Past Week On guitarkadia: 16th February – 22nd February 2009

by guitarkadia on February 23, 2009

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  • 80s Roundtrip: Television & Film Week
    Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2009 in 80s – Comments: (0)
    You’ll see on my 80s chart that I mentioned Television & Film Music. So this week I go over some of the film and television theme music or songs I liked, starting with two shows I was obsessed with.Knight Rider Intro I couldn’t find any clips with a good audio of the original music, so have to post this remix by Sylvain Cloux.
  • Interview with Benji Rogers – Part 1
    Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (1)
    Back in 2004 when I was producing a radio show from Brooklyn College, I was fortunate enough to book a few good bands to come to the studio, talk, and do a song or two. One of those bands was Marwood. The guys came in, set up, and we had a blast. They were funny, open, and did 3 songs for us. They sounded good!
  • Interview with Benji Rogers – Part 2
    Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (1)
    Watch Part One.Second part of the interview has Benji sharing tips on recording, performing, and his favorite chord and tuning + the song ‘Another Last Goodbye’. Benji, ever the gentleman, also introduced me to Matt Beck, a guitar player he often plays with, to do an interview for Guitarkadia. That interview will be up on Wednesday.Marwood: [Site] [iTunes] [MySpace] [Facebook][Musicglue] [LP33] [Pledge Music] [EmZ & Marwood]Interview with Benji Rogers 2 from guitarkadia on Vimeo.
  • Sungha Plays Hotel California
    Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2009 in acoustic – Comments: (0)
    The wunder-kid does it again! And I was just talking about the song.Hotel California: As played by Sungha Jung.
  • Non-Guitar Dosage: On Creativity
    Posted on Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 in non-guitar-dosage – Comments: (0)
    Whether you’re writing a novel or writing a piece of music, you are faced with creative challenges throughout the process. Not all of it has something to do with you. You wonder why some pieces ‘write themselves’ while others take to wrestling with the creative genius, the original meaning of which I didn’t know until this video.You know how miserable you feel when you’ve had a misunderstanding with someone or have gotten into a quarrel?
  • 80s Roundtrip: Dallas
    Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 in 80s – Comments: (0)
    Backstory.Dallas: Theme.
  • Interview with Matt Beck – Part 1
    Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (1)
    Matt Beck is a multi-instrumentalist who’s played with, among others, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas, Lisa Loeb, Dweezil Zappa, to name a few and has added singer/songwriter title with his new album ‘Anything Which Gives You Pleasure.’He took some time out from his busy schedule – touring, session work, and performing at a musical – and sat for an interview this past winter.
  • Interview with Matt Beck – Part 2
    Posted on Friday, February 20th, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (0)
    In the second part of this interview, Matt shares a wealth of knowledge with me regarding the benefits of learning Jazz, ear-training, his new album, studio work vs live work, and memorable moments doing both. If you’re looking to foray into the world of session and live work, this one is a must.You’ll read a lot of theories about what to do in studio or how to do things live but there’s nothing like hearing it from someone who’s done it, and doing it.
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