Monday, July 25, 2011

Lady Gaga's Rise To Fame

The music industry is always buzzing in today's world. Teenagers in particular are keeping up to speed with the latest music artists. I'm going to go through Lady Gaga's (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) rise to fame, and where she is today.

Lady Gaga is an American pop singer, and was born and raised in New York city, America. She studied at the "Convent of the Sacred Heart", and briefly studied at "New York University's Tisch School of the Arts", before she decided she would like to do a musical career. She first began to perform in the rock scene of Manhatton's Lower East Side, and by 2007 was signed with "Steamline Records". While she was employed there an artist know as Akon noticed her outstanding vocal capabilities, and signed her on with his label, "Kon Live Distribution".

Monday, July 11, 2011

Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche Signature Bass

MTD Kingston AG

A renowned bass guitar builder and a great bass player, already longtime friends, joined forces in 2010 to design a special, signature bass that bears both their names. The result is the new MTD Kingston AG 5-string electric bass.

Michael Tobias, the MT in Michael Tobias Designs, has been designing and building some of the world's greatest electric basses for over 35 years. He started Tobias Guitars in 1977, sold the successful company to Gibson in 1990, and continued building basses for Gibson with Tobias/Gibson serial numbers until late 1992 when he moved into a consulting role. A year later he started his custom MTD line in upstate New York where he currently turns out just 10 handcrafted, custom instruments per month, including 4-, 5-, 6- and 7-string electric basses, acoustic basses and a few electric 6-string guitars. The Kingston line is manufactured in Korea to his exacting specifications.