Tag: songwriter

How Did Taylor Swift Make It?

Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is a a financial adviser with the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch.  At the age of 9, Swift became interested...

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Credit Where Credit is Due

I was recently asked why sometimes the entire band is listed in songwriting credits, yet, other times it might be one member or one member who writes the lyrics and another who writes the music. They also asked if the whole band...

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Hired Gun or Mercenary ?

Being a hired gun is an art. It’s not for everyone. Most of the time it means doing things someone else’s way. A good example of this is in the movie Rockstar. Chris Cole is hired to be the singer of Steel Dragon and doesn’t...

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Going On The Road

Going on the road means being prepared or being without something you desperately need.   Whenever I go out on the road no matter how long there are certain things I do and pack.   1. I take all my basses out of the...

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  • Outline’s GTO C-12 Rises To The Top At Creamfields
    London’s Capital Sound Hire supplied sound systems to two of the 30+ stages at his year’s Creamfields event, including a substantial Outline GTO C-12 rig for the Generator Stage. One of the world’s premier dance music events, Creamfields 2018 featured a stellar lineup of superstar DJs and artists from the worlds of EDM, house, trance, […]
  • 50th Anniversary Orange Amplification Limited Edition White Crush 20
    To celebrate its 50th Anniversary Orange Amplification is issuing a limited edition White Crush 20. When they were launched in 2015, the classic analogue tones of the Crush Series of amps redefined the term for ‘practice amps’ by offering a genuine alternative to digital modeling. These acclaimed solid state amps are now found everywhere. The […]
  • Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Provides Solid RF and Outstanding Audio for “Antigone In Ferguso n” at the Harlem Stage
    When Matthias (Teese) Gohl was asked to create the perfect sound for a five-week run of the powerful show “Antigone in Ferguson” at the Harlem Stage in New York (Sept 13 – October 13, 2018), he contacted Frank Filipetti (a longtime friend and colleague, as well as a multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning producer, engineer and mixer) […]
  • Introducing HX Stomp
    HX Stomp: Step Beyond For guitarists and bassists who want HX modeling technology in an ultra-compact pedal, HX Stomp™ offers more than 300 Helix® amps, cabs, and effects in a stompbox-sized design that fits easily in the pocket of a gig bag. Whether you prefer to play through a traditional amp-and-pedal setup, or go direct […]
  • IGODSWILL Church Chooses Allen & Heath for Install Solution
    IGODSWILL Church in Seoul (South Korea) has recently invested in an Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing system and ME personal monitoring system for its Sunday services and weekly festival events. With no permanent building, worshippers travel to a local high school auditorium for the Church’s Sunday service. The Church holds three services each weekend, […]


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