Set 28 2014, 1:05 di stars_die
Apr 24 2008, 9:33 di DasrRustin Hiatt has entered an online competition at Guitar Idol, UK. I would urge you to vote for Rustin Hiatt's entry at Guitar Idol, UK. Please follow the link to his voting page (http://www.guitar-idol.co.uk/rustin-hiatt). You will have to register to vote.
But why should we vote for him you ask? Especially after you've chummed us in with tags. I am sorry for that, but how many times have you followed a tag for a less worthy cause.
If you know me, you know I know what I am talking about when I say someone is an amazing artist. Rustin Hiatt is such a musician. Listen to him, you'll see what I mean. If the music doesn't persuade you, then I offer this.
Want to stick it to some contest-whore guitarists who believe the faster they play the better the musician they are. Till every note runs together and becomes so cliche that it isn't about good music, or even good musicianship. It's all about being redundant and even more repetitive. Because heaven forbid we should hear something fresh and new.
Feb 13 2008, 13:34 di RocketShipX41I got my copies of Exposé #35 this morning, and it's chock full of interesting music. Check out this list, and if it seems like your kind of thing, head over to the web site and do something about it.
Festival review of French RIO event: Salle Gaveau, Zao, NeBeLNeST, Present (acoustic and electric), Peter Blegvad (Trio +1), Faust, Guapo, Mats Morgan Band, and Magma. Whew!
Larry Coryell interview
La Maschera di Cera interview
Craig Padilla (aka Sound Explorer) interview
Ian Bruce-Douglas (Ultimate Spinach, Alzbrax etc.) interview
Tony Harn interview
Murat Ses (Mogollar etc.) interview
John Hackett interview
Secret Oyster interview
Paul Sears (The Muffins, Thee Maximalists) interview
Ritual (the Swedish one) interview
Ken Golden (The Laser’s Edge) interview
The Mahavishnu Project, Black Bonzo, Porcupine Tree, Upsilon Acrux, Deluge Grander, Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores, Mawwal, Far Corner, Cast (the Mexican one), Six Gun Lullaby
Feb 3 2008, 20:18 di kidofthecentury
Ott 13 2007, 15:17 di kidofthecenturyPain of Salvation is my most scrobbled band, as you can see, but that doesn't mean they're the band I've listened to the most! Since Opeth's songs are much longer, they're third in my charts even though they're the band I listen most of the time...
So if you feel the same about your charts, try this normalizer.
It shows my charts should be like this:
What a shame it doesn't support all the artists, Chilean bands like Matraz, Mar de Robles and Claudio Cordero disappeared from my list :(
Set 11 2007, 23:25 di astorfenix
Giu 3 2007, 8:12 di kidofthecenturyEven though I don't play the guitar, I enjoy intrumental guitar albums a lot. Steve Vai, Greg Howe and Kiko Loureiro are three of my all times favourites, their music is awesome and in spite what people may say, their work is extremely passionate and full of feeling.
Having listened to those skilled musicians, I found myself with Claudio Cordero, a Chilean guitarist with more attitude than what's usually expected from a prog buddy. He's career is quite impressive: he's part of Matraz, he's been hired to become the guitar player of the legendary Mexican band Cast, he is part of Linda Cushma's Oxygene8 and now he has released his first solo album, titled Enlace.
Enlace is an intrumental guitar rock album filled with technique and passion, where every note is played looking for its meaning and even the mistakes are intentional. A beautiful album featuring rock, metal, prog, fusion and some acoustic tunes, a song for every mood.
Set 11 2006, 7:15 di kidofthecenturyAs I said in a friend's journal I would, I'm writing about good rather unknown bands that you'd probably like.
And what a better way to do it than writing about bands from my beloved country =D
First I must mention one of my favourites, Mar de Robles. They play a kind of prog rock that resembles King Crimson at times, but Lucho Tobar, its singer, also plays saxophone and flute. They only have one album, MdR, but a new record is coming soon.
I could see them live once, an amazing show, they sounded even better than in the CD. Great musicians.
If you want to try them, check out these free tracks:
El Flecha (my favourite)
Tags: progressive, fusion, rock, jazz
Official website: http://marderobles.com/ (it's in Spanish, sorry 'bout that).
Another good progressive band from Chile is Ergo Sum. They play a similar style to Mar de Robles, a Fusion Rock with flute, metallophone and all that rock may take. Very good stuff.
Ago 25 2006, 14:38 di kidofthecenturyhttp://img352.imageshack.us/img352/1465/1156450291fas4.jpg
Anteayer fui con mi Francia al lanzamiento del DVD de la Ibanez Army, en la sala SCD del Plaza Vespucio... wow, muchas gracias a ella por llevarme, porque la verdad es que yo no tenía idea de que eso se haría. Hay que escuchar el Rock Tracks de la Radio Carolina más seguido, aunque el conductor sea un Sergio Lagos metalero...
El mejor tema de la noche, en cuanto a nivel de ejecución, show y arreglos distintos al original, fue lejos el Rock Hop de Cristóbal Arriagada, segunda guitarra del ASPC. Jazz total, con saxfón y todo. Mini Cristián De La Fuente se las mandó.
También debo reconocer que me llamó mucho la atención la dupla entre mi tocayo Fabián Aravalés (Blackout) y el clon del Salva, Benjamín Lechuga (Delta). Con su también jazzeado rock Entre 2 Mundos, demostraron el por qué se ganaron un lugar en el Ibanez Project... faltó la mina que cantaba no ma'...