David Gilmour’s Guitars – Shattering records at auction in New York

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The highly anticipated auction of David Gilmour’s personal guitar collection kicked off this morning in New York City. The guitar collection has already exceeded all estimations and is shattering records for auctioned instruments. Gilmour, who joined Pink Floyd in 1968, will donate all funds raised to climate change charity ClientEarth. The Gilmour Guitar Collection First up […]

The David Gilmour Collection: See all 120 guitars in NY or via Christie’s Virtual Tour

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On the 20 June, Mr David Gilmour will sell 120 of his guitars at auction in New York, USA. The sale encompasses 120 guitars, including that famous Black Strat. Christie’s has made a Virtual Tour of all the guitars in its New York exhibition, in case you can’t make it to one of the viewings in […]

Give your Fender Stratocaster the ‘Gilmour’ mod with 7-way switching!

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Ever wanted to make your Stratocaster more versatile tonally? How about modifying the switching on your guitar to give you new pickup combinations? The simplest of these is the 7-way switch, also known as the “Gilmour mod”. This adds more tones to your guitar with minimal modification. Even if you’ve never used a soldering iron before, […]

David Gilmour guitar exhibition opens in London (including THAT Black Stratocaster)

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As we reported back in January, David Gilmour has decided to auction off many of his guitars at Christie’s, with the proceeds going to charity. Before the sale, the Pink Floyd guitarist has arranged for his instruments to be exhibited to the public at Christie’s London. David Gilmour Guitar Collection The auction includes over 120 […]

David Gilmour is selling his Black Strat

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Today’s huge news is that guitar legend David Gilmour is selling his famous Black Strat with Christies’ Auction House, on 20 June, along with a whole selection of guitars all used on iconic songs during his tenure with Pink Floyd.  David Gilmour is selling his Black Strat The Black Strat is so iconic and was […]

Overloud Echoson emulates the Binson Echorec 2 used for David Gilmour’s guitar delays

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Overloud has released Echoson, an emulation of a very interesting piece of vintage hardware – the Binson Echorec 2. It’s an Italian magnetic drum delay, notably used by Pink Floyd in the 70’s. The original units are highly sought after due to their rarity and limited production. They used a specially designed steel/alloy disc or […]