The modular craze just won’t stop. But why should keyboardists and sound tweakers have all the fun? Pittsburgh Modular wants to bring the revolution to guitar stompbox effects. The Patch Box, teased over Twitter and due at April’s Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, is an attempt at that solution. Show More Summary
Alessandro Voto built a bass guitar whammy "bar" using a theremin-like instrument aid that gives audio feedback based on motion sensors. Read more on MAKE The post Virtual Whammy: Touchless Arduino MIDI Device Controls Any Instrument appeared first on Make:.
Galaxie 500 - "When Will You Come Home" Ought - "Habit" Last week, at karaoke, Mark described a guitar thing more perfectly than I've ever heard anything described in my life. We were talking about "The Final Countdown" because he.....
John Renbourn passed away yesterday at age 70 due to a heart attack. He is probably best known for contributing guitar (and other instruments) to Pentangle, an experimental folk/jazz/rock band that primarily performed traditional folk songs. Show More Summary
YouTube Music & Guitar Tab available at http://www.candyrat.com/artists/SpencerElliott/SomeForgottenColor/ Visit Spencer Elliott at: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008339446684 Website: http://www.spencerelliott.net/ Video Production by Jason Lockart and Robbie Lanham Audio Production by Antoine Dufour Spencer plays: Fan-Fret Jumbo guitar by Jedidiah Wiebe
Master guitarist John Renbourn of 1960s-era Pentangle was 70.
English folk guitar legend John Renbourn has died of a suspected heart attack aged 70. Renbourn was a songwriter and guitarist and co-founded Pentangle, one of the most popular English folk-rock bands of all time. Pentangle were formed...Show More Summary
Malats, Narvaez, Llobet, Sor, Villa-Lobos, Falla, Turina, Albeniz, Rodrigo; Christoph Denoth; Signum Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Mar 23 2015 Star rating: 5.0 Imaginative selection of guitar pieces mainly from Spain, all linked...Show More Summary
In the mid-1980s, when music videos reigned supreme, there was one particular video girl whose work stood out among the vast sea of guitar solos and big-hair tosses -- and remains just as memorable decades later. Tawny Kitaen was a twenty-something...Show More Summary
Meet the guitar for the modern day rockstar. The Jamstik Wireless Smart Guitar feels and performs like a normal guitar, but you hook it up to an iPad to use Apple music apps. This gadget guitar is easy to set up and doesn't require any tuning. Show More Summary
All the best parts of teen life take place in a bedroom. It’s a safe space of self-expression where you can spend hours chatting on the phone, dancing around, crying, popping zits, shredding on a guitar, and fantasizing about having sex with whoever is on the poster that hangs over... More »
In 1965, tradition was on the run. Bob Dylan plugged in his guitar at the Newport Folk Festival, electrifying half of his audience, and electrocuting the other half, as music historian John Gilliland put it. Houston’s National League baseball team began playing its home games inside the air-conditioned confines of the Astrodome. And in Crewe, […]
There's no such thing, of course, but we can dream. Marcus and Dom, side-by-side, hugging it out, cutting things up, fist-bumping over a guitar solo intro... Read more...
With glittering tuxedos, a spacefaring turntable, and a bass guitar made of gold, an unofficial music video for Daft Punk's "Give Life Back to Music" has quietly racked up over 200,000 views. The success of the fanmade film is just as...Show More Summary
Next time you sit down to make a YouTube video of yourself playing as obscure of a theme as possible from a Mario game, make sure you’ve got the right guitar in hand. We’re talking about this custom-made Mario Guitar from Etsy seller AustralianGamers, and it’s a must for any musically-inclined Mario fan. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis Los Angeles quartet Talk in Tongues make lightly psychedelic guitar pop that will likely appeal to fans of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dungen (who have remixed them), the new Toro Y Moi album, or even breezy '70s stuff....
Ryan Lott has expanded his Son Lux project into a trio featuring Ian Chang on drums and Rafiq Bhatia on guitar. They've announced a new album called Bones, the follow-up to 2013's Lanterns and last year's Alternate Worlds EP, due June 23 via Glassnote. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Esperanza Spalding, Otis Brown III Song: Matthew Stevens Group - Big Feeling What's so good? Jazz guitar is underrated. Just ask DJ Premier. The plucked string instrument can carry melody and articulate complex ideas in a nuanced way that breathes with intimacy. Show More Summary
Follies - "Drag". This dusty concerto is made of guitars and drums, weary voices, ponging sounds like an elevator that's just come in. I say concerto because there is a stateliness to its ramshackling, a precision to the timbres....
Jazz gurus Blair Crimmins & The Hookers have blasted Atlanta venues with their Dixieland horns, rowdy ragtime piano and gypsy jazz guitars for over 5 years. The band has toured and played over 500 shows at large venues all over the east coast, including openings for Mumford & Sons and O.A.R. The band is going […]