Propellerhead Software today released for sale worldwide the biggest overhaul to its Record – Reason application family to date. These highly anticipated upgrades to Reason 5 and Record 1.5 introduce new instruments, effects, sequencing, sounds, patches and more for composing, beatmaking, loop-mangling, vocal treatment, songwriting, remixing and music production. The new Kong Drum Designer and Dr. Octo Rex loop player extend Reason’s
Axes & Axles: The Art of Building Cars and Guitars, Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Fender Telecaster, a new exhibition to acknowledge the synergy between guitars (axes) and cars (axles), will be on view at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by Automobile of Southern California, from September 4, 2010 through June 30, 2011. This exhibit will feature a vast collection of rare photographs, rock memorabilia and personal cars and guitars from rock icons such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Michael Anthony, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Billy F Gibbons and many more.
Universal gig bags for mandolin and for banjo are the newest editions to the ever-expanding stable of Kaces gig bag products.
Taylor Guitars has announced that the company will once again bring its fan-favorite Road Show to guitar lovers across the country this fall at over 100 in-store locations in North America. Now in its fourth year, the award-winning Road Show brings enthusiasts, Taylor clinicians and experts straight from the company's factory in El Cajon, California together for a lively in-store gathering. At each event, Taylor's Road Show team shares insights on the company's guitar-making process and demonstrates how body shapes and woods affect tone. After the demonstration, players are invited to take part in the "Petting Zoo": an opportunity to pick up and play a variety of different models, as well as rare and custom Build to Order models. Admission to each Road Show is free.
Ticketmaster says that they are prepared to be more open and honest in their dealings with the ticket buying public.
That’s right, we raised the bar… now, we’re stretching it! Audix Corporation proudly introduces the CabGrabber-XL™, an extended version of the CabGrabber™ to accommodate larger amps and cabinets. This innovative accessory for the pro audio market is simple, compact and easy to use and enables sound engineers and musicians to conveniently place a microphone on a guitar amplifier or cabinet without the use of a mic stand.
As the newest member of the Godin Guitar family, the Richmond guitar brand is no stranger to quality craftsmanship and tonal excellence, all Made in Richmond Quebec Canada. This retro inspired line-up is fueled by serious tone for players looking for a vintage vibe, backed by renowned build quality and modern playability. Recently welcomed into the fold, is the new Richmond Empire with a serious “one-two punch”…major tone and a very appealing price tag!
South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival is now open for business at sxsw.com. SXSW 2011 will mark the 25th edition of one of the highest profile and most anticipated global cultural events on the music calendar. SXSW plans to renew that reputation once again, by programming its best event to date. Daytime events at the Austin Convention Center flow into the world-renowned music festival, which showcases over 1900 acts on stages throughout downtown Austin. Conference registrations, hotel requests, and music festival showcase applications are now being accepted. SXSW Music takes place March 16 - 20, 2011 in Austin, Texas.
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