Hypnotic Nights!

Hypnotic Nights! Fun / Music / Stuff We Love

NPR is streaming Hypnotic Nights, the new album from Nashville natives JEFF the Brotherhood.  Their Third Man Records single “Whatever I Want” was featured in our Twenty announcement video a few months back, but if that’s your only exposure to the Brothers Orrall, get ready to feel the wind in your hair.  Hypnotic Nights is […]

60 Seconds During the Year Everything Changed

60 Seconds During the Year Everything Changed Community / Music / Uncategorized

They call 1969 “The Year Everything Changed.” That was the year that 500 million people watched Neil Armstrong leave the first human footprints on the moon. Rupert Murdoch bought his first newspaper. An oil spill led to the first Earth Day (held the following year), and a river caught fire in Ohio, sparking the creation […]

Record stores hold a place in my heart…

Record stores hold a place in my heart… Music / Special Events

Record stores have always been a haven for me. Maybe I’ve read “High Fidelity” too many times, but one day, I’ll have a record store. I think everyone has a memory of being in their favorite record store, hearing something phenomenal play through those 1970s bookshelf speakers for the first time, and then running home […]

Welcome Back Music City Roots!

Welcome Back Music City Roots! Community / In The News / Music / New

Our good friends over at Music City Roots have a heck of a season lined up.  First show of the new season airs tonight and features Gareth Dunlop, Audrey Auld, Jabe Beyer, The Vespers and The Driftwood Singers.    Can’t make it out to the Loveless Cafe to watch live?  Fret not, as there are a […]

Win StudioConnect and JamUp PRO!  Here’s how.

Win StudioConnect and JamUp PRO! Here’s how. Apps / Griffin Gear / Music / Prizes & Discounts

Play guitar or bass? Know someone who does? Then our friends over at Positive Grid are running a contest you should check out. Positive Grid makes JamUp, a cool multi-effect processor app for iPad. Its authentic tones, sound-on-soundlooping and all-around incredible jamming experience is the perfect partner for our StudioConnect Audio/MIDI Dock for iPad. Connect […]

Jaren Johnston on Song Creation

Jaren Johnston on Song Creation Music / New

Shooting video to support this week’s launch of StudioConnect gave us the opportunity to sit down and visit with four singer/songwriter/players and learn about how they made music. In our first interview, we talked with Jaren Johnston to talk about song creation.  Jaren’s a busy guy:  He sings lead and plays guitar for The Cadillac […]