This woman recorded her guitar playing once a month for four years. She started recording on her first day of clumsily strumming an electric guitar. By nine months she was sounding good. At the four year mark she was shredding.
A "Chibson" is the unofficial name given to cheap Chinese off-brand versions of Gibson guitars. It's also the name of a US-based company that makes bizarre gag gift-style instruments like this $25,000 Han-Solo-In-Carbonite Guitar. Their latest offering, the limited-edition Placebo Pedal, is only slightly more practical: a $100 guitar pedal that doesn't do anything. After… READ THE REST
The 2004 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony included a memorial performance to the then-recently-deceased George Harrison. An all-star line-up of musicians including Tom Petty and Steve Winwood performed the best Beatles' song ever, which was written by Harrison, who was objectively the best Beatle. Then, about halfway through the 6-minute performance, Prince… READ THE REST
Please enjoy this live performance of Grand Ole' Opry/Hee Haw regular, Roy Clark, blazing his way through the 12th Street Rag. Bonus track: [H/t Patton Oswalt] Image: Screengrab READ THE REST
Admit it … we've had a tendency to let a few things slide over the past 18 months. Stuff like your personal grooming. Hey, if you never have to leave the house, why shower and shave and clothe yourself properly? If you gave in a bit — maybe even a bit too much — just imagine… READ THE REST
If you're a fan of The Dude, you already know that a rug can really tie a room together. Well, you can certainly argue the same out of a quality lamp. While the rug does its work at ground level, a lamp casts its glow in a full 360-degree spread, maintaining just the tone and… READ THE REST
Look, not everyone can be a writer, and there's no shame if you're one of the many who has made peace with the fact that sterling prose just isn't in your wheelhouse. However, that realization doesn't absolve you or your business of the consequences. Whether you're a wordsmith or not, someone has to craft a… READ THE REST