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Acoustic-guitar Duo Rock Their Way Along an Unlikely Path to Success

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

Sánchez recalled recently that their first time playing on the street -- "We didn't even look up" -- but still caused so many people to gather around them that the police had to break up the crowd.

Playing From the Old Heart of Flamenco

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

It's been more than fifty years since Paco de Lucía taught himself guitar and stunned the world of flamenco as a child prodigy, then went on to develop peerless technique and controversially reshape the boundaries of the genre.

Guitar-Strumming Astronaut Plans Zero-G Recording Gig

Posted 03.19.2012 | Science

By: Steve Spaleta, SPACE.com Producer/Editor Published: 03/19/2012 09:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com Canadian astronaut and future space station comma...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: This Is Your Brain On Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

2012-03-12-Screenshot20120312at9.01.42AM.jpgDo you want to learn how to play an instrument but think that you "can't teach an old dog new tricks?" Then you'd be interested in what Gary Marcus has to say.

WATCH: Baby Quadruplets Love Guitar

Posted 02.08.2012 | Comedy

These babies must have hit some kind of cool-stuff-in-life jackpot, because not only are they quadruplets, but they also have a great-uncle from Peru ...

Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars To L.A. Schools

NoiseCreep.com | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact

Everyone knows the guitar is the coolest instrument in the school band, but kids in the greater Los Angeles area now have even more incentive to pick ...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Board the Gary Clark, Jr. Train

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Jon Chattman

With just an EP to his credit, the Texan has already received praise from everyone from Eric Clapton to Alicia Keys, and Rolling Stone recently singled him out as one of five shredders to watch under 40.

The Greatest Guitar Player Of All Time Revealed!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Self taught and genre-bending, Jimi Hendrix defined rock & roll. With a legacy that lives on nearly half a century after his death, it comes as no sur...

Wyandotte, MI: Guitar Teacher Gives Lessons Worldwide From The Comfort Of His Home

wyandotte.patch.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

"The power of Skype is that it takes away that geographical constraint and allows you to be taught by truly talented teachers." ...

There Goes My Guitar Hero, Brad Paisley

David Wild | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Diary of a Player: How My Musical Heroes Made a Guitar Man Out of Me is the story of Brad Paisley's life with strings attached, and a very open and personal love letter to the guitar from one of its finest practioners today.

Nathan Salsburg's Guitar Storytelling

Bob Moses | Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts
Bob Moses

Nathan Salsburg has two new recordings of guitar music that tell colorful stories. His solo recording, Affirmed, is out on Nov. 15 and Tompkins Square has recently released Avos.

Aboubacar "Badian" Diabate: Malian Guitar Master

Michal Shapiro | Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Banning was globetrotting with countless Afropop Worldwide projects and trips, and working with his own band, Timbila. But after he returned from a music collecting trip to Egypt, he was back with a vengeance, wanting to get the project up and out.

Raul Midón: A Free Man Beyond Category

Charles Howard | Posted 10.22.2011 | Arts
Charles Howard

Born in New Mexico, Midón has been studying music since his father, an Argentinean folkloric dancer, introduced him to a broad range of genres from Classical to Jazz during his early childhood.

Surreal: Go Inside A Guitar With The iPhone 4

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Here's one for the list of impressive iPhone features. In this very cool viral video, posted to YouTube earlier this week, one tech-savvy musician ...

Chuck Berry Statue Installed After Controversy

University City, MO Patch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

The man considered "The Father of Rock and Roll" now has a permanent tribute to him in University City. An 8 foot bronze statue of Chuck Berry was in...

WATCH: Fallon Sings 'The Ballad Of Anthony Weiner'

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

We're all coping with the loss of the Anthony Weiner joke in our own personal way -- some of us are making ornate commemorative Photoshop art, some of...

Richie Onori: A Quintessential DIYer Making a Living Making Music

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

Richie Onori -- drummer for '70s multi-platinum Brit-rock band The Sweet -- has much to say about earning a living making music.

Country Boy Guitars: Smoking And Music Together At Last

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thrillist

Playing the guitar and smoking have many things in common, all of which center around you looking cool as hell. Combining the two for maximum awesom...

United Breaks Guitars

Posted 06.28.2011 | Women

When United Airlines baggage handlers broke musician David Carroll's $3500 guitar, he warned the airlines' customer service that if they didn't rei...

The Tallest Man on Earth: New Folk Grows Numinous

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
S.X. Rosenstock

Kristian Matsson has been avalanched with Bob Dylan comparisons, but his anecdotes and omnipresent observations of the natural world have more in common with the Joni Mitchell of "River."

I Audition for Sparks in London, 1974

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Ron Chaplin Hitler, barely glancing at me, said in a cold, dismissive, and prissy tone, "Well, you're certainly overpowering, aren't you?"

Gays in the Military Deserve a Love Song as Much as Anyone

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

With "Don't Ask Don't Tell" falling under the weight of its own unconstitutional construct, it is clear that the sticking of fingers in one's ears and humming loudly is not recognized as a valid governmental mandate.

Astoria Characters: The Artistic Acupuncturist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Kenny Lockwood is a painter, sculptor, musician, composer, actor, writer, poet, performer, acupuncturist and probably a dozen other things

Christopher Benjamin Weiler, Springs Man Who Beat

Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN C. ENSSLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A judge today found a Colorado Springs man who beat his mother to death with a guitar not guilty by reason of insanity. Fourth Judicial District Ju...

Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.