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TikTok offers a new format. It is very exciting watching musicians that can follow those trends | Photo: Heather Youmans (Fender Digital)
Fender and #GuitarTok: How TikTok is Bringing Guitar to Gen-Z
For me, finding my own sound and vocabulary has been a very long and complicated journey, but one that I desperately needed,“ says Never Sol. | Photo: artist's archive
Never Sol: In Music, I Look for a Powerful Emotion that I Can Connect to
Some musicians can't accept that three basic harmonic functions (or in the case of minimalism just one) can be enough to write a good song | Photo: Pixabay
TOP 5 Musician Stereotypes
"It would have been much easier to have it all done by machine and then just polish it with emery, but I don't think there would be anything left of the craft," says Honza Klíma. | Photo: Jiřina Šmídová
Dreamstruments #2: Honza Klíma (Wood and Strings)
Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars of Mötley Crüe in Glasgow Scotland, June 14th 2005 | Photo: Alec MacKellaig (CC BY 2.0)
Milestones in Music History #18: Mötley Crüe: Too Fast for Everything
Miscellaneous Gear Alert: July 2022
Photo: Letitia Smith, White Light Exposure
Elijah Ford: "Growing Up in My Dad’s Home, It Was a Lot of Classic Rock.”
Meshell adopted her famous surname Ndegeocello which means "free as a bird" in the East African Swahili language. | Photo: Tore Sætre (Wikipedia)
TOP 5 Female Singing Bassists
"Even when you're experienced it takes time to come up with a composition and all the sounds and details bit by bit," says Axel Thesleff | Photos: artists' archive
Axel Thesleff and Bratři: Interview About Live Performance, Music Production and Gear
In many respects, Fender Japan outperformed its US competitors in the early years of production.
Under the Hood #21: How and Why Fender Japan Was Founded
Soliloquy or Something To Say: The Korg Monologue
“I had to get my life in order. I started studying music and never looked back,“ says Steve Conte | Photo: Anja Van Ast
Steve Conte: When They Showed Me How To Play "Johnny B. Goode", the Whole World Opened up for Me
Russian "French fry" Les Paul in McDonald's Style
If you've never heard the call to show off your boobs, it's like you have never existed!| Photo: Ota Hofr
10 Myths and Stereotypes about Female Bands Aka Born to Be Wild and Sexy
"We sit together and we write songs together, and it can start from one sentence, from some lyrics or a chord progression or even a beat that we are doing on the computer—but it's really fluid, you know, there are no rules," says Gil Landau, from Lola Marsh | Photo: Samantha Annis
Lola Marsh: Music is the soundtrack of our lives
Bob Mould, singer of Hüsker Dü, performing in 2005 | Photo: Angelo Yap (CC BY 2.0)
Milestones in Music History #17: Hüsker Dü: Hardcore Re-invented
Guitar Gear Alert: July 2022
Turn off your brain fog, focus only on playing, react to the ideas of others and let things flow. | Photo: Jason Edwards (Unsplash)
Too Good for the Job: the Trouble with Overqualification
In defense of the CBS era, it should be added that it is compared to the golden era of Leo Fender when trupy high-quality instruments were produced.
Under the Hood #20: Fender and the CBS Era
"Nowadays everything runs through displays, screens and monitors, which doesn’t work for music that much, because you can’t really see music itself, which is a structural disadvantage," says Björn Köhler. | Photo: Frank Johannes
All Eyes on Germany with Björn Köhler: “Underground Culture in Berlin Moves to the Suburbs.”
Dreamstruments #1: Pavlica Guitars
Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols | Photo: André Habermann
The Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor-Taylor: How to Get From Your Ear to Your Heart
Tosin Abasi Introduces Ēmi—the First Double-Cut Guitars by Abasi Concepts
A drummer called the sewing machine is a real hero, especially in metal music. | Photo: Unsplash
7 Types of Drummers Who Could Make It Big in Another Profession