Adam Levine described Nicole Nelson's voice as “One of the most powerful voices I have ever heard.” Cee Lo Green said “Your voice is like mother’s love.” In 2012, the guitarist and singer of the duo Dwight & Nicole appeared on NBC's hit show The Voice wowing all four coaches during the blind auditions with her performance of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.” Fans instantly fell in love with Nicole and her performance rose to #26 on the iTunes Pop charts. Later that year, Nicole won the Boston Music Award's “Female Vocalist of The Year.”
Less than a year and a half ago, I reviewed an Antigone Rising concert at a folk festival in downtown St. Petersburg. What I said back then about this veteran New York-based female foursome offering a sound that has a modern country feel without the twang still holds true.
Jane Getter has been referred to as the "first lady of fusion rock" and Guitar Player Magazine said she is "the fieriest fretboarding female ever to strap on a Stratocaster." Getter has performed in the Saturday Night Live Band,...
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.
Day Two of 2014 Winter NAMM Show, I had the distinct privilege of getting to interview the talented Lisa Loeb after her artist signing at the Daisy Rock Guitar Booth! Lisa greeted many smiling and enthusiastic fans during the artist signing. Safe to say, her amazing skills as a songwriter and as a performing artist, continue to touch the hearts of many long standing and new adoring fans. Please check out the Q & A:
New York based singer-songwriter and guitarist Anna Rose came from a musical family - her mother a ballet dancer and her father an Oscar-winning Disney composer, and it was that musical upbringing and her love at first touch with a guitar that led her to her musical journey.
By Matt Merta
Axe slinger, singer-songwriter, vocalist Lisa LIm joined Guitar Girl Magazine in December 2012 as a Contributing Editor writing on topics about gear and GAS (Gutiar Acquisition Syndrome), tips on how to be a good rhythm guitar player, learning the lingo at a blues jam, product news from NAMM, and so much more. Picking up the guitar before she was a teenager, Lisa knew that music was in her soul.
The website for the artist we’re spotlighting this time has been selling a “Turn up the AC" t-shirt. Where I live in Florida, I hear that phrase almost all the time, but this is definitely not about air conditioning....
Shakira, former judge on NBC's hit show "The Voice," described her voice as "angelic." Adam stole her from Blake during the battle rounds on Season Four. After her initial try-out for the show, Blake Shelton raved, "You came out...