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The Cringe Dish Out "Anything You Say" — Exclusive Acoustic Video Premiere

Here’s a cool stripped down live acoustic performance by New York City rockers, The Cringe of their song “Anything You Say,” featuring frontman John Cusimano and guitarist James Rotondi. Chock full of tight vocal harmonies and driving guitars, the anguish behind the lyrics comes across with in-your-face force. Some sweet guitar stylings round out this gem of a rocker.

Kyle Park Shares "What Goes Around Comes Around" — Exclusive Acoustic Video

Here’s a cool acoustic foray from Kyle Park for his song, “What Goes Around Comes Around.” I must say, this heartfelt rendition is pure magic. The tragic message sinks in with a quiet delivery. Sometimes all it takes is a baseball cap and an acoustic guitar to get the point across.

Langhorne Slim Talks 'The Spirit Moves' — Exclusive Interview

If you’re in the mood for some straight up, good-to-the-bone music, look no further than the newest release from Langhorne Slim and The Law, The Spirit Moves.. The raw and warm energy here that’s delivered in a varied mix from sweet to downright raucous is just what the doctor ordered. Catchy, toe-tapping vintage-tinged rock that skillfully lives alongside gorgeous acoustic confessions.

Tommy Emmanuel Does Double Duty on "Hellos and Goodbyes" — Video

Are you seeing double? So am I! It's Tommy Emmanuel and...Tommy Emmanuel in a duet with HIMSELF! If you think this might be gimmicky, well think again. Emmanuel knows how to deliver on beautifully executed acoustic performance and this one has double the goodness.

The Command Sisters' "Earthquake" — Exclusive Acoustic Video

Here’s a real treat from the amazingly talented Command Sisters. Charlotte and Sarah crossed my path a couple of years ago after they won a contest with the John Lennon Songwriting folks. Hailing from Canada, this pair of teenage performers have an innate gift and a kind demeanor that make for a refreshing combination of blow me away talent in a nice girl package. What’s not to like?

Eight Amazing Female Acoustic Guitar Players

Being a simple strummer myself, I can fully appreciate the time these ladies have put into mastering their instrument. But it’s their passion that really shines through. I’ve met or seen most of these amazing players perform live, and let me just say, WOWZA!

Video Finds: Mike Dawes "The Impossible"

Some folks just know how to do amazing things with their instruments. Take Mike Dawes for example. He slaps, taps and caresses his way to brilliance in his video performance of "The Impossible." The song, from his album What Just Happened?, showcases this performer's innate melodic instinct.

David Myles Premieres "Need A Break" — Exclusive Acoustic Video

I dare you to sit still while you watch this killer video from award-winning Nova Scotian singer/songwriter David Myles for his song “Need A Break.” It’s a toe-tapping acoustic rockabilly-ish delight chock full of clever lyrics and some pretty sick riffin’.

Connor Zwetsch's "Candy Bars" — Acoustic Video Premiere

Here’s a wonderful live acoustic version of the song by Connor Zwetsch called “Candy Bars,” from her debut EP, What Comes After due out August 21. The song starts off with lovely arpeggiated acoustic guitar. By the time Zwetsch’s lovely voice joins in, I was already swaying with a smile on my face.

Ten Easy Acoustic Guitar Campfire Sing-Along Songs

With summer in full swing, it’s time to pull out the guitar and pull up around the campfire, backyard fire pit or friend-hang just about anywhere!When it comes time to lead the sing-along, you need some easy acoustic guitar songs that are known and loved by all.