Uh-oh, here comes a flock of wah-wahs… Reverb.com pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Dunlop Cry Baby Wah pedal, as their guitarist Joe performs a medley of some of the classic riffs that use the iconic distortion effect.
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Musician Alexandr Misko works his magic on Klaus Badelt and Hans Zimmer’s familiar He’s a Pirate, the swashbuckling theme music from Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean movies. He manages to charm a rich array of sounds out of just a single acoustic guitar and a wooden stick.
It is the distant future… the year 2000… the robots have taken our jobs… and are dancing about it. The music video for The Chemical Brothers’ track Free Yourself, from directors DOM&NIC and effects house The Mill will take you on quite the ride. Boogie! Roboboogie!
Dorothy’s print is a detailed vintage style map of the United States. Upon closer inspection, you’ll see that the city and state names have been replaced with the titles of over 1,000 classic songs. There’s even a Spotify playlist to go with. Measures 80cm (31.5″) x 60cm (23.6″).
The stop-motion music video for Said the Whale’s pop track features a meticulously planned and edited sequence of 2250 still photos which were sequenced to create the illusion of motion within the frame. It took a team of 6 over 80 hours to put together the clip.
Vibes discreetly slip into your ears and lower the volume at a concert or event, while also enhancing sound clarity. You won’t look like a nerd while they’re in, but you will be protecting your hearing from all of those decibels. Grab a pair today in The Awesomer Shop.
Musician and vocalist Morrissey applies his trademark sad wail to The Pretenders 1982 hit Back on the Chain Gang, offering up a delicious mindmeld of two iconic 1980s sounds. The song appears as a bonus track on the upcoming deluxe edition of Low in High School.
We already know that musician Davie504 is quite the capable bass player. But for his latest clip he shows us just how quickly his fingers can fly across the frets, with an electric bass cover of Rimsky-Korsakov’s high speed classical piece Flight of the Bumblebee.
Since it’s Christmas let’s be glad! Even if the year’s been bad! Asthmatic Kitty Records is releasing all of Sufjan Stevens’ Songs for Christmas – a collection of Christmas song covers as well as original songs. There is also a vinyl set, but it’s already sold out.
Musician Jamie Dupuis turns in a great cover version of the Rolling Stones’ Paint It Black, performing the 1966 rock classic on his carbon fiber Emerald harp guitar, which produces a wonderfully layered sound that combines both lead guitar and bass sustain sounds in one.
In a just barely Halloween-themed episode, musical expert 12tone walks us through the complexities of distortion, and what it is about such sounds that make them more creepy and off-putting than others – sort of like the way he draws from right to left across the page.
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