Month: August 2013

Man Makes Guitar Amps Out of Ordinary Household Items

Man Makes Guitar Amps Out of Ordinary Household Items

Forget the big black box. On any given day, you may find Robert Brenne from Peckville, Pa., playing guitar through a Ghostbusters lunchbox amp or a Pac Man thermos amp he created himself. The 25-year-old guitarist got inspired when he came across a DIY project a few years […]

Video: 8-Year-Old Japanese Girl Shreds to Guthrie Govan’s ‘Fives’

Video: 8-Year-Old Japanese Girl Shreds to Guthrie Govan’s ‘Fives’

A video featuring a Japanese 8-year-old girl named Li-Sa-X playing Guthrie Govan’s  “Fives” has surfaced the web, and it’s pretty mind-blowing. The song comes off Govan’s 2006 Erotic Cakes album, and while the girl’s cover is not spot-on, it is remarkable given the fact that she’s […]

Guy Sings, Plays Guitar and Drums at the Same Time – And it Sounds Awesome

Guy Sings, Plays Guitar and Drums at the Same Time – And it Sounds Awesome

If you were to listen to the song below without watching the video, you’d never imagine the music was coming from just one person. John Marek from Bermuda Dunes, Calif., uploaded a video of himself singing, playing guitar and drums at the same time. As […]

This Girl is a PR Person’s Dream

This Girl is a PR Person’s Dream

Rachel Parent, a 14-year-old activist from Canada, is every PR person’s dream (or nightmare, depending on whose side you’re on). Parent is the founder of the Kids Right To Know, an organization campaigning for mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). She challenged investor and TV […]

Happy Birthday, Leo!

Happy Birthday, Leo!

Today, Aug. 10, would’ve been Leo Fender’s 104th birthday (he was born in 1909 in case you’re trying to do the math in your head ;)). I want to thank Leo for his unyielding passion and curiosity, which led to the creation of the most […]