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The Life and Times of Number One

One of the most recognizable acoustic guitar parts ever recorded, the minute-long 12-string intro to the 1976 recording of The Eagles Hotel California, is in fact the voice of Frey’s pre-electronics Takamine F385.

Jackson Dean Breaks Out -Tours 2023

Having been featured on Netflix’s Ice Road soundtrack and Paramount Network’s, Yellowstone, Don't Come Lookin' cemented Dean as the youngest male in Radio and Records history land a No. 1 with their debut single.

Sean Rowe’s “Can I Eat This” Episode 2.

Pull up a tree stump for the episode 2 of Can I Eat This, the brand new series where accomplished singer-songwriter and avid forager, Sean Roweand select musical guest, venture out into the woods surrounding the beautiful Autocamp Catskills resort to hunt, gather and prepare that day's bounty of edible treasure, culminating in the satisfying musical collaboration of host and guest.

Stern Interviews Springsteen

Howard Stern’s first-ever interview with Bruce Springsteen, which aired live on the radio icon’s SiriusXM channel last Monday, turned out to be one of the more memorable interviews for either.

Williams Honor Shows Jersey Stripes

Listening to eX, the latest album from power duo Williams Honor, one can’t help but reflect upon of the massive talent pool we’ve come to associate with the relatively tiny State of New Jersey.


Up to now, from the outside looking in, there’s been Sean Rowe the deep voiced, deep thinking, prolific singer-songwriter with the tape-laden Takamine – then there’s Sean Rowe, the mysterious, foraging naturalist, connecting food and land, body and soul, who kind of keeps to himself.

Morgan Myles Shows “The Voice”

Over the 21 seasons of NBC’s top rated series The Voice, Takamine guitars have been a common sight. If a contestant isn’t playing one, team coach Blake Shelton probably is – or gifting one to a finalist.