This is Fender’s latest venture into pure sound!  Fender announced this summer their new line of Bluetooth speakers - The Newport and the Monterey.  We tested out The Newport which is the smaller of the two new speakers. This little...
Author Julie Chadwick has written a book that is interesting on multiple levels: First, this is book about Saul Holiff, a man from Canada who became the Manager of a Man from Arkansas, and second, it’s about a singer,...
The Place:  Eddie’s Attic The Date:  August 17, 2017 The Event:  CD Release Part The Artist:  Lindsay Ell Rising country music artist Lindsay Ell released her debut album The Project on August 11 via Stoney Creek Records.  Produced by Grammy-winner Kristian Bush, the...
It's been a while since I have personally used Elixir strings on my guitars, so this was a welcomed reunion. Over the years I have heard nothing but good things about Elixir as a company and the quality of...
Last week I played my first gig using Elixir NANOWEB Bass Strings. I use Elixirs on my acoustic guitar, and I have been very impressed with the long-lasting tone, so I was curious how they would perform on my...
Award-winning British Blues and Country singer-songwriter and guitarist Dani Wilde graduated with a degree in Vocals from the British Institute of Modern Music in 2005.  She was awarded the “Best Female Vocalist” at the British Blues Awards in 2015....
The first thing that has to be said is WOW! Ann Dustin Wilson is undoubtedly the Queen of Rock. Her presence is so deeply penetrating.  Even if her voice began to fade, her standing on that stage not saying or...
Today’s technology gives musicians almost unlimited options when recording music. Whether using Pro Tools on your laptop or Garageband on your iPad or iPhone, it is easier than ever to get a quality recording tool in a mobile and inexpensive...
If you are under the assumption that an expensive guitar will always be better than a lower priced one, you would be mistaken. It is possible to find some brands which provide some great sounding guitars made from quality...
In an aim to provide an affordable guitar with good quality craftsmanship and ease of playability, Taylor launched for 2017 the new entry-level Academy Series. I am testing out their 2017 model Taylor Academy 10e acoustic/electric guitar featuring a...