Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022



Kurt Cobain's electric guitar auctions for nearly $5 million

May 23, 2022 11:43 am

Apart from playing the guitar at various live concerts, the late singer-songwriter also used it for studio recording sessions of “Nevermind” and “In Utero".

Congo's self-taught guitarmaker caters to the stars

November 12, 2021 3:44 pm

For over 40 years the self-taught luthier has used a variety recycled materials and local hardwoods to create guitars that sing with the raw intensity of one of Africa's musical meccas.

Legendary electric guitar inventor Les Paul's personal Gibson up for auction

October 01, 2021 8:15 pm

As acoustic guitars were losing their dominance, Gibson and Les Paul got together in the early 1950s to come up with a solid-body electric guitar

The world gets its first guitar-shaped hotel; here's everything you need to know

October 25, 2019 12:32 pm

The engineering masterpiece stands at an impressive height of 450 feet.

This old guitar: Noel Martin and his love for bass

December 27, 2015 2:45 pm

At Trincas in Kolkata, the clock stopped long ago. And Noel Martin, bass guitarist for 30 years, is steadfast about not changing with the times.

Blues the Warmest Sound

October 15, 2014 12:04 am

Yemen Blues, an Israeli band that has won over the purists by blending jazz, funk and rock with synagogue chants, is on their first India tour.

Struck Upon Gold

October 21, 2013 5:57 am

Performances by Shantanu Pandit and Nischay Parekh turned out to be the crowd-pullers on Day 2 of Bacardi NH7 Weekender

The Sound of Metal

October 30, 2011 4:15 am

Truth be told,Metallica has always been more than just another band. For a few,they were the inspiration to pick up the guitar and make its strings screech that electrifying lead solo from Unforgiven.

Pimpri school sets a 'healthy' example

July 14, 2011 3:38 am

Away from what children describe as academic boredom,G G International School (GGIS),located at Vallabhnagar in Pimpri,has come up with novel initiative: the school starts with children taking to the playground.

The popular strum

July 02, 2010 2:50 am

Ten-year-old Saurabh's summer vacations were just round the corner. His parents were keen on him joining a productive class,so that he wouldn't wile away his time.