Guitar Center has donated a Fender Squier Stratocaster signed by the rather brilliant duo Rodrigo y Gabriela (along with a padded guitar case worth $50). Proceeds from the auction go to benefit the Women’s Music Summit, a three day event taking place at Musicians Institute from July 26-28, 2013. Bidding starts at $349, the auction is happening right now, and bidding is open until July 15. Shipping charges are the responsibility of the winner. You can bid on the guitar here. Read More …
Hey! Just got this press release this morning. Can’t wait to hear this one!
RODRIGO Y GABRIELA ANNOUNCE NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘AREA 52’ RECORDED IN HAVANA WITH CUBAN ORCHESTRA
Mexican acoustic rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela will release their new album on 20th January 2012. Entitled Area 52, the album is their first recorded collaboration with another group of musicians; a thirteen piece Cuban orchestra composed of some of Havana’s finest young players, collectively known as the C.U.B.A.
The album has been produced by Peter Asher, known for his work with James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, 10,000 Maniacs and Diana Ross. The album was co-produced by Rodrigo and mixed by Rafa Sardina, 25 times nominated (and 11 times winner) at the Latin Grammys.