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Holiday Gift Guide: Andrew Charles Rock Fashion

 

Looking to get in touch with your inner rock star in 2012? Or maybe just kick up your outter coolness a notch? We suggest starting with your wardrobe and looking at the exciting rock and roll inspired clothing line, Andrew Charles.

 

Andy Hilfiger, musician and life-long clothing enthusiast, has created a cool fashion line that integrates the inspiring sounds of rock n roll with with unique visual designs. Inspiration for the men’s items is drawn from Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler; who continues to make enduring fashion statements throughout… Read More

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Notion Music’s Progression App

You can’t always take your guitar with you, so what are you to do when a sudden burst of inspiration or a wave of boredom overcomes you? Break out your handy iPad and open the Progression app! Notion Music has found the next best thing, allowing you to pen your ideas on the spot; well that is, until it becomes socially acceptable to rock out everywhere in public.

 

Progression, a guitar tab editor for your iPad, gives you the convenience of an easy-to-use guitar tab creation tool right… Read More

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Holiday Feature: The New Mastersounds

Kids on Christmas are typically up before the sun rises, hopped up on holiday cheer, and can’t control the urge to begin ripping every present with their name on it open. What is a parent to do though, when that is not the case? There’s no way to return to Santa’s workshop. Simon Allen, drummer of The New Mastersounds, shares the story of how his son was not too thrilled with the drum kit Santa delivered. Don’t worry though, Allen’s son had a change of heart

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Rockbridge Guitars

 

Rockbridge Guitar Company is a Virginia-based guitar crafting company that prides itself on its meticulous crafting process. The construction of a custom-made guitar begins by selecting the type of tonewoods to be used throughout the instrument, followed by the decison as to which of  eight available models will be the best fit for the player’s individual style and taste.  Then comes the nitty-gritty decisions on hardware, inlays, and other details essential to completion of the final product.

 

Rockbridge Guitars are rare and exquisite instruments indeed, with incredible tonality and design. A… Read More

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Holiday Wish List from The Stone Foxes

San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes have had plenty to be thankful for in 2011: Successful touring sprees that included opening slots for The Black Keys, George Thorogood and Los Lonely Boys, as well as appearances at several festivals (Outside Lands, Voodoo Fest, Wakarusa among others); Radio love for their song “Hangman,” off their 2010 release Bears & Bulls; and recording a cover of Slim Harpo’s blues standard “I’m A King Bee,” which was used in the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey national ad… Read More

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The Eggnog & Nutmeg Tasting Playlist // Grown Folks Music

 

How many holiday parties have you attended, or been invited to but were conveniently too “sick” to attend during the holidays? It’s ok, you can be honest with us. Well, the next time you host or find yourself at one, you might want to bring Ivan Orr‘s holiday playlist with you. According to his title, any treats containing eggnog or nutmeg will accompany it exquisitely!

 

We’ll keep it simple… Ivan Orr runs the blog Grown Folks Music.

 

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