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  • The Loog Crowdfunded Kids’ Guitar Goes Electric

    The Loog Crowdfunded Kids’ Guitar Goes Electric

    “Judas!” cried someone from the carpeted, block-strewn floor. Mrs. Felton, the third grade teacher, looked at the kids with contempt. “I don’t believe you!” she yelled. Read More

  • Teenage Musician Uses The Crowdfunded Loog Guitar To Crowdfund Her Album

    Teenage Musician Uses The Crowdfunded Loog Guitar To Crowdfund Her Album

    When we last left off with the Loog Guitar by Rafael Atijas it had blown past its funding goals on Kickstarter in early 2011 and shipped with much fanfare making it one of the first successful Kickstarter projects on our radar. In the interim it’s become a mini-phenomenon and, most important, people have started using the three-stringed instruments to record albums. Read More

  • 2011 Gift Guide: Best Stuff For Luddites

    2011 Gift Guide: Best Stuff For Luddites

    Not everyone needs a Google Nexus. Some of you – and your friends – are happy to exist in a plane without technology, a world dedicated to quiet reflection and acoustic jamming. Here are some of our picks for the Luddites on your list this year. There are no hand-hewn axes in this list – this is gear that will keep you living in the Hipster Age while still maintaining a… Read More

  • The Loog Three-Stringed Guitar: You Know, For Kids

    Another day, another three-stringed guitar on Kickstarter. This instrument comes to us courtesy of Rafael Atijas and started out as a thesis project at NYU. It is a simple, 3-string guitar for kids that is tuned to open chords and allows you to strum up and down the neck without having to perform many fretting maneuvers. The guitar comes unassembled and includes an instruction book. The… Read More