Watch Queen’s Roger Taylor Have a Drum Battle with Music Phenom Nandi Bushell

Young English music prodigy Nandi Bushell continues to amaze, the 11-year-old multi-instrumentalist rising in stature each week as she shares new viral videos combining her musical talents with some of her heroes. The latest finds Bushell battling Queen‘s Roger Taylor in a drum-off that leaves him so impressed, he tosses down his sticks and exclaims,… Continue reading Watch Queen’s Roger Taylor Have a Drum Battle with Music Phenom Nandi Bushell

Nandi Bushell Toasts Charlie Watts with Multi-Instrumental “Gimme Shelter” Cover

The immensely talented Nandi Bushell, the young music prodigy who counts Dave Grohl and Tom Morello among her high-profile pals these days, recently shared another video on her growing YouTube channel — a tribute to late Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts. In a fashion typical to many of Bushell’s videos, her rendition of “Gimme Shelter”… Continue reading Nandi Bushell Toasts Charlie Watts with Multi-Instrumental “Gimme Shelter” Cover

Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

Tom Morello 'Atlas Underground Fire' (Photo: Travis Shinn)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave and a host of other projects releases The Atlas Underground Fire, a new solo album featuring a number of special guest musicians. Largely recorded… Continue reading Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute

“I … I’m a one-way motorway,” sang Dave Grohl, slowly, with the lights dimmed at the Forum in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the gathered masses anticipating something great from the Foo Fighters during the band‘s gig, the rescheduled version of a rock and roll spectacle that was postponed from July 17 when a member… Continue reading Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute

Watch 11-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Play Arctic Monkeys Classics with Drummer Matt Helders

When we last checked in with Nandi Bushell, the young musical prodigy was a 10-year-old phenomenon, palling around with Dave Grohl and impressing Muse with her serious skill set — but she’s now 11, and an even more seasoned pro than before. As evidence, here’s her recent upload of a performance of Arctic Monkeys’ breakthrough… Continue reading Watch 11-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Play Arctic Monkeys Classics with Drummer Matt Helders

Nandi Bushell Shares a Looping Cover of Pixies’ ‘Where is My Mind,’ Earns Pixies’ Seal of Approval

In the annals of 1990s music history, “Where Is My Mind” by Pixies has to be considered among the most memorable alt/rock anthems of the era. The song, a signature track from Frank Black and the esteemed indie outfit, is instantly recognizable — and it’s the focus of the latest YouTube performance clip from young… Continue reading Nandi Bushell Shares a Looping Cover of Pixies’ ‘Where is My Mind,’ Earns Pixies’ Seal of Approval

10-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Covers Muse’s ‘Plug-In Baby,’ Impresses Muse with Her Effort

For her latest musical exploit, 10-year-old music prodigy/multi-instrumentalist Nandi Bushell tackled a complex song from English rock/experimental pioneers Muse — but not one of their breakthrough songs that helped the group hit superstardom. No, before “Time is Running Out” or “Knights of Cydonia” made Matt Bellamy and the trio arena headliners in the United States,… Continue reading 10-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Covers Muse’s ‘Plug-In Baby,’ Impresses Muse with Her Effort

Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’

For her latest entry to her burgeoning catalog of musical versatility, 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell has uploaded a performance of “Under the Bridge,” the classic early 1990s ballad from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. For her musical tribute, Bushell uses a Boss 505 Loop Station to perform each part of the song — John… Continue reading Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’

Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon

She’s back, once again. After a busy few months of head-turning drum displays, 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest video, a reverent tribute to the late, great Keith Moon. Slamming through the Who‘s blistering classic “My Generation,” Bushell wails away on the kit like a woman possessed — a kit, by the… Continue reading Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon

Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’

This past Saturday, Jan. 9, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page celebrated his 77th birthday — and Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old multi-instrumentalist whose series of YouTube videos have become international sensations the past few months, saw fit to honor him with a musical tribute. To pay homage, Bushell shared a new video of her covering “Immigrant… Continue reading Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’