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General Motors Global Compact Car Platform Now Includes Microchip’s MOST50 Automotive Infotainment Networking … – PR Newswire (press release)


General Motors Global Compact Car Platform Now Includes Microchip's MOST50 Automotive Infotainment Networking ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MOST is the de-facto networking system standard for 30 global car maker brands and over 204 vehicle models. MOST-based vehicles are now being manufactured worldwide, including North America, Asia and Europe. Since a MOST network can support ...

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Riff rift over Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway’ returns to court – Charlotte Observer


Riff rift over Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway' returns to court
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Wolfe, a guitar prodigy, played as a 15-year-old in Jimi Hendrix's rock group Jimmy James and the Blue Flames. Two band members were named Randy, so Hendrix dubbed him Randy California, a name he used the rest of his life. Wolfe founded Spirit in Los ...

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Samsung SDI, LG Chem Face Setback in China on Electric-Car Batteries – Wall Street Journal


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Samsung SDI, LG Chem Face Setback in China on Electric-Car Batteries
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LG currently provides batteries to about 20 global makers of electric vehicles, including General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co. In China, the company counts SAIC Corp., China's biggest car company, and Chery Automobile Co. as its ...

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Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer – MusicRadar


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Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer
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TC-Helicon's Play Acoustic targets acoustic guitar and vocal in a single pedal, and Boss is doing likewise with the VE-8 Acoustic Singer, which boasts separate effect sections for voice and guitar, and throws in a looper for good measure. Three ...

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‘Independence Day: Resurgence’: Global alien invasion to spare India, makers say Indians ‘too touchy’ – indiatvnews.com


'Independence Day: Resurgence': Global alien invasion to spare India, makers say Indians 'too touchy'
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New Delhi: The upcoming sci-fi thriller 'Independence Day: Resurgence' will show everything from Las Vegas to the Burj Khalifa being destroyed to the ground. However, India and its landmarks will be left alone by an unprecedented alien attack in this ...

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Album Review: Hot Hot Heat – Hot Hot Heat – Consequence of Sound (blog)


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Album Review: Hot Hot Heat – Hot Hot Heat
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The paired keyboard and guitar sear their melodies into your brain as Bays hollers through megaphonic filters with loose and delightful aplomb. Coming late in the album, the song gallops to a halt with just two last tracks left, the almost too ...

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Album Review: Delorean – MUZIK – Consequence of Sound (blog)


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Album Review: Delorean – MUZIK
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Delorean have a knack for writing wistful guitar lines and hazier vocals, so much so that they've started to blend together. It'd be hard for a casual fan to hum out a few different and defined Delorean tracks. Mixing it up is probably the best move ...

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‘Pythagorean Dream’ by Rhys Chatham and ‘The New Breed’ by Jeff Parker Reviews – Wall Street Journal


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'Pythagorean Dream' by Rhys Chatham and 'The New Breed' by Jeff Parker Reviews
Wall Street Journal
Although Mr. Chatham also plays flute and trumpet, he has become nearly synonymous with the electric guitar. His composition “Guitar Trio,” which was released in 1977, featured three guitars, each with special tunings, along with electric bass and drums.

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Video: John Petrucci Showcases 3 New Signature Guitars – Reverb News (press release) (blog)


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Video: John Petrucci Showcases 3 New Signature Guitars
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The first guitar John Petrucci picked up was a no-name plastic nylon-string guitar, which was so difficult to play that he soon gave up on the instrument. But somewhere along the way (you know, from really getting into the guitar around age 12, picking ...

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Guitars for Vets Issues Challenge to Green Bay Packers for Its Big Cut Fundraiser in Kenosha on June 27th – WDJT


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Guitars for Vets Issues Challenge to Green Bay Packers for Its Big Cut Fundraiser in Kenosha on June 27th
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KENOSHA -. The Slogan says it all: "Hair grows back-- Arms and legs don't." That's how Milwaukee based Guitars for Vets is getting the word out about its Big Cut Fundraiser on June 27th which is PTSD Awareness Day. Founder Peter Nettesheim issued a ...

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