Monthly Archives: April 2011

Yes, Styx Co-Headlining U.S. Tour


Yes and Styx will embark on a 22-city summer tour starting July 4 and concluding August 3. Yes will feature a lineup of guitarist Steve Howe, bassist Chris Squire, drummer Alan White, and lead singer Benoit David, and keyboard player Geoff Downes. Styx includes Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James “JY” Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips […]

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TC Electronic Introduces RH750


TC Electronics’ new RH750 bass head is a compact solidstate head. Features include: • Power – 750 watts. • TweeterTone™ – Front panel tweeter level control for crisp and modern bass tones. • Presets – 3 user-defined presets. • On-board chromatic tuner – Always active for instant pitch monitoring at any time. • SpectraComp™ – […]

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Guitarists Flock to Iridium’s “Les Paul Mondays”


While the stage at New York’s The Iridium club has played a part in launching the careers of countless artists, it may be best known as The Home of Les Paul, who performed there weekly for more than 12 years until his passing in 2009. “We all think that playing at the Iridium was Les’ […]

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Thorogood Preps New Album


George Thorogood and The Destroyers’ next album will pay tribute to their Chess Records heroes, including many of Thorogood’s legendary mentors who helped to launch his career in rock & roll. Titled 2120 South Michigan Avenue, the 13-track album will be released July 12.  ‘2120’ features Thorogood’s raw, rocking turn on classics by a who’s-who of the blues, […]

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Martin Unveils Six New Ukuleles


Martin & Co. has announced that six new ukulele models will be introduced at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2011. They include: 2 Uke – has a solid mahogany body, solid East Indian rosewood fingerboard and newly-designed bridge, with an applied dovetail neck to body joint, black tusq nut and black compensated tusq saddle, friction peg tuners with white […]

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