Hurray, it’s Jamuary! If you think this month is going to be boring, now that the holidays are gone, we are happy to inform you that you are wrong. First of all, we challenge you to jam along with the beautiful Jamuary Cover Channel. And there is so much more. What then? Let’s ask Nathan Ball.
Tag Archives: Performing
Backstage with Nathan Ball:
Backstage with the Quaker City Night Hawks:
“Don’t do a soundcheck with your quietest song”
They come straight out of Fort Worth Texas. The Quaker City Night Hawks bring back that country rock ‘n roll sound you’ve always longed for. Their tracks are melodious, crispy and straight forward.
Backstage with Arno de Ruyte from SONS
The Belgian garage rock band SONS are skyrocketing. Their shows are loud, dynamic and, for those who have ever seen them live, unforgettable. Just before the holidays we had the chance to talk with guitarist Arno de Ruyte. Hey Arno, how are you? Yeah, busy. I just got off work.
The Detroit Cobras on great soundchecks, living in Detroit, and favorite chords
The Detroit Cobras recorded their first single in 1996 at Sympathy for the Record Industry. They've been playing their own style of garage rock 'n' roll with a Detroit silver lining ever since. In their own words: "Sesame Street in trash cans." Want to know how they do it?
Play along with Ozzy Osbourne’s 2020 tour setlist
Ozzy Osbourne announced that he will be touring again in 2020. The Prince of Darkness had to cancel his concerts this year due to health issues. Luckily the former frontman of Black Sabbath is doing well and he is looking forward to hitting the road again.
What if your favorite rock star invites you on stage to play along? Be prepared for the unexpected
You've elbowed your way to the front of the auditorium and your favorite singer is playing with the ultimate gusto of a rocker in his or her element. Then the music stops, the theatre lights go on, and the eyes of the singer gaze over the crowd, and stop when they see you. “You, yeah you!
Eddie Vedder on tour, what to expect?
A guest appearance by Pearl Jam fan Frank Meeuwsen Can you imagine seeing a band every day during their European tour and being treated to a different setlist on every occasion? You would think that it’s comfortable for a band to stick to a regular, unchangeable setlist for the entire tour.
Backstage with the girls from Gurr:
‘Sometimes things you wrote first and fast are the best’
With their new record "She Says" freshly released and the festival season starting, we were wondering what our Gurr friends are up to this summer. So we contacted Andreya Casablanca (A) and Laura Lee (L). Gurr are no strangers to Chordify.
Backstage with FOKN BOIS
So guys, what was the first instrument that introduced you to music? M3NSA: "All of my friends and family played the piano. My both grandfathers were serious piano players; almost professional so to say. So, when I told my parents that I wanted to learn to play keys they both jumped on it.
Backstage with pianist Martin Kohlstedt
We watched pianist Martin Kohlstedt play an impressive live session at Welcome to the Village. After listening to the hypnotizing sounds of his set we couldn't just leave without asking Martin some questions about his views on playing piano, improvising and music in general.