Brooklyn native and musician Christina Rubino has recently released has first full-length solo album. It is an unusual album that ‘tells the story of a gifted artist who got lost trying to find herself and only found herself when she was lost.’
Lisa S. Johnson, author and photographer of her new coffee table book titled 108 Rock Star Guitars (Glitterati, Inc.), spent 17 years traveling the globe in pursuit of photographing the guitars of some of our favorite rock legends. Indeed, it’s as if she has captured the very soul of our beloved guitar legends featuring the instruments of Les Paul, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Rick Nielsen, Ace Frehley, Carlos Santa, Lou Reed, as well as many other icons through these iconic axes. She has also photographed the guitars of some of our favorite female guitartists including Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Chrissie Hynde, and Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart.
Guitar Girl Magazine talks with the Bermuda born singer/songwriter, Heather Nova, about her new release The Way It Feels, what songwriting is to her, and some things we didn’t expect!
The LA trio, The Vim Dicta, has been making great strides in the LA music scene and is set to release their new EP Von Tango on October 21, 2013. In addition to their new EP, they have also...
We had the pleasure of chatting with Kristen May who fronts Flyleaf. Flyleaf will play at The Masquerade here in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, April 19, 2015 as part of the Revolver’s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock Tour.
Back in the late 1970s, an aspiring young musician and stage actress emigrated from her native Germany to the United States. After her arrival, she enrolled at Boston’s famed Berklee College of Music to take up film scoring, but as the ‘80s set in, Leni Stern relocated to New York City and began establishing herself as a serious guitarist.
ILana Martin is the founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School in New York. She has worked with some of the best in the business like the late Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Brian McKnight, Barry White, Patti LaBelle and Alicia Keys. She has also toured with Barry White and Patti LaBelle as a backup singer, and coached Sean “Diddy” Combs!
When a musical artist re-invents him/herself, it is more than just a rising of the phoenix from the ashes. Sometimes, it is a whole new re-birth of a musical sound as well. Moreover, when a performer does it many times, and each time with a powerful outcome, the music world is obliged to take notice.
Five-time W.C. Handy Award winner Rory Block seems completely satisfied with her latest recording. Hard Luck Child: A Tribute to Skip James is the fifth and final album of her Mentor Series, which consists of paying homage to the blues artists whom she met in her teenage years and had a large impact on her years of performing. The Series has been a multi-year project that she felt was extremely important for newer audiences to experience in order to truly appreciate what the early blues artists contributed to the music world. The legendary blues guitarist/singer took time during a snowstorm at her upstate New York residence to talk about Skip, the Series, and her choice of guitars.
Having dealt with breast cancer in my family after losing my maternal grandmother to what started out as breast cancer and eventually mestastized into bone marrow cancer, I know first hand the effects that breast cancer can have on...