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The Ludlow Thieves’ “Almost” Video Contains 69 Years of Lovely Footage

Today, we are sharing the band’s latest video for the song “Almost,” which has a interesting back story. Teicher discovered footage of his grandparents' journey of love, marriage, and family, and compiled these clips into a music video, pairing the beautiful footage along with the equally beautiful tune. This inspirational love story is strung together by a folksy, stark acoustic guitar and pizzicato strings.

Amazon Releases Amazon Acoustics with Train, Michelle Branch, Surfer Blood, Toyko Police Club and More

Amazon today announced the availability of Amazon Acoustics, a collection of over 30 original acoustic recordings available exclusively for streaming on Prime Music and purchase on Amazon.

Whitney Rose Presents "Heartbreaker Of The Year" — Exclusive Song Premiere

Here’s the song “Heartbreaker of the Year,” the title track from Whitney Rose’s upcoming album, due out August 21. Stark and sultry, here Rose hits heartache right between the eyes. With a croon that wraps dances perfectly between plaintive guitar riffs, the Rose skillfully delivers classic country magic.

Matt Nathanson Unveils New Album, ‘Show Me Your Fangs’

Matt Nathanson’s new album Show Me Your Fangs, – his tenth studio recording – delves deeper and further into the complexities and observations of everyday life than any of his previous albums. Songs such as “Giants,” “Bill Murray,” “Adrenaline,” “Washington State Fight Song,” and the title track tell vivid stories touching on the overall theme of self-identity and how we choose to reveal ourselves. These vignettes are all offered wrapped in richer, musical textures with Nathanson’s signature seductive hooks.

Acoustic Nation — Summer NAMM 2015: Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments

Here we check out some of the cool gear at Weber. Walk through it with us and then take a listen!

Megan Burtt Shares “Spin” — Exclusive Song Premiere

Here’s Megan Burtt’s “Spin” from her upcoming album The Bargain, due out August 25. Pulsing and powerful and lovely, Burtt gracefully manipulates words and melody into a sultry delight. Her velvety voice seeps right into your being as she pulls you into the gorgeous foray.

Lesson: Rodrigo y Gabriela Teach “The Soundmaker”

In this exclusive lesson, Rodrigo y Gabriela sit down with Jimmy Brown to dissect a segment of their song, “The Soundmaker.” Fusing flamenco guitar styles with the intensity of rock and metal, “The Soundmaker” opens up the duo’s latest album, 9 Dead Alive. The record celebrates individuals who have passed away, but who still resonate in the 21st century through their deeds and words.

Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments Offers Free K&K Pickup Upgrade with New Orders

Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments handcrafts amazing traditional instruments with a body shape and size for everyone. The custom options are endless. Have you been looking for an excuse to buy that Weber instrument you’ve been eyeing? Now’s your chance! Through the month of August, Weber is excited to offer a free upgrade on any new model: a factory installed K&K pickup ($300 value).

The Wonder Years Announce Acoustic In Store Performances

The Wonder Years have announced a special run of acoustic in stores and signings in support of the release of their fifth studio album. No Closer To Heaven will be released September 4, 2015 via Hopeless Records. Fans who pre-order the album directly from the store will receive guaranteed entry to the acoustic set and signing as well as a free poster.

Summer NAMM 2015: Breedlove’s Oregon LTD Series — Video

Here we catch up with Colin of the Breedlove Guitar Company as he introduces their latest line of acoustics, the Limited Edition Oregon Series. Introduced at Summer NAMM 2015, the series is available in a Concert, Concert Cutaway or Parlor body style. These beautiful instruments draw their sonic power and clarity from a Pacific Northwest-grown myrtlewood top, back and sides.