Back in January, I uploaded a newly-produced Cygnus Studios video to YouTube: The complete induction ceremony of Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which took place in 2013. It contains the entire smash, including their live performance. Considering their current acclaim and millions of rabid fans, amazingly it just sat there for … Continue reading Rush: Rock Hall Induction Video Takes Off!
Man, it's been a long while since I've released any new music... I hate to make excuses, but this one also took significantly longer than expected to produce. I've said it before and I'll say it again, as a one-man band, don't they all? Of particular note, I'm an old guy. I about had a … Continue reading New Cover: The Jim Carroll Band – “People Who Died”
Mike and I ran into each other a few years back, on Facebook. Unfortunately, we've never had the opportunity to meet in person, since there's just a "few" miles between Florida and his hometown of Toronto, Canada. But, never say never! Mike and his beloved ’75 Fender Stratocaster He's recently released a new instrumental (or … Continue reading New Instrumental from Guitarist Mike Milan Dedic
Emmett's mind-blowing seven-minute guitar solo, as performed at the US Festival in San Bernardino, California, 1983. Click here to view and for further details, or you can always find it on theCygnus Studios Local Videos > Live Concert Footage page. There’s lots of other great local videos over there too, so do some exploring while you’re … Continue reading New Video: Rik Emmett (formerly of Triumph)
As a tribute to Michael Nesmith who passed away on December 10, Cygnus Studios proudly presents the Monkees' film, “HEAD” in its entirety! Graphics by Doctör Ivan It’s a satirical, psychedelic movie with absolutely no plot, which unfortunately failed miserably at the box office ($750,000 budget, $16,000 box office gross). This was largely due to … Continue reading A Tribute to Mike Nesmith: HEAD