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Aspiring artists take new road to stardom

Aspiring artists take new road to stardom

ChrisVesty July 13, 2012 0

Young people starting out on the path to stardom have historically begun on the road, spending their time travelling up and down the country attending gigs to boost their profile. Even some of the biggest names in the

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Higgs boson inspires new music

Higgs boson inspires new music

ChrisVesty July 12, 2012 0

Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, has captured plenty of headlines over the last few days – but more than a fair few people have been left scratching their heads as to its meaning. A

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Fifty Shades of Grey helps to shape the music charts

Fifty Shades of Grey helps to shape the music charts

ChrisVesty July 11, 2012 0

Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic novel written by E.L. James, has been making plenty of headlines in recent weeks, soaring to the top of the bestseller lists in the UK and elsewhere. But

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow collaborate on new Take That material

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow collaborate on new Take That material

ChrisVesty July 11, 2012 0

They have already collaborated on a number one hit single, and now it has been confirmed that world renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is to help Gary Barlow create Take That’s next album. Both

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Hofner to release limited edition Jubilee Bass

Hofner to release limited edition Jubilee Bass

ChrisVesty June 8, 2012 3

Sir Paul McCartney was seen by millions performing at the Diamond Jubilee concert, and closed the packed concert with Beatles favourite Obladi Oblada, being joined by a plethora of pop royalty including Elton John,

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Digital music sales overtake physical sales for the first time ever

Digital music sales overtake physical sales for the first time ever

ChrisVesty June 1, 2012 0

Figures for the first quarter of 2012 show that for the first time ever, sales of digital music through services such as iTunes, emusic and spotify have overtaken CDs and vinyl sales. According to

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John Peel Festival of Music will focus on new and emerging artists

John Peel Festival of Music will focus on new and emerging artists

ChrisVesty May 31, 2012 0

John Peel is widely considered one of the most influential DJs ever to grace the airwaves, and his death in 2004 marked the end of an era in broadcasting history. There are many fitting tributes

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Blackstar live webcast tonight!

Blackstar live webcast tonight!

ChrisVesty May 31, 2012 0

If you’re a fan of Blackstar, you won’t want to miss their live webcast this evening at 7.30pm (BST), with Bruce Keir, their Technical Director. Bruce has been designing amplifiers almost his entire life,

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Oldest known musical instrument discovered

Oldest known musical instrument discovered

ChrisVesty May 30, 2012 1

The discovery of what could be the oldest musical instrument ever found has been announced by Oxford University and Germany’s University of Tübingen. Made from mammoth ivory and bird bones, the collection of early flute-like

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Fender Super-Sonic ‘Black Gold’ limited edition Amplifiers coming to musicroom

Fender Super-Sonic ‘Black Gold’ limited edition Amplifiers coming to musicroom

ChrisVesty May 23, 2012 0

Fender have just announced a limited edition amplifier – the Super-Sonic 22 ‘Black Gold’. With an elegant two-tone gold and black covering, white piping, and black grille cloth, this amplifier really looks fantastic. The

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