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Guitar App of the Month: Guitar Jam Tracks

Practicing on your own is fun again with Ninebuzz’s cool line of Guitar Jam Tracks apps

Let’s face it, even for the most dedicated of guitarists, practicing alone without accompaniment can make it difficult to find inspiration.

 

Enter the Guitar Jam Tracks series of apps, which enables you to play on your own but feel like you’ve got a full band backing you up!

 

This cool app series developed by Ninebuzz provides full band backing tracks for a variety of musical… Read More

Fender Introduces Guitar-Themed Wine

Fender introduces its own line of guitar-themed wine

 

Fender Guitars has partnered with the Armida Winery to launch its own line of guitar-themed wines.

 

Fender’s selection of vino includes a Strat-themed Cabernet Sauvignon, a Thinline Telecaster Pinot Noir, and a Jazzmaster Chardonnay. There’s also a more high-end Telecaster Zinfandel that goes for $500 a bottle.

 

This isn’t the first time Fender has extended its brand into the lifestyle… Read More

Sammy Hagar’s Coffee Flavored Tequila

Sammy Hagar’s new ‘Cabo Diablo’ coffee flavored tequila

The latest edition to Sammy Hagar’s popular Cabo Wabo line of tequila is a coffee-flavored concoction dubbed Cabo Diablo.

 

Described as “deceptively smooth coffee liqueur made with 100% blue agave tequila,” Diablo offers a “sweet balance of coffee essences with an unmistakable, reassuring tequila kick.”

 

Hagar,… Read More

Gittler Guitar’s Kickstarter Campaign

Crowdfunding campaign underway to relaunch innovative minimalist guitar line

 

Back in the 1970s, musician and minimalist artist Alan Gittler had an innovative idea. What it you stripped away all the excess elements of the electric guitar and whittled the instrument down to its essential core?

 

The result was the Gittler Guitar, a unique titanium instrument that dispensed with what Gittler felt was a sentimental attachment to the shape and form of acoustic guitars.… Read More

Free Guitar Lessons from Sonic Youth’s Lee Renaldo

Sonic Youth‘s Lee Renaldo Offers Guitar Workshop at NYC’s Other Music

 

Lee Renaldo will be hosting a guitar workshop on October 28 at NYC’s Other Music. The longtime Sonic Youth axeman will be giving free lessons to students who attend the workshop.

 

“Lee will be hosting his first Guitar Clinic, having a discussion and demonstration of his weapon of choice,” read a post on the Read More

Cool Apps: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes

New app chronicles fallen Beatle’s fateful sojourn to the island in 1980

In June of 1980 John Lennon sailed through a dangerous mid-Atlantic storm to reach the island of Bermuda. There the former Beatle found the artistic inspiration for his final record Double Fantasy.

Launching in the iTunes App Store on November 5th, “John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes” is a new interactive app that follows Lennon’s travels to Bermuda, mere months before his assassination in New York. The highly interactive app uses innovative game play and storytelling… Read More