1975 was a year of ambition; from the grand opuses from Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, to the introspection of the Who and Bob Dylan, artists who had spent years at the top of the heap were looking for new ways to express themselves. And the results were often fascinating.
Once upon a time, the mere act of strapping on an electric guitar and cranking up an amplifier marked one as an outsider, a rebellious badass who refused to live by the laws of a "decent" society. But today's cookie-cutter rockers and forgettable pop janglers make studying for the priesthood seem like an edgier pursuit than playing guitar in a band.
In this particularly good "guitar video," we see a Lego bot—as programmed in Lego Mindstorms EV3 bundled software—playing an acoustic guitar. The Lego bot is actually playing a cover of "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of ". _ _ _ _," the new video single by guitarist Angel Vivaldi. The song is from Vivaldi's latest self-release, Away With Words Pt. 1. And in case you're wondering, ". _ _ _ _" isn't a typo. It means "One" in Morse code.
You use stomp boxes to affect your guitar’s signal. How about something that lets you change your tone right at the source: the guitar’s strings? Vo Inventions’ Vo Wond lets you vibrate the strings of your guitar individually to create string- and flute-like sounds.