How do you listen to music today? Between all the hardware and software choices, playing a simple song can get quite complicated. Here’s commentary by Daniel Zweier on the options.
Led Zeppelin reissues remastered versions of its first three albums June 3, 2014, including previously-unreleased material. Details here, deep dive, and what new surprising musical features we expect.
Thanks to the Fine Bros, here’s what kids say about ye olde Sony Walkman cassette player. They’re right — and terribly wrong. Does anyone remember quality? And cost? Music that cost $56 in cassettes back then costs hundreds of dollars today — and it sounds crappier. Why?
John Wesley’s “Once a Warrior” features special guest Alex Lifeson on the guitar solo. This one will blow your mind.
Yoshiki vs. Yoshiki. The heavy metal Japan X frontman is also a classical composer. Watch him duel with his own hologram. See the videos here.
Check out Mogees — an app and device that’ll turn anything in the world into a musical instrument. Play the world and let the world play you. Here’s how it works. Analysis and commentary by Brant David. Videos inside.
The Fender SLIDE offers you the chance to transform your mobile device or computer into a music performance station. Brant David reports for Music Monday.
The Line 6 AMPLIFi guitar amplifier with Bluetooth streaming may well be the reinvention of the guitar amplifier.
Check out the new Echo line of sports watches from Magellan GPS. Here’s our Todd Townsend with a deep dive and on exactly what’s cool about this new tech.
Rush guitar virtuoso Alex Lifeson and guitar maker PRS are co-designing a new limited edition acoustic guitar, due spring 2014. Here’s what to expect.