An exclusive interview with Ola Gjeilo

Ola Gjeilo

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In an exclusive interview with Musicroom, acclaimed Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo (pronounced Yay-Lo) sheds some light on his development as a composer, the art, music and lands which have inspired him, and his own future as a composer. Based in the USA, Gjeilo divides his time between performing as a professional pianist and composing works Read More

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Checking out Yamaha’s new THR amps and DTX drums – perfect for Christmas?

Looks who's joined the family!

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Musicroom’s product information expert Peter Hulley headed down to check out the latest products from Yamaha last week in London. Check out his report below, complete with photo gallery. The day was arranged in an informal way, with visitors walking around the room and enjoying demos and displays for a selection of new and pre-release Read More

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A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

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I recently bought my first steel string acoustic guitar. At face value, this statement may have less inherent strangeness than it perhaps has as an opener. It becomes more interesting, however, when combined with the fact that I’ve already played guitar (the “classical” variant) for over ten years. Why the gestation period? What stopped me Read More

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Fleetwood Mac set to reunite

Fleetwood Mac

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  Fleetwood Mac have delighted their legion of fans by announcing that the world famous group are to reunite in 2013. The news has been confirmed by singer Stevie Nicks in an interview on US TV station CBS. “It’s the plan. Because that’s what we do. I do my thing, and Lindsey [Buckingham's] out doing Read More

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