Watch fifty birds perform an original composition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
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This is fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so famous, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love. Ron Block, banjo and guitar player with Alison Krauss & Union Station since […]
Back in 1983, the Danish punk band Sort Sol (AKA Sods) released Dagger & Guitar. The album featured a Lydia Lunch collaboration alternately titled “Boy/Girl” or “Boy-Girl.” Thirty-two years later, in April 2015, we learned that the Strokes’ Julian Casablancas and Savages’ Jehnny Beth, two of rock’s greatest living lead singers, were collaborating on a […]
Air way to heaven All those air-guitar dreams are about to come true. Kurv, a “stringless” guitar, promises to let anyone play music if they don’t mind looking a bit silly doing so. The instrument, which launched on Kickstarter, consists of an eight-button touchpad held in one hand and a digital pick in the other. […]
Lust List: MF Drive guitar pedal by Moog The magic of what Moog has done with this analog stompbox isn’t completely evident until you plug an expression pedal into it. Certainly the drive tones are exceptional and the controls provide...Show More Summary
Look, you don’t need a whole guitar to play guitar. We live in an age where electronics can recreate any sound you want, and the Jamstik Wireless Smart Guitar gives
photo: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Best Buy Theater in July (more by Mimi Hong) Cymbals Eat Guitars, Laura Stevenson, Antarctigo Vespucci (aka Jeff Rosenstock and Chris Farren), and Mikey Erg (of The Ergs, Worriers and a zillion other bands) are...
The following is a sponsored post. [What is this?] Rock is back! Kinda! After a five-year slumber, the ginormous Guitar Hero franchise has returned with a new game called Guitar Hero Live. And it features some pretty major changes. Aside...Show More Summary
Half Japanese's Jad Fair came up with a line that summed up their outlook: "the only chord I know is the one that connects the guitar to the amp." They didn’t care about skill; they just picked up instruments and started to jam. TheShow More Summary
Last week, the 1996 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Jorma Kaukonen (guitar) and Jack Casady (bass) thrilled an Explorers Club audience with adventure tales of their music careers, then went on to rock the Beacon Theatre for two sold-out nights. At all venues, audiences celebrated Kaukonen’s 75th by [...]
Starting tomorrow, November 25, Guitar Hero Live will receive 28 new playable tracks added via the GHTV on-demand list. In addition, six new songs will also be added to the GHTV Premium Shows. This brings the total GHL up to 300 tracks across the game and GHTV. All songs coming tomorrow to GHTV are listed […]
WHO: Mary Halvorson's guitar playing can be challenging and at times even confrontational, but it is never conventional. A fixture in avant-garde and improvisational music circles, the 35-year-old New York City–based guitarist is just as likely to pick out intricate, harmonically and melodically complex lines of stunning beauty as she is...
Tracks coming from Rage Against the Machine, Heart, Primus and more.
At this point, Guitar Hero Live's GHTV function will have 300 songs to choose from this weekend, with 34 new tracks dropping tomorrow. The full list is below, but the obvious highlights include Judas Priest, Tenacious D, Huey Lewis and the News, and Rush. Activision has done right so far by Guitar Hero. Show More Summary
While Activision and FreestyleGames have been steadily releasing new tracks to Guitar Hero Live's GHTV song list, this week marks one of its biggest offerings to date. A whopping 28 tracks have all been added to the GHTV on-demand catalog and live streaming rotation. Show More Summary
My Morning Jacket stopped by Stephen Colbert’s Late Show last night to perform measured-then-explosive The Waterfall track “Tropics.” And while they might never surpass that classic Conan performance of “One Big Holiday,” this was revelatory in its own way. Nothing reminds you how good My Morning Jacket is more than watching My Morning Jacket crush […]
Just a few short months after the first ever Russian was crowned Air Guitar World Champion, a new wireless system has launched on Kickstarter that's aimed at giving virtual musicians the chance to play music of their own creation. The...Show More Summary
With Noel Gallagher On Guitar, Coldplay's 'Up&Up' Hints At Their Old Rock Magic - Track Review
An art installation in Montreal, Canada, sets small birds loose on amplified strings. Watch here.