My Long-Awaited Chance To See David Gilmour Of Pink Floyd

Liam Fitzpatrick | Posted 01.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Liam Fitzpatrick

There are not many times in life you get to see your heroes. And even fewer who leave you with a better impression than the one you had. But the understated Gilmour is one of the greats. The encore of Time and Comfortably Numb will never be forgotten.

We Continue to Wait for Tahmid Hasib Khan

Farzana Rahman | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK
Farzana Rahman

My memories of Bangladesh are those of someone else. Being a second generation immigrant is a strange thing; memories and ties to a place you have visited but never lived in. A curious familiarity and nostalgia created through the stories retold by homesick parents to children who speak and think in a different language.

NEW MUSIC: Glass Caves in Manchester

Olivia Jones | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

An alternative rock band from York, these four boys have already released a strong self funded album. 12,000 likes on Facebook and over 200,000 plays on spotify, they clearly have something that people want to know about. I managed to grab time with the lead man Matt, in the pub opposite the gig.

Five Things You Can Teach Yourself to Maintain Your Mental Wellbeing

Tayana Simons | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

It's that time of year when everyone heads to the gym to fulfill their resolution to 'get healthy' in 2016, and whilst maintaining your physical health is important we often forget that keeping our mind active plays a huge part in our overall well being.

Music City and its Easy Charm had Us Hankering After Music Men

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

A mild case of heat stroke or the result of a lingering PBR hangover, either-way I was buzzed by the easy charm of Music City, its music-rich story and the promise of fiery hot chicken on every corner.

Man Having Brain Surgery Wows Doctors By Playing 'Yesterday' On Guitar

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Brazilian man has stunned the world after performing a rendition of 'Yesterday' by The Beatles during open brain surgery. Anthony Kulkamp Dias, 3...

100 Famous Bass Lines In Just One Medley

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Are you, like us, totally addicted to bass? The instrument, that is. Not the fish. If so, you'll like this video from Davie504, in which he plays 1...

Alex Lipinski, Alone On a One Way Road

Jason Holmes | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

He speaks rapidly, words tripping over each other to get out, but when Alex Lipinski sings it's with the poise of someone naturally immersed in the songwriting medium.

Michael Rundle

'Rocksmith 2014' Review | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

'Rocksmith 2014' is an all-new sequel to last year's fantastic guitar tutor and 'real life' music game. Out now for PC/Mac, Xbox 360 and PS3. Key F...

Is Guitar Music Dead?

Greg Stevenson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Greg Stevenson

We look back at ten years ago, when we were in our teens, and see the mainstream success of Franz Ferdinand, The Libertines, Kaiser Chiefs and Razorlight amongst others and wonder where their contemporary equivalents are hiding.

Aziz Ibrahim: Keeping the Faith After the Stone Roses

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Longsight M13. It's an area of Manchester immortalised by the Ian Brown song co-written by Aziz Ibrahim. It has taken us 15 minutes to drive here from Manchester's Piccadilly Station where Aziz collected me after the journey up from Euston. ..

Talking and Playing Rocksmith 2014 With Paul Cross

Andrew Edney | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Ubisoft will soon be releasing Rocksmith 2014, I had the opportunity to sit down with Paul Cross who is the Creative Director to talk Rocksmith, guitars and Miley Cyrus.

'Please Mr Auctioneer..'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

A rare guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison worth about £150,000 will go on display in London this week. The Beatles VOX ...

To Hell With Being Meaningful; Performance is About Presentation

Matthew Phillips | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

My band, Kites, once had a slogan, which read 'All style; no substance'. At the time, this mantra was designed to be facetious. You see, I have unveiled contempt for performers who are so consumed by their own highfalutin that they forget to create a show for their audience.

A Night Playing the New Rocksmith Game From Ubisoft - it's Like Guitar Hero, But for Real!

Andrew Edney | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

A lot of people really loved, and still love Guitar Hero, and for those people who would like to take their guitar playing to the next level, or rather learn how to play the guitar for real, then Rocksmith is certainly something that could help with that.

WATCH: 13 Kids Who Can Really Rock

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

If you're anxious about your own guitar/piano/singing skills, then you may not want to click through our 13-strong video gallery of kids who can rock....

WATCH: 91 Words For 'Drunk' In One Minute

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Ali Spagnola describes herself as a "drinking composer with a music problem", which makes sense considering she's written a song that features 91 syno...

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

Nigel Price: Striking Chords

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

To paraphrase a well-known British songwriter, he's got a pick in his pocket and it makes him a player. Nigel Price, one of the leading lights of the UK funk and jazz scene, spoke to Jason Holmes about his taste in music and how devotion to the guitar transformed his life.

WATCH: Millennium Falcon Guitar

Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever played the ‘name the Star Wars memorabilia’ game? Here’s a time-saving tip: play the ‘name the non-Star Wars memorabilia’ game instead ...

The Guitar That's Travelled 50,000 Times Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Tech

A Larrivée parlour acoustic guitar has travelled 50,000 times around the Earth in the International Space Station, making it easily the most widely t...

Graham Coxon in Photo Self-Shoot Shocker

Tom Oldham | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tom Oldham

So for all the wonderful privileges that being the in-house photographer for The Fly magazine brings, the greatest challenge for me is constantly coming up with new ideas for shoots to best represent the huge array of fantastic musical artists the title constantly features.

Find Out Why This Old Guitar Is Now Worth £10,000

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

A guitar has been turned into a "one-off" worth around £10,000 after being decorated with 24-carat gold and mother of pearl. Expert luthier Kim We...

WATCH: Bassist Swings Guitar Off His Shoulder

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Mason Wittmer is the rhythm guitarist for unsigned Pennsylvanian rock band StillWaiting - a man capable of keeping time, strumming strings and, um, th...

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Girl Practises Incredibly Difficult Guitar Track

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Comedy

As any die-hard Guitar Hero fan will tell you, Stratosphere - a guitar track from Finnish symphonic metal band Stratovarius - is one of the hardest th...