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What you need now is a semi regular gig where you can do a little experimentation to fine tune what works and toss what doesn't. Simply put, you need a restaurant gig.


Rarely, if ever, have I seen much media coverage on what happens after the show.

There is nothing that I love more than listening to one of my favorite albums on a fantastic set of speakers.  

As I mentioned in my last blog, I had quite a busy 2014 Winter NAMM.  I started by headlining the kick off concert the night before the show,

Are you GUI?  GUI – Gigging Under the Influence.  Are you guilty?

The only thing worse than having a gig is being sick and having to perform anyway. I have suffered through this type of misery on more that one occasion.

The Deli's Stompbox Exhibit is a free, interactive, in-the-headphones display of guitar effect pedals

Gear Reviews

We did not want to do just another “this knob, this knob” review.

“You can tune a guitar, but you can’t .....

Manny Marroquin is a star. Or as much of one as an engineer can be.

Gore Technology arguably made the last great string innovation with their introduction of their Elixir coated strings.  New for 2014, Gore is releasing a HD Light set of their Nanoweb coated strings.

This has to be the most common comment I hear from students whether during a one-on-one lesson, guitar camp or Skype session. 

Since mid-July I’ve had a “serious fling” with the Mackie DLM series loudspeakers. It has become a great relationship.

I have what might be termed as a love/hate relationship with the entire idea of MIDI guitar. But the Fishman TriplePlay is hands down the best guitar-to-MIDI system I have ever used. And I have used a bunch of ‘em.

An exemplary example of giving the musician more than what they paid for.