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Friday July 21, 2017. 12:12 AM
I’ve had a couple of custom guitars made for me. One was under my direction (Goldie, by Saint Guitars, to the left), and the other was like it was made for me, even though I didn’t specify anything in the build (“Katie May,” by Perry Riggs of Slash L Guitars). And even...
Wednesday July 19, 2017. 10:16 PM
Even after all these years, I still ask that question. I used to use a compressor for my solo acoustic gigs to tighten up my dynamic range, especially if I played in large, open spaces or a venue with high ceilings. But it also frustrated me a bit because even with light...
Tuesday July 18, 2017. 07:31 AM
Peterson StroboClip HDTM High Definition Clip-On Strobe Tuner Summary: Peterson is the pioneer in strobe tuning and this new version of the highly-acclaimed StroboClip is a huge improvement over the original StroboClip which, in my opinion, just couldn’t be beaten. But add to...
Early this morning, I woke up to catch the Wimbledon Men’s final. Though I no longer play tennis, having played a little competitive tennis in my younger years, I have kept up with professional tennis. Growing up watching the likes of Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg and John McEnro...
Friday July 14, 2017. 01:37 AM
I was reading a technical article on microservices architecture to corroborate points in a presentation I’ll be giving next week, and I ran across a reference to a saying I’d heard a long time ago: The First Law of Holes. It basically goes like this: “If you find yourself in...
Tuesday July 11, 2017. 09:08 PM
To the left is “Pearl,” my 60th Diamond Anniversary Strat. Until recently, Pearl had been sitting in her case because I just wasn’t playing her. I actually would’ve sold her a long time ago, but that guitar is earmarked for my youngest child. One day, about 10 years ago, he w...
Friday July 7, 2017. 07:39 PM
After I wrote my article on the Slow Secret Death of the Electric Guitar, it really got me thinking about guitar heroes of today. So… To start this discussion, I’m going to throw out a question: Can you name five guitar heroes that are under fifty years old? Forty years old?...
I won’t bore you with discussion… not yet… Just read this from the Washington Post: Why My Guitar Gently Weeps You can’t argue with the numbers, and you can’t argue with what’s happening in music these days. Hell! All you have to do is look at the proliferation of EDM and...
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