Violins of Italy: The Testore...
Violins of Italy: The Testore Family and the Great Violin Making Traditions

Italian violins from the 18t Century and earlier are very much sort after, commanding some very high prices for the top names. Some stand out more than others, most notably Stradivarius, Guanarius and Amati. After these and a few other Cremonese...

Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche...
Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche Signature Bass

A renowned bass guitar builder and a great bass player, already longtime friends, joined forces in 2010 to design a special, signature bass that bears both their names. The result is the new MTD Kingston AG 5-string electric bass. Michael Tobias,...

Madonna: Still The World's...
Madonna: Still The World's Greatest Performer

Her fans worldwide call her the World's greatest performer or the queen of pop. 53 year old Madonna is still rocking and getting rave reviews of her concerts. Read on to learn more...

5 Facts About The Legendary...
5 Facts About The Legendary Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the more influential guitar players of our lifetime and tragically he lost his life when in 1990, the helicopter he was in crashed into a ski slope in Wisconsin. His cds and his fantastic blues electric guitar playing...

How Vinyl Albums Create...
How Vinyl Albums Create Wonderful Memories

It is wonderful to see vinyl albums enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Just by researching the internet and walking the streets, you will discover record albums in areas that might surprise you. You will even find new artists releasing music...

Ripped: How the Wired Generation...
Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music Review

I just recently finished reading the book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. I'm kind of mad at myself for waiting so long to read it. It's been in the "to read" pile for a long time and I just got around to reading it.

10 New Heroes of Piano Rock
10 New Heroes of Piano Rock

Foxy Shazam are a Cincinatti based experimental/progressive rock band that sound like some unholy mix of the Misfits and Meatloaf. Guitars blast and then are occasionally quiet to make way for Sky White's virtuoso piano playing. They claim to be...

Interesting And Important Facts...
Interesting And Important Facts About Turntable Needles

While today's modern world of music has been turned into a digital soundscape, many parts of this same music are made using equipment from past generations. The turntable has indeed become an intricate and hugely popular part of many kinds of...

Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster...
Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster Users Of All Time?

There have been numerous great guitarists over the years that have made the Fender Stratocaster their electric guitar of choice. Some like Eric Clapton actually defected from a hallowed 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard to play the Strat.

Oliver Sack's Musicophilia - Book Review

This is a book review of Oliver Sack's magnificent book Musicophilia. It highlights his experiences as a neurologist in the amazing field of music psychology.

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