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Herman Li Guitar Clinics!

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Herman Li, guitarist with DragonForce and a proud user of our wireless Hot Hand Wah, is currently giving worldwide guitar clinics.Here are the places and dates - check them out!Herman Li Guitar Clinics Sat July 14 - Thailand, Bangkok - Main Auditorium A.U.A Center Sun July 15 - Malaysia, Kuala…

Les Paul on PBS!!!!!!!!

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Did you catch this special of Les Paul on PBS? http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/If you didn't see it, do yourself a favor and buy it. NOW!What a brilliant man Les Paul is - and his history of music making and inventions are truly industry-changing.To hear Les tell the stories of how he "attached"…

Guitar Player Magazine features Hot Hand

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

The August 2007 issue of Guitar Player Magazine is juct full of great information:An in-depth cover article on Joe Satriani and his making of Surfing With the Alien, a master class with Greg Howe, an impressive of the techniques of Django Reinhardt, articles on Gary Moore and Chris Poland (wow…

YouTube Video of David Torn

Sunday, July 01, 2007

I recently spoke of becoming an addict of YouTube.Not just for entertainment, but as a virtual source of knowledge and demonstrations.Case in point, this cool clip of David Torn demo'ing a Steinberger guitar and the TransTrem system.  How can you not love that?A great player using a very innovative piece…

Beasties Boys “Stream” features Money Mark

Saturday, June 23, 2007

I was looking through The Gear Page when I noticed this cool bit of news: http://www.thegearpage.net/board/showthread.php?t=261316Hot Hand user Money Mark is playing keyboards on "Stream", the newest release by the Beastie Boys - and, it's ALL instrumental.Now that's something I can't wait to hear - as if anyone has an…

Heavy Metal bands on tour

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

British magazine Guitarist (www.guitarist.co.uk) has listed a series of concerts "across the pond" featuring Hot Hand users DragonForce. Here it is: Giants of heavy metal team up for UK tour Machine Head, Trivium, Dragonforce, Arch Enemy and another band yet to be announced are all to team up for a…

Guitar Lessons online

Monday, June 04, 2007

Now matter where you are in terms of learing guitar, there is always something more to learn - even if you don't think there is.Regardless of your stylistic interests, there is always someone that show you a thing or two that you don't know. Yes, learning can be hard -…

VH1 Rock Honors show

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Did anyone see the VH1 Rock Honors show last week?I am quite skeptical of shows like these - but I sure am glad that I watched it. http://vh1blog.vh1.com/rock_honors/index.htmlPerformances by Ozzy, Heart, Keane (honoring Genesis), Genesis, Queens of the Stone Age (honoring Sabbath) and ZZ Top.How can you not want to…

American Idol features Beatboxing

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

It seems, due to Blake, a contestant on the current edition of American Idol, that beatboxing has become all the rage. http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/69162/rock-to-the-beatboxAs it is written on Yahoo!:Thanks to the skills of "American Idol" contestant Blake Lewis, beatboxing (+96%) hip-hopped into the Buzz this week, and we finally have an excuse…

Live Loopers

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Since we've had the exciting news that Kid Beyond in using a wireless Hot Hand for his live performances, my mind has been buzzing with the art of "live looping".In researching the roots of live looping, I came across this great interview with one of, if not THE original proponent…