When I first started playing guitar, there were only three available methods of tuning: A tuning fork (which only produced the “A” note, and you had to approximate the rest by knowing which frets or harmonics to finish tuning), a pitch pipe (a truly humiliating exercise in front of people) or a good guitar teacher.
When Playboy called to say Crystal Harris and Anna Sophia Berglund were available to appear in this year’s Buyer’s Guide, I heard them loud and clear. Anna was Playboy’s Miss January 2011, while Crystal was Miss December 2009 and — when we set out to create this guide — the bride-to-be of Hugh Hefner.
Anyone who is familiar with British rock knows all too well the antics of the Gallagher brothers, Liam and Noel. Their love/hate relationship made for great music and press during Oasis' 18-year run. But in August 2009, the brothers called it quits, and Beady Eye was born. Their debut album, Different Gear, Still Speeding, was released in February.