Guitar

Bidding on George Harrison’s sitar starts at $50K

George Harrison’s sitar is looking to come together with a new owner.<p>The late Beatles musician’s distinctive Indian instrument will go up for grabs …

George Harrison

Alter Bridge Releases “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities”

After releasing <i>The Last Hero</i> late last year, Alter Bridge is back with a live album packed with extras<i>. Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities</i> is a 3 CD set …

Bass Guitar

How Bossa Nova Made a Mark on Popular Music

Adam PerlmutterSeptember 23, 2017<p><b>From the November 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MAC RANDALL</b><p>A warm tropical breeze. Sand swishing through toes. …

Jazz

Overdriver: Three Little Birds

It has been a while since we featured an Overdriver video. The duo of <b>Fabi Terada</b> and Evandro Tiburski recently shared their fun cover of Bob Marley’s …

Bass Guitar

Discover the harmonies and studio wizardry in our Sunday Telegraph Spotify Headphone Epics playlist

AUDIOPHILES often have a go-to list of songs to test the quality of their speakers or headphones.

Daft Punk

Guitarist Alan Gogoll Demonstrates His Gorgeous Bell's Harmonics Fretboard Technique

Australian musician Alan Gogoll demonstrated his gorgeous Bell’s Harmonics” guitar technique with unique string tunings that he so effortlessly plays …

Culture

Five Ways to Conquer Sweep Picking

Sweep picking is a technique you probably hear about all the time.<p>It’s certainly a widely used concept that many players have adapted to fit into …

Learn to Play 80s Hits on Guitar | Weekly Lessons

Quick reference: A few chords you'll use in these epic '80s tunes<p>Asus2 Chord<p>Wed, Sept. 27, 2017 at 5pm PT<p>This Wednesday, Matt Lake TEACHES YOU LIVE …

Dweezil Zappa Talks Guitar Technique For ‘Reverb Tips And Tricks’

Guitarist Dweezil Zappa is featured in the latest installment of the <i>Reverb Tips And Tricks</i> instructional video series. Zappa discusses his picking …

All Female String Quartet Rocks Out Brilliant Covers of Classic Rock and Heavy Metal Songs

In 2016, Thalia Strings, an all female string quartet rocked out an acoustic cover of the classic AC/DC song “Thunderstruck” on violin, viola and …

Culture

Brendon Small: Sh!t I Couldn’t Do a Year Ago

<b>Small has two Gibson and two Epiphone models based on Flying V and Explorer designs—both with epic animal names. The V is the Snow Falcon and the</b> …

Get The Classic Abbey Road Sound

<b>London’s Abbey Road has added its legendary aura to some of pop music’s all-time classic records. Here, John Pickford shows you how to use Chandler</b> …

Vinyl Records

João Gilberto Plays a Bossa Nova Classic, ‘Corcovado’

Adam PerlmutterSeptember 22, 2017<p><b>From the November 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER</b><p>One of the most popular songs in the bossa nova …

Acoustic Guitar

Jericho Guitars Introduces the Alpha Bass

Jericho Guitars has introduced the Alpha Bass, a 35-inch scale bass that comes in two colors: Black and Blacker. The Alpha Black sports a maple …

Bass Guitar

10 Delay Tips for Mixing Vocals

Do you know how to set delay times to the tempo and pace of a vocal? Use filters to add depth? Apply delay throws, slaps and taps? Experiment with …

Rock & Roll

Short bass solo with LTD 8 string bass

That's a short solo played with my LTD 8 string bass. The solo is featured on the song "Dressed to Kill" of my fifth solo album BASSORAMA …

Bass Guitar

Backed by an orchestra, Kaki King shape shifts yet again on ‘Live at Berklee’

“People are going to want to come out of their house, sit in a seat, look at something beautiful, and hear something amazing.”<p>If there’s one thing …

Schuyler Dean Pickups Unveils Jazzmaster Gold Foil Pickups

The pickups use formvar wire and come with either black or white covers.

David Gilmour Shares ‘Great Gig In The Sky’ Excerpt From ‘Live At Pompeii’

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will issue a concert film <i>Live At Pompeii</i> on Friday, September 29. Another clip from the historic shows held in the …

See Metallica's "WorldWired Tour" Guitar Rigs Revealed in Extensive New Video

"Only Dying" was shelved out of respect for actor Brandon Lee<p>More than just a collection of songs, 1992 EP is an inspirational artistic symbol<p>Bill …

Music

An Unreleased 1963 Beatles Demo is Up for Auction

A rare, unreleased demo of The Beatles' "What Goes On"—recorded in 1963 and featuring John Lennon on vocals—has surfaced on on eBay through Parlogram.<p>…

John Lennon

Check Your Production Before You Wreck Your Production

Did you tune in last night for <i>How to Pass QA Every Time</i>, the fourth episode of ACX University 2017? David and Brendan from the ACX QA team joined us …

Tutorials

Could Fabriq's Chorus be a better way to talk to Alexa?

Amazon's Echo line of products is pretty popular.<p>The original Echo, the smaller Echo Dot, the portable Echo Tap and the newest Echo Show with its …

Fortune 500

Guitar Lesson 19a: A study of a Satriani-type backing track and an introduction to legato

Guitar Lessons

UNDERTALE: Strings Of Determination - A Track By Track Breakdown

UNDERTALE: Strings Of Determination – A Track By Track Breakdown<p>/ September 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming Opinions<p>The first time I played</i> …

Gator Cases Reveals LED-Lit Bass Cases

Made with heavy-duty molded ABS plastic, this case is impact-resistant and reinforced with aluminum valences to protect the overall structure of the …

Bass Guitar

BandLab introduces new hardware range

<b>BandLab has brought a range of three audio interfaces to market, the first of which is the Link Analog. Tech allowing you to connect your guitar,</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Connacht vs Cardiff Blues LIVE: Latest score and updates from Guinness PRO14 clash

Cardiff Blues go in search of their first win of the season today as they take on Connacht in Galway.<p>Wales hooker Kristian Dacey makes his first …

Rugby Union

Binkbeats: Little Nerves

I just discovered the artist known as <b>Binkbeats</b>, and I was glad I did.<p>The producer/multi-instrumentalist handles bass, keyboards, and percussion on …

Bass Guitar

Jaco Pastorius: 30 Years Later

Today marks 30 years since the late, great <b>Jaco Pastorius</b> passed away. Though three decades have come and gone, his approach to the bass and singular …

Jazz