Artist Features

Talk about going to extremes.  At the end of my tour of the Oceania Pacific in 2012, I realized something had changed since my last long overseas trip.  I had been to New Zealand eight...
Many years ago I had a wonderful opportunity as a touring clinician for Tacoma Guitars.   These solo gigs took me from New Zealand to Canada, to the UK and Ireland, and across the United States...
Traveling the world is one of the major perks of a musician's lot. I have been fortunate to tour many places throughout my career. In this episode, I'd like to share a few of the perils of touring,...
Recently I was hired to do a production show gig. It was the Country Super Stars Tribute Show. https://www.facebook.com/CountrySuperstars This show features live musicians and singers. Some...
When we got the opportunity to interview Richard Patrick, founder and frontman of the band Filter, we couldn't wait to hear what he had to say about music and the industry. I mean - here's a guy...
Casually odd and completely cool. Why do we like this band so much?   I first ran into them as the opening act for surf guitar king Dick Dale for a gig at the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip in...
If you have ever tried to hold mercury in your hands you can relate to my next guests.  Meet Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer.  Cathy and Marcy are known as one of the most accomplished... and...
Mike Campbell, long-time Heartbreaker and creative partner to Tom Petty, is also a blogger for the Huffington Post. UPDATE: Tom Petty Guitars Stolen in Cali. And sticking with the ideology of "write...
Another great SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL lit up Southern California with non-stop Music & Visuals!   Hats off to CYPRESS HILL’s B-REAL & GUERILLA UNION for continuing this revolutionary...
What's a guitar tech? What do they do? More importantly, how did you guys get backstage?!!!!