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2011-12-06 23:32:37

The sounds produced by a fiddle are not always musical, but the fiddle is still nevertheless regarded as a musical instrument. However, if one uses sticks or car engines to create music — do they become musical instruments? This is the point of departure for Per Anders Nilsson's research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. On 25 November 2011 Per Anders Nilsson successfully defended his doctoral thesis A Field of Possibilities: designing and playing digital musical instruments...

2011-07-16 00:00:36

TEGG partnership helps BASS Electric provide enhanced electrical distribution system maintenance and asset management. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 15, 2011 BASS Electric announced today that it is a full-service TEGG Service provider and employs certified electricians / technicians who have and will continue to receive extensive annual testing and maintenance training. The TEGG partnership, which began in 2004, helps BASS Electric provide electrical preventative maintenance on all...

2011-06-07 08:30:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knotice, the leading provider of direct digital marketing software and services, is helping the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation engage shoppers via SMS during its Hot Rod Amplifier Summer Tune Up promotion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110607/CL15013 ) Rebate tags with a shortcode are placed on qualifying Fender Hot Rod Amplifier products. After purchasing the product, consumers simply text the call-to-action to a shortcode...

2011-05-24 05:18:00

MILFORD, N.H., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, JustStrings.com announced the expansion of their popular line of Bulk Strings for guitarists. The line now includes a wide range of gauges in Plain Steel, 80/20 Bronze, Phosphor Bronze, Nickel, Stainless Steel and Classical Nylon. Loop End strings are available in Plain Steel, Phosphor Bronze and Stainless Steel. Bulk long scale bass guitar strings are available in Nickel and Stainless Steel. A customer, Danny Burns wrote in a bulk...

2011-05-21 18:11:00

SHREVEPORT, La., May 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacob Wheeler of Indianapolis, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces Saturday to become the 2011 BFL All-American champion and win $100,000. Wheeler caught a total of 15 bass that weighed 36-3 for the three day event. Jake Morris of McKee, Ky., came in second place with a tournament total of 12 bass weighing 27 pounds, 1 ounce to win $20,000. The Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy was held on Cross Lake in...

2011-05-15 00:02:31

EMG Pickups has released a James Hetfield signature guitar pickup series with the design being driven exclusively by the guitarist for Metallica. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 History was made April 23, 2011 at "The Big 4" event in Indio, California, with four of the biggest acts in metal playing together for the first time in the U.S. On this same day Metallica founder and front man James Hetfield unleashed his new EMG Pickups JH Signature Set to 60,000 metal-hungry fans. The JH Set...

2011-03-03 14:30:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College is set to host its 54th annual Jazz Festival this weekend, highlighting high school jazz bands and performers from across the state. The occasion is one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the country, and will feature renowned bassists Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey, also known as Bass Extremes. Wooten, a founding member of Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones, has won multiple Grammy Awards and has been called the most...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AuraSound, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARUZ) unveiled today the innovative Sound Station, a high-performance media player which at last unleashes the full potential of digital media. By combining an audiophile-class acoustic design with a 7" color screen and a full array of state-of-the-art connectivity features, it is the first true Universal Media Player. It uniquely combines into one elegant compact design the features of...

2011-01-14 05:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary guitar pickup and pedal company Seymour Duncan announces the addition of Tom Menrath as Senior Vice President of Sales and Bill Leigh as Director of Marketing and Communications. The restructuring of the sales and marketing teams is designed to generate significant growth throughout the channel, support an agenda of innovative product releases, and allow the company to better serve musicians everywhere. (Photo:...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.