A real guitar hero -- and heroine.
With all the musical titles available on all games consoles, it is likely that you’ve given music a go through the medium of video games, be it from uncoordinatedly failing on Guitar Hero to a very out of tune rendition of your favourite song on Singstar. Show More Summary
Noveller opening for St Vincent in Chicago (more by James Richards IV) Drone guitar master Noveller (aka Sarah Lipstate) recently wrapped a tour opening for St. Vincent, during which she kept a video diary. It's 40 videos and just over...
The newest game from Harmonix doesn't involve dancing or guitar peripherals - instead, A City Sleeps is a classic, twin-stick shoot-em-up starring Poe, a dream exorcist and part of The Silk clan. Dream exorcists enter people's dreams to dispose of...
“Squares,” a new song by Berlin musician Jonathan Kluth, is composed of musical loops played on a plucked violin, an acoustic guitar and percussion sounds generated through creative use of the interior of a car. The song is a single off of the singer’s debut album, Ophelia. via Digg
It's good to see Cymbals finally getting their due.
Staten Island indie rockers explore innocence, loss, and the loss of innocence.
Mid Ayr is Brisbane’s Hugh Middleton – when he’s not playing guitar in alt folk bigshots The Trouble With Templeton. Debut single ‘My Mayhem’ is the first recorded taste we’ve got of his solo work,... The post INTRODUCING: Mid Ayr appeared first on Who The Hell.
By Ian Chainey Pentagram at The Power of the Riff East, 2012 (more by Greg Cristman) Pentagram, America's 40-plus-year-old doom institution, are heading back out on the road in October. The enduring dazers, now with guitar wiz Victor Griffin back...
Norway's Aalberg Audio has developed what's billed as the world’s first remote-controlled effects pedal for electric guitars. The first part of the equation is a delay pedal named Ekko that's cabled up somewhere between the guitar and amp pretty much like any other floor stomp. Show More Summary
The Austin trio Spray Paint make punk rock that’s appropriately noxious, but also filled with humor and fun. “Threesomes Can Wait” is brimming with oddly tuned guitars and shouted vocals, but there’s a sweetness to balance out the sour flavors. That comes through on the forceful and dynamic percussion layered all around those guitars, and [...]
As a project for this winter, I would like to expand my uke/guitar repertoire to include sing-alongs; songs like "Southern Cross" or "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and I am asking OG readers and writers to make suggestions in the comments.
You keep thinking Fred Armisen’s schedule is so busy that he’ll have to stop appearing in random indie rock music videos, but no, he never does. Yesterday, Armisen’s buddy J Mascis, the Dinosaur Jr. guitar hero, released a beautifully weary solo album called Tied To A Star. And now Armisen and Mascis are co-starring in [...]
Andrew Garfield is sporting major scruff these days while arriving for the 2014 Venice Film Festival on Tuesday (August 26) in Venice, Italy. The 31-year-old actor carried his guitar and a backpack, which had a white mask hanging from it. Earlier in the day, Andrew‘s girlfriend Emma Stone was spotted touching down in the country [...]
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love Last month, BBC announced: Listeners to pick 'best guitar riff'...
Cymbals Eat Guitars at Bowery Ballroom in 2012 (more by Kurt Christensen) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Cymbals Eat Guitars, Bueno, Grooms, Ache @ 5050 Skate Park...
“Fine for killing birds” is susceptible of two meanings, you know [Coyote on energy production] Lacey Act criminal provisions, of Gibson Guitar raid fame, owe much to influence of domestic forest products companies, and that’s just one...Show More Summary
Rocksmith 2014 has been rated for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the ESRB and Korean Game Rating Board, and I'm still sitting here waiting for a new iteration of Guitar Hero. Although Ubisoft hasn't announced any new versions of the...Show More Summary
Facebook has made an interesting acquisition, having picked up WaveGroup Sound, an audio production company headquartered in Burlingame, CA that specializes in sound for games, and which produced tracks for the Guitar Hero series, as well as Rock Band and Dance Dance Revolution titles. Show More Summary
Voters in the United Kingdom have done their best to settle the endless argument of what is the greatest guitar riff in all of music history.