The Time Jumpers’ Monday Night Crowd Includes Sheryl Crow, Joe Walsh, Steve Jordan and Tab Benoit
Old Lyme, CT, June 16, 2015 – “Are You D1 and Only?” This was the challenge that audio specialist Sennheiser set for bands and musicians by inviting them to take part in the “D1 and Only” contest to find the most creative cover version of the 90s pop classic “The One and Only” by Chesney Hawkes. The songs that were submitted revealed genuine vocal talents and a huge “bandwidth” of musical variety. Just about every music genre was represented – from power ballads and classic adaptations to funky hip-hop versions. 168 bands and musicians from all over the world took part in the Cover Song Contest. And Sennheiser has now found “The One and Only“ – after votes were cast by more than 50,000 fans and an expert jury.
June 15, 2015 (Brooklyn, NY) Heather Nova is back with her 10th record “The Way it Feels” and it’s probably her best to date. It is imbued with an atmosphere that feels both natural and yet somehow otherworldly. There are echoes of Americana, a bit of dark folk, distinctive vocals and Heather’s trademark, great songwriting. It was recorded in Charleston, South Carolina with producers Josh Kaler and Jay Clifford. The result was a gorgeous laid-back atmosphere injected with hooky guitars, infectious rhythms and distinctive verse.
D'Addario, the world's largest maker of instrument strings, has announced a partnership with Cole Clark Guitars of Melbourne, Australia that will see the prominent instrument manufacturer exclusively use D'Addario's new EXP with NY Steel strings on their acoustic guitars.
Celebrated British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor has just been added to this year’s Planet Rockstock Festival line-up alongside The Darkness, Dan Patlansky, Danko Jones. Crobot, Heaven’s Basement, Scorpion Child, and many more.
Renowned Guitarist’s Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation
The D'Addario Foundation, a nonprofit solely funded by the world's largest maker of instrument strings, will continue its rich tradition of funding music education at one of its 250 partner programs around the globe by giving a young student a scholarship to attend the prestigious Crown of The Continent Guitar Workshop & Festival in Bigfork, Montana from August 30th- September 6th.
Guitar and bass players can now plug into any Android device and play with the world’s best mobile guitar tone with zero latency thanks to IK’s revolutionary new iRig UA interface and effects processor and the AmpliTube UA app
Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2015 — Roland announces a powerful new version 2.0 update for its XS Series Multi-Format Matrix Switchers. The XS Series rack mount switchers offer features benefitting both live production and fixed installations, enabling processing and switching of digital or analog video sources to multiple outputs simultaneously. New 2.0 features include uninterrupted output mode switching, cross dissolve switching, PGM/PST operation mode, enhanced customization Picture-in-Picture capabilities and a new customizable iPad app for wireless touch control.
(STEVENSVILLE, MD) June 3, 2015 – The Paul Reed Smith P245 Semi-Hollow is a vintage-inspired single-cutaway guitar designed for players who prefer shorter scale necks. The 24.5” scale length combined with 22 frets offers classic PRS style in an easy to handle format. This versatile instrument also features the LR Baggs/PRS piezo system, providing players with both electric guitar tones and authentic acoustic tones in one instrument. With two output jacks, the P245 can be plugged directly into an electric or acoustic amplifier or DI into a soundboard. By utilizing the separate blend control, the tone of the P245’s 58/15 pickups can also be combined with acoustic sounds through a single output. The P245 is one of the first models to feature the new 58/15 treble and bass pickups, which were personally designed by Paul Reed Smith. 58/15’s are a vintage style pickup with exceptional clarity and focused midrange. These pickups paired with a shorter 24.5” scale length and 22 frets, give the P245 a truly classic voice that is imminently recordable and gig-ready.