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4th Edition Of Recording Engineer’s Handbook Now Available
BOMG Publishing has announced the release of the fully updated fourth edition of Bobby Owsinski's The Recording Engineer's Handbook. Supplementing[...]
Worship MD Debuts “Advanced Audio Seminar”
When we go to a concert, we expect the audio, lighting and visuals to be over the top. If the[...]
QSC K Cardioid Subwoofer
@NAMM 2017 - QSC says the newest member of the K Series family, the K Cardioid Subwoofer, is the world’s[...]
PRS Guitars Introduces New Sonzera Amplifier Line
@NAMM 2017 — PRS Guitars has introduced the new Sonzera series of guitar amps, which consists of the Sonzera 50[...]
Supro’s Historic Reso-glass Guitar Reissues
@NAMM 2017: Building on a storied legacy that dates back to the origins of rock & roll music and the[...]
ROCK’N’ROLL INVENTIONS
A new Smithsonian Channel series is about to make some noise as some of the biggest names from the recording[...]
Mackie ProDX8 — A 6-Pack To Go
Over the past few years, I’ve used and reviewed several digital mixers—often times learning them on-the-fly while working with live[...]
Tipling Rock: Small Space, Big Sound
By Gihan Salem Williams Think you need more space to record your magnum opus? Boston-based Tipling Rock does all of[...]
IK Multimedia Introduces iLoud Micro Monitors
Get high-end sound without the high-end price We are pleased to announce that iLoud Micro Monitor, the ultra-compact best sounding[...]
Roland Announces New York Blues Tone Capsule
Developed under the supervision of NYC guitarist Oz Noy, the New York Blues Tone Capsule delivers a unique tonal fusion[...]
The 1st Physically Modeled Electric Bass Virtual Instrument
MODO BASS from IK Multimedia, brings a new level of realism and playability to virtual bass instruments. MODO BASS is[...]
PreSonus Debuts StudioLive AR USB Hybrid Mixers
PreSonus says its StudioLive® AR USB-series hybrid mixers are lightweight, versatile, and feature-rich, "musician’s mixers," packed with analog connections and[...]
New GearCast Episode – Jim Crockett Interview
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Jim Crockett, the former Editor and President of Guitar[...]
Amplitube on Android – iRig UA Review
Finally, someone has done it!  Quality digital effects are now available to the most popular (and significantly superior imho) mobile[...]
John Fahey’s Dance of Death
I recall as if it were only yesterday or possibly even a distant dream of my high school years in[...]
Sequencing Options Part 2
Back in  the dark ages when one had to actually book time in a studio to make a real recording,[...]
DIY Monitor Stands
Monitor stands are one of those necessary evils in the studio.  They’re probably the boringest thing in the world to[...]
Learning Tunes
Unless you perform in a tribute band of artists no longer recording, chances are you'll need to add new material[...]
Review: Behringer Eurodesk SX4882
Hello. It’s Tom Chianti again. We haven’t seen each other since I scootered my way thru last year's AES convention[...]
Rap – The Solo Gigger
I am not a fan of rap. However, we should discuss what happens onstage when you aren’t playing. Onstage patter,[...]
The Money Question
We've discussed money in bits and pieces during the course of this blog for almost two years. In this installment,[...]
Sequencing Options – The Solo Gigger
A while back, I did a column on learning new material. This month, let’s tackle sequencing a new song. This can[...]
The Importance of Tunnel Vision
When I was in grade school, we lived in Lexington, KY. Beautiful country and thanks to the proliferation of race[...]
7 Minutes With Intergalactix
  Multi-instrumentalist production duo Intergalactix features the talents of longtime friends & collaborators Kristian Attard and Serg Dimitrijevic. Originally from[...]
Enjoy the moment and the rest will follow
Too often we practice self-evaluating instead of focusing on singing. We choose to listen to ourselves in order to decide[...]
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is[...]
The Power of Musical Notes
Within a number of articles I’ve written for various publications, the theme has always been along the lines of a[...]
THE SOLO GIGGER- Doubles, Anyone?
It’s summertime and the gigging is easy. Well, maybe not every day or week, but if you're developing your show[...]
Gigmasters and Gig Salad
I moved to Los Angeles in March 1983 to attend the Guitar Institute of Technology, or GIT. It was a[...]
Ronnie Wood’s Rock And Roll Diary
A decade before joining the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood’s musical apprenticeship with The Birds catapulted him onto the stage of[...]