A blend of old and new styles, this is a very interesting album.
The latest album from Turning Point borrows from a lot of different genres, while managing to remain Jazz. Interesting, to say the least – and quite different, too.
The second CD from Ivory Knight, featuring the impeccable guitar work of contributor Rob Gravelle, shows the band in fine form with strong melodies and powerful vocals and guitars.
A tribute disc to the late great Warren Zevon, featuring great performances from up and coming new artists such as Phil Cody, Simone Stevens, Tom Flannery and Robb Johnson.
The debut disc from Iceland’s Hoffman grows on you with each listen. It’s a blend of grunge, neo-punk, classic rock and a few other things thrown in for good measure.
Acoustic Serenade is Bob Dease and Robert van Buuren, both handling classical guitars. The result? A very beautiful album. Ten tracks of wonderfully well composed and well executed music.
A-J made the trip from Montreal to Indianapolis last weekend to visit the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) summer show, a brave thing considering the heat! Here is his report on the event.
Alan Garcia-Torre is a manufacturer of affordable classical concert guitars in France. With 40 years experience playing the instrument, Alan knows what he’s talking about when he talks about guitars. A Guitar Noise first – this interview is in both French and English!
If you play guitar, someone has told you about Elixirs. If you don’t play guitar, then you might have bought a set to give as a gift at one point! A-J gives us his thoughts on Elixir Electric Guitar strings.