Hosted by Matt Sweeney in Partnership with D’Addario, “Guitar Moves” is a Weekly Show which Features Tutorials and Interviews with Acclaimed Guitarists like James Williamson from The Stooges, Blake Mills, Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys, and More
The Series will be Accompanied by “Noisey Gear,” a New Portal into the Vast and Ever-Evolving World of Music Gear and Instruments
NEW YORK, NY (May 29, 2013) – NOISEY announces the premiere of its new, weekly series, Guitar Moves. Hosted by Matt Sweeney, in partnership with XL Strings by D’Addario, Guitar Moves launches in May, and the weekly episodes will feature tutorials and in-depth interviews with some of the most legendary musicians in rock and roll – including James Williamson from The Stooges, Blake Mills, Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Dan Auerbach from the Black Keys and more. A new episode will air each Monday.
Check out the first episode of Guitar Moves, featuring James Williamson of The Stooges, on Noisey: noisey.com/guitarmoves
Accompanying the premiere of Guitar Moves is the launch of “Noisey Gear,” a new section dedicated to the gear, instruments, and know-how behind your favorite artists’ music. In partnership with D’Addario, the gear section will act as a portal into the vast and ever-evolving world of music gear and instruments—and you don’t have to live in a Guitar Center to understand the terms. From iconic classic axes to head-scratching homemade synths, if it makes noise, Noisey’s got you covered.
Noisey.com is the music channel from the makers of VICE. So you know its going to be good. Noisey.com launched in March 2011 at SXSW and is dedicated to uncovering the best new bands and music scenes from around the world. The shows are about anything and everything concerning music—live jams, geeky record store clerks, smarmy critics, boob-flashing fans, destroyed hotel rooms, and roadies. The Noisey Youtube channel made its debut in February 2012 with M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls,” and VICE-produced and directed A$AP Rocky video, “Wassup.” Since, the channel has welcomed over 150K subscribers and recorded over 100 million video views from all around the globe. On YouTube, Noisey offers music fans the most extensive slate of original online music programming to date, covering not only the artists that matter most, but the trends and opinions that make up today’s music culture. See for yourself: youtube.com/noisey
D’Addario & Company, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instrument accessories marketed under seven proprietary brands: D’Addario strings; Evans drumheads; ProMark drumsticks; PureSound; Rico reeds; and Planet Waves cables and accessories. A family-owned and operated business with more than 1,100 employees worldwide, the Company manufactures 95% of its products in the U.S. employing Toyota’s Lean manufacturing principles. D’Addario has a distribution network in 120 countries and serves more than 3,000 U.S. retailers, all major e-commerce sites, and more than 5,000 endorsing artists.
XL Nickel Wound are D’Addario’s most popular electric guitar strings. XLs are precision-wound with nickelplated steel onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result: strings with long lasting, distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation, ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles. XL strings are played by some of the top artists including James Williamson, Blake Mills, Josh Homme, and more.