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Temples “Colours To Life” – Video

UK neo psych rockers Temples are one to watch in 2014

 

Temples are a British neo psychedelic outfit whose sound blends the colorful psych-pop of bands like the Pretty Things or the Move with the sonic sophistication of Nineties Britpop.

 

Centered around the songwriting duo of singer/guitarist James Bagshaw and singer/bassist Thomas Warmsley, the band released the single “Shelter Sign” on heavenly records in… Read More

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Building the ESP Custom Shop “Ghost Soldier” – Video

Fascinating stop motion clip shows the intricacies of building a custom shop model by hand

 

Ever wonder how guitars in a custom shop are built? Now’s your chance to find out with this cool time lapse video released by the ESP Custom Shop depicting the making of the ESP exclusive “Ghost Soldier” model.

 

The video, which was shot at the ESP Custom Shop in Tokyo, shows the process of building… Read More

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One Thousand Years “Get Your Rabbit’s Foot and Run” – Album Review

Australian rockers One Thousand Years’ new record Get Your Rabbit’s Foot and Run reviewed by the Mad Dog

 

Arguably, the only two reasons you will ever have heard of Fremantle, Western Australia (population 25,000) are that AC/DC’s spiritual leader, Bon Scott, grew up there (in the sense that it was there that he got older, though perhaps not wiser) and it is the end point for four AC/DC fans’ journeying across Read More

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Jimi: All Is by My Side – Video

See Outkast’s Andre 3000 as Hendrix in clip from upcoming biopic

 

Multi-talented Outkast rapper Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000 plays Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film Jimi: All Is by My Side, which will be screened this week at South by Southwest in Austin, TX.

 

Benjamin, who as you can see bears a startling resemblance to Jimi, spent months practicing guitar left-handed for six hours a day… Read More

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EHX Holy Grail Max Reverb – Video

EHX‘s new Holy Grail Max Reverb demoed in new video

 

Our friends at Electro-Harmonix have unveiled a new reverb pedal – the EHX Holy Grail Max Reverb. Like the popular EHX Holy Grail, the Max features a distinct Spring and Hall reverb as well as Plate reverb for a sonically lush tone and even a more adventurous Reverse reverb.

 

Decay and reverse time are both adjustable through the Max’s multi-function control.

 

Check out this video demo of the EXH Holy Grail Max in action.

 

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Jimi Hendrix “Starting at Zero” – Video

Jimi tells his own story in new biography comprised from interviews

 

Bloomsbury Publishing have released a new unique new “autobiography” on Jimi Hendrix that uses the late guitarist’s own words to tell his life story.

 

Starting at Zero: His Own Story employs interviews and personal writings, allowing Hendrix to recount his all-too-short life, even though he died more than 40 years ago.

 

The book features an introduction from Peter Neal, who made Experience, the first… Read More

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