Acoustic Guitar

California Series Acoustic Guitars

BOLD, STRIKING STYLE<p>Instruments as individual as the artists who play them, California Series guitars have unexpected, electric-inspired style that …

Guitar

Video Lesson: How to Make the Most of Playing With Two Guitars

Bill EvansJuly 20, 2018<p><b>From the September 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS</b><p>Let’s say you’re playing with another guitarist …

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Incredibly Rare Footage of the Legendary Jimi Hendrix Playing an Acoustic Guitar

Musician Gaurav Krishnan of Bombeats Music very graciously searched out and edited together rare footage of two different instances where Jimi …

Guitar

Staff Picks: My First Amp

Q: What was your first amp? Do you still have it?<p><b>Photo by Atlas Icons — Igor Vidyashev</b><p><b>Jim James</b> — <i>My Morning Jacket</i> <b><br>A:</b> It was a shitty little 10-watt …

Guitar

Tenth Annual Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase Announced

The tenth annual Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase will be held October 26-28, 2018 at the Bearsville Theater and Utopia Soundstage in …

New England

Why You Should Go To Starwood

July 21, 2018 by Tom Swiss<p>I spent last week at the Starwood Festival, which was amazing.<p>Attendance was back in a big way, with over 800 people on …

Paganism

Dirty Projectors 'Lamp Lit Prose' Review

If not crazy in love, Dave Longstreth has been struck dumb: “She is so dreamy / That she got features on Fellini” and “Archimedes Palimpsest / Just …

Indie Music

Country Singer-Songwriter Riley Green Delivers Intimate Pop-Up Performance at WGAR

While growing up in Jacksonville, AL, singer-songwriter Riley Green picked up a few songwriting tips from his songwriter grandfather Bufford Green.…

Cleveland

Blackberry Smoke Ready ‘Southern Ground Sessions’ Acoustic EP

Blackberry Smoke’s crunchy Southern rock may be made for fuzzed-out electric guitars, but their songs sure do translate well to being played …

Music

PM-1 Limited Adirondack Dreadnought, Rosewood

ALL-SOLID DESIGN<p>Using solid Indian rosewood back and sides with a solid AA Adirondack spruce top, we created the Limited Edition Paramount guitars to …

Vintage

Alvarez AGW77ce‑AR Electric/Acoustic Guitar Review

With its beveled armrest and cutaway design, the AGW77ce-AR is a thoughtfully designed guitar with a big sound that songwriters and stage performers …

Guitar

Justin Sandercoe leads UK Guitar Show tuition clinic announcements

<b>Besides the biggest names in guitar gear, the UK Guitar Show is also set to host a wide range of top lessons from some of the UK’s best tutors in</b> …

Guitar

Gear Review: National T-14 Cutaway

Bill EvansJuly 19, 2018<p><b>From the September 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>Prior to the advent of electrified instruments, guitarists …

Guitar

As Now That’s What I Call Music! reaches its 100th album, here’s the definitive top 10 Nows

Now That’s What I Call Music! has reached its 100th album – and what a hundred albums it has been.<p>The compilation series started all the way back in …

Music

Blackberry Smoke Announce New Acoustic EP, 'The Southern Ground Sessions'

Blackberry Smoke—fresh off the release of their terrific new full-length, <i>Find a Light</i>—have announced a new acoustic EP, <i>The Southern Ground …

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Ty Segall / White Fence: Joy Album Review

It seemed preordained that the two giants of West Coast rock’n’roll would work together at some point. In 2012, Ty Segall and Tim Presley were both in the middle of a hot streak. Segall was putting out new music at a clip, oscillating between the low-key garage rock of <i>Goodbye Bread</i> and the …

Music

Animal Collective played 'Sung Tongs' at Town Hall with Laraaji (pics, video)

<b>Avey Tare</b> and <b>Panda Bear</b>‘s duo version of <b>Animal Collective</b> are on tour now playing 2004’s <i>Sung Tongs</i> in full, and last night (7/19), they did their …

New Albums

Westerman’s subtly brilliant pop songs will get under your skin

Will Westerman’s music is deceptively low-key. His songwriting is understated, his sound atmospheric, his lyrics literary and romantic. It’s so gentle that it feels as if it might wash over you, but listen to his songs a few times and you start to pick up on its intricacies: how “Easy Money” starts …

Music

LAOLU Unveils Uplifting Summer Tune "So Right" [Premiere]

Songwriter and musician Laolu unveils the third and final single from her forthcoming EP <i>All In Me.</i> The record in question is titled "So Right" and …

Music

"Dead Romance"

Acoustic duo Anielle Reid and Matthew Brookshire (playing together as Boy Girl Banjo) take the TED stage to perform their original song "Dead …

TED Talks

The Lobsters

From a new genre, The Lobsters are experimenting with all styles; Acoustic folk to electro-mix, they mix genres and sound eras. Keeping Rock basic …

Guitar

Andrea Keller’s Five Below at NGV Friday Nights

Description<p>In a series of performances in partnership with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the NGV comes alive after dark with the …

Art

The 10 best nylon-string acoustic guitars: the best classical guitars for beginners and experts

<b>There's nothing that can quite replicate the feel or sound of playing a nylon-string acoustic guitar.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Even if you're well versed in …

Guitar

Watch Guns N' Roses' Lyric Video for Acoustic 'Move to the City'

Previously unreleased version appears on box set edition of 'Appetite for Destruction.'Continue reading…

Classic Rock

Full Album Stream: Parius - "The Eldritch Realm"

<b>Parius</b> have always been a melodic death metal band with grand hopes for the future. Their last EP, <i>Let Their Be Light</i>, featured appearances from …

Death Metal

6 of the Best: TV Music Loops & Sample Packs

<b>In the past we’ve featured lists of the best orchestral instruments for composing deep film music, but TV music can often require simpler and more</b> …

Music Production

The Melbourne Guitar Show is back and ready to shred

Some festivals hang together around a single artist or a single genre – this one centres on a single instrument. For one weekend, the Melbourne …

Guitar

BROCKHAMPTON Deliver Wild New Track "1998 TRUMAN + Music Video

Hip-hop collective <b>BROCKHAMPTPON</b> used tonight's episode of their Beats 1 radio show to release a brand new track "<b>1998 TRUMAN</b>." The song, which …

Music

The Head and the Heart - Winter Song (Cello, Bass, Violin & Acoustic Guitar Cover)

Guitar

Paramount Series Acoustic Guitars

All Solid Wood<p>With their solid mahogany back and sides, and solid Sitka spruce or mahogany tops, Paramount Series guitars are carefully designed for …

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