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Gibson Guitar Maker Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Gibson Guitar Maker Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

amplifymagazine May 2, 2018 0

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,  Yesterday, the well known guitar maker Gibson filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Elvis, B.B. King, Angus Young, Slash, and Jimmy Page are just a handful of the iconic musicians famous for

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‘Vinylthon 2018’ Unites Over 90 College Radio Stations This Saturday Playing Records All Day

‘Vinylthon 2018’ Unites Over 90 College Radio Stations This Saturday Playing Records All Day

amplifymagazine April 20, 2018 0

HEWITT, N.J. – Over 90 college stations across the USA, and some stations internationally, will come together to celebrate the unique music format of vinyl for the third college radio Vinylthon on Saturday, April 21st (also the 11th annual

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Multi-Platinum, Grammy® Award-Winning Pentatonix to Sing National Anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby

Multi-Platinum, Grammy® Award-Winning Pentatonix to Sing National Anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby

amplifymagazine April 14, 2018 0

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Churchill Downs Racetrack has announced that multi-platinum, Grammy® Award-winning A Cappella group Pentatonix will sing the national anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The

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Releasing Songs of Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Releasing Songs of Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe

amplifymagazine April 4, 2018 0

As The Godmother of Rock & Roll Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s highly-anticipated induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Early Influences wing approaches, Verve/UMe is bringing the trailblazer’s vaunted catalog into the digital age, making more than 200 songs

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Lollapalooza Festival Unveils 2018 Lineup: Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White

Lollapalooza Festival Unveils 2018 Lineup: Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White

amplifymagazine March 22, 2018 0

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Festival announced this year’s lineup featuring headliners Arctic Monkeys, The Weeknd, Bruno Mars and Jack White. The festival will take place on August 2-5 at Grant Park and it will be Vampire Weekend’s first American

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Bidding Starts at $200,000 USD for Stevie Ray Vaughan’s First Guitar

Bidding Starts at $200,000 USD for Stevie Ray Vaughan’s First Guitar

amplifymagazine March 15, 2018 0

This stunning 1951 Fender Broadcaster was gifted to legendary guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan by his brother Jimmy back in 1966 as a way to dissuade his gifted sibling from borrowing other musician’s instruments. Proving a successful

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Is Now Selling Coffee Stout

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Is Now Selling Coffee Stout

amplifymagazine March 14, 2018 0

In 2017, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson started out on a dark, roasty side project—he opened Ellefson Coffee Co. in his hometown of Jackson, Minnesota. Working with a local coffee shop owner, he created a signature roast known as

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Spotify’s New Feature Will Let Users Edit Song Information

Spotify’s New Feature Will Let Users Edit Song Information

amplifymagazine March 13, 2018 0

Spotify utilizes all kinds of futuristic machine learning algorithms to recommend music to its listeners, but the streaming service rolled out a new feature this month that makes use of its human touch. ​The platform is now

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Arctic Monkeys Announce North American Tour Dates

Arctic Monkeys Announce North American Tour Dates

amplifymagazine March 12, 2018 0

As indie-rock darlings Arctic Monkeys continue to gear up for the release of their first new album since 2013’s excellent AM, the band has been sprinkling tour dates—including their first headlining shows since 2014. Today,

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Facebook and Warner Music Group Announce Licensing Deal

Facebook and Warner Music Group Announce Licensing Deal

amplifymagazine March 10, 2018 0

Warner Music Group and Facebook have finalized on a partnership that includes licensing agreements covering the music company’s recorded music and music publishing catalogs for use in videos and messages. The new deal allows fans to create, upload

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