Last weekend, we lost a true legend: Chuck Berry died on 18th March, aged 90. Make no mistake, folks – the world lost the one person who truly epitomised the spirit of Rock’n’Roll. Here’s our tribute. The origins of Rock’n’Roll are somewhat murky, and there are many contenders for what was supposed to be “the […]
2016 was a year of great musical losses, but none was as shocking or as saddening as David Bowie’s. One year on, let’s remember a side of Bowie that’s been often forgotten: the guitarist! Here’s our guide to the guitars played by David Bowie over the years… enjoy! David Bowie has had many different faces and personas […]
Booking is an integral facet to your business. Your product is your music and there are only 2 real ways to consume music; listening to recorded material and going to a show to listen to a band. In a lot of ways, booking shows can be very easy. Often times band members / […]
Written by: Brian Spencer First and foremost, congratulations for taking the time to better curate musical success. Seeking out articles of this nature will take you, as well as those involved in your music, to the next level. Do yourself a favor and continue to research periodicals that will help advance your knowledge of this […]
While the twelve string guitar has been around for over a century, its role as a foreground instrument only surfaced in relatively recent rock and roll history. Sure, the instrument was favored by the likes of early blues artists “Lead Belly” and “Blind Willie McTell” in the 1920’s and ’30s, but at that time the instrument would […]
Whether it was Jimi Hendrix ripping through a solo with his strat behind his head, or Michael Hedges creating soundscapes on his acoustic with both hands on the neck, somewhere down the line somebody inspired you to pick up a guitar. As much as you wanted to, however, you likely weren’t able to immediately bust out […]
The term “melted my face off” is widely accepted amongst guitarists and concert-goers alike, and in most cases refers to someone being blown-away by a well executed guitar solo. Interestingly enough, it’s most often the guitarist on stage whose face appears to actually be melting. We’ve seen it all; from the “Cringe”: to the “my mouth […]
Top 10 Reasons to Play in a Band It’s a no brainer; much of the initial aspiration to play any instrument comes from the desire to have what your musical heroes have, or to at least produce the kind of material they produce. In many cases, you’ll end up having to find a few […]
In an era where guitar heroes are a dying breed, Jack White stands among the greatest guitarists of his generation. His preference for older, more primitive equipment came at a time when most guitarists were neck-deep in processors, pedals and preamps. Relying on his distinct style and killer tone, White became the touchstone for a new movement of more blues-inspired guitarists.
For this post, I decided to put together a picture gallery of famous musicians. Most of these pics are from the 1950’s – 1970’s. Enjoy!
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