Music – Top 10 Album Charts January 2017

TOP 10 JANUARY 2017

Music Is Here presents our top 10 chart for Albums as of January 2017. Music fans will immediately notice something remarkable about the acts that feature on this list – there are some experienced stalwarts of the music industry mixed in with the new names.

Pink Floyd, Otis Redding, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan all managed to force their way in on sheer strength of musical talent and experience, as did Super Furry Animals with their 20th Anniversary edition.

Metal Box [Super Deluxe Edition]
Public Image Ltd.

Late Night Tales
David Holmes

The Early Years 1967-1972 [Box Set]
Pink Floyd

Live at the Whisky a Go Go: The Complete Recordings
Otis Redding

Box [Box Set]
Gas

Singles: The Definitive 45’s Collection
Sun Ra

You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen

The 1966 Live Recordings [Box Set]
Bob Dylan

On Earth as It Is: The Complete Works [Box Set]
Mother Love Bone

We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service
A Tribe Called Quest

Fuzzy Logic [20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition]
Super Furry Animals

Instrument Reviews: Electric Guitars

Electric Guitars

So you want to be a rock-star? Who doesn’t, and there are few instruments in existence that come anywhere near the versatility and excitement of the Electric Guitar. We’ve put a review of some here, although note these aren’t sponsored and we’re not selling them – this is just a collection of the Music Is Here team’s thoughts on these awesome instruments.

When not sure what the perfect electric guitar for you is, these front runners can usually cover anyone’s necessities.

Yamaha FJX7 20 SC  
Can be used as an electric or an acoustic guitar, which is great for those who want to diversify their portfolio a little or simply engage into live sessions. They can play along with the band, but also engage into fancy solos. Yamaha APX5 00 Acoustic Electric Guitar

Is not just a front runner, but it also looks amazing. It brings in an updated version of the System5 5T feature. It also comes with a built-in tuner, so there is nothing to worry about. Cordoba C5-CE Iberia Series Acoustic Electric Classical Guitar

Is not just cost efficient, but it can also be used with both electric and acoustic purposes. The top is solid and durable, since it is made of cedar. Some components are also made of mahogany. Fender Modern Player Tele Plus Electric Guitar

Is so highly rated due to the countless tones you can benefit from. The unit is designed to play fast, so it makes a good option for specific music genres.

Epiphone EJ-200CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Adopts a vintage appearance. It might look like an acoustic guitar, but it is actually an acoustic-electric model. It is lightweight, easy to use and mix with other components, so it should become a very handy solution in all kinds of situations. The cost efficiency is astounding too. Solid body guitars are self explanatory. Resonating chambers are out of discussion in this type of construction. Ordinarily, they are constructed of solid wood. The wood quality is one of the first things to pay attention to because it defines the sound quality. They are durable, good looking and very resistant in the long run. This is by far the most popular type of electric guitars. are self explanatory.

Resonating chambers are out of discussion in this type of construction. Ordinarily, they are constructed of solid wood. The wood quality is one of the first things to pay attention to because it defines the sound quality. They are durable, good looking and very resistant in the long run. This is by far the most popular type of electric guitars. Semi acoustic guitars are thin and look more aggressive. They are more dynamic because they are easier to keep under control. They are more efficient with an amplifier though.


When utilized acoustically, the sound quality is usually terrible. They are very common in jazz, but also in blues. The so called distorted sound is hard to control sometimes, so this option is not always the best one in live performances. are thin and look more aggressive. They are more dynamic because they are easier to keep under control. They are more efficient with an amplifier though. When utilized acoustically, the sound quality is usually terrible. They are very common in jazz, but also in blues. The so called distorted sound is hard to control sometimes, so this option is not always the best one in live performances.

Arch top guitars were originally designed to be acoustic guitars. With day, the electric style has gained more popularity though. They are arched and might look a little like violins. High quality units are made out of one piece only. were originally designed to be acoustic guitars. With day, the electric style has gained more popularity though. They are arched and might look a little like violins. High quality units are made out of one piece only. Electro-acoustic guitars come with pickups. They are not so popular in electric guitar players, yet they are more efficient in acoustic utilizes.