How did Dick Dale (AKA the Grandaddy of Shred) finally stop setting speakers on fire?
"With the output transformers that Leo Fender and I built together," the 75-year-old King of Surf Guitar explained to Crossfade, "and the 15-inch D130 speakers.
"Back then, the transformers were 10, 12, and 15 wa ... More >>
There's something about the curly-haired romantico David Bisbal that makes women melt.
Maybe it's his dreamy lyrics, his Spanish accent, or his music's sultry Mediterranean vibe. Whatever it is, he's got it and he's bringing it to the Magic City once again.
Last month, Bisbal put on a passionate ... More >>
Last week, Crossfade got so stoked about Dick Dale's Sunday night surf rock party at the Vagabond that we restrung our Strats, waxed our boards, and called the King's cell to talk "Hank Williams, big waves, ukeleles, lions, tigers, leopards, Latino tunes, and how to make people's ears bleed."
To ... More >>
About BluesWhen I was a little boy I used to sit on the floor in front if a bookcase in my Dad's living room and look through his records. They were all in alphabetical order and I would play them on his old old old turntable and hi-fi stereo system. One of the records was About Blues by ... More >>