Latest Unplugged Stories

2011-03-24 10:00:00

NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Our World Live (OWL) will partner with MBK Entertainment on its second concert series, "OWL Music," launching this Spring, Michael Williams, Our World Live CEO, announced today. The series will be available to audiences worldwide at OWLMusic.com and via mobile devices using an app to be launched prior to the first concert. MBK's Jeff Robinson and Jeanine McLean will serve as producers on all OWL Music concerts along with OWL's Michael Williams...

2011-02-17 12:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UK chart-topper Adele serenades American audiences during her "VH1 Unplugged" performance proving that soulful sounds have no boundaries. Debuting online at Unplugged .VH1.com on Thursday, March 3, at 7PM*, Adele's powerhouse performance includes "Someone Like You," "Don't You Remember," "Chasing Pavements," "Rolling In The Deep," and Carol King's "Natural Woman" made popular by Aretha Franklin. "Turning Tables," off of her sophomore album "21,"...

2010-08-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning group Train is the latest to join the roster of VH1's iconic series, Unplugged. "Unplugged: Train" launches on VH1.com on August 12th with exclusive interviews from the group, a Starburst contradiction "fun" cover, and an intimate performance including acoustic versions of some of the group's smash hits from their latest album, Save Me San Francisco, including "Hey, Soul Sister," "If It's Love," "Marry Me," and their sophomore hit...

2010-01-21 13:18:00

DALLAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Join HDNet this Sunday for a special presentation of "UNWIGGED & UNPLUGGED: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer." This concert event features the legendary musical and comedic trio performing music from heavy metal's loudest band, Spinal Tap, along with the folk music from "A Mighty Wind," and more. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) UNWIGGED & UNPLUGGED features two plus hours of songs...

2009-12-07 07:27:00

PADOVA, Italy, December 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrera, one of the most recognized sunglass and sport eyewear brands in the world from Safilo Group, is excited to announce the inclusion of its "PANAMERIKA 1" model in 12-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/producer Alicia Keys' new music video for "Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart," off her new album 'The Element Of Freedom', being released on MBK Entertainment/J Records December 15th. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2009-05-26 13:02:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmonix, the world's premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS), announced that Rock Band Unplugged(TM) for the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system ships to stores in North America and Europe today! Developed by Harmonix in partnership with Backbone Entertainment, a Foundation 9 Entertainment studio, Rock Band...

2009-05-18 09:00:00

Take Rock Band On-the-Go With Tracks From Mega Artists Nirvana, Pearl Jam, The Police, Jackson 5, Tenacious D and More! CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmonix, the world's leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS), today announced the full setlist for Rock Band(TM) Unplugged, the music videogame based on the award-winning Rock Band series of games,...

2009-04-08 06:00:00

Rock Band Unplugged to utilize the first fully-featured in-game store for downloadable content on the PSP system Sony Computer Entertainment America Celebrates the Power of Rock with a Limited Edition Rock Band PSP Entertainment Pack CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmonix, the world's leading developer of music-based games, MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS) announced plans today to release...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'