radical ergonomic acoustic guitar designed by Rick Toone and Fabio Mittino. Carbon fiber, aircraft aluminum. Element™ extended range single billet machined aircraft aluminum neck. Patented Intonation Cantilever™ individual string bridges. Cycfi Research™ Nu-Multi and XR pickups.

Jem

I love Ibanez Jems. I have two. Well, actually I got one, more than 10 years ago, but my wife loves Steve Vai so much that she wanted one herself, so I had to get two. Now here’s an interesting Jem build from Erik Phariss with the XR pickups. Erik graciously allowed me to quote …

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Embracing Feedback

halldorophones  Here’s a very interesting musical instrument. A project of Halldór Úlfarsson, the halldorophone utilizes feedback to generate harmonically rich drones from six strings, with individual Nu Capsules. According to Halldór, the Nu capsules be the “official” pickups for these unique instruments. Follow this link: about (the Halldorophone) Halldorophones are purpose built electro acoustic string instrument, based …

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