Jun 21 2011

Play, Record and Listen Guitar on Google logo to celebrate Les Paul’s Birthday

Posted by Knonie

Those who have a considerable know-how of Electric guitars know Les Paul, the pioneer of solid-body electric guitar. On 9th June, Google celebrated his 96th birthday by offering an interactive doodle logo. You can either use mouse or keyboard to play the strings. Use the record button to record what you play. After clicking Stop, you will see a URL of your recorded track which can be used to listen it again or to share your track with others. Isn’t it creative!!!

Here’s what Google has to say: We’re thrilled so many of you jammed out on our Les Paul doodle — recording 5.1 years worth of music in 48 hours — so we’ve carved out a permanent spot in the display case for our doodle guitar. Rock on!

Click here to Play Les Paul Guitar on Google

Apr 30 2011

In praise of Grunge Rock [photos]

Posted by Knonie

I was having a bit Grunge kind of feeling, so I took some photo using my webcam [Yeah, I didn’t have other camera then]. Then some photo-retouching created the kind of feel I was looking for…

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[Camera: iSight of MacBook]

Jan 26 2011

My Ibanez Guitar signed by Salman Ahmed

Posted by Knonie

Salman Ahmed, the renowned ex-guitarist of the band Junoon, now working as UN Ambassador for AIDS, recently visited Beaconhouse Educational Complex [BEC], Rawalpindi. He was there primarily for HIV/AIDS awareness program and delivering a lecture about it. During his visit, he also performed few songs, and distributed some souvenirs among students, apart from giving autographs.

Luckily, my guitar [Ibanez G10] was at my cousin’s place who studies at BEC, so he took that guitar at school, and Salman Ahmad signed that guitar.


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