On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival in black jeans, black boots, and a black leather jacket, carrying a Fender Stratocaster in place of his familiar acoustic guitar.The crowd shifted restlessly as he tested his tuning and was joined by a quintet of backing musicians. Show More Summary
The sultry British songwriter’s Jeff Buckley-esque, stripped-down take on her new album’s first single.
image credit Here are 56 events of the coolest, greatest, and most important musical moments in the history of the modern six-string. The Presurfer
Are you ready to see Ed Sheeran trade in his guitar for...a sword?! The singer-songwriter just dropped the mic (literally) and joined Kurt Sutter's new FX drama The Bastard...
Ellie and Nick chose the perfect details to transform Monteverdi Tuscany into the bohemian garden wedding of their dreams. Persian rugs decorated the aisle, romantic roses hung from trees in little glass vases, and Spanish guitars serenaded guests throughout the Italian celebration. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis Mike Krol makes smartass, punky guitar pop and you can hear the sneer coming through loud and clear. After releasing two 10" records via his own Counter Counter Culture label, Krol moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles,...
photo: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Best Buy Theater earlier this month (more by Mimi Hong) Cymbals Eat Guitars are currently on the road with Say Anything (pics from NYC), and they'll wrap that tour up in Las Vegas this Friday...
Californian indie rockers teach tough lessons with bright guitars.
[ 31 July 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Lone Wolf Promotions presents Friday Night Live with The Crossbones The Crossbones’ power trio (George Jakovceski – Guitars and Vocals, Frank Piccolo – Drums and Backing Vocals, James Newhouse – Upright Bass...Show More Summary
“Music, at least in terms of noodling around on the piano, strumming a guitar or trying out new things on the violin, actually hardly features in the struggle. Typically, this is all about grades, age and a formal classical instrument, a trio which is locked together in a pressurised algorithm calculated to result in a […]
Nicknamed as the ‘New Neymar’ by hopeful Santos fans, Gabigol scored a brilliant brace against Joinville in the Brasileirao today. Indeed, the fact that at just 18 Gabriel Barbosa is commonly referred to as ‘Gabigol’ tells you how highly regarded the striker is in Brazil. Show More Summary
From January 1, 2015, it is the law in the US that airlines are obliged to take small musical instruments – including violins and guitars on board. They must also allow musicians to purchase an available seat for larger instruments. The obligation is listed in section 403 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2012. You can […]
Mad Max: Fury Road has certainly caught on this year, but one of the most memorable points of the film was the Doof Warrior, the blind rock star with a flamethrower guitar. Funny or Die has a funny short that teaches you how to ‘doof’. Read more...
The return of the Intercity Blues Band from Liverpool wowed the crowd with their gritty style of Chicago blues. Archie Moore fronts this four piece band on lead vocal and a wailing harmonica; Dave Miles on lead guitar was outstanding – firmly rooted in the blues genre, he showed what he could do with the Albert King […]
[zbplayer] Grinding, heavy beats, psych and space pop keys, groovy, soul-inspired samples, sensual vocals, and even some funky guitar licks on singles like “Boat” are proof positive that DIY Russian artist, MITYA (pronounced ‘MIT-yah’ with emphasis on MIT), is ready to be heard in the States. The 20-something, Mitya Burmistrov, captain of Russia’s beatbox team [...]Show More Summary
An unannounced set by My Morning Jacket wasn't the only surprise on tap for this year's Newport Folk Festival: Exactly 50 years to the day that Bob Dylan famously "went electric" at the long-running fest, the electric guitar involved in that controversial performance – Dylan's 1964 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster – made an...
Ducktails, "Heaven's Room" (Domino). Guitarist Matt Mondanile is perhaps best known for his work with New Jersey guitar pop band Real Estate, but his solo project Ducktails has generated equally sublime tracks across four albums. The fifth, "St. Catherine," is filled with many languid, jangled...
An excerpt from The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age (McGraw-Hill, 2015). The YouTube video opens to show a balding middle-aged man sitting on a stool, strumming a guitar. In a gentle, twangy croon, the man, Robert Schwab, chief quality officer for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton, […]
Fifty years ago today, on July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan scandalized the folk world by (gasp!) plugging his guitar in and launching into “Maggie’s Farm.” Now, that very same “Dylan goes electric” electric guitar has found its way back to the Newport Folk Festival, as The News Tribune reports. “Dylan’s guitar is home,” festival producer […]
From the heart! Greg Holden digs deep and imagines what it must be like to grow up gay. And, boy, does he get it right!!! Boys In The Street features more than just an acoustic guitar, some drums and really powerful lyrics paired with a beautiful melody. So moving! Check out the folk/pop jam above! Then CLICK HERE to listen [...]