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Fab Faux at GW Lisner in DC 5/4/12: Promo Code FAB

From the Cavern to the Rooftop: This Friday in Washington, DC In their 6th annual visit to DC, the five core band members of the Fab Faux will perform the rock and roll music of the Beatles from the early days at the Cavern Club to their very last show on the rooftop. The band [...]

By | April 30th, 2012|Gig Bag|

Spotify: future of music or final nail in the coffin?

One day in the not-too-distant future, we hope to give everybody instant access to all the music in the world. ~ Spotify   What do YOU think?  Take the quick 3-question survey here. If you live in Europe or read MMT, you have probably been using or hearing about Spotify for a few years.  Spotify [...]

By | September 8th, 2011|music industry, Tech|

Five things that make the Fab Faux fabulous

Fabulous. Fantastic. Phenomenal. This month marks the thirteenth anniversary of the faux five, which puts them a couple years past what the fab four were able to manage.  What is it that keeps them together, and has kept their fans coming back for well over a decade? The Fab Faux played Lisner Auditorium in Washington, [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|Gig Bag|

Win Tickets to See and Meet the Fab Faux in DC!

Performing with the Hogs Head Horns and Creme Tangerine Strings Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band in its entirety and a full set of fan favorites Go to the brand new MMT Facebook page to enter for a chance to win two tickets to see the Fab Faux at Lisner Auditorium in DC on 4/15/2011.  [...]

By | March 7th, 2011|Gig Bag, x|

Cover my World #5: The Beatles Complete on Ukelele

We last looked at the Best Covers of 2010.  Before that was a list of covers that eclipse the originals.  We started with artists covering themselves and Amanda Palmer’s ukulele take on Radiohead.  Now we begin 2011 with the most ambitious cover project we have yet discovered (via Interstate Live). The Beatles Complete on Ukulele [...]

By | February 5th, 2011|Gig Bag, Songs|

Holiday Gift Guide for Musicians and Music Lovers #3

Check the How-to-Buy guides if you're interested in gifting drums, keyboards, a guitar or bass. #3: Gifts Under $100,000 Olive 06HD Music Server for Audiophiles - $4,999 What is "HD Music?"  Well, it depends on who you ask, but most music advertised as HD is distributed in a lossless format at a minimum of 24-bit/96 [...]

By | November 30th, 2010|Piano, Tech|

Holiday Gift Guide for Musicians and Music Lovers #1

Check the How-to-Buy guides if you're interested in gifting drums, keyboards, a guitar or bass. #1: Gifts Under $100 What can you get for less than $30?  How about a professional musical instrument that is played by the likes of Bob Dylan and John Popper? There are thousands of harmonicas out there, some cheap, some [...]

By | November 20th, 2010|Bass, Gig Bag, Guitar, Songs, Tech|

Perform > Fab Faux: Live at Lisner

Review of the Fab Faux concert at Lisner Auditorium in Washington DC on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Includes a look at the double drum kit setup of Rich Pagano, and video of the band playing Side 2 (mostly) of the Beatles Abbey Road.

By | May 23rd, 2010|Gig Bag|