Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Announces The First EVER Women Only Camp

Modern Drummer Magazine Female Drummers wanted! Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp unveils its first ever WOMEN ONLY Rock Camp! This ground-breaking camp will take place in Los Angeles, CA over the Grammy® weekend, January 27-30, 2022 with special headlining mentors including Melissa Etheridge, Nancy Wilson, Kathy Valentine, Orianthi and even more to be announced in the coming weeks. In addition … Continue reading Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Announces The First EVER Women Only Camp

EHX announces plans to harness energy from the Earth’s magnetosphere, leaving pedal fans confused

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Fans of the effects pedal and amplifier manufacturer Electro-Harmonix have been left scratching their heads, after an email was sent out to mailing-list subscribers describing plans to harness energy from the Earth’s magnetosphere. Some have speculated that it’s an out-there marketing strategy for a new pedal. It isn’t. READ MORE: … Continue reading EHX announces plans to harness energy from the Earth’s magnetosphere, leaving pedal fans confused

Vola updates its Oz and Vasti models to V3

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Vola Guitars has released the V3 MC models of its Oz and Vasti models, S- and T-type electric guitars respectively. The updates are focused on modernising the performance and aesthetics of the classic platforms. READ MORE: Gordon Smith Guitars introduces the Gatsby, its first offset electric guitar Both instruments feature … Continue reading Vola updates its Oz and Vasti models to V3

Invention & Evolution: Charles Darwin, Henry Ford and how the death of silent movies birthed the guitar amplifier

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Out of the dozens of amplifiers I own, there’s one that stands out. It’s the definition of perfect, and in its own way, it might well be the most important amplifier ever made. I know what you’re thinking, “Whoa there, Josh – I thought you were the effects guy? And … Continue reading Invention & Evolution: Charles Darwin, Henry Ford and how the death of silent movies birthed the guitar amplifier

“There were moments where we felt close to going too far”: The Goon Sax on their latest LP, Mirror II

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Sometimes we drift – when we eventually stop and look around, we find unfamiliar landmarks and open spaces that suggest something has changed, maybe permanently. After two records that mined the wiry punk and jangle-pop history of their Brisbane hometown, the Goon Sax’s three songwriters spun off into fractured sounds … Continue reading “There were moments where we felt close to going too far”: The Goon Sax on their latest LP, Mirror II

Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Modal Electronics, a leading global synthesiser manufacturer, has just announced Volume 2 for the critically acclaimed Argon Series synthesisers’ factory library as part of a new v2.4 firmware update. Fuelled by a unique wavetable architecture for a rich, dynamic and unique sound, Modal Electronics’ ARGON series … Continue reading Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4

Watch: Paul McCartney gets digitally de-aged in Find My Way music video

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Paul McCartney’s music video for Find My Way, remixed by Beck, stars a digitally de-aged version of the Beatle. READ MORE: The Big Listen: Paul McCartney – McCartney III In the video, a young Macca – sporting his signature mop top hairdo and a blue suit – jives through the … Continue reading Watch: Paul McCartney gets digitally de-aged in Find My Way music video

SHEILA E. IS CROWNED FIRST FEMALE WINNER OF THE MODERN DRUMMER READERS POLL HALL OF FAME

Modern Drummer Magazine The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., is having a great summer. Besides being back to touring, it was announced in June, that the Latin Recording Academy will honor Sheila E. and her father Pete Escovedo with a Lifetime Achievement Award on November 17th in Las Vegas. On July 20th, Modern Drummer, the worldwide leading drum publication … Continue reading SHEILA E. IS CROWNED FIRST FEMALE WINNER OF THE MODERN DRUMMER READERS POLL HALL OF FAME

Episode 43: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Sheila E.

Modern Drummer Magazine This week’s Modern Drummer Podcast features the newest member of the MD Hall of Fame, The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E. Join Billy Amendola and David Frangioni as they announce the award to Sheila and congratulate her as the first woman ever to be inducted in the magazine’s 45 year history of … Continue reading Episode 43: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Sheila E.