Hyundai and The Recording Academy today announced the launch of the fourth annual Grammy Amplifier program. The Grammy Amplifier is an innovative online music initiative providing aspiring artists with the opportunity to realize their passion and further their musical careers through one-of-a-kind experiences that serve to showcase their talent.
Active and retired military, police, fire and emergency medical service personnel will receive a 50 percent discount on all interior, ocean view and balcony staterooms (excludes $220 flat per person fee, for taxes, port fees and gratuities). The sale kicks off today and goes through Tuesday, November 17.
“We are proud to announce our involvement in ‘Black Ops 3.’ Treyarch asked us if we would like to create a score to accompany a portion of the multiplayer soundtrack and we gladly accepted. On November 6th you can pick up a copy of the game and check out our instrumental score entitled ‘Jade Helm’ while you play Multiplayer or in your personal bunk inside the Safe House of the Campaign.”
The MXR design team has collaborated with Eddie Van Halen to deliver a full range of powerful saturation and hyper-driven tones right at your feet. The resulting EVH 5150 Overdrive joins hand-adjusted multi-stage MOSFETs with a full complement of controls to deliver overdriven tube-like tones and exceptional sonic flexibility through a wide variety of amps and speaker cabinets.
As was widely reported yesterday, John Lennon's long-lost acoustic Gibson J-160E acoustic-electric guitar, which he used while recording the Beatles' Please Please Me and With the Beatles albums, sold for a record-shattering $2.41 million Saturday during a live Julien's auction.
Lullwater and GuitarWorld.com have gotten together to offer a free download of "Liars & Thieves," a song from the band's new album, Revival, which was released in October via Dinobird Records. You can find the free-download link—and hear the entire new album—below.
What, exactly, is a headphone song? The definition changes depending on who you are. For audiophiles, a headphone song—or album—is a work that is so exquisite that it demands you listen to each beautifully recorded note under a sonic microscope. Miles Davis’ "Kind of Blue" fits that bill, the song and the album.
Earlier today, Chester Bennington announced he was departing Stone Temple Pilots to focus on his other band, Linkin Park. The news comes two-and-a-half years after Bennington replaced Scott Weiland as the band's frontman.
John Lennon's long-lost acoustic Gibson J-160E, which he used while recording the Beatles' Please Please Me and With the Beatles, sold for a record-shattering $2.41 million Saturday during a live Julien's auction. The guitar, which was lost for more than 40 years, sold for three times its $800,000 estimate to an unspecified buyer who asked to remain anonymous.
From 1965 until their breakup in 1973, the Byrds were a bona-fide electric-guitar powerhouse. During the California band's initial—and most popular—incarnation, Jim McGuinn turned the 12-string Rickenbacker 360 guitar into an institution. Its glorious trademark "chiming" sound actually became the band's trademark sound—a sound that even influenced the almighty Beatles.