When it came time to decide on a project for the 2014 Summers Woodworking 2x4 Contest, Steve Carmichael of the Carmichael Workshop knew immediately what he wanted to make. A guitar. So Carmichael built an acoustic version of a Telecaster using a single 8-foot 2x4.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new "live session" video by the Revivalists. The song is from their new album, Men Amongst Mountains, which was released this summer via Wind-up Records. You can watch the new video—and hear the original album version of the song—below.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "I Won't Be Here," a new song by the Marcus King Band. The track is from the band's new album, Soul Insight, which will be released October 30 via Warren Haynes' Evil Teen Records.
Today, Acoustic Nation brings you the exclusive premiere of “Blue Above the Green,” a new song by Canadian singer-songwriter Mike Edel. The song appears on Edel’s new album, India, Seattle, which is set for an an October 16 release.
Here we have two musical titans teaming up for a moving rendition of a Pink Floyd standard. It’s Roger Waters with Eric Clapton performing Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here.” The clip was originally broadcasted during an NBC fundraising program to benefit those effected by the December 26, 2004 tsunami that struck the Indian Ocean region.
Trampled by Turtles’ has just shared a video from their NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. Of the performance NPR Music’s Bob Boilen praises “What immediately attracted me to Trampled by Turtles when I first saw the band was its speed, but the Minnesotans are about more than just blistering bluegrass. They also write beautiful, heartfelt folk-pop songs.”
Due out on September 9, 2x4 is a collection of four lush and gorgeous songs featuring simple rhythms, finger snaps, and clear and ringing acoustic guitar instrumentation. But the star of the show is Crowder’s smoky tone and silky delivery.
Jamestown Revival are excited to announce the details of their upcoming North American tour this fall. The band are playing coast-to-coast in many major markets, including the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on November 10, the Double Door in Chicago on November 16, and the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Nov 28.
Conor Oberst has unveiled the third video from his critically acclaimed new album Upside Down Mountain. We're excited to share “Common Knowledge," a companion piece to the album's first video, "Zigzagging Toward The Light."
Check out this live video of guitarist Erik Mongrain. His lap-tapping guitar wizardry is showcased here in a spectacular way. Mongrain was born in April 1980 in Montreal, Québec, Canada and began to teach himself how to play guitar from age 14.
Today we are happy to share a little sway and swagger from Johnny Lewis with the exclusive premiere of the song “Little” from his upcoming self-titled, debut album releasing September 23. Steeped in Americana with a country backbone, this song takes an unexpected folky turn when the vocal enters. Its sing-songy vibe is a bit off-kilter, but not in a bad way.
The Trick Is To Breathe is first solo album by Sid Griffin (the Coal Porters, the Long Ryders) in a decade. Recorded in Nashville, Tenn. at the home studio of Thomm Lutz in February 2014 over four days, the album will be released in the U.S. on September 16, 2014 on Prima Records through Burnside Distribution.