Published on September 26th, 2017

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne—who is not best known for writing “Jamaica Say You Will,” which the Byrds recorded for their Byrdmaniax »

Published on September 26th, 2017

A month or so ago, Robert Plant announced his return, detailing his 11th studio album, Carry Fire. Now, Plant has »

Published on September 25th, 2017

For the past few years, Black Volt Amplification, a small company based in the Silver Lake hills of Los Angeles, »

Published on September 25th, 2017

A rare, unreleased demo of The Beatles’ “What Goes On”—recorded in 1963 and featuring John Lennon on vocals—has surfaced on »

Published on September 25th, 2017

Bass Player LIVE! 2017, the premier yearly event for bass players, returns to Los Angeles November 4 – 5. The »

Published on September 21st, 2017

The traditional x-braced six-string flattop guitar design has remained in constant use since it was introduced on gut string guitars »

Published on September 20th, 2017

Fender has announced the launch of its new California Coast Series ukuleles, celebrating the brand’s California roots. All five, diverse »

Published on September 20th, 2017

Jack White’s Third Man Records has announced a new series of reissues, honoring the catalog of Chess Records. The first »

Published on September 20th, 2017

Backbeat Books has announced a new tome by amp expert Dave Hunter. The British Amp Invasion: How Marshall, Hiwatt, Vox »

Published on September 20th, 2017

Guitarist David Smash—whose YouTube moniker is Dovydas—was performing a solo gig at a brewery in Bradenton, Florida, one Tuesday night »