Category: Music

The History of the Violin Bow

The bow is one of the most important tools ever invented in musical history because it made possible some of the most important instruments such as the violin, viola and cello. Historians agree that stringed instruments existed long before the bow except that these instruments were plucked not bowed. Bowing can be traced back to […]

1987 – The Year In Music

In January, Husker Du release “Warehouse: Songs And Stories”. On the eve of their ’87 tour, the band’s manager committed suicide, forcing guitarist Bob Mould to take over management duties, furthering the rift between himself and drummer Grant Hart. The band managed to finish the tour, but broke up immediately afterwards. The album’s three singles […]