More than 20 years ago, Radiohead appeared on an unlikely stage – MTV’s Beach House – turning in performances of their classics Creep and Anyone Can Play Guitar, and transfixing what would have normally been a rowdy group of college kids with their hard-edged alt-rock.
San Francisco’s very own Prisma Guitars handcrafts one-of-a-kind instruments from used skateboards. Check out this clip as Tommy Guerrero jams some smooth lines on their uniquely crafted sound machines.
Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of An American Guitar Hero Ed Ward 224 Pages ISBN: # 1613733283 e: Chicago Review Press 2016 Whether he meant to or not, in writing Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero, Ed Ward mirrors his subject's style of guitar-playin... [ read more ]
Sleigh Bells is making its Twitter beef with Demi Lovato a legal issue for her. As Billboard reports, the band is suing Lovato, accusing her of pilfering bits from its track “Infinity Guitars” for hers, called “Stars.” Back in November...Show More Summary
Alex Wiley is joined by Mick Jenkins on “Automatic”, the latest single from his upcoming project, Synthia. The track was produced by Mike Gao and features guitar by Goyama. Listen below. Previously: Calez ft. Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins & Donnie Trumpet – Still Good
Claudecir Silva of Alfenas, Brazil captured amusing footage of a bright green Amazon parrot performing a duet of various songs with a talented friend while atop his friend’s guitar. Although the bird was slightly off key, he whistled and sang along with as much enthusiasm his little body could muster. redditor InLisbon provided the pair’s […]
Tony got his first guitar at 13. Before that he played the accordion, alongside many of his family members. In his late teens, he worked in a sheet metal factory. Around that time, a band invited him to tour Europe with them. On his last day of work, before the tour, he went home for […]
In this new clip from Action Bronson’s gloriously random VICELAND show Traveling the Stars: Action Bronson and Friends Watch Ancient Aliens, he and Big Body Bes lay down some bars while Melissa Etheridge strums her guitar. Body’s verse is classic and Melissa even spits (sings) some bars. The new episode airs tonight at 11:00 EST. Continue […]
While so many thru-hikers are obsessing over minimalist strategies to lighten their loads, others are saying “fuck it, I’m bringing my guitar!” This write up is an ode to my fellow musicians carrying instruments on the AT, along with some change of plans in my own hike. Music is within everyone, whether you think your......
Wara From The NBHD returns with the rowdy “Please”, a guitar heavy, high energy new track produced by Alex Young and Wili Hendrixs. Listen below. Previously: Wara From The NBHD ft. Conner Youngblood – Down Since Birth (Video)
Technology has made learning even non-technical skills much easier. From apps that can serve as guitar tuners to devices like the Jamstick+ (our review) that let you learn to play guitar from scratch, there’s no better time to be learning!...Show More Summary
Sacred Phrases have been releasing some of the best electronic tapes in recent memory, and their impending team-up between David "LXV" Sutton and Matthew "Karmelloz" Pepitone seems to be following down this anointed path.
On Friday, nearly six dozen guitarists from local bands will step away from their regular gigs to sit in with a way bigger group at "Boat Burning: Music for 70 Guitars."
The Department of Extraordinary Upcycling wants to learn how to play the guitar so they can properly try out this awesome electric guitar made of recycled skateboard decks. It’s a one-of-a-kind creation handmade by John Gibson of 2nd Shot in Ontario, Canada. Show More Summary
Ed and I drove our Subaru to the back patio of a plain white stand-alone building off the freeway. We wandered onto the large wooden outdoor stage with guitars on our backs — I'm sure we looked a little lost. We were curiously staring at a large black cage set up on the end of our performance... Continue reading
Ypsilanti, Michigan's Minihorse make pleasingly bummed out guitar pop in the grand tradition of Grandaddy, The Comas, or Ambulance LTD... Continue reading…
Emilly Prado All photos by Emilly Prado If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this generation’s Tammy Wynette, you’ll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over. Armed with the voice of a honky-tonk heroine and guitar skills to boot, Margo Price is tugging at the heartstrings of those aching for the sounds of country’s past. Show More Summary
Frank Ocean “Pink + White” A very large portion of Frank Ocean’s Blonde has no percussion, or at least none in the form of traditional physical percussion or drum programming. Things like organ vamps or palm muted guitar will keep the tempo in some places, but in others, it’s just this free-floating ambience and Frank’s […]
What You'll Be Creating Nineties grunge was an explosive era in American culture, filled with the sounds of punk rock, heavy metal, and electric guitars. In this tutorial, learn how to create a 90s-inspired grunge photo effect in Adobe Photoshop. Show More Summary
Does "Stars" sound a little like "Infinity Guitars" to you? Continue reading…