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If you hang around in this business long enough, you play just about everywhere in just about every condition.  One of my latest gigs was a road gig of a different variety, playing with my band...
Soundhole pickups were eclipsed by under the saddle piezo pickup since the 70’s, but the new breed of the magnetic pickups offer far better sound than their ancestors.  As George Costanza would...
They are going to want to know what songs you already had recorded.  If by chance some band had picked up and recorded one or more your songs and they released them on CD or have them up...
You can win a 1951 Fender Nocaster or a 1952 Gibson Les Paul both owned by Les Paul himself.  All you need to do is submit the winning bid (and, of course, come up with the dough) at the...
In this video, Jake Kelly walks you through some simple steps to make the most out of your plugged in acoustic guitar tone.  
A side by side comparison of the Fishman Rare Earth Humbucker and the L.R. Baggs M1a active acoustic guitar soundhole pickups.  
Congratulations, you did it!  Somehow you broke through the mucky muck and landed a meeting with a publisher, someone who can actually do something with your songs. This is great for at least...
Not that there aren’t exceptions, but people like to feel good.  If they are going out to dinner, generally they like to order food that will make them feel good.   When they get the check...
Amplifying your acoustic guitar to get a usable sound doesn’t have to be a compromise (other than monetary expense). From this series you have probably learned that technology has caught up with...
When talking about acoustic guitar pickups, preamps, direct boxes and the signal path your electric acoustic transverses, we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the breed of amplifiers designed for...