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Gibson’s New “Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I” Pre-sale To Begin August 20

“I remember one night, in particular with the Firebird,” explains Eric Clapton. “It was a Cream show in Philadelphia, and it was one of the greatest gigs I ever played.” NASHVILLE, TN (August 20, 2019) By acknowledging its iconic past and leaning into the innovative future, Gibson, the legitimate leader in professional instruments proudly presents […]

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Eric Clapton Announces 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival

Widely considered one of the world’s all-time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton announced March 28, 2019 the fifth installment of the Crossroads Guitar Festival. The Festival, which has become legendary in its own right for hosting performances and impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players, […]

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IK Multimedia welcomes Joe Satriani to its family of artists

Iconic guitarist endorses AmpliTube and AXE I/O, with future collaborations coming soon IK Multimedia is proud to welcome legendary guitarist Joe Satriani to its family of artists.  A long-time IK user, Satriani enthuses, “I’m happy to be working with IK Multimedia. I’ve used AmpliTube software at home, in the studio and on several albums. And […]

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Independent Labels Account for over 40% of Wins At 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

It was a great year for the independent community, taking 36 out of 84 categories! A2IM would like to congratulates its member labels for their wins – (in alphabetical order): 4AD (Beggars Group), ATO Records, Big Machine Label Group, Concord Music Group, Compass Records, eOne, Mack Avenue Records, Motema, Naxos, Sub Pop Records and Thirty […]

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CREATIVE & TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE 33rd ANNUAL NAMM TEC AWARDS

PRESTIGIOUS LES PAUL INNOVATION AWARD PRESENTED TO JACKSON BROWNE WHO JAMS LIVE WITH NAMM TEC HALL OF FAME RECIPIENTS THE SECTION This was the best TEC Awards I’ve been to and I’ve been to quite a few. The production was top notch, and comedian Demetri Martin was a funny and thoughtful host. To cap the evening, Jackson […]

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Roland and BOSS Present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Thomas Dolby and Steve Vai at NAMM 2018

Third-annual awards presented to these iconic musicians for their contributions to the music industry while using Roland and/or BOSS gear throughout their careers During the 2018 Roland International Press Conference, held Wednesday, January 24, 2018, on the eve of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Roland and BOSS presented their third-annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to […]

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PETER FRAMPTON’S REISSUE OF GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ALBUM FINGERPRINTS OUT NOW

AVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME – SELECT HEADLINE SHOWS CONFIRMED & CANADIAN DATES WITH THE STEVE MILLER BAND THIS SPRING The reissue of Fingerprints from legendary guitarist Peter Frampton is out today via his own imprint Phenix Phonograph. Originally released in 2006, Fingerprints won the 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album […]

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