Building The Perfect Guitar: Paul Reed Smith [Video] TEDxMidAtlantic

Paul Reed Smith — guitar-maker, musician, songwriter and the Founder and Managing General Partner of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, was born in Bethesda, Maryland. He made his first playable guitar for extra credit at St. Mary’s College. In 1985, he opened Paul Reed Smith Guitars. Today the company is the third largest electric guitar manufacturer[…]

What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

Watch the full film featuring Brian Eno, Giorgio Moroder, Erykah Badu and more. In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy has teamed up with award-winning director Ralf Schmerberg to create a full-length feature film. What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music includes Brian Eno, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Giorgio Moroder,[…]

John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes -A Pioneering, Interactive Album app For The iPad and iPhone

The Bermuda Tapes is an immersive album app that tells the story of John Lennon’s journey to Bermuda in the summer of 1980. Avid Lennon fans will be treated to rarely heard demo music, while all fans will experience innovative storytelling of a pivotal moment in John Lennon’s life.

What Role Does Self-Confidence Play in a Band?

Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & co-host Greg Kihn for a discussion on the role that self-confidence plays in an artist’s success, on stage and off. Where does it come from? How is it developed? What’s at risk if it’s compromised? Press play and join us in the discussion. Enjoy the show. Download The Rock[…]