Line 6 DM4 Distortion Modeler Review

Within these last several years, Line 6 has become a de facto patron saint of budget guitar players around the world. With modeling amps becoming more and more affordable, Line 6 saw an angle which has ultimately brought them a lot of success. These days, if you need to move some air on a pretty…
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Who Is Ella Fitzgerald?

First Lady Of Song Beautiful, talented, innovative, angelic, and inspirational are just a few of the words that have been used to describe Ella Fitzgerald’s trademark voice and novel singing ability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2bigf337aU Ella’s music and singing style was very reflective of her general personality; bubbly, vibrant, and humble yet not passive enough to be overlooked…
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Liv Gains Artist Bio

One thing about Liv Gains is that she's her dog's hero, that's for sure.  Rilo the dog is Liv's slightly spastic canine companion who she usually has with her.  From what I've seen, he's either galloping around like a wild horse, slithering around your legs like a snake, or curled up somewhere like a housecat.…
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Spotlight On Toronto Rock Quartet Sloan

Who Is / Are Sloan? Sloan is a Canadian power pop-rock quartet originally from the province of Nova Scotia, city of Halifax.  The band is comprised today of the same four members who started the band back at the dawn of the '90's - Jay Ferguson, Chris Murphy, Andrew Scott, and Patrick Pentland, multi-instrumentalists all.  The…
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Who Is Count Basie?

Count Basie is another extremely influential jazz musician and big band leader that left a permanent imprint on the genre.  Before we say another word about who he is and why he's important, let's kick things off with "One O'Clock Jump" and get ourselves in the mood for a little bit of Basie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08jyOwx96Ig Background…
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Why Is Thelonious Monk Important?

Another very noteworthy and prominent composer that left an indelible mark on the history of Jazz throughout the years was Thelonius Monk. His legacy in the genre is indisputable, influencing jazz artists, sounds, and improvisations even to this day. Let's kick things off with a bit of Monk with "Don't Blame Me" from back in…