Wednesday, April 02, 2014

National Guitar Museum

Major Guitars and Boogie Street Customs

New D&R Mixing Console AIRENCE-USB

From Recording Magazine -
"D&R is a Dutch company founded in 1972 and they have recently released a new mixing console with the name AIRENCE-USB.

Designed in a split drop through chassis it is intended to be used for local radio production work in the studio home.

It is budget friendly and based upon digitally controlled analog circuitry."

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Guns N' Roses to Reunite with Original Bassist Duff McKagan for Tour

Reported at Rolling Stone -
"McKagan had tweeted out a hint to the reunion on Monday, listing the countries he'd be visiting – Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Brazil – along with a snap of some GN'R set lists and the teaser, "See y'all in the next few weeks, Si?" Stinson is due back in the band for GN'R's May 13th gig in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

"I didn't want to fuck anyone up in Guns by saying, 'Hey, I can't do this tour' or anything like that," Stinson said. "Luckily someone was able to reach out to Duff and he was amenable to the idea and was into doing it. It's Duff being the kind of good sport he is, trying to help Axl out."

McKagan said he was just happy to be involved. "It's pretty great to play these songs again, and [I'm] looking forward to playing some gigs with my pal again," he said. "South America is always a radical place for rock & roll, and I'm honored to be doing this thing, in that place.""

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon to headline Lollapalooza

From USA Today -
"The secrets are out!

Lollapalooza (Aug. 1-3) has announced this year's lineup. There will be 130 acts playing over the course of the three-day festival, which returns to Chicago's Grant Park.

The good news: Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Calvin Harris, Skrillex and Arctic Monkeys are headlining."

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Carvin Guitars DC700H

Today In Music History - March 23

At This Day In Music -
"1972, The film of The Concert For Bangladesh featuring George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton premiered in New York. The event was the first benefit concert of this magnitude in world history. The concert raised $243,418.51 for Bangladesh relief, which was administered by UNICEF. Sales of the album and DVD continue to benefit the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF."

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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Milwaukee's Good Land Records offers good bands, free PBR at SXSW showcase

Posted at JSOnline -
"Jon Phillip, head of production and artists and repertoire for Good Land, lucked into the location — he's friends with one of the owners, who gave it to him for free and donated his services as the showcase's sound guy.

Phillip said he ended up spending $3,000 in food and beverage per diems for the musicians, as well as promotional materials and free compilation CDs; he had the full week in Austin to hand them out. He also set up event pages in advance on go-to sites for SXSW showcase information, like and, as well as a Facebook event page, and then passed all the information along to the bands on the bill, their managers and the restaurant owners to spread the word."

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Iggy And The Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies, Aged 64

Via Music Feeds -
"A statement from the Iggy and The Stooges camp has announced the death of founding member and Stooges drummer Scott Asheton. The messages were posted to the Stooges’ social media accounts this morning.

“My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night,” read the message from Iggy Pop on his Facebook page. “Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton. He was like my brother.”

“He and Ron have left a huge legacy to the world,” continued the message in reference his to former Stooges bandmate and Scott’s brother Ron Asheton who died in 2009. “The Asheton’s have always been and continue to be a second family to me,” concluded the message."

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Today In Music History - March 16

From This Day In Music -
"1970, Motown singer Tammi Terrell died of a brain tumour at the age of 24. She had collapsed onstage on October 14, 1967 into Marvin Gaye's arms during a concert in Hampton, Virginia. Initially Terrell recorded solo, but from 1967 onwards she recorded a series of duets with Marvin Gaye, including the 1967 US No.5 'Your Precious Love' and the 1968, �Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing�. Marvin Gaye reacted to her death by taking a four year hiatus from concert performance and went into self-isolation.�"

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Festival fans killed in hit-and-run

At Classic Rock Magazine -
"The hit-and-run took place around 12.30am outside a venue in Austin, Texas which was taking part in the annual South By Southwest music event.

Austin Police have confirmed the unidentified driver has been arrested. They report: “23 individuals have been transported to hospital. Of those, five are in critical condition, two deceased.”

Eyewitnesses say fans were waiting to enter the Mohawk venue to see Tyler, The Creator perform. Complex associate editor Insanul Ahmed describes the vehicle as knocking people down “like popping popcorn”."

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Talking Independence with ‘Artist to Watch’ Lindsey Stirling

From the TuneCore blog -
"Yesterday we announced the “TuneCore Artists to Watch at SXSW 2014.” Now it’s time to get to know these artists a little better. First up: Lindsey Stirling, violinist/dancer/composer/YouTube Star – extraordinaire.

Check out our interview with Lindsey below, and make sure to catch her in Austin…

How did you get started in music?

People ask me all the time if my parents were “musical,” but honestly neither of my parents were musicians. They were, however, very passionate about classical music and the arts in general. So, from a very young age, I was regularly exposed to masterful symphonies via our old record player. My dad also liked to take our family to free orchestra concerts in the park."

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