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Review: New-look Eagles deliver vocal point at Vivint Arena – Daily Herald


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Review: New-look Eagles deliver vocal point at Vivint Arena
Daily Herald
The "Seven Bridges Road" reveal featured Gill, Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Frey, Joe Walsh and Steuart Smith forming a line that spanned the front of the stage in an acoustic guitar-pallooza. All were standing at their own microphones with an ...

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Jeremy Enigk: Return Of The Frog Queen (Expanded Edition) Review – Paste Magazine


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Jeremy Enigk: Return Of The Frog Queen (Expanded Edition) Review
Paste Magazine
Sometimes the songs are stately: Opener “Abegail Anne” starts softly with Enigk singing and alternating between two chords on an acoustic guitar, not always pressing his fingers down hard enough on the strings to avoid a buzzing sound that lends a ...

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“New Coupe, Who Dis?” [ft. Mick Jenkins] – Pitchfork


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“New Coupe, Who Dis?” [ft. Mick Jenkins]
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Likewise, if the instrumental song's mélange of tapped bells, pastel keyboards, guitar, and arcing cello, all boosted from below by a tempered breakbeat, ushers you into a happy trance, keep listening: Those elements aren't going anywhere. Seem ...

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Product Review: Darco Electric Guitar Strings, D930 Extra Light – Guitar Girl Mag


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Product Review: Darco Electric Guitar Strings, D930 Extra Light
Guitar Girl Mag
For this review, I picked up my Epiphone, tuned it up, started playing some of my favorite songs, and WOW! I did not know what I was missing. Sometimes when you put extra lights on a guitar, you get some sloppy bends and maybe even some less than solid ...

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Ry Cooder: The Prodigal Son – Relix


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Ry Cooder: The Prodigal Son
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Cooder's distorted slide guitar gives standards like “Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right” and “The Prodigal Son”—with its nod to slide-guitar legend Ralph Mooney—a jubilant aura that's augmented by the backing vocals of gospel vets Terry Evans ...

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Ed Sheeran at the Phoenix Park, Dublin – Goldenplec Music News


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Ed Sheeran at the Phoenix Park, Dublin
Goldenplec Music News
Without addressing the audience, Sheeran launched straight into the lead single from 'Divide' Castle On The Hill, before assuring the crowd that “everything you hear tonight is completely live from this loop station and this guitar”. With no band ...

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Pharaoh Overlord – The Quietus


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Pharaoh Overlord
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Odd buzzing noises from Irmler's keyboards sound like alarm clocks among Janne Westerlund's rising guitar feedback on 'Meanwhile''s spring-loaded wheezes, and Boman's voice wanders curiously among the revolving doors of carefully crafted stoner rock ...

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Kyle Bobby Dunn / Wayne Robert Thomas – KBD / WRT – Resident Advisor


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Kyle Bobby Dunn / Wayne Robert Thomas - KBD / WRT
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... the Canadian artist Kyle Bobby Dunn has established his own style of ambient guitar music. "The Searchers," a new 20-minute composition released on a split with fellow ambient guitar maestro Wayne Robert Thomas, shows he has plenty left to explore.

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Wax Chattels – Pitchfork


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Wax Chattels
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Wax Chattels bill themselves as a “guitarless guitar band,” which is a shorter way of saying that they make loud, taut noise rock without one of its customary ingredients: electric guitar. Instead, the Auckland, New Zealand, trio spends most of its ...

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Saved – Pitchfork


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Saved
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Abstracted from the context of live guitar music, the genre's lyrical intensity still fuels Now, Now's digitally produced, left-of-center pop. Saved is faithful to Dalager and Hale's roots but different—and good—enough to justify the six years the ...

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