Music Gear News
Electric violin players outline new approach
Electric violin group FUSE have revealed that their music achieves what many people had previously thought was impossible.
The duo are currently gearing up to record their debut album on the Edel label, which features electric violin interpretations of famous rock songs.
Joan Jett's 1982 classic I Love Rock and Roll, which was later covered by Britney Spears in 2002, is among the well-known songs on the LP.
Linzi Stoppard, one-half of the band, said: "No-one thought that what we do was even possible.
"Everything you hear is violins."
She revealed that they chose material from huge stadium acts as they want to evoke a similar sense of size and power in their music.
Stoppard said the style they use is more akin to that of an electric guitar player, although with more electricity and soul.
"We specialise in blowing away people's preconceptions," she added.
The album also includes a number of special guests, including Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and Status Quo's electric guitar player Francis Rossi, who appears on a new version of the band's 1974 hit single Down Down.Posted on 22 Dec 2009 20:00 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Steinberg has updated the mature Cubase DAW family with its most powerful version yet. Get ready for Cubase 10.
Schecter unveils its brand-new 2019 electric guitars and basses featuring Reaper models with stunning burl tops, Fishman Fluence-equipped C models, new signature guitars, and more.
Find out how you could save up to 15% on Antelope Audio interfaces, and claim up to 2 free microphones during November 2018.
Find out how you could win a Hartwood Villanelle dreadnought acoustic guitar and hard case!
Hartwood acoustic, electro acoustic, and classical guitars offer solid-top designs, Fishman preamps, vintage looks, and more...
The Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk3 promises to revolutionise digital DJing with its motorised jog wheels and brand-new Haptic Drive technology. It's in stock now!
Recent Music News
Here at Gear4music we have a great relationship with Zildjian Cymbals and this year we were lucky enough to be invited to the factory and headquarters over in Norwell, Massachusetts, USA.
Click here to read the latest news about music equipment, product launches, industry news, and more.
Click here to see the latest competitions and promotions at Gear4music. Save money on musical instruments, software, and equipment. Find out about our active competitions.
AKAI's MPC software has been updated to Firmware 2.3, introducing three new plugin instruments and enhanced functionality.
Boss Nextone is a new series of guitar amps featuring the latest development of BOSS's Tube Logic technology for the authentic response of 4 different power tubes.
Before 31.12.18, customers buying select Apollo X interfaces can claim free UAD plugins worth up to £947!