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It seems that nearly every time I show up for a performance

There are no dumb questions, just dumb people... That's how the saying goes, right?

This time around we will be talking about Tech 21’s Bass Boost Fuzz. Again I’m taking a huge amount of razing from the guys in my band about using a fuzz pedal. Most people think you’re the bass player you don’t need any pedals you just plug into your amp and go.

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 BY SCOTT WOODWARD

By now, I trust your solo or duo act is clicking right along, according to your business plan. “What's that- you DON”T have a business plan?” Then I strongly suggest you go back to my first installment and read up on the past 18 months or so of the Solo Gigger. Then, you'll be better prepared for this month's entree- Problem Gigs.

Rarely is someone successful alone-we need either family support, powerful friends, or believers with a large contact list to move forward 

I believe I’ve found the cure to jet lag. 

Last month, we covered booking agents, what they do and how to attract a local one to help secure more gigs.

Nostalgia is a funny thing.  It’s what keeps acts like The Rolling Stones selling out shows worldwide, and on a less fortunate end of the spectrum, keeps Axl Rose employed.

Gear Reviews

It seems that nearly every time I show up for a performance

This time around we will be talking about Tech 21’s Bass Boost Fuzz. Again I’m taking a huge amount of razing from the guys in my band about using a fuzz pedal. Most people think you’re the bass player you don’t need any pedals you just plug into your amp and go.

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 BY SCOTT WOODWARD

There’s no question that the best way to get to know any piece of gear is to use it week after week for an extended period of time.

Behringer’s new X AIR Series features four digital mixers (from 12 to 18-inputs) with completely wireless control.

Several microphone makers offer substantial and reliable entry level microphones. Once you advance beyond the ultra low-cost wireless units, the list narrows to the most respected,

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We put the StudioLive AI Series powered speakers through the ringer with several gigs over 10 weeks in three states with

Before we get into today’s review, a little history on my studio background is probably applicable.