For the past decade, Marcus Henderson has been locked up in a Silicon Valley bunker recreating the greatest guitar music of all time. You’ve undoubtedly heard his work for the Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and Karaoke Revolution Party video games.
Operation Music Aid: Instruments for Wounded Veterans by Colette Hebert The note was simple, but powerful. It came from a soldier of the United States Marine Corps, wounded in battle. “Thank you for the instruments,” he wrote. “It means so much as I’m trying to learn to replay the guitar after losing my arm.” More […]
Many musicians end up working “day jobs” to make ends meet, but Brenda Lynn Allen loves her day job just as much as she loves evening gigs performing on stage, in and around Nashville.
Bill Abernathy, 56, has been writing songs and playing guitar for most of his life, though it’s rarely been his focus. Today, with two grown children and a well-established career as a logistics expert for a large multi-national company, Abernathy has reached the top of Reverbnation’s Americana chart with his very first album, Changes.
By day, members of Lenox Underground run law firms, head marketing companies, and raise families. The seven bandmates, ranging in age from 49 to 59, juggle the responsibilities of life, while having fun in a band. And beyond all that—they give back every cent they make from gigs to their charity, the Lenox Underground Foundation, […]
Stephen Lynch Explains Why Music Came First By Cherie Yurco In 2012 Stephen Lynch launched his fifth album, Lion, and a tour that’s brought him across the US and all around the UK, where he wound up 2013. Lion is acoustic guitar, catchy duets, and hilariously clever, but sometimes slightly off-color, lyrics. Here he explains […]
rammy-nominated singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb launched into the spotlight in 1994 with her platinum-selling, number one hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the Ben Stiller-directed film Reality Bites
This is a continuation of the Q&A from the online story … Patrick Jason Matthews: A Day in the Life of a Nashville Songwriter Did you start out working as a full-time songwriter when you arrived here? No, I have a college degree to teach English, but I didn’t want anything that had any responsibility […]