1. Chris Stone, Business Mind Behind Legendary Record Plant Studios, Dead at 81

    September 12, 2016 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Stone , a founding partner in the legendary Record Plant recording studios and leading figure in the music recording industry for nearly 50 years, suffered a heart attack and massive stroke and died on Sept. 10 at the age of 81. Stone was born ...

  2. NAMM: A Mecca for Musical Gearheads -- Don Was To Receive The Les Paul Award

    January 20, 2016 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Take any song, on any Billboard chart, in any style or genre, and the recordings have one thing in common -- top-notch musical gear created those songs. Even Pentatonix needs microphones to capture its a cappella delights. So consider the importance ...

  3. Big Kenny On A Mission With 'Quiet Times'

    October 19, 2009 3:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Big & Rich 's Big Kenny Alphin says his second solo album, "The Quiet Times of a Rock and Roll Farm Boy," is the work of "a man on a mission." The album's 10 tracks -- including the first single, "Long After I& ...