Everyone’s favorite safety-tie-wearing-eccentric-inventor, [Colin Furze], is back at it again, this time making a flamethrower guitar — sponsored by Intel!? As an ex-plumber, [Furze] is a master fabricator, and he’s brought many amazing mechanical inventions to life. Show More Summary
The amazing Steve Onotera aka samuraiguitarist filmed himself in real time performing an acoustic version of the classic Beatles song “Here Comes the Sun” and then took that footage and sped it up 20 times its original speed giving him an odd, animatronic look and a mechanical sound to the music. Turns out if you […]
The world of Bambara is not a beautiful place. Their music and aesthetic reflects a reality few are willing to confront. Born in Atlanta, Georgia from a lifelong friendship, brothers Reid (vocals/guitar) and Blaze Bateh (drums), andShow More Summary
This Atlanta crew marry hardcore influences with 90s guitar rock sensibilities and melodies that are pure scuzzy pop.
The hazy, twinkling guitar sound of Matt Mondanile has been a big part of Real Estate’s music ever since the New Jersey band formed in 2009. It won’t be a part of that sound any longer. The band has announced that Mondanile is parting ways from the band to focus on Ducktails, the solo project […]
There is a scene in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road in which Immortan Joe's army rides into battle upon their modified hot rods and warrior wagons. One of the most distinctive vehicles in his army is equal parts intimidating and hilarious:...Show More Summary
Please, don't try this at home.
Chicago musician Rob Scallon, whose incredible work we’ve previously written about, recently played Metallica‘s song “One” on using only an eight-string guitar. Fans of Rob can help support his future videos and songs on Patreon. Here is the original song for comparison.
George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road took home a slew of Oscars earlier this year, and with good reason. One of the major draws for the movie was the insane selection of props, in addition to the special effects. The vehicles featured throughout the movie were pretty much otherworldly, and one of the coolest components […]
Inventor Colin Furze recently collaborated with the Intel show America’s Greatest Makers to create an incredible flame-throwing guitar along with a badass strobing light bass that emits copious amounts of smoke. This project started with Furze posing a simple question “How should I modify this guitar?” I’d like your ideas on what mods to make […]
Always count on the Los Angeles Unified School District to have talent among its students. Cleveland High senior Jeovanie Hernandez, an aspiring guitar player, was recruited to play the national anthem on Tuesday afternoon at USC prior to the Chatsworth-Cleveland baseball game in the City Section...
The crazy inventor Colin Furze promoted Intel’s new TV series America’s Greatest Makers by making a flamethrowing guitar and a bass that’s literally smoking. He may be a Brit, but he’s a great maker all right.…
Justin Bieber, who is going through something — life, I guess — posted a video of himself singing a Taylor Swift song on Instagram yesterday. The song is "Teardrops on My Guitar," and the mood is gray.An eagle-eyed correspondent at Us Weekly noticed that Taylor Swift "liked" the video. Though ... More »
Colin Furze has everything you need to start your own Rammstein cover band.
Justin Bieber sports a bright blue jacket while making his way out of Palm Restaurant after dinner on Monday evening (May 23) in Beverly Hills, Calif. That same day, the 22-year-old entertainer shared a video of himself singing Taylor Swift‘s 2006 breakout song “Teardrops on My Guitar.” Fans later noticed that Taylor “liked” the video. [...]
New Orleans' Sweet Crude is a seven-piece band that includes Alexis Marceaux and Sam Craft (who also play together as Alexis & the Samurai), Sam's brother Jack, and more; and notably they have a strict "no guitars allowed" rule. Also notably, they sing in a mix of English and Cajun French, a dying language in their home state of Louisana. Show More Summary
If you’ve ever stumbled across a creation that looked too unsafe to ever be attempted—be it a thermite cannon or a flying hoverbike —you’re probably looking at the handiwork of Colin Furze. This time he’s built a flamethrowing electric guitar with a built-in smoke machine turning whoever’s playing into the ultimate rock star. Read more...
An 8 string guitar and a few pairs of hands.
Selena Gomez must have quite conflicting feelings about this… While Justin Bieber didn't have the best time at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, it looks like he had a much more enjoyable Monday all thanks to Taylor Swift. After winning Top Male Artist and Top Social Media Artist at the Las Vegas-based event, the 22-year-old decided [...]
In 2013, the Pennsylvania-born songwriter Steve Gunn released “Time Off,” his fifth solo record. Two months earlier, Kurt Vile, a contemporary of Gunn’s, put out “Wakin on a Pretty Daze,” a collection of slack, unspooling guitar songs. Show More Summary