Les Paul Standard

Les Paul Standard

Les Paul StandardEver since PAF humbuckers met flamed-maple top in 1958, the Les Paul Standard has been revered among players for its unparalleled heights of tone and playability, ...

American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster

American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster

The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key feat ...

PRS Artist Package

PRS Artist Package

The PRS Artist Package is an exclusive platform for PRS core electric guitars that offers expanded features, options, and colors on select models. Available for the first time sinc ...

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess

Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess In his work with Rush from the '70s to today, Alex Lifeson has redefined the boundaries of progressive rock guitar. Embodying far more than that genre ...

Marshall 2203KK Kerry King Signature JCM800 Guitar Amp Head

Marshall 2203KK Kerry King Signature JCM800 Guitar Amp Head

100 watts of insane power and Slayer tone! The all-valve Kerry King Signature JCM800 2203KK is the essence of simplicity--a single-channel tube amp with no reverb or effects. It's ...

Mustang™ Floor by Fender Guitar Amplifiers

Mustang™ Floor by Fender Guitar Amplifiers

Fender introduces its first ever multi-effects unit in the form of the Mustang Floor-a versatile high-performance floor unit that delivers pro-level amp modeling, effects and artis ...

Flashback | Buddy Guy Duels With Derek, Warren & Trey

We'd like to wish the happiest of birthdays to legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy, who turns 78 today. The Louisana native bridged the worlds of blues and rock in a way no one before him had and one of Guy's 1965 performances in England even inspired Eric Clapton to form Cream. Buddy is still going strong as he continues to tour and put out new albums on a regular basis. In honor of Buddy's birthday, let's ...

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The Main Squeeze To Debut Covers At Single Release Party

Genre-defying five-piece The Main Squeeze have a special night in store for those attending their show at Brooklyn Bowl in NYC on Friday night. Everyone on hand at the Bowl will receive a free download of The Main Squeeze's first single off their forthcoming EP, which was produced by Randy Jackson of American Idol fame. Earlier this month, The Main Squeeze shared a list of six potential covers they'd be ope ...

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New Grateful Grass Live Album To Benefit Rex Foundation

Last December Keller Williams brought back his Grateful Grass project for a Rex Foundation benefit concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Today, Williams has announced the immediate release of a live album dubbed Dos, which was recorded on that fateful night at The Fillmore. Williams was joined by String Cheese Incident bassist Keith Moseley and multi- instrumentalist Michael Kang as well as mandolin wiz ...

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Dogged By Controversy R. Kelly Pulls Out Of Fashion Meets Music Festival

Event organizers have announced that R&B artist R. Kelly will no longer be performing at the Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF). R. Kelly was set to headline the event on August 29th, but 'mutually' agreed with festival organizers to step out of the lineup in the wake of protests over the performer's past legal troubles in connection with accusations of sexual impropriety with minors. "Fashion Meets Mu ...

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ICM, Originate, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Launch O Labs Media Tech Incubator

Booking agency ICM Partners, software developer Originate and lawyers and consultant Manatt, Phelps & Phillips have launched O Labs, a joint venture to incubate and fund media and technology startups.   Startups chosen with have access to the expertise and contacts of all three partners.  O Labs will be based in LA and hopes to work with 3-5 companies each year. It will be led by Matthew Pierce, formerl ...

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How To Get Your Start Teaching Music Privately

In the arts one of the traditional ways of earning a living is by teaching. While fulltime teaching gigs are hard to come by, the private sector offers many opportunities including one-on-one lessons. The following resources should help you get started teaching independently and also help you discover new tools and platforms designed for private, one-on-one lessons. Additional resources via prior Hypebot co ...

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What I Learned About Songwriting From Being Stuck in Traffic

Top charting songs predominantly have one thing in common: they get your attention. Whether it's the imagery, unshakeable melodic line, or the classic mantra-like one-liner, they harness popularity by think, over and over again. Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a successful song and how you can use that formula to create your own hit single? You just hit the "how to" jackpot.  The power of con ...

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Spotify’s Most Streamed & Viral Tracks US, UK & Global

The most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from July 21- 27 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Shakey Graves" (feat. Esme Patterson) (Shakey Graves. 2. BANKS, "Beggin For Thread" (Harvest Records) 3. Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass" (Epic Records) 4. Drake, "0 to 100/ The Catch Up" (Cash Money Records) ...

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Complete Social Media Image Size Chart 2014: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube & More [UPDATED]

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and the ever growing list of social networks each have their own designs, rules and preferred image sizes for banners, profiles, posts and more. Keeping track so that you can create the best looking and effective presentation possible is almost impossible. Thanks to the folks at Tent Social, there's a solution, The Complete Social Media Image Size Chart 2014: Facebook, ...

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Tango Music Pix Accidentally Unveiled, Creates Slideshows From Your Pics & Spotify’s Music

Tango apparently launched a stand-alone slideshow creation app called Tango Music Pix on Friday and then pulled it. Something obviously went wrong because Tango had not reached out to the press and doesn't seem to be talking about it. Of course, they've had lots of other news of late but none that seems directly related. Though this is a departure from their messaging app as platform approach it does build ...

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