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The Learn Guitar podcast from the National Guitar Academy will make you a better guitarist by teaching you our best guitar tips and secrets for rapid progress. We SIMPLIFY the guitar world so you can make music and have fun as quickly as possible. We discuss chords and chord technique, we share lead guitar secrets, we tell you how to sound more rhythmic and musical and we also teach you music theory. ‘Lead Lines’ is the part of the show when we discuss lead guitar techniques, scales, riffs, ...
 
Do More Cool Shit is spreading the good word of creativity and courage. It is all about collaborating and supporting other creatives Do More Cool Shit! I will share the best projects, chat with folks doing fun, creative stuff, and offer up challenges all in the hopes to motivate and inspire you to pick up a hammer, play the guitar, do whatever the heck you have always wanted to do. Something getting in your way? Let us exorcize that shit right out of your way. Creativity and courage is not m ...
 
Wood. Metal. Circuitry. Speakers. The base components of the equipment that translates the melodies in your head and hands to the audience. From checking out the latest innovative designs to finding out the backstory behind legends and classics, join hosts Paul Berezetzky and Eric Lucero as they explore the ever-growing world of guitar and bass gear. They will review gear on-air and interview artists about the sounds that inspired them in the first place and how they created their signature ...
 
Everyone has a music story. I interview fans just like you and me who have had great encounters with their musical heroes! 15 minutes of straight talk on a cool musical story. Maybe because of musical karma….Famous people like to run into me. It’s just really fun to talk with Ben Harper in a park about life, have a beer with John Welsley Harding at a Philly bar, kiss Juliana Hatfield (it happened), drink with Michael Buble in Osaka Japan, meeting the legendary blues-man James Cotton backstag ...
 
Courtney Pine Global (CPG) is an exciting non-stop music playlist of the best new jazz releases dropping globally. From swing, smooth-jazz and latin-jazz to fusion, rock and global beats, Courtney picks a cool mix of new and well-known artists for you to work, rest and play to! Easy listening vocals, soulful bop, experimental vibes. Refreshingly new jazz. Funk, World and Hiphop lovers will enjoy these grooves too!A Jazz-pod Production - www.jazz-pod.com
 
I'm the Hack of all Trades and a master of none. Welcome to my world of picking up new hobbies, learning new schools, and ultimately moving onto the next shiny item in the never ending world of cool gear. I always find myself diving head first into new hobbies only to abandon them shortly thereafter. Come along as I tell you all about the latest tech and gear and that leaves me broke but happy.
 
Hey! We're BroVision, your one stop podcast for all things manly! We talk movies, tech, sports, music, and anything else bro-worthy! We're YouTube vloggers who get together and chat, so we thought we might as well broadcast it! Your Hosts: Brady: Teenager from Orlando. Runs a YouTube channel called Around Orlando Vlogs, which centers around the theme parks. He also does awesome guitar covers! Conner: Also from Orlando, Conner vlogs about music, his life, and most recently, theme parks. His c ...
 
In this podcast, we will discuss Tone, how to achieve the tone of your dreams, and what the pros are doing to get the signature sounds that we all love and admire. We will talk music as well as explore the relationship between your instrument and the rest of your equipment, such as guitars, amps, pedals, and more. So be ready for some great stories, lots of information, and cool interviews. We will explore music in general, artists/bands, and their music. In each episode I will introduce my ...
 
What kind of mindset does it take to crack the elusive code of the music business? You and I are going to find out! In the Brenton Hund Podcast we will sit down with exceptional individuals and tease out their strategies and stories. These are folks I've met in my decades in the music industry, and they are nothing short of music extremists with strong opinions. I want to know what makes them tick, what fuels their passion, and how they have become who they are. Let's go!
 
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Today in 2018, the release of the album “Triumphant Hearts” by guitarist Jason Becker. Not many people in music know as much about triumph over adversity as Jason Becker, who found new ways to create and share music decades after being diagnosed with ALS. Plus: for the holidays, Springfield, Illinois has a city bus covered in tens of thousands of f…
 
Today in 1660, for the first time a woman took to the stage in England and performed a role in a production of Shakespeare’s Othello. We know she was a trailblazer. We know she was a pioneer. We don’t know who she was. Plus: today in 2013, Metallica became the first band to play on all seven continents with a concert in Antarctica. Who was the firs…
 
Today in 1897 is said to be the day that London first licensed motor vehicles as taxicabs. They were nicknamed "hummingbirds" and they were battery-powered. Plus: today in 1945 a US sergeant sends a letter home from the front, and it gets there... eventually. THE SURPRISINGLY OLD STORY OF LONDON’S FIRST EVER ELECTRIC TAXI (Science Museum) Science M…
 
Courtney’s playing refreshingly cool new jazzy vibes for you to work, rest and play to! Jam-packed full of new releases and plenty of fun, including many of the artists introducing their own tracks! This week uplifting bigband, be-bop, hot blues, African flute, classic vocal swing, Belgian guitar fusion, trombone reggae, latin contemporary jazz, Cu…
 
Today in 2019, the sale of a portrait by 19th Century English miniaturist Sarah Biffin, a renowned artist who was born without full arms or legs and whose life and work are the subject of an exhibition now running in London. Plus: British Columbia-based artist Elspeth McLean turns round stones from the ocean into colorful and extremely ornate mini …
 
Producer, musician, luthier and composer Galeazzo Frudua is credited as being one of the main specialists in The Beatles vocals. As a trained Luthier from the Stradivarius School in Cremona, Italy, he revolutionised the making of one electric guitar that covered all the bases. It sold in its hundreds to some of the biggest rock stars in the world! …
 
This week we're replaying some of our favorite monster-themed stories. In this episode from July 2019, the story of the Hodag. This fearsome folk monster has shown up in the Harry Potter universe and tangled with the Scooby Gang, but it first "appeared" in a town in central Wisconsin. Plus: in the community of Joensuu, Finland: the first-ever World…
 
Hello! And welcome to the Dana Gould Hour Podcast. We are in high dudgeon of the holiday season and we have an episode that, we hope, will stuff your stocking with candy coated oral enticements. We have two great guests joining us. From the Ologies podcast, as well as CBS’ Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca, Alie Ward is here to discuss a…
 
This week we're replaying some of our favorite monster-themed stories. In this episode from February 2021, the story of Milicent Patrick, who designed the monster featured in the classic movie “Creature From The Black Lagoon.” Plus: in Japan, the Telecube gives remote employees a work space inside a phone booth. Movie monster maker Milicent Patrick…
 
This week we're replaying some of our favorite monster-themed stories. In this episode from September 2019, researchers try to finally solve the long-running mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, though they can agree that whatever is in there isn't shown in the famous photo of "Nessie." Plus: a study finds T. Rex probably had a kind of air conditioner…
 
This week we're replaying some of our favorite monster-themed stories. In this episode from June 2020, a look at one of the most important monster movies most people have never heard of. “Them!” (note the exclamation mark in the title) featured giant irradiated ants, James Arness, the Wilhelm Scream, Fess Parker, Leonard Nimoy and more! Plus: scien…
 
Welcome to the latest Courtney Pine Global Podcast Bitesize Edition! A coffee break’s worth of cool jazzy vibes to wet your appetite for the full show. Commercial free, and hand-picked by Courtney for a vibrant, and soulful listen! This wk a reggae summit, the best blues swing EVER plus an American Songbook classic! The feel good keeps a-buildin' &…
 
This week we're replaying some of our favorite monster-themed stories. In this episode from June 2020, a couple in Murphysboro, Illinois reports seeing a tall, hairy, extremely smelly creature that over time became known as The Big Muddy Monster. But what the heck was it? Plus: the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s final concert. And yes, there’s a hi…
 
For some people, watching football is the best part of Thanksgiving weekend. Today in 1950, there was a football game that had to be seen to be believed: the Snow Bowl. Plus: today is known in some circles as Dine Over Your Kitchen Sink Day. Snow Bowl - November 25, 1950 (Weather.gov) How A Blizzard Made The 1950 Michigan/Ohio State ‘Snow Bowl’ Mos…
 
There aren't a lot of top-drawer Thanksgiving specials, but the "WKRP In Cincinnati" episode "Turkeys Away" may qualify. Here's some of the real life story that inspired the absolutely bonkers plot of the show. Turkeys Away: An Oral History (Classic TV History) We give thanks today (and every day) for our Patreon backers, and for all our listeners …
 
Today in 1804, the birthday of President Franklin Pierce. He's not well known today, but in his time, people learned about the 14th president through a biography written by the acclaimed novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne. Plus: today in 1999, the area around Cape Canaveral, Florida gets a very appropriate area code. Franklin Pierce: NH's Forgotten Presi…
 
This is maybe the most adorable scientific study of the year: researchers have been testing whether bumblebees like to play with toys… and they do! Plus: in Duluth, Minnesota, the famous Bentleyville Tour of Lights is underway. Bumblebees Like Playing With Toys, Study Finds (Treehugger) Bentleyville Tour of Lights We all need to play, but thanks to…
 
Courtney’s playing refreshingly cool new jazzy vibes for you to work, rest and play to! Jam-packed full of new releases and plenty of fun, including many of the artists introducing their own tracks! On fire post-bop, superlative smooth grooves, joyous spirituals, Afro-cuban smooth, 70's style funk rock, Deep South soul funk + avant-garde, contempor…
 
The World Cup is getting underway in Qatar. The Cup's official ball has a colorful and busy design, perfect for HDTVs. Here's the story of how the classic black and white ball got its design. Plus: this time in 1938, some TV viewers in New York were watching... the BBC? The Footballs during the FIFA World Cup™ (FIFA) BBC Television received in New …
 
Today in 1923, the birthday of Alan Shepard. He was the first American in space, and the first person to ever play golf on the Moon. Plus: when night falls tonight in the northern Alaska town of Utqiaġvik, also known as Barrow, it’s going to linger. The Moon Club (USGA) America’s northern most town entered polar night Thursday (WHSV) Help us get to…
 
Today in 1858, the founding of the city of Denver, Colorado. The state capitol building in Denver features a kind of stone known as Colorado Rose Onyx, and so far it's the only one. Plus: for National Baklava Day, a look at the world's largest baklava. Only in Denver: Rose Onyx at Colorado State Capitol (Denver.org) Largest baklava (Guinness) Our P…
 
It's National Fast Food Day, and here's the story of an uncommon fast food restaurant: the Friendship 500, a floating McDonald's restaurant in the 80s nicknamed the "McBarge." Plus: in Germany, there's a fast food place with a paddle-thru lane for canoeists and kayakers. The Creepiest McDonald’s In The World (LethbridgeNewsNow) The World’s Only Flo…
 
Today in 1938, a California woman took a stand in court for the right to wear slacks instead of a dress in court. Here's the story of Helen Hulick and her campaign against "anti-slackism." Plus: today in 1929, the release of the film "Atlantic," which was actually the same film made multiple times in multiple languages. California Retrospective: In…
 
Welcome to the latest Courtney Pine Global Podcast Bitesize Edition! A coffee break’s worth of cool jazzy vibes to wet your appetite for the full show. Commercial free, and hand-picked by Courtney for a vibrant, and soulful listen! This week Brazil meets Afro-Cuban rhythms, legendary organ swing meets samba, & soul funk from Nashville NEVER disappo…
 
Today in 1943, a US Navy ship almost caused a gigantic tragedy, by inadvertently launching a torpedo at the president of the United States. Plus: this month in 1932, the UK’s Home Office got a complaint about ancient drawing known as the Cerne Abbas Giant and his “impassioned obscenity.” This WWII Naval Ship Was So Unlucky, It Almost Killed FDR (Ta…
 
For Veterans Day, the story of the Comanche Code Talkers, 17 veterans of the second World War who created an unbroken code in their native language that saved lives and helped the US military effort. Comanche language helped win World War II (US Army) Comanche Code Talkers (Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center) 124th Signal Battalion (ArmyH…
 
Today in 1958, the Hope Diamond became property of the Smithsonian Institution. Legend has it the giant blue diamond carries with it a centuries-old curse... even though some of its owners have actually done just fine for themselves. Plus: a statue in Spain pays tribute to a heavy metal enthusiast known as the Rocker Grandma. History of the Hope Di…
 
There's a new technique that could help people trying to fend off chronic nightmares - and it involves playing "neutral" piano chords at just the right times. Plus: an art museum in Germany discovers one of its Mondrian paintings has been on display upside down for decades! A piano chord helped reduce chronic nightmares, a study showed (Washington …
 
It's National Tongue Twister Day, and among those who practice tongue twisters as part of their training are auctioneers. Here's a look at how they do their work. Plus: a visit to Montana's famous Ringing Rocks. What it takes to be an art auctioneer at the largest auction house in the world (Insider) Auctioneer Practice Drills & Exercises (Western …
 
Courtney’s playing refreshingly cool new jazzy vibes for you to work, rest and play to! Jam-packed full of new releases and plenty of fun, including many of the artists introducing their own tracks! This wk smooth latin jazz, classic bop, New Orleans jazz poetry, samba-salsa beats, Pharaoh Sanders spiritual vocal tribute, jazz lounge, esoteric soni…
 
This day in 1916 was an important day in US Postal Service history - a rule change that came after the community of Vernal, Utah basically had a bank mailed to them, in installments of bricks. Plus: a developer in England tore down a pub that was considered a historic site, so they had to put the original pub back up in its original location with t…
 
Today in 1980, six counties in southern New Jersey voted on whether they should strike out on their own and become a separate state of South Jersey. And five of those counties actually voted yes! Plus: the Peace Tower on Canada's Parliament Hill has a giant clock that cannot ever be turned backwards. So how does it handle the end of Daylight Saving…
 
It's National Sandwich Day, and there are lots of great ones out there. The worst sandwich has a pretty clear champion - the Raines sandwich. Though to be fair, it wasn’t ever really intended to be eaten. Plus: back in 1984, the number one song on the Billboard pop chart was “Caribbean Queen” by Billy Ocean. He actually recorded different versions …
 
Around this time in 2001, eccentric Hollywood legend Marlon Brando held a 10-day seminar called “Lying For A Living" where he alternately taught acting and did very, very Marlon Brando things. Plus: this weekend in Florence, South Carolina, it’s the South Carolina Pecan Music and Food Festival. Marlon Brando’s Real Last Tango: The Never-Told Story …
 
Welcome to the latest Courtney Pine Global Podcast Bitesize Edition! A coffee break’s worth of cool jazzy vibes to wet your appetite for the full show. Commercial free, and hand-picked by Courtney for a vibrant, and soulful listen! This week the return of UK jazz lounge legend Matt Bianco, electric fusion from Christian McBride's bass & vocal samba…
 
Today in 1800, President John Adams first moved into the president's house, which, despite rumors to the contrary, was always a White House. Here's how it gets repainted. Plus: for National Calzone Day, a visit to a place in West Virginia that serves a gigantic calzone challenge. It takes a lot of work to keep the White House painted white! (White …
 
Happy Halloween! Today we pay a visit to a house in Waxahachie, Texas that's a real-world replica of the home of TV's Munsters. Plus: today in 2002, a soccer record that probably won’t ever be equaled: a team from Madagascar scored 149 goals against itself. Welcome to the ‘Munsters’ Mansion in Waxahachie (Texas Monthly) Mingle with monsters (and Ma…
 
Great interview with David Downham, owner of The Gradwell House Studios. Yes, it was originally a house with a basement studio/DIY show space in Maple Shade NJ on W. Gradwell Ave. The studio has since occupied a chop shop in Gloucester City (2002-2004), some slumlord's leaky-roofed shit-hole on Atlantic ave in Haddon Heights (2004-2016) and our new…
 
Today in 1883, a bizarre headline in the New York Times: “Actor Demoralized By Tomatoes.” Why have audiences thrown tomatoes and other foods at performers? Plus: this weekend in Yardley, Pennsylvania, it’s Canal-O-Ween, a special stroll through a waterway of lit pumpkins. AN ACTOR DEMORALIZED BY TOMATOES. (The New York Times) HAS THERE EVER BEEN AN…
 
If you have fields, you almost certainly have weeds. Pulling them can take a lot of time or money, but farmers now have a new way to make that part of the job a lot easier: a weed-zapping robot that uses lasers. Plus: this weekend in Hiawatha, Kansas, runners are set to take part in the Great Pumpkin Relay. This new farming robot uses lasers to kil…
 
It's National Mule Day, so it's a great day to celebrate a mule who singlehandedly… showed up at some Major League Baseball games. Here's the story of the official mule mascot of the New York Mets. Plus: The Instagram account Les Facades de Paris focuses on the fabulous fronts of Paris’s shops, homes and other buildings. Double Bray: When the New Y…
 
Have you seen the series, "The Offer" on Paramount Plus? It's FANTASTIC! Join the Midmodcasters, Paula, Dave and Craig as they talk with "The Voice of the Mid Modcast," star of stage and screen, Allen Marsh! We're happy to have Allen join us as he talks about his role and the making of this fascinating series. Shoot us an email and share your thoug…
 
Today in 1944, the greatest concert in Carnegie Hall history, featuring a truly incomparable singer: the one and only Florence Foster Jenkins. Here's how the woman sometimes called the worst opera singer of all time ended up on one of the most famous stages of all time. Plus: today in 1912, the birthday of Grand Ole Opry comedian Minnie Pearl, who'…
 
Courtney’s playing refreshingly cool new jazzy vibes for you to work, rest and play to! Jam-packed full of new releases and plenty of fun, including many of the artists introducing their own tracks! This wk fantastic LIVE jazz from Italy & France, funk fusion, cuban & Brazil lyricism, trio magic, classic James Brown, minimalism...these Fantastic Ar…
 
It's United Nations Day, and UN headquarters in New York City is a pretty interesting place if you like geopolitics, world history or beekeeping. Here's a closer look at the UN's own beehives. Plus: a group of artists is raising awareness about the risks of "ghost gear" from fishing boats by making sculptures out of the lost material that resemble …
 
Great interview with Peter Brown of Loudo Guitars. At 14, he took apart his Squire Stratocaster, and then hastily reassembled it when he saw his mom’s reaction. It wasn’t until Brown discovered the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery in Phoenix, Arizona, that he finally found his calling. At Roberto Venn, Brown trained himself to work long hours, perfo…
 
Happy National Apple Day! Today it's the story of Maria Ann Smith, who discovered the tart, juicy green apple now known around the world as the Granny Smith. Plus: today in 1969, the Beatles’ record company, Apple, got a telegram asking if Paul McCartney wanted to come to New York for a pretty special recording session. Who was Granny Smith? (City …
 
It’s that time of year again! Houses are adorned with skeletons and ghosts, abandoned malls are full of haunted houses are open and everywhere you look people are drinking pumpkin spice lattes and quietly wondering what it is they actually taste like because they don’t taste like pumpkins, they’re not spicy and they don’t taste like lattes, so you …
 
If we’re ever going to get to a world of self-driving cars we’re going to need ways to make sure that world is safe - and one way to keep pedestrians safe near autonomous vehicles may be… googly eyes. Seriously. Plus: this weekend in Pittsburgh, it's the Dirty Dozen Bike Race, which sends riders up the steepest hills in the city. Animated Googly Ey…
 
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