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Video: Gibson EB 2014 Electric Bass Guitar - NAMM 2014

Video: Gibson EB 2014 Electric Bass Guitar - NAMM 2014

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Craig Anderton, CMO of Gibson candidly speaks to us at Namm 2014 and gives us the skinny on a couple cool features he personally found exciting on the Gibson EB 2014 Electric Bass.

Video: Jordan Rudess Home "Studio A" Tour

Video: Jordan Rudess Home "Studio A" Tour

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Jordan Rudess, of Dream Theater gives us a very up close and personal tour of “Studio A” and his amazing arsenal of keyboards, MIDI controllers and synthesizers.

Joe Satriani's New Career-Spanning Box Set

Get Inside Joe Satriani's Head with His New Career-Spanning Box Set

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Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani’s new 15-CD box set, The Complete Studio Recordings, is scheduled for release on April 22 and celebrates his career with new digital remastering supervised by the artist. The set includes a disc of bonus tracks as well as all 14 of Satriani’s studio LPs, mastered in 96k 24-bit High-Resolution Audio and housed in a clamshell case.

In the Direction of Nathan East

In the Direction of Nathan East

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The prolific bassist talks about his gear, career, and new album

This Week in Music History: April 7

This Week in Music History: Dylan’s Debut…Lennon’s Ride…Madonna’s Move

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The Events That Rocked Music—The Week of April 7

Video: 2014 Winter NAMM Show - Moog Theremini

Video: 2014 Winter NAMM Show - Moog Theremini

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Linda Lafferty, performs some out of this world tones at the Moog exhibit during Namm 2014 on the new Moog Theremini, hailed as the next evolution of the ever popular Theremin.

All the Small Things: Strings, Pickups, and Other Gear

All the Small Things: Strings, Pickups, and Other Gear

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Many guitar players obsess over the major gear in their rig: guitars, amps, microphones, and effects. While those items do the heavy lifting, the smaller choices in gear can still have a major impact on the sound and performance of any musician. Sometimes it’s the way the strings react to the magnets in the pickups, sometimes it’s as simple as the texture of your guitar pick. Every piece of gear matters, and we all have our preferences—some even cause heated debate!

Imogen Heap’s Magic Gloves Create Music through Movement

Imogen Heap’s Magic Gloves Create Music Through Movement

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British recording artist and actress Imogen Heap has unveiled the latest version of her electronic Mi.Mu gloves that let you create music with your computer using hand gestures. As she demonstrates in a video posted on Vimeo by design site Dezeen, Heap has added wifi to the gloves eliminating the cumbersome cables of earlier versions. The gloves are made using e-textile technology in which sensors and wiring are integrated into the fabric.

Good Bye: Frankie Knuckles the GodFather of House Music

Good Bye: Frankie Knuckles the GodFather of House Music

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Frankie Knuckles known to many as the “Godfather of House Music” passed away on Monday March 31. He was 59 years old. The history of electronic dance music can be charted using Knuckles’ past, starting in the ‘70s with his celebrity at the Warehouse Club in Chicago and progressing into house music as the culture knows it today. Popular EDM artists such as Afrojack, Hardwell, Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, and Daft Punk all link their legacy to Frankie. Like them, he was an innovator blending and mixing one track into another in order to create smooth transitions from one musical pathway into the next.

Singer Ed Sheeran Comes Through for a Dying Teen Fan

Singer Ed Sheeran Comes Through for a Dying Teen Fan

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