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  • THURSDAY TRACK PICK - Bryce Dessner's "Haven"
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    We're choosing Bryce Dessner's "Haven" from his upcoming album El Chan as our THURSDAY TRACK PICK this week. “'Haven' was written for two pianos and two electric guitars and is woven out of very simple fragmented melodic ideas that are played on each instrument and offset, just slightly, to ... […]

  • Steinberg Unveils Nuendo 10 at GDC
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    HAMBURG, Germany — Steinberg today announced the upcoming availability of Nuendo 10 at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco. Since its inception in 2000, Nuendo has evolved into the go-to media production software for many professionals around the world, delivering innovative tools paired ... […]

  • Bass Station II v2.5 YouTube Tutorial on March 21
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    Novation has unlocked even more power in the Bass Station II with the v2.5 firmware update. Come see all the new features live on YouTube. Watch on March 21, 2019 at 4PM PST on the Novation YouTube channel. Check out the schedule and links to the livestream below: (0:00 - 5:00) ... […]

  • Rock Organ Tricks and Licks
    Posted by Andy Burton on at

    When it comes to playing Hammond B-3 organ in a rock band, there’s a lot of history to be aware of. If you’ve been playing a B-3 or clone in a band, you’re probably familiar with at least some of the most commonly used settings. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, some jazz organists in particular, ... […]

  • Celestion Debuts the PULSE12 and BN15-300X Bass Impulse Responses
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    Ipswich, UK (March 18, 2018) — Celestion, the premier manufacturer of guitar and bass loudspeakers whose classic guitar tones have made the company famous as the voice of rock and roll, is pleased to add two new Impulse Responses, the PULSE12 and the BN15-300X to their line of Bass Impulse ... […]

  • VIDEO PREMIERE - Howard Jones' “Beating Mr. Neg”
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    Keyboard is proud to present the exclusive premiere of the lyric video for “Beating Mr. Neg,” a track from new wave icon Howard Jones’ forthcoming studio album Transform. “This song is about that little voice inside that tries to put us off doing the right thing for our life," Jones tells us. ... […]

  • TALENT SCOUT - Kevin Hays
    Posted by Jon Regen on at

    Pianist and composer Kevin Hays has been making a mark on the New York jazz scene for the better part of three decades. He's currently leading a myriad of different ensembles, as well as touring with the legendary drummer Steve Gadd. Get to know our TALENT SCOUT Artist of the week. NAME: Kevin Hays ... […]

  • Pro Sound Effects Releases The Odyssey Collection: Complete
    Posted by Music Marcom on at

    Brooklyn, NY - Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, today released The Odyssey Collection: Complete – the most robust offering to date from their partnership and collaboration with Academy Award®-winning sound editors, Mark Mangini (Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max: Fury ... […]

  • Chuck Leavell on Interpreting Blues Great Leroy Carr
    Posted by Chuck Leavell on at

    The great blues piano player Leroy Carr played a huge role in influencing guys like me. On my album Back To the Woods: A Tribute to the Pioneers of Blues Piano, I recorded five songs of his. He and Scrapper Blackwell, (his guitar playing partner with whom he often recorded duets), gave us a ... […]

  • Pianist Henry Kramer Awarded 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant
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    Pianist Henry Kramer has been awarded the 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Kramer adds the award to an extensive and growing collection of honors, a resume which already includes a recent signing to the Steinway Artist roster, the L. Rexford Whiddon Distinguished Chair of Piano at The Joyce and ... […]