Guitar Center Ends Receipt Checks At Most Stores

Guitar Center Ends Receipt Checks At Most Stores

You might associate receipt checks at the door with electronics stores like Best Buy and warehouse stores like Costco, but one notorious door-checking offender is big-box music store Guitar Center. At least, as one reader reports to Consumerist, until now. [More]

Wisconsin’s Rockin’ Grandma Identified: Longtime Drummer, Not A Grandmother

Wisconsin’s Rockin’ Grandma Identified: Longtime Drummer, Not A Grandmother

A local news outlet has identified the boomin’ granny who drummed in a music store and took the Internet by storm. She’s 63, started drumming at age 15, and played in various bands for the next 25 years. [More]

Mysterious Rockin’ Grandma Awes Music Store Staff On Drums, Disappears

Mysterious Rockin’ Grandma Awes Music Store Staff On Drums, Disappears

A music store in Wisconsin claims that an elderly woman came into the shop to try a drum set and became an Internet viral video star. Who is she? Where did she learn to play? Will she join my band? All of these questions remain unanswered so far. All we have are two videos of her totally rocking out. [More]

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Rhapsody is entering the a la carte music store business—now you can buy single tracks or albums just like you can from Amazon or iTunes. The first 100,000 people who create accounts receive a $10 credit. (You need a credit card to register.) [Rhapsody]