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MOTORCADE – MOTORCADE – Soundblab


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MOTORCADE – MOTORCADE
Soundblab
From the opening chords, and syncopated beats, of “Walk With Me,” the first track on MOTORCADE's eponymous debut, listeners are led to believe they've been transported back to the new wave scene of the 1980s. In fact, the only thing missing from “Walk ...

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Community Made in the Mountains: The Luthiers Craft Exhibit – Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)


Community Made in the Mountains: The Luthiers Craft Exhibit
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
RUGBY, Va. — Beyond Little Wilson, over Big Wilson, and near the Mouth of Wilson in the tiny locale of Rugby thrives the shop of guitar maker Wayne Henderson. On a recent Friday afternoon, Henderson and his daughter and fellow luthier Jayne held court ...

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As Cars Go Robo, Their Makers Find New Partners – WIRED


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As Cars Go Robo, Their Makers Find New Partners
WIRED
Unless you're a car geek, you've probably never heard of Delphi, ZF, Bosch, or Valeo, the global megasuppliers on which the auto industry depends. That's because automakers take pains never to mention those companies (unless they screwed up, say, an ...

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Global leaders need to be in ‘listening mode’ at Davos, says WEF executive – CNBC


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Global leaders need to be in 'listening mode' at Davos, says WEF executive
CNBC
Global leaders need to be in 'listening mode' at Davos, says WEF executive. When Klaus Schwab founded the forum in 1971, he invited around 400 business executives as he sought to introduce European companies to U.S. business practices. Today, Davos ...

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Album Reviews: They Might Be Giants, Craig David, Moon Taxi and John Gorka – Worcester Telegram


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Album Reviews: They Might Be Giants, Craig David, Moon Taxi and John Gorka
Worcester Telegram
The Motown-style telegraph guitar across “Push Back the Hands of Time” sounds almost incongruous in a tune that's otherwise less agitated than its intro. “Almost incongruous” could be a TMBG trademark and is one of the secret ingredients in their ...

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Coco review – in the name of the forefather – The Guardian


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Coco review – in the name of the forefather
The Guardian
It wouldn't be a Pixar film, though, if our pre-teen protagonist weren't also a rule-breaking scamp, so against the strictest orders of his guitar-smashing granny (Renee Victor), he sets about entering the town's annual Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead ...

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Concert review: Miranda Lambert showcases ferocity and tenderness at Infinite Energy Arena show – MyAJC (blog)


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Concert review: Miranda Lambert showcases ferocity and tenderness at Infinite Energy Arena show
MyAJC (blog)
Whether swinging through the fan favorite “Pink Sunglasses,” with serrated guitar strokes from her band, or jerking the tears from “Over You,” Lambert was never anything less than sincere. Also opening for her was Jon Pardi, who took the stage to ...

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Book Review: Leo Fender: The Quiet Giant Heard Around the World – Guitar Girl Mag


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Book Review: Leo Fender: The Quiet Giant Heard Around the World
Guitar Girl Mag
This is her tribute to the man that we all know as the genius that amplified a solid body guitar, impacted the sound of music, and became a household name and iconic figure in the music industry; but, to her, he was simply her husband, my “Leo.” Co ...

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Kid Rock Kicks Off American Rock n Roll Tour With a Bang in Nashville – Taste of Country


Taste of Country

Kid Rock Kicks Off American Rock n Roll Tour With a Bang in Nashville
Taste of Country
The show also shifts in multiple directions over its two hours, keeping fans engaged with drum and guitar solos from the band (Kid Rock also does both of these), costume changes, crowd-teasing callback sessions and sidewinders like Kid Rock's DJ set ...

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Global Kids Game Jam At Los Alamos Makers – Los Alamos Daily Post


Global Kids Game Jam At Los Alamos Makers
Los Alamos Daily Post
The event is sponsored by the CoderDojo foundation, an Ireland-based "global network of free informal clubs for young people aged 7-17 to learn how to code and create with technology". In order to help engage more children in coding activities, the ...

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