Rick Horner

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The Man Who Fell From Fame

BRETT SMILEY was no David Bowie.<p>In fact, the album the 18-year-old Mr. Smiley made with the Rolling Stones producer Andrew Loog Oldham in 1974, “Breathlessly Brett,” didn’t even see the light of day until 40 years had passed.<p>But he was someone you should know. And in what seemed like some sort of …

Watch Foo Fighters Enlist Fan to Cover Rush's 'Tom Sawyer'

Ever since 1973, when the Who called up a fan-drummer to replace Keith Moon (after he passed out from horse tranquilizers and brandy), rock audiences …

Foo Fighters

The Beach Boys "Wouldn't It Be Nice" Isolated Vocals

"Wouldn't It Be Nice" is the opening track of <b>The Beach Boys</b> triumphant <i>Pet Sounds</i>, an album that many think is the group's best ever. The song's basic …

10 Facts You (Probably) Didn't Know About the Beatles

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p><b><br>1) Most people</b> …

This video-game style video will teach you a lot more about life than you think

The Ronettes "Baby I Love You" Isolated Vocals

Here's a real treat. It's the isolated vocal track from <b>The Ronette's</b> 1963 hit "Baby, I Love You," an excellent example of the <b>Phil Spector</b> "wall of …

Ultimate Geeky Clock Touches on Every Franchise

Well, almost. You could also include <i>Babylon 5</i>, <i>Stargate SG-1</i>, <i>Space 1999</i>, among others. This is a highly customizable concept. But if you don't want to …

Guy Plays Enter Sandman in Reverse and then Plays the Entire Video Backwards

Watch musician Rob Scallon play a ‘backwards cover’ of Metallica’s <i>Enter Sandman</i> where all audio and video is in reverse. This would have been so hard …

How Much Is Music Really Worth?

After more than a century of cultural flux, music is now priceless. Or is that worthless?<p>The intricacies of the music industry recently stumped a Nobel Prize-winning economist. <i>The New York Times</i>’ Paul Krugman, sharing a panel with members of Arcade Fire at this year’s South by Southwest music …

Is Your Advisor Clueless About Retirement Planning? 5 Questions To Ask

I was recently talking to a financial advisor and he excitedly said retirement is big business. This industry serves mostly Baby Boomers (born between 1946-1964), which are about 76 million people, almost 25% of our population. They will be retiring over the next 19 years, which means an …

Retirement

Paul McCartney Plays Surprise Valentine's Day Concert in New York

It was nearly 1 a.m. when Paul McCartney left the stage at New York's Irving Plaza last night, and as dazed fans streamed toward the exit and staff …

Music

The Beach Boys "California Girls" Isolated Vocals

Here's an absolute classic. It's the isolated vocals from <b>The</b> <b>Beach Boy's</b> all-time great hit "California Girls." The band was already big long before …

TyroTuner app review: time to tune up

Introduction<p>TyroTuner is a rather simple but very nicely presented chromatic tuner app for iPhone and iPad that offers an easy-to-interpret display …

Photo Series Captures 70s Rock Legends In Their Parents' Homes

The 70s were a rather shaggy time in the world of rock music, and rock icons like David Crosby, Eric Clapton and Frank Zappa were still letting their …

Guy Perfectly Blends Six Songs to Show How Formulaic Pop Country has Become

To demonstrate how formulaic pop country (and truly all pop music) has become, musician Gregory Todd perfectly blends six chart-topping country songs …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

Nashville Guitars: Recording Today's Country Guitar Sounds

With country guitars, what you hear on the record is what was played in the studio. We asked Nashville's leading engineers how they capture those …

Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi comforts bereaved boy

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1122000/1122719_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524651203_9ada96f9c028532262d7f69ca8b09a38<p><b>A video in which Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi comforts a bereaved nine-year-old boy with autism has gone viral on YouTube.</b><p>Thomas Goodall, from …

Eric Clapton’s Favorite Guitar Solo: Duane Allman on Wilson Pickett’s 1968 Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’

Ask a group of guitarists to name their favorite guitar solo, and there's a pretty good chance someone will mention Eric Clapton's solo on the live …

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The Who "Who Are You" Isolated Drums

I just love listening to tracks from a hit song. It doesn't matter from which era, since each hit captures some kind of magic, and it's fun trying to …

Boston "Rock And Roll Band" Isolated Drums and Bass

It's fun to go back and listen to the hits from when rock was in its infancy to hear what the recording and production techniques were like back …

One Simple Rule That Makes Apple Presentations 'Apple-Esque'

Apple CEO Tim Cook received a thunderous round of applause when he brought back a signature catch phrase that Steve Jobs made famous: “One more thing.” The one more thing at the September 9th keynote presentation turned out to be the Apple Watch. Cook may have been channeling Steve Jobs because he …

Do Not Enter

This sign makes it very clear that you are not to go in here. It also addresses the possibility that you look at such signs and say, “Or else what?” …

EZdrummer 2: Adding custom accents

Van Halen "Beautiful Girls" Isolated Bass And Drums

There's noting like listening to a great rhythm section and the original <b>Van Halen</b> duo of drummer <b>Alex Van Halen</b> and bassist <b>Michael Anthony</b> has proven …

EZdrummer 2: Create a custom groove

Eric Clapton "Layla" Isolated Guitar And Vocals

Here's a rare treat. It's the isolated lead guitar and vocal track from <b>Derek and the Dominos</b> (<b>Eric Clapton's</b> band with drummer <b>Jim Gordon,</b> bassist <b>Carl</b> …