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TC Musical Instruments Magazine

Practical information that will scratch your itch.
■Historical Background of Musical Instruments
Past events and feature stories.

We have compiled a wealth of knowledge that will make you think, "Wow!
▶︎Learn with Oda♪Fender Trivia

This year marks the 10th anniversary! Your instrument will be featured in Guitar Magazine!
▶︎ 5th Annual Modified Guitar Contest 2024

A dream collaboration has come true! The Mega Man sound in a compact effector!
▶︎New Effects Pedal Project ".SUSTAINOR

Electric Guitar

Uncovered a nearly unused 1961 Fender Stratocaster!
▶︎Real Closet Classics

Picking up Fender Japan, a standout amongst the most popular Japanese Vintage guitars.
▶︎FENDER JAPAN Dream top-of-the-line model
▶︎Fender Japan JV model
▶︎Fender Japan EXTRAD Model
▶︎Fender Japan Custom Edition

The history of old guitars explains the models produced in each period, and disassembled explanation explains the features and differences of each period with photos.
▶︎ Chapter 2 Gibson LES PAUL

This is a new attempt to materialize players' dreams and free concepts.
▶︎The ReFINE Project

The ES-175, a super long-selling masterpiece, let's get close to the charm of "Itinago" with its dry yet fat and glossy tone!
▶︎The ES-175, a full-acoustic instrument loved by the best players.

History of GRECO & What is the GO Series?
▶︎GRECO's history and details

Inheriting Leo's genes! The persistence of a twisted and stubborn craftsman.
▶︎About T.S factory

TC Instruments original control knob customization!
▶︎Knobs that emit light according to the position of the selector switch

TC Gakki will carefully purchase "Japan Vintage" as a beloved brand that Japan is proud of!
▶︎We buy Japanese guitars "Japan Vintage"!

You are not able to buy a new one easily. It is not easy to replace it, but let's make it your favorite guitar by modifying small parts!
▶︎Introduction to Pickup Replacement
▶︎Beginner's Guide to Maintenance
▶︎ Heavy Bass Ranking! Downtuning course!
▶︎ synchronized tremolo bridge! Floating Tuning Lecture! ed.

Only 98 Gibson '58 FLYING V guitars are made in the world, and only 1.26 out of 100 million people in the world are lucky enough to own one.
▶︎Only 98 of these guitars were made in the world! 1958 Gibson FLYING V

A supreme gem known for its original design born from a wealth of ideas, in addition to its craftsmanship and outstanding skill.
▶︎Vol.1 Abe Rivera '80s SEPTER ECLIPSE
▶︎Vol.2 MOSSMAN SUPER CUSTOM by Baxendale

The secret of progress starts with a sound instrument! Professional repairman checks all the bad parts by diagnosis!
Full of luxury! We will prepare our original "Instrument Health Certificate". If the problem can be easily fixed, we can repair it on the spot!
▶︎Musical Instrument Health Checkup

A new guitar brand "NOBUWORKS" from Zaimokuza beach in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. Inspired by the vast ocean and the technology of windsurfing board manufacturing, NOBUWORKS has created an extremely high level of perfection and one-of-a-kind individuality.
▶︎NOBUWORKS, a supreme guitar brand nurtured by the sea

First of all, we provide interesting explanations about guitar strings from various perspectives, and introduce in detail everything from gauges, tensions, and stringing techniques to care. Aim for! String mania!
▶︎Volume 1: Guitar Strings

You will be able to make new discoveries in areas that you could not see before through comparison! I'm also learning every day, and am selfishly and self-satisfactorily publishing this article!
▶︎ Vol.2 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top 1956 & 2000

Starting something new is a time of great anticipation and a little bit of anxiety. For those people, "Choosing a musical instrument for the first time" is the answer!
▶︎Choosing a musical instrument for the first time
▶︎Electric Guitar
▶︎Electric Bass
▶︎ Acoustic Guitar
▶︎Guitar Amplifiers
▶︎How to choose a music store

What kind of adjustments are made to the instrument you are buying?
We'll give you the answer!
▶︎Electric Guitar

A beginner-friendly rock course with interesting episodes from Youtube and artists!
▶︎The Great Eccentrics of the Early Rock 'n' Roll Era

A monster replica reproduced with astonishing [attention to detail]. Thoroughly examined down to the smallest detail!
▶︎The sound of the bombing has been reproduced with a spirit that transcends the boundaries of a replica!

Explains how to replace and adjust strings, which is a surprisingly common question asked in stores. This is an easy-to-understand explanation of a special and complicated replacement technique for beginners.
▶︎I would like to write about various aspects of string tensioning.

B, W&R has done it again!
The Custom Engraved Aluminum Pickguard is carefully hand-crafted from corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy!
Now available only at TC Musical Instruments!
▶︎Super cool Accessory Guard B, from W&R!

A man named "Forbis" who lived in Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A. at the time...

MiraculouslyYAMAHA SGhas arrived at the same time several limited edition models of We will thoroughly investigate each model and report...
▶︎YAMAHA SG Limited Model

We have compiled all the knowledge you need to know about the SG models!
▶︎Learn with Oda♪Fender Trivia

Acoustic Guitar

Ultra-rare! History and characteristics of Hummingbird's first year on the market.
▶︎Early '60s HUMMINGBIRD Gallery

Introducing the world-class Japanese "YAMAHA" acoustic guitars

This column features eight original "Shaded Top" guitars, which are the pride of Martin, and which represent the era, not modern reissued items.
▶︎Martin Shaded Top

The history of Japanese acoustic guitars is thoroughly dissected!
▶︎Part 1: YAMAHA "Original Guitars Created by Pioneers

The much talked-about rosewood is dissected along with the Martin guitars that have built the history of acoustic guitars!
▶︎Volume 1: The many secrets that have never been told
▶︎Part 2: The New Hakaranda, the hottest rosewood material
▶︎Part 3 Rare Rosewoods behind the New Hakaranda
▶︎ Part 4: Post Rosewood

It is the greatest contributor to the development of the acoustic guitar culture in Japan!
▶︎Terry Nakamoto, the lone guitar designer

The "D-50 Deluxe" is the pinnacle of Martin guitars, posing as the ultimate "Tree of LIfe". Please enjoy this truly artistic gem along with the other three guitars sitting in the store!
▶︎The ultimate "Tree of Life", the pinnacle of Martin guitars.

The supreme gem, the Pre-War Martin and its history. Marvel at the historical value and another dimension of sound!
▶︎A miraculous collection of the supreme gem, Pre-War Martins!

A gem that flaunts strong impact, originality, and luxury! Welcome to the gorgeous world of Gibson 100th Anniversary Model SJ-200!
▶︎Welcome to the gorgeous world of SJ-200!
▶︎SJ-200 Custom Line and others

This column focuses on the folk songs of the era and the guitars of the artists who played them!
▶︎Folk Song Jamboree

We have squeezed out small stories about acoustic guitars [Martin] and [Gibson]! 50 stories in all!
▶︎50 stories about acoustic guitars that will make you say, "Huh? 50 stories that will make you say "Huh?

I want to play the phrase of that song!
We want to support you!
▶︎Acoustic Guitar - Famous Phrases that will be passed down from generation to generation!

I'm a Gibson lover, so I'm planning to make this article even more powerful! I'm thinking of even more powerful projects in the future, so please be prepared!
▶︎J-45 & J-50
▶︎Southern Jumbo & Country Western
▶︎J-200 & J-160E
▶︎Dove & Hummingbird
▶︎Small Body

Starting something new is a time of high expectations and a little bit of anxiety. We are here to help you choose the right instrument for your first time!
▶︎Choosing a musical instrument for the first time
▶︎Acoustic Guitar
▶︎How to choose a music store

Pickups for acoustic guitars amplify the live sound of the acoustic guitar as it is... a simple but not easy task. I'm trying my best to make it as a study for myself! Please stay tuned for more!
▶︎Preface ▶︎Chapter 1 ▶︎Chapter 2

Effects Amplifiers

Sano's first encounter with the legendary "TONE BENDER MkI" pedal

Contest held for the first time in two years! The theme is "How to Enjoy Effects Pedals
▶︎The 2nd Modified Effects Pedal Contest
▶︎1st Modified Effectors Contest

Introducing the legendary VOX Clyde McCoy Wah-Wah Pedal
▶︎Legendary Wah-Wah Pedal VOX Clyde McCoy Wah-Wah Pedal

This is a column that delves deep into the sound of Marshall, Boogie, Fender, and other amps. This is a serious column that delves deeply into the sound of various amps such as Marshall, Boogie, Fender, and more. A must-see!
▶︎First issue! Marshall JCM800
▶︎Part 2! Marshall JCM900
▶︎Third bullet! Fender Amp.
▶︎Fourth bullet! Mesa/Boogie
▶︎Fifth! Speakers
▶︎ Part Six! This is how to find the ideal sound!

If you're a guitarist, you've probably wished you could get the sound of the guitarists you listen to on CDs and tapes, but it's not that easy! Here are some simple explanations for each model from our ROCKMANN-loving staff!
▶︎Effects pedals that produce unique sounds

A dream collaboration has come true! The Rockman sound in a compact effect pedal!
▶︎TCGAKKI New Effects Pedal Project

Starting something new is a time of great anticipation and a bit of anxiety. For those people, "Choosing Your First Musical Instrument" is the answer!
▶︎Choosing a musical instrument for the first time
▶︎How to choose a music store

A sister project to our most popular project "Modified Guitar Contest"! This year's subject is effectors.
▶︎The 1st Modified Effectors Contest!

This is a column related to compact effectors, updated on a whim. I've been trying to lead a healthy life recently by cutting back on alcohol and high-calorie products. I'm trying to live a healthy life by cutting back on alcohol and high-calorie products.
Episode 1 A/B Box, Loop Selector, and Parabox
Episode 2 Distortions
Distortion Part 2 Amplifiers
Episode 4 Cool Products Part 1
Analog Delay Part 5
Episode 6 Recent Murmur...
Episode 7 Loop Box Edition again! Edition
Episode 8 A Slightly Core Pedal Effects Equipment Special
Episode 9 ELEHAMO BIG MUFF pi Special Edition
Episode 10 Ogachan's "Magic Box
Episode 11 "Ibanez TS-808" vs "BOSS OD-1

Bass Drums

Introducing the highly acclaimed Japanese basses that have transcended the times!

I played the "video" and found out the level of vigor, dignity, and aggressiveness!
▶︎Would you like to be the owner of a Fender "Vintage Bass"?

Starting something new is a time of high expectations and a little bit of anxiety. For those people, "Choosing Your First Musical Instrument" is the answer!
▶︎Choosing your first instrument  
▶︎Electric Bass
▶︎Guitar Amplifier
▶︎How to choose a music store

By comparison, you will be able to make new discoveries in areas you couldn't see before! I'm also learning every day, and I'm posting this information selfishly and self-satisfiedly!
▶︎First Fender Precision Bass '61 & '92

I am researching and reporting on RICKENBACKER from various angles for my own study. It is worth reading about the unexpected history, secrets of the structure, etc.

Ludwig" has been used by many star players and is the dream of many drummers. Let's take a closer look at this giant of the drum world!
▶︎Ludwig version
▶︎Ludwig extra edition
▶︎Ludwig Urgent Interview
▶︎Ludwig Reviving Vintage Sound

Historical account from Ken Smith and meeting his son Jon
Ken Smith and the development of the electric bass

Winds, Japanese instruments and strings

Introducing the treasured instruments that lie deep in the recesses of TC instruments!
In this first installment, we will show you all about the "Varitone", an electric saxophone system made by H.&A.selmer Inc. (so-called Amesel), which was introduced in 1965!
▶︎ No.2 SELMER VALITONE Find a master

Corno da caccia, cimbasso. Basset horns, oboe musette, double bass flute, and more.
We are open to cash purchases of any special wind instrument!
▶︎Please sell your special wind instruments that are rarely played!

If I buy a used wind instrument, won't it be difficult to play because it has the habits of the previous owner?
▶︎Used wind instruments are hard to play because they have habits?

Explanation of the Traditional Japanese Musical Instrument. played in a very unique traditional performance "GAGAKU" and "KABUKI".
▶︎The Basic of Japanese Musical Instruments

When we ask our customers how they take care of their instruments on a daily basis, we find that less than half of them are doing it correctly. In fact, there were more people than we expected who were doing it the wrong way, so we have launched this page.
▶︎Part 1 - SAX
▶︎Part 2 -Clarinet
▶︎ Part 3 -Flute-

Please "Sell kumquats and sell them again"! This is the page where we are loudly appealing to you. Why is selling to us the most profitable? It is obvious at a glance if you take a look at this page. Please consult us when you sell your Kinkan brass. Our high appraisal is the No.1 in the industry!
▶︎Guidance for cash purchase of brass instruments

What kind of adjustments have been made to the instrument you are purchasing?
We will give you the answer!
▶︎Wind instruments

This is a collection of beginner-friendly trivia to help you fall in love with stringed instruments even more.
▶︎20 interesting knowledge about stringed instruments

Common and Non-Genre

An epic romance about a musician's emotional struggle!
▶︎The money-making version of the troubled Takashi
▶︎ cute that girl edition

Behind-the-scenes stories of the fascinating image ads that appeared in "Vintage Musical Instruments" and other "Player" newspapers. Here we introduce a year's worth of behind-the-scenes stories about the ads and their photography, which (apparently) had an impact on various fields. The ads are full of hilarious stories, such as almost falling off a cliff, using a real fighter plane, and stabbing a guitar in the head on the beach.
▶︎Behind the Scenes of Magazine Ad Shooting

We donated guitars as part of our disaster relief efforts.
We hope that we were able to provide even a small contribution to those who are working toward recovery.
▶︎Let's echo each other's circle of support!

With an inventory of about 3,000 used instruments made from a variety of woods, it is like a botanical archive with materials of different ages from all over the world.
▶︎Tree Planting Experience Miscellaneous / What ecology you can do for yourself?

As a store specializing in used instruments that are most often polished, we are very particular about the cloths we use!
▶︎They look the same, but they are so different! Goods for care that you should know!

A CD production story started with the idea of creating a theme song to donate to the victims of the disaster! This is the story of the CD production in which all staff members participated. The story of how each staff member wrote the lyrics, composed the music, performed, and recorded the music, and how the CD was completed. Now you can also watch the production video!
▶︎TC Music staff members all participated in the process of creating the store's theme song.

MIL standard (U.S. Military standard) compliant strong and extremely rare [strap rings] are now on sale at a special cash price only at the store!
▶︎TC Gakki Original Strap Rings

In the days when we had many advertisements in the Player newspaper, we did a lot of things...
▶︎I used to run ads like this one💦

Ukulele, Bluegrass, etc.

Premium rare items that only the winner had the right to purchase. Other rare Kamaka ukuleles!
▶︎Kamaka Ukulele Custom Shop Collection

We are currently upgrading our microphones and buying up unwanted microphones at high prices to support recording production!
▶︎We buy microphones!

TCGAKKIBluegrass Music: How to Enjoy Bluegrass Music" introduces mandolins and banjos related to bluegrass music!
▶︎TCGAKKIHow to enjoy bluegrass music

The fascination of Martin Ukulele, specifications, model comparison, etc. Ukulele genius Jake Shimabukuro and other ukulele players are showing signs of a resurgence in the bluegrass music boom!
▶︎Martin Ukulele Model Comparison