These guys might look and sound familiar to a portion of our readers; they're the Croatian cellists who had a taste of online success when their dueling-cellos version of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" went viral last year. They've also covered Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" and Guns N' Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle."
Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton have performed together several times over the years. They've even toured together. But in terms of pure entertainment value, I haven't found anything as enjoyable than the clip at the bottom of this story.
Here's something we stumbled upon this morning on Kickstarter. It's a video about Acoustic Stream, a new wireless tuner/recorder that monitors humidity and temperature to hopefully help you protect your guitar.
Today, we offer up an imaginative instrumental cover of the tune by the Jimmy Herring Band. The performance, which features Herring on guitar, Neal Fountain on bass, Jeff Sipe on drums and Matt Slocum on keyboards, took place at a club in Arkansas. Herring's resume includes the Allman Brothers Band, Widespread Panic, Phil Lesh and Friends and more.
Guitar Center recently started creating "product spotlight" demo videos for gear that happens to be available at their stores. Case in point, this new demo video for Gibson's 2014 Les Paul Traditional model.
Below, check out a new video that was posted to Paul Gilbert's official YouTube page. The clip shows Gilbert shredding on a stand-up bass — which probably shouldn't be called a stand-up bass in this instance since Gilbert is holding and playing it like a guitar — or a bass guitar.