Tagged: Mike Buffington

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I always thought the boxy guitar that John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants used in videos like “The Statue Got Me High” or “(She Was A) Hotel Detective” was super cool.  Apparently so did Mike Buffington, as he built himself an exact replica.  This is a short video documentary about the process, including showing it to Flans himself, who is suitably impressed.  Seriously, it’s an awesome guitar.
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