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Hear Lauryn Hill, Usher Interpret Nina Simone Classics

June 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Three more tracks from the upcoming Nina Simone tribute album, Nina Revisited, find Lauryn Hill, Usher and Jazmine Sullivan putting unique spins on the jazz legend’s songs. Hill, who co-produced the compilation, transforms Simone’s vocal showstopper “Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” from a pensive piano ballad into a lush tapestry of electronics, guitar and [...]

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Muse’s Matt Bellamy Promises to ‘Get Heavy’ on New Album

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Muse frontman Matt Bellamy teased the band’s in-the-works new album during a brief, impromptu Twitter QA last week, offering this encouraging nugget of information to fans: “It’s gonna get heavy.” Find Out Where Muse’s ‘The 2nd Law’ Ranks on Our List of 2012′s 50 Best Albums While details were scarce, Bellamy said [...]

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Muse to Begin Work on New Album This Spring

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> After their Coachella appearances, Muse will begin work on their seventh album next month. “We’re going to go back in May and start working on some new stuff, so I think we’ll start recording it this year,” drummer Dominic Howard told KROQ over the weekend. “If we can get something out [...]

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Trent Reznor: ‘I’m Trying to Be as Pure as When I Started’

October 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> In recording Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails’ first album in five years, Trent Reznor opened his wallet just a bit more than normal. “We splurged on some new, high-quality speakers in the studio,” he tells Rolling Stone. “So it’s mixed almost like a hip-hop record, with a lot of attention to the [...]

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Muse Open U.S. Tour With a Bang

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Muse is not a band for stripping things down. Last night at the first of three concerts at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the British trio kept its reputation intact for flash and sweeping rock gestures. It was the second night of the band’s U.S. tour behind The 2nd Law, Muse’s [...]

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AWOLNATION Rage Hard at Los Angeles Hometown Gig

October 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> AWOLNATION singer Aaron Bruno had a challenge for fans as he prowled the stage Thursday night at the band’s Los Angeles hometown show at Club Nokia. “Who’s going to be the first to crowd-surf tonight?” he said, blond hair hanging across his face as he picked up an electric guitar. And [...]

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Squarepusher Dreams Up His Own Electronic Light Show

August 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Unlike many electronic music “live” shows which appear about as spontaneous as a Cirque du Soleil routine, Squarepusher’s hypnotic set on Day Two of Los Angeles’ Hard Summer festival put his newest album, Ufabulum, through a kaleidoscope – refracting his songs into new forms, as a massive LED backdrop mirrored every [...]

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Of Montreal Lead an Eclectic Lineup at Northside Festival

June 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> The performers of the biggest show of the Northside Festival – a multi-venue independent rock sprawl in fashionable Williamsburg, Brooklyn – were an unlikely mix. The flamboyant freak-folk rockers Of Montreal, the winsomely deadpan singer-songwriter Jens Lekman, and the bracing yet introspective punks the Thermals played the main stage at McCarren [...]

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The Magnetic Fields Embrace Chance on Their 12th Album

March 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> The Magnetic Fields’ 12th album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, finds the long-running indie group cycling back to its roots in synth-pop after three consecutive records that explored strings, distorted guitars and traditional folk instrumentation rather than using keyboards and synthesizers. Rolling Stone recently talked to songwriter and primary [...]

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Learn Stock Trading: 3 Rules For Beginners

July 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Learn Stock Trading

Sometimes people see a television show or a movie where the suave characters live the high life made possible by stock trading. Maybe you saw “Wall…

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