Guitar Makers are Getting Slammed by Stepped-Up Regulations on Rosewood

Guitar Makers are Getting Slammed by Stepped-Up Regulations on Rosewood

The extreme scarcity rosewood is affecting the guitar industry — and well as other instrument manufacturers.  Can we live without it? Aside from an international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests, new regulations are making it difficult for guitar companies to acquire enough rosewood.  Among guitar players and manufacturers, rosewood is known for its rich, multicolored grain — and rich, deep […]

Ultimate Ears: Continuing To Refine And Improve Their Offerings – Digital Music News

Ultimate Ears: Continuing To Refine And Improve Their Offerings – Digital Music News

Ultimate Ears LIVE UE LIVE is ideal for festivals, arenas and stadiums, and fers a perfect solution for touring musicians. Built with a hybrid acoustic architecture, these monitors incorporate the most complex and powerful acoustic systems Ultimate Ears has ever developed, including six balanced armatures, one dynamic driver and the True Tone Plus, an upgraded version Ultimate Ears’ proprietary True […]

The Best 'MTV Unplugged' Performances

The Best 'MTV Unplugged' Performances

Over three decades ago ― in 1986 ― a music industry treasure was brought into the world. Thanks to producers Robert Small and Jim Burns alongside songwriter Jules Shear, fans have intimate memories their favorites forever documented on MTV Unplugged. The specials air few and far between now, but back in its prime (1989 to 1999), it showcased artists’ range […]