The guitar manufacturer Fender has launched its first ever range of in-ear headphones — sorry, Pro In-Ear Monitors — and they cost up to $US500 ($715) a pair.
This time-lapse video called A Strat is Born (get it?) takes a behind-the-scenes look at how Fender makes its famous stratocaster electric guitars at its factory in Corona, California. And it’s less dependent on machines and robots than you might think.
For years, musicians have mocked those of us holding plastic guitars. Fair enough—but we had fun! But with Rock Band 3, we learn what Harmonix was up to all along: Actually teaching us how to play real instruments.