Queen of the Stone Age is the brainchild of guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer Josh Homme. Few bands have left such a lasting impression on the rock idiom since the 90s as Queens of the Stone Age, and it could be argued a lot of that is down to this man and the musicians and producers he surrounds himself with.  Continue reading...

Is there an instrument more synonymous with a mood than the theremin? I’d hazard a guess no. Probably the kazoo, didgeridoo or other more novelty instruments might be in with a shout, but the theremin holds the prize of being considered a serious instrument and being totally bonkers at the same time.  Continue reading...

Nothing is more synonymous with Hip Hop than the sampler – a cornerstone on which Hip Hop is built. Without Kool Herc’s beat juggling of “breaks” from Soul, Disco, Jazz and Funk records there would be no Hip Hop and none of the countless breakbeat inspired genres that spawned off the back off its legacy.  Continue reading...