- Mike Kenney: unsung keyboard hero of Iron Maiden.
- Video Interview: Pop phenoms Harper Blynn.
- Video first look: Novation's new UltraNova synth. COMING SOON
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NICK Z. MARINO on Shredding with Yngwie Malmsteen
5 Ways to Play Like LARRY YOUNG
- Audio examples.
Larry Young Ex 1a Larry Young Ex 1b Larry Young Ex 1c Larry Young Ex 2 Larry Young Ex 3 Larry Young Ex 4a Larry Young Ex 4b Larry Young Ex 4c Larry Young Ex 5
- Videos: Author Joe Bagg performing with jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell.YouTube 1YouTube 2Vimeo
Sarah Jane Cion on UPPER STRUCTURE TRIADS
- Audio examples.
Cion Triads Ex 1 Cion Triads Ex 2 Cion Triads Ex 3 Cion Triads Ex 4
Joseph Wooten's RHYTHMIC FUNK WORKOUT
- Audio examples. Sixteenth-Note Triplets Clavinet Breakdown Synth Lead The Gospel
- Videos: These techniques in action at Joseph's gigs. Wah clav and synth on Victor Wooten's Palmystery tour 2008 Solo from live "Cambo" similar to Sixteenth-Note Triplet example 1 Not funk, but tasty roots-rock organ with Steve Miller
THE STATE OF HEAVY
Frank Delgado of DEFTONES
- Help Chi Cheng recover from his car accident at oneloveforchi.com.
- More Deftones pics and gear closeups.
Janne Warman of CHILDREN OF BODOM
- Exclusive video: Janne in the studio with C.O.B.
- Janne's synth vs. Alexi Laiho's guitar in epic solo battle!
Tony Beliveau of CRASH KINGS
- Watch Crash Kings play Rolling Stone’s greatest rock guitar songs of all time—with no guitars!
- Video Interview: Tony Beliveau explains his whammy Clav to Keyboard's Robbie Gennet..
Derek Sherinian of BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION
- Our interview with Derek when he released Molecular Heinosity.
- Video: Black Country Communion in session.
Chris Pennie of RETURN TO EARTH
- Official video and trailer for Automata.
- Audio examples of Chris and Brett’s production company work.
Adam Wakeman of OZZY OSBOURNE
- Video: Tour of Adam’s Ozzy rig, and how to play “Mr. Crowley.”
- Adam’s blog and prog rock band, Headspace.
Dance: DISTORTION TRICKS, PART I
- Audio examples. Ex. 1 - Waveshaping on TR-808 conga Ex. 2 - Waveshaping on conga audio loop Ex. 3a - Distortion as a synthesis tool - Operator in Ableton Live Ex. 3b - Distortion as a synthesis tool - Scream in Reason
Producers' Roundtable: SECRETS OF KILLER PAD DESIGN
Steal This Sound: Rubix Kube on 5 ESSENTIAL '80s SOUNDS
- Audio examples (in the style of the original songs indicated)
Final Countdown Jump 1999 Don't Stop Believing Take Me Home Tonight
- Catch these sounds in action at a Rubik’s Kube show.
- Original audio examples by Craig Anderton:
Finger-Picked Strat Les Paul Lead Lipstick Power Chords Full Mix
- Check out the YouTube tutorials playlist.
EastWest HOLLYWOOD STRINGS
Audiobro L.A. SCORING STRINGS
NOTE: The print reviews of the above two string libraries originally promised audio examples. After we went to press, author John Krogh decided to go one better and make a video explaining Divisi string arranging, and using both the EastWest and Audiobro products to illustrate it. CLICK HERE.