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A Single-Fret Bass Guitar Can't Hold Back This Much Raw Musical Talent

Just when you think YouTuber Davie504 has shredded every weird looking guitar in the world, here comes this very, very short-scale bass.<p>After half a …

Guitar

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Science Fiction

Why People Still Care About Tool's New Album

The alt-metal heavyweights' fifth LP remains in limbo after innumerable delays. Here's why they're the rare band that's worth this kind of trouble<p>The …

New Albums

Six Classic Songs with Out-of-Tune Guitar or Bass Parts

Next time, bring a tuner to the studio!<p>1.1K<p>SHARES<p>A few years ago, the gang at Reverb put together a cool list called "It’s All Relative: Five Great …

Guitar

DNA of Tone: A Guide to the Basic Building Blocks Behind Jazz, Blues, Metal and Classic Rock Guitar Sounds

While it'd be nice to be able to buy just one rig that could be used for every style of music, the reality is that guitarists usually need to rely on …

Guitar

How Jimi Hendrix Changed Music History With One Gig

On August, 18th, 1969, legendary guitarist <b>Jimi Hendrix</b> took the stage at Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York. The nearly two-hour …

Guitar

A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Netflix releases ‘documentary’ that explores the lore of ‘Bright’

<i>Bright</i> is the Netflix big-budget movie release that many Will Smith fans have been waiting for. The movie has been slammed by critics, while Netflix …

WATCH: Everything you didn't know about David Lynch's Dune

Give me spice!<p>Frank Herbert’s immortal 1965 sci-fi novel <i>Dune</i> first struck the silver screen back on Dec. 14, 1984 in a big budget debacle adapted and …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Action Short Film Seam

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Seam</i>.<p>It was written and directed by the talented Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, and stars Oded Fehr, Rakeen Saad, …

20 ingenious Radiohead chords you need to learn

<b>While clocking up a hugely diverse catalogue of albums, Radiohead have retained a level of musicianship and melodic knowhow that’s ensured they’ve</b> …

That Time Frank Zappa Jammed with Pink Floyd

Zappa had no memory of the performance, but the film doesn't lie, people!<p>2K<p>SHARES<p>For five days in October 1969, Amougies, Belgium, played host to the …

Frank Zappa

The Thanos Theory

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15 Marvel Villains WAY More Powerful Than Thanos

Let’s face it – the Marvel Universe is a very dangerous place. It’s filled with all sorts of powerful supervillains who can do anything from rob a …

We Now Have Viable Evidence That "Stranger Things" And "It" Take Place In The Same Universe

We all float in the Upside Down.

New science fiction and fantasy books to help you escape this holiday season | Ars Technica

Get ready for sentient bread, state-controlled magic, Moon heists, and djinn cities.<p>It is the dreaded season of airport delays, family "fun," and …

15 Characters Who Single-Handedly Killed A God

Superheroes are gods for the common person, but sometimes when the common person decides to buy a comic book, they get treated to pantheons upon …

Comic Books

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Why Is The Guitar Tuned The Way It Is? (EADGBE) [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Have you ever stopped and thought about why the guitar is tuned the way that it is?

Guitar

The Science of Why Captain America’s Shield Bounces

It’s one of the nerdiest lingering questions in Marvel canon: if one of the defining features of Captain America‘s shield is that it uses the exotic …

Comics

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

Should we forgive Billy Corgan for his politics?

With a new album coming, can we reconcile his music and his toxicity?<p>In 2014, Billy Corgan told the Guardian that the three-star review their publication gave his record was fake news. “Nobody believes I made a three-star record. Nobody!” he said. The album he was referring to was "Monuments to an …

Oasis Singer Takes Aim at Brian May's Guitar Tone

<b>Oasis</b> <b></b>singer <b>Liam Gallagher</b> isn't known for giving compliments, but his recent comments about <b>Queen</b>—particularly guitarist <b>Brian May</b>—are a little …

Guitarist takes an in-depth look at Nick Drake's unique tone

I'm not a guitar player (though I did take lessons in my youth), but I am a huge Nick Drake fan and have always been haunted by the very unique, …

Giant python: Indonesians eat huge snake after man defeats reptile

<b>A giant python in Indonesia met an unfortunate end when it was eaten after it lost a battle with a local man.</b><p>Security guard Robert Nababan encountered the snake on a palm oil plantation road in Sumatra's Batang Gansal district on Saturday.<p>Mr Nababan tried to catch the python, reports say, which was …

Natural History

David Gilmour Plays 'Run Like Hell,' Live At Pompeii

It's hard to overstate how remarkable Pink Floyd's live shows were back when the band still toured, not just for the giant disco ball and laser show (or the pig), but for the lengths the group went to to recreate their wild soundscapes and grooves on stage as precisely as they'd recorded them in …

Guitar

A Brief History of Delay, and a Unique Way to Use It

pDelay is one of the coolest and most heavily used effects in rock./p pEveryone from AC/DC to Zeppelin has used it in one form or another, but that …

Guitar

Ronnie Montrose Rocks the Nation with a Fabulous Final Studio Album, 10x10

“His guitar speaks for itself.” It’s a phrase that could be applied to many a dominant and influential guitar player of the rock era, but it’s no …

Guitar