Like a lot of other guitarists who gig for art or work, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about which guitar is going to fit my style the best, or how many tube watts will I need to fit in with “x” band. While these pursuits are definitely central to getting your sound right, their […]
Here are a few things you’re likely not to read often: thousands descended last week on the great city of Schaumburg, Illinois for a three-day convention full of unique synthesizer companies and aficionados. I may be overselling the event itself, but Knobcon holds a legitimately unique scene you won’t see anywhere else. So, what is Knobcon? Here’s a definition from […]
Whether it was on Abbey Road or Master of Puppets, multi-tracking is a widely-used studio technique that has given countless recordings the instantly recognizable sound of massive guitars. By recording the same part multiple times, then layering them on top of each other, engineers create a wall of sound. And with each take, subtle differences […]
At their The Future Redefined event, nicknamed “909 Day,” Roland is rolling out a slew of new gear — and they’re also introducing a new way to launch products, breaking the mold of the traditional tradeshow approach. Backstage at Studio Six01 in Burbank, California, just before the Los Angeles leg of 909 Day kicked off, […]
We’re live in Los Angeles for Roland’s 909 Day Celebration! This massive event takes place in several cities around the world, and Roland is set to debut over 30 new products and services at a party with plenty of live music from their amazing roster of artists. We’re showing off the coolest products and performances […]
Chris chats with the group Old Dominion about touring life in a van, the songwriting culture of Nashville, and the inspiration found from a Huey Lewis & The News concert. Listen in for a live performance of the band's song "Not Everything's About You", featured at the end of the episode.
Sarah Jarosz discusses her journey from small town Texas bluegrass jams to making records and living in New York City on the 50th episode of Walking The Floor.
In this edition, we’re taking an unconventional route and plugging the Moog Theremini into the KHDK Scuzz Box for some unexpectedly heavy theremin action. Moog Theremini At first glance, the theremin is a pretty difficult instrument to learn, let alone incorporate into your music. Thankfully, Moog has improved the learning curve with the Theremini with a […]
Where will you be on September 9? A new video released by Roland teases 909 Day, a major event from the company taking place in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Tokyo and other cities, in which over 30 new products and “services” will be shown. The video says that everything from amplifiers to […]