Denver-based band The Lumineers announce the premiere of their new music video for their song "Submarines," the newest single from their GRAMMY-nominated Platinum-selling debut album. The "Submarines" video, directed by Nicholas Sutton Bell, is an animated affair that was inspired by the animation techniques of Bell's friend Neil Dvorak and the video game Limbo. "Submarines" is Nicholas Sutton Bell's Directorial debut though he has worked with The Lumineers for years - illustrating posters and helping design their tour and online merchandise. He is also a published children's book author and illustrator.
The September 30 edition of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon featured an SNL-style phony infomercial for a new album, The Avett Brothers Sing Heavy Metal. The clip, which you can check out below, shows the hugely successful US folk band, the Avett Brothers, performing Iron Maiden‘s "Run to the Hills," Black Sabbath‘s "Iron Man" and Metallica‘s "One."
Eric Clapton was already a master of the electric guitar in January 1992 when he traded his signature Fender Strat for a Martin acoustic to record his hugely successful Unplugged album. The live album captured the guitarist, backed by a small band, performing acoustic versions of his own songs and some blues standards.
In this video, reviewer Justin Horenstein demonstrates the Ultrasound CP-100 compact acoustic amplifer. This is an amp specifically built for acoustic instruments such as guitar, mandolin, fiddle and even vocals. It has a single 8’’ speaker and 100 watts of power. It’s made to be transparent, so it won’t add color to the tone of your acoustic instrument.
I love a great cover performance. Especially one that has a different take than the original, but remains recognizable. Sometimes I am more interested in listening to great cover than to the original! The artist took something that’s already familiar and added his or her own personality to it. Not only that, but the new performer is paying respect to another artist.
In this segment of our exclusive Acoustic Nation Play It Now video series, hit singer songwriter Matt Nathanson teaches me, and YOU, how to play his latest single, “Mission Bells.” The track appears on his new album, The Last of the Great Pretenders. Nathanson, and his guitar player Aaron Tap, run through the riff, verse and chorus arrangements for what is basically a fun to play three-chord song.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new video by the Sheepdogs. It features a new acoustic version of “I Don’t Get By,” a track from their 2010 album, Learn and Burn. The video was filmed at Atlantic Records — in the old offices of Ahmet Ertegun, the late founder and president of the label.