Two More Greats Bite the Dust

Man, it seems like famous musicians have been dropping like flies lately. It's really starting to make me feel my years. Two more have passed away, within one day of each other... Blues artist Leon Redbone and Roky Erickson, founder of the Psychedelic Rock pioneers, the 13th Floor Elevators. In their honor, two new "Rock Icon" wallpapers have … Continue reading Two More Greats Bite the Dust

David Gilmour (featuring Richard Wright) – “Time” – 2007

Just can't seem to get this tune out of my head lately, perhaps because I'm getting up there into my senior years... It's most definitely fitting. That said, I decided to produce a music video of a spectactular performance of the song, with on-screen lyrics for all you Millennials out there. Believe me guys, no … Continue reading David Gilmour (featuring Richard Wright) – “Time” – 2007

Def Leppard – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – 2019

A new video has been added to the "Cygnus Studios Local Videos - Music Awards" page, the induction of Def Leppard into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including their complete live performance. Seems they saved the best for last, but there's no need for you to sit through the other 2+ hours of bullshit... I've … Continue reading Def Leppard – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – 2019

Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

Cygnus Studios proudly presents one of the rarest Rush-related items on the planet... I ran across it yesterday while going through a box of old Rush swag. This particular item had been in storage for more years than I can even begin to count, safely tucked away in a protective plastic sleeve. It was originally … Continue reading Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

Advances in Recording Technology: Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper

I really love listening to isolated music tracks. You can most certainly learn a lot as a musician and/or studio engineer by doing so, plus it's simply great fun for the average music lover. I've no idea how the hell the creator of the example video I'm about to present got his hands on copies … Continue reading Advances in Recording Technology: Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper

Review: Music Nomad Premium Work Station

If any of you Guitarists out there are looking for a work station, I just picked this one up from Musician's Friend, and it's absolutely the most fantastic I've ever used. A super-high quality product manufactured by Music Nomad, it accommodates everything from basses to violins via a freely positionable neck support which can be … Continue reading Review: Music Nomad Premium Work Station