Chime Chrous from Kasha
Jun28

Chime Chrous from Kasha

CHIME…  It makes any guitar go from a double coil to a single coil with a flip of a switch.  With this pedal you will be able to recreate some of the classic tones from artists like Summers and Edge.  In addition, it interfaces to any instrument transparently.   Six string acoustics can turn into tone of 12 strings, pianos turn into harpsichords.  The Chime Chorus was ear tuned by music industries great engineers, producers and...

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Radio Airplay 101 – Radio Compared To YouTube and MySpace, part 1

“Wait! How can this be? All the biggest acts are now using YouTube and MySpace to get big in the first place! You must be wrong!”. No, you are the one that’s wrong. And this will be covered in this and the following articles. It’s all based on the definition of what you just said: “Get big”. There have been many diversions over the past 15 years: Radio submission services, radio email databases,...

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Foo Righters Tour Rider is good coloring fun
Jun24

Foo Righters Tour Rider is good coloring fun

This is one of the most humorous and fun approaches to making demands for the proper amount and kind of food, beverages and everything else that a band needs to put on a show at a venue. This one even gives you an opportunity to color and have a laugh. “OK. Fire up the forward button sports fans and race to the Smoking Gun. Here’s a visual guide to hopefully focus all involved in feeding this precious grunge quintet and...

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History of Gibson Guitars: Flying V, Explorer, Firebird
Jun23

History of Gibson Guitars: Flying V, Explorer, Firebird

Until the launch of the Flying V and Explorer in 1958, electric guitars were supposed to look like…guitars. Suddenly, Gibson turned conventional design upside down, almost literally, by using straight lines and angular body shapes, changing the way electrics could look and, in the process, creating a set of rare future collectables.  Flying V, Explorer, Firebird tells the story of those first peculiar instruments and goes on to...

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New music service let’s you rate,contribute
Jun22

New music service let’s you rate,contribute

Turntable.fm is a new service that allows multiple people to DJ for a room. The people in the room vote on the current song. If a song gets too many negative votes the next song is played. DJs can earn points by playing songs that others like. This brings engagement to a new level in music where one can join any number of rooms that have varying styles of music from smooth jazz to metal. This could be a great new way to get turned...

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