This smashed up Fender Stratocaster guitar will cost you $75,000

The smashed up body of a 1964 Fender Stratocaster is up for auction at eye-watering prices but if it can’t be played, Who made it so expensive? That was a terrible joke because the guitar…

Fender reveal 11 new Original Series guitars at NAMM

Fender have a new line of remakes for their classics which will replace their line of American Vintage guitars with the new American Original Series. Another year, another NAMM and this year Fender are continuing…

The Eagles are suing the Mexican ‘Hotel California’ for association

Hotel California isn’t such a lovely place when it faces a lawsuit for “actively encouraging” visitors that it’s related to the Eagles and their Grammy-winning song. The Eagles have filed a lawsuit on a hotel…

Explore the history of Moog with an interactive timeline from the Bob Moog Foundation

Follow a timeline of archived Moog catalogs and watch the history of one of the world’s most influential electronic instruments ever made. The timeline features a giant selection of Moog related catalogs all the way…

The 6 most influential Drum Machines ever made

Drum machines have had a massive influence in contemporary music with drum synthesis appearing on more tracks than you’d ever realise. With it’s prevalence today, I¬†want to take you back to the classics that made…

Yamaha Reface Unveiled – Four New Mini Keyboards

Yamaha have been teasing their new series of synthesisers ‘Reface’ for weeks and finally we are all able to see what Yamaha are bringing to the table this year. The Reface range consists of four…

Daft Punk – Get Lucky | Played by 10 Epic Famous Guitar Players

What would Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ sound like it if were performed by some of the most famous guitar players? With the help of Andre Antunes, he performs the hit in the style of Nirvana,…

Ministry of Sound releases iDrum Anthems app for iPhone or iPod Touch

Previously here on RouteNote we have talked a little about musical iphone or ipod touch applications such as the Ocarina, and here is a new one, the iDrum. The iDrum lets users remix a bunch…