With chops that have put them on stage and on tour with the likes of Elvis Costello, Conor Oberst and more, Larkin Poe share their substantial original talents on their latest album KIN. I had the pleasure of seeing them live recently and couldn't wait to reconnect to have them shoot a few acoustic videos just for us. Lucky for me they were very obliging! Here's the first of our series of live videos featuring Rebecca on acoustic guitar and Megan wailing on lap steel.
Today we’re delighted to share the latest from Billy Shaddox, I Melt, I Howl, out on June 16. It’s a majestic blend of soul-stirring Americana and dreamy pop harmonies. The album opens with the lilting and locomotive “I Melt, I Howl.” It’ll have you howling along with it’s catchy vocal and riffin’ guitar.
When you find yourself contemplating about life, there is no better soundtrack to accompany your thoughts than Kimm Rogers’ new song “As Good As It Gets.” Off her latest album, Where The Pavement Grows, “As Good As It Gets” elicits thoughts of acceptance, and transports you to a pensive mood that ultimately encourages you to focus on the present.
While visiting an empty Walmart at 3AM one morning, musician Clay Shelburn and his buddy Zac Stokes did this impromptu version of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” on a toy guitar. We’re sure neither of them ever thought the video would reach 1.6 million views, but it’s no surprise that it did, as Shelburn’s licks (and singing!) are pretty on point.
Perhaps you’ve been toying around with the idea of playing classical guitar, but don’t quite know where to start. Maybe you think getting started is daunting, or that playing guitar is simply “something other people do.” That other person could be you. This beginner’s guide to classical guitar will provide you with the knowledge you need to jump-start your classical guitar journey. By the end of this article, you’ll realize getting started really isn’t that difficult!
It's a video of Brazilian bank worker Anthony Kulkamp Dias playing guitar during brain surgery. Doctors were able to keep Dias, 33, awake during the surgery, the goal of which was to remove a brain tumor.