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Twelve Americans were enslaved in Africa after an 1815 shipwreck

In 1815 an American ship ran aground in northwestern Africa, and its crew were enslaved by merciless nomads. In this week's episode of the Futility …

As White Supremacists Fill the Headlines, Will It Be White Journalists Who Cover Them?

Last week, Vice News released a 22-minute documentary of the militant white men who descended upon Charlottesville to make clear that “Jewish …

VIDEO! The Darkness Release "All the Pretty Girls"

The Darkness recently released the second video for "All the Pretty Girls" — the single from the band's upcoming album Pinewood Smile [Cooking …

Guitar

A Simple, But Advanced Sounding Way To Fingerpick Blues On Your Acoustic Guitar [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: Learn how to fingerpick your way through a 12 bar blues while playing both the lead and rhythm parts at the same time on your …

Blues Music

Trump hires a third general, raising concerns about heavy military influence

President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly as secretary of homeland security, officials familiar with the decision said Wednesday, recruiting a third former member of the military’s brass to serve at the highest levels of his administration.<p>Trump’s choice of Kelly — …

Donald Trump

The 20 best record sleeves of 2016

<b>This year’s artwork and packaging award goes to…</b><p>It’s no secret that the size and tactile experience of the artwork is one of the reasons why vinyl …

Vinyl Records

How To Tune A Guitar - A Range Of Methods So You're Pitch Perfect

How To Tune A Guitar – The Options Available<p>Gone are the days when tuning a guitar could only be done by ear. Well, it was done by hand, but you used …

Guitar

How to Fingerpick Like Merle Travis

0<p>SHARES<p>Named after legendary country guitar virtuoso Merle Travis, <i>Travis picking</i> is the most popular and commonly used fingerpicking technique.<p>The …

Electric Guitar

Detroit Lifts Booze Ban on Pedal Pubs

Pedal pub joy riders in the city of Detroit, ready your beer helmets. At long last, the city has lifted its ban on drinking while aboard multi-passenger pedal pubs. According to <i>Daily Detroit</i>, the bar hopping cycle tours were released from their dry purgatory by the Detroit City Council last week …

Watch Joe Walsh Detail the Making of the Eagles' “Hotel California”

1<p>SHARES<p>Check out this just-released video of an exciting and comprehensive discussion on the making of the Eagles' "Hotel California."<p>Filmed January …

Leon Russell: 1942–2016

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Al Pereira | Getty Images</b><p>Leon Russell, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Nashville …

The Guitars That Built Rock: The Fender Telecaster

Once dismissed as a "toilet seat with strings" the Fender Telecaster rode out a difficult birth to conquer country, blues and rock, and become the …

Guitar

Music theory for musicians (and normal people), in 50 genius graphics

16 September 2016, 20:45<p>Get to know the rudiments of music in infographic form, thanks to these beauties...<p>Put down those dusty music theory books! …

Flute

Rig Rundown: Don Felder