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Scotch Plains, NJ - October 2013... For parents of kids with autism, Aspergers, and other developmental issues, one of the biggest challenges can be finding an educational environment their kids won'...
Guitarists are an interesting breed.  We spend all of our hard earned pennies, nickels and dimes on gear that will give us the perfect tone. Yet, the vast majority of guitarists don’t have a...
For those of you who are just getting started in the world of music and audio: you have no idea how good you have it. The amount of power and the level of quality available in even an entry...
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but immediate necessity is the mother of rush purchases.   My band was asked to perform a parade gig (back of a stake bed truck) and we were to provide...
 DPA Microphones  — once known as Danish Pro Audio, a company that was created by two former Brüel & Kjær employees — has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation for...
My band, the Podunk Poets, recently did a gig at the Peavey Showroom in Hollywood.  In addition to the company’s guitars and amplifiers, they have a stage set up in there, some casino-style...
When you get to the point where you are playing rooms big enough where you have to actually mic your guitar amp instead of being constantly told to turn it the hell down...you may be faced with an...
Forget everything you know about mixing boards and mixing, Line 6’s Sound M20d is a game changer.   Instead of rows of knobs replicated for each channel, a simple touch screen and a couple of...
After posting my Gretsch Electromatic G5420 review, I received this email…   Hi, Jake, I saw your demo of the Gretsch G5420. Very nice. I like the way you harmonized "Something" by G. Harrison...